Kevin Durant – Most Valuable Acceptance Speech

Kevin Durant was today named the 2014 NBA Most Valuable Player. Whether your a fan of KD or not, you owe it to yourself to watch the entire ceremony and marvel at what an outstanding player and man Mr Durant is. There’s a lot of videos here but let me assure you it’s completely worth the time spent.

The ceremony kicks off with a sensational tribute video brought to you by the community of Oklahoma:

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KD acknowledged and GM Sam Presti speaks:

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Head Coach Scott Brooks speaks:

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Durant receives the MVP trophy:

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KD begins his moving tribute to his teammates including Derek Fisher, Caron Butler and Kendrick Perkins:

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Durant continues thanking his teammates one-by-one, including a moving tribute to Russell Westbrook:

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KD states that he’s “almost done” but there’s another 24 minutes of thank-yous and conversation to come and no one is in a hurry for him to finish:

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Durant thanks his mother in a simply gorgeous moment:

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KD answers questions from the media:

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I’m not ashamed to say that Kevin’s tribute to his mother brought a tear to my eye. Such a humble competitor and such an appreciative young man.

Oklahoma City is lucky to have Kevin Durant and he is lucky to have them.

Well done KD, a thoroughly deserved MVP.

All videos courtesy of Hardwood Paroxysm.


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