The team chaplain for the Grizzlies, like Durant a Maryland native, stressed what a difference daily reading can make. The minister told the young man that even a scripture a day can change his life.
The next day, Durant began his devotion.
“I'm keeping strong at it, just trying to make my walk with faith a little better,” Durant said. “That's making me a better person, opening my eyes to things and I'm also maturing as a person. I'm just trying to grow.”