Oklahoma City Thunder scoring machine Kevin Durant won his first NBA MVP award on Tuesday. But his humble, emotional acceptance speech in front of fans and teammates outshone anything he did on the court all season
Durant has long been known as one of the true good guys in sports â€” a quiet, humble and down-to-earth athlete who steers clear of scandal and egomaniacal tirades in favor of volunteering around Oklahoma City and being an all-around (if understated) mensch.
In short, he’s been extremely hard not to root for since entering the NBA in 2007. But after Tuesday’s speech, he’s impossible not to root for Read more…
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