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Kevin Durant (ankle) rejoins Warriors' lineup for Thunder tilt

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will play against his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Wednesday night.

Durant had missed the Warriors' previous game with a sprained left ankle, but had been upgraded to probable for Wednesday.

The forward suffered the injury Saturday during a win over the Philadelphia 76ers. He then missed Sunday's victory at Brooklyn.

The reigning Finals MVP dropped 40 points on the Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena last season, his first and only game back at Oklahoma City to date.

The crowd chanted "cupcake" all evening, and Durant even engaged in a verbal exchange with Russell Westbrook.

Durant said Tuesday it was a "pretty fun moment to be a part of" and added that he knows what to expect this time around.

"It's just a regular game for me now," he said. "I learned how to tune out the crowd, I learned how to tune out the bulls---."

Durant had to tune out another slew of boos from the Chesapeake Energy Arena crowd as the Thunder fans loudly let him know they still remember he left the organization.

Information from ESPN's Chris Haynes was used in this report.

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