Prior to and following his MVP speech on Tuesday, Kevin Durant received high praise from teammates, colleagues and figures in sports and entertainment:
— Serge Ibaka (@sergeibaka9) May 6, 2014
that was the best MVP speech ever – congratulations Kevin Durant @KDTrey5
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) May 6, 2014
Congrats to my brother from another @KDTrey5 on winning MVP this year. Well deserved slim
— Jeff Green (@unclejeffgreen) May 6, 2014
— Thabo Sefolosha (@ThaboSefolosha) May 6, 2014
You think the MVP trophy is in good hands? With players and character like @KDTrey5 the NBA is in good hands…congrats to KD on his first
— Brent Barry (@Barryathree) May 6, 2014
Money sure has ruined Kevin Durant…NOT. Amazing MVP press conference. Money and love of game, winning, education not mutually exclusive.
— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) May 6, 2014
Congrats to Kevin Durant on winning MVP. What an amazing player and as nice a person as you’ll ever meet. Great representative for the NBA.
— Steve Kerr (@SteveKerrTNT) May 6, 2014
This is a really touching MVP speech by Kevin Durant.
— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) May 6, 2014
— marcus smart (@smart_MS3) May 6, 2014
That @KDTrey5 MVP speech was as touching as any I’ve ever seen in sports. No prompter. No notes. All heart.
— Colin Cowherd (@ESPN_Colin) May 6, 2014
— Skylar Diggins (@SkyDigg4) May 6, 2014
Kevin Durant had an unbelievable season! @KDTrey5
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) May 6, 2014