Oklahoma City Thunder big man Enes Kanter showed his love to the organization in an apparent reply to former teammate Kevin Durant’s criticisms on Twitter. On his Twitter account, Kanter called Oklahoma City “Okla-Home”. He also included a message where he said “I don’t care what anyone says. Oklahoma City Thunder is the best and most professional organization in the NBA and got the craziest fans.” Despite the wins and losses, Kanter said the most important thing is that the team sticks together “because we are one.” He ended the message with “and those cats, I call them FAMILY.”

Kanter’s tweet came hours after Durant apologized for his “childish and idiotic” tweets about Oklahoma City head coach Billy Donovan and his former Thunder teammates.

A fan asked Durant on Twitter to give one legitimate reason for leaving the Thunder aside from getting a championship. Durant, through his official Twitter account (@KDTrey5), replied that he didn’t want to play for Donovan and the Thunder’s roster wasn’t that good, aside from him and Russell Westbrook.

Durant led Warriors to NBA title

Durant left the Thunder last season and signed with the Golden State Warriors, where he won his first NBA championship after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games. Durant earned the Finals MVP Award after averaging 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks in five games. In Game 2, he tallied an all-around play with 33 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, five blocks and three steals.

The Thunder, for their part, made it to the playoffs behind regular-season MVP Russell Westbrook but they lost to the Houston Rockets in the opening round in five games.

Thunder hope to shine anew this coming season

The Thunder have beefed up their line-up in the offseason, acquiring All-Star forward Paul George via trade from the Indiana Pacers for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis.

With the newly formed partnership between Westbrook and George, the Thunder are expected to compete in a tough Western Conference and go deep into the playoffs. Kanter is also expected to play a major role for the Thunder in the coming season after he averaged 14.3 points and 6.7 rebounds in 72 games last season. A third overall pick by Utah in 2011, Kanter played 3 ½ seasons with the Jazz before he was traded, along with Steve Novak, to the Thunder for Kendrick Perkins and Grant Jerrett.In 445 career games, Kanter averaged 11.3 points and 6.7 rebounds.