Kevin Durant – MVP Speech
Kevin Durant had always been known for being “too nice”. And when he won the NBA MVP in 2014, he proved this absolutely right with his acceptance speech. Durant thanked every single team-mate by name and spoke at length about his relationship with his coaches, especially Scott Brooks. He spoke about his father and his brother, getting teary-eyed. The 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist broke down as he spoke about his mother, “The real MVP “ for supporting him all through his life, and making him what he was. Kevin Durant, who had a tough childhood spoke about how he had never even dreamed about making this far.
As NBA players become bigger celebrities by the day, it was pleasing to hear someone remember almost every single person that led to his winning the award after averaging 32 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game that season. Needless to say, the room was captivated by the speech. This will always remain one the most special speech ever by an NBA star.