OKLAHOMA CITY – A day after Kevin Durant won his first NBA Most Valuable Player award, his moving acceptance speech was still drawing positive reactions from teammates and the Thunder’s current playoff opponent, the Los Angeles Clippers.
Durant’s speech brought him, his coaches, teammates and his family to tears has received positive reviews on television and across the Internet.
The 25 minute speech was considered one of the longest acceptance speeches for the revered award.
KD’s banner year saw him lead the league in scoring for the fourth time in five years and post a career high season scoring average of 32 points per game.
Game 2 of the Thunder’s second round playoff series with the Clippers tips at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday.