Oklahoma Thunder’s Kevin Durant accepts NBA MVP award.
Watch Kevin Durant Fight Back Tears During Emotional MVP Acceptance Speech
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May 6 2014 6:58 PM

Kevin Durant Gives Emotional MVP Acceptance Speech

Kevin Durant is named NBA MVP.

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Oklahoma Thunder superstar Kevin Durant won his first MVP award this week, besting LeBron James garnering 119 of 125 first place votes. During his acceptance speech on Tuesday, Durant talks emotionally about growing up and moving so often as a family that “it felt like a box, it felt like there was no getting out.”

Here’s more of Durant’s acceptance speech:

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