Kevin Durant really, really loves his mother.
After winning his first NBA Championship on Monday night, the Golden State Warriors’ forward made a beeline for his mom, Wanda, and the two shared a sweet moment at half court.
Durant, who famously called his mom “the real MVP” after he won the award in 2014, was also named the MVP of the Finals.
The third straight NBA Finals matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors is underway. Most basketball fans knew this series was inevitable, with some even saying the monotony is boring — but really, the beauty of this championship is just hidden in the details.
To break up the inevitable repetition of Cavs-Warriors Part III, photographers have been capturing some unexpected shots of different facets of the games — from brightly-lit dunks under strobe lights to quieter moments with the players before tip-off.
Growing up, the Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry wanted to be a combination of NBA legends Reggie Miller and Steve Nash. At 29, the team’s pride and reigning league MVP seems to have come pretty close to having attained that goal already.
Curry, who averages more than 22 points per game over his career (even higher this season), has something neither Miller nor Nash ever secured — an NBA championship.
His success is due largely in part to his dedication to practicing his skills. And now, fans can watch the greatness that is Steph Curry on the court in a brand new way
The point guard partnered with Degree to produce a 360-degree video, showing off his moves and creativity like never before.