After finishing a runner-up to LeBron James three times, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant finally has an MVP to place upon his mantle. And when KD finally got his hands on the hardware, it took every fiber of his being to choke back the tears. With his teammates in attendance, Durant went down the line and acknowledged every one of them before addressing the OKC coaching staff, the owner, the city, and "last but not least" his family.
The video takes a while (think 25+ minutes), but you got to make sure you don't forget anybody. And unlike the Oscars they can't play you off. With an MVP in hand, Durant has just one last hurdle to clear to put himself amongst the greats and that of course is an O'Brien.
If he wins that, we look forward to a similarly heartfelt speech.
[Via Sports Illustrated]