Kevin Durant was named the 2014 NBA MVP Tuesday, and in an emotional, high-production affair in Oklahoma City, Durant accepted the award.
And by emotional, we mean emotional. It was like a screening of "The Fault in our Stars." Here's video. Scroll down if you want to get to the meat, him thanking Russell Westbrook, and in the 8th video, a super-teary personal acknowledgment of his mother.
Introductions and a powerful tribute video:
Acknowledgement of KD, and Sam Presti speaks:
Scott Brooks on the player he's coached as long as he's been a head coach:
Durant receives the MVP:
KD thanks his teammates, including Derek Fisher, Caron Butler and Kendrick Perkins:
On his teammates, including an emotional shoutout to Russell Westbrook, and individual thank-yous and gratitude toward teammates, one-by-one.
An incredible moment as Durant thanks his mother for everything she's done for him.
KD thanks the Oklahoman for the "Mr. Unreliable" headline.