Kevin Durant Trends on Twitter With Tribute to Mom

The NBA player's emotional tribute to his team and mom took Twitter by storm.
1:47 | 05/07/14

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Now, to the powerful speech this mother's day week from the NBA new mvp. Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City thunder, taking Twitter by storm with most of the hot-trending hash tags coast-to-coast were his emotional tribute to his team and his mom. Take a look. You wake me up in the middle of the night in the summertimes. Make me run up the hill. Making me do push-ups. Screaming at me from the sideline at my games at 8 or 9 years old. We weren't supposed to be here. You made us believe. You kept us off the street. Put clothes on our backs. Food on the table. When you didn't eat, you made sure we ate. You went to sleep hungry. You sacrificed for us. You're the real mvp. A lot of people really moved by his speech. He thanked his teammates, by name, each one. His coaches, with such passion. But what he said about his mother, and not many people know. A couple times, he was almost quit basketball. And I love that combination of pushing hard but sacrificing for him. And he was aware of that as a child. He and his brother. Called her the real mvp. That's a great mother's day gift. I mean, I couldn't stop watching it. It was incredible. It was. And they're moving on. Second round of the playoffs, too. Hey, ginger.

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