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Kevin Durant on Monica Wright's WNBA title: 'She's my future wife and she's got more championships than I do'

by Anthony Slater Published: October 11, 2013

On Thursday night, the Minnesota Lynx finished off a relatively easy 3-0 sweep of the Atlanta Dream to win the WNBA title.

And Monica Wright, Kevin Durant’s fiancée, played a big role in Minnesota’s championship push, averaging 24 minutes and 11.3 points off the bench during the series, including a crucial 20-point, five-rebound performance in Game 1.

After Thunder practice on Friday, Durant expressed a sincere level of happiness for Wright when asked about the championship feat, before taking a minor jab at himself.

“Unbelievable,” Durant said of Wright’s achievement. “I’m excited for her, proud of her for helping her team win a championship. It’s kind of tears of joy, I almost shed one for her. She’s my future wife and she’s got more championships than I do.”

by Anthony Slater
Thunder Beat Writer
Anthony Slater started on the Thunder beat in the summer of 2013, joining after two years as NewsOK.com's lead sports blogger and web editor. A native Californian, Slater attended Sonoma State for two years before transferring to Oklahoma State in...
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