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Video: Kevin Durant's MVP shoutout to his mom becomes NBA Mother's Day ad; the Thunder play the Clippers at 2:30 p.m. TODAY

by Brandy McDonnell Published: May 11, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant hugs his mother Wanda Pratt following a news conference announcing Durant as the winner of the 2013-14 Kia NBA Basketball Most Value Player Award in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Photos by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant hugs his mother Wanda Pratt following a news conference announcing Durant as the winner of the 2013-14 Kia NBA Basketball Most Value Player Award in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Photos by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman

Part of City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant’s now-famous MVP speech a few days ago already has been turned into a commercial for the NBA.

The NBA has produced a special Happy Mother’s Day ad featuring Durant’s mom Wanda Pratt, whom he declared “the real MVP” during Tuesday’s press conference where he was officially named the league’s Most Valuable Player.

The Thunder take on the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 4 of their second round playoff series at 2:30 p.m. today in L.A. The game airs on ABC.

And my excellent colleague Carla Hinton has a fantastic feature on “Mama Durant” that you can read here.

Happy Mother’s Day and Thunder up!

-BAM

by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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