Joe Lacob: I felt ‘really personally persecuted’ by other NBA owners after signing Kevin Durant

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Warriors owner Joe Lacob said he felt other NBA owners were mad at him after signing Kevin Durant.

Now, Lacob has raised the rhetoric.

Lacob, via Ramona Shelburne of ESPN:

“That [NBA] owners meeting, the July after we got Kevin, was a difficult one,” Lacob said. “I felt really personally persecuted by the other owners.”

Here, via Getty Images, is Lacob celebrating Golden State’s second straight title:

Thoughts and prayers go out to him.