Wanda Durant Reflects On Her Son's Poignant 2014 MVP Speech

Sure, August 17 is Kevin Durant Day in Seat Pleasant, MD, but the basketball star might have someone else in mind for the honor. While he's the NBA's most valuable player, to the Golden State Warriors small forward, his mother is the real MVP.

Sydney Scott Aug, 17, 2017
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We weren't supposed to be here. You made us believe, you kept us off the street, put clothes on our backs, food on the table. When you didn't eat, you made sure we ate. You went to sleep hungry. You sacrificed for us. [BLANK_AUDIO] You're the real MVP. [APPLAUSE] Being an MVP shows that you are a leader. And being a leader, the last person that you think about is yourself. And so I think, that's why he called me the real MVP, because a was a strong leader, I still am today. I believe so anyway. He knew that I was the last person that I thought of. And so he knew that I [UNKNOWN] his brother first. [UNKNOWN] some do the sacrifices and so, that's why he called me [UNKNOWN] and I agree. If you're the real MVP, you have to be a leader. And a leader who leaves no one behind. [MUSIC]