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

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After the Warriors won their third title in four years, David West said there were major issues within the team that weren't leaked to the public.

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.