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Kevin Durant Names ‘Real MVP’
In Emotional Acceptance Speech…
And It’s Not A Basketball Player

Independent Journal Review, by Mike Miller

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Posted By:Drive, 5/7/2014 1:13:34 PM

While accepting the NBA’s MVP Award, the Oklahoma Thunder’s Kevin Durant spoke more about those who have helped him throughout his life than about himself. When he gets to the tribute to his mom, grab the Kleenex box. This guy just became my favorite player. (Video)

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My favorite player now as well. What humility

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pros7767, 5/7/2014 1:31:27 PM     (No. 9839872)

What a class act! He is a true role model.

Congrats to him and his mom, who clearly did a wonderful job raising her son.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NancyD, 5/7/2014 1:37:53 PM     (No. 9839883)

He´s a good guy. Congrats to Kevin Durant!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 5/7/2014 1:43:10 PM     (No. 9839889)

I saw this earlier today. Put me in mind somewhat of "Sweetness."


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Reply 4 - Posted by: peebster, 5/7/2014 2:28:29 PM     (No. 9839929)

How refreshing...God bless you Kevin and mother Durant.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: P chuck, 5/7/2014 2:28:32 PM     (No. 9839930)

just wiping the tears from my eyes. He has his priorities straight! God bless him and his mother!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mamafrog, 5/7/2014 3:09:07 PM     (No. 9839980)

Being in the middle of the country far from a city with a well developed "glamor party scene" has been good for KD. Hope he stays when his contract is out.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: god of irony, 5/7/2014 3:12:13 PM     (No. 9839987)

Best awad acceptance speech ever! Even for a longhorn.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Jubilationtcornpone, 5/7/2014 3:14:58 PM     (No. 9839992)

Those of us from OKC already knew what a selfless man KD is, both off and on the court. We love him and all the Thunder here for the good work they do in the community and joy they give us watching them play. Congrats KD and great job raising a wonderful son, mom.

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