Kevin Durant had basketball fans all over the country fighting back tears yesterday during his MVP acceptance speech. After accepting the award, KD spoke for about 28 minutes with no pre-written speech, just spoke from the heart. He thanked each teammate individually, with special comments saved for Russell Westbrook. Surprisingly enough, he also had extra special words for Kendrick Perkins and Caron Butler for messages they have given him throughout the season. He broke down in tears numerous times, but especially when talking about his mom, calling her the real MVP. This was by far the best acceptance speech in NBA history. Nothing was cliche about it. Hit the jump.
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