It’s now official: Kevin Durant is the NBA’s new MVP. Following Mr. Unreliable’s breaking of LeBron James’two-year MVP reign, Twitter offered up its congratulations. It’s a rare day when positivity and sports mesh to trend on Twitter, so we decided to capture some of the best reactions (with a little snark added in for fun). Enjoy.
— NBA (@NBA) May 6, 2014
— Nike Basketball (@nikebasketball) May 6, 2014
BREAKING: Kevin Durant wins MVP as voted by everyone except small, crappy newspapers.
— NOT NBA Tonight (@NOTNBATonight) May 6, 2014
Kevin Durant probably thinks MVP is a really good nickname for Most Valuable Player.
— SportsPickle (@sportspickle) May 6, 2014
— Before I Was Famous (@BeforeFamePics) May 6, 2014
— Christian Athlete (@IPlay4God) May 6, 2014
Per ESPN, Kevin Durant 1st player to win both MVP & scoring title in the same season since Allen Iverson in 2000-2001. #KDMVP
— Bob Barry, Jr. (@bbjsports) May 6, 2014
Well deserved MVP title to Kevin Durant!! Definitely one of the best #playoffs
— Wesley (@69mosesman69) May 6, 2014
Lol at Kevin Durant winning MVP. LeBron deserved it again this year. #BestInTheWorld.
— Marcus Garcia. (@MarMar_4) May 6, 2014
RT @ESPNStatsInfo: Kevin Durant, Jordan and Wilt are the only players to lead the league in total points in 5 straight seasons.
— Roxy Bonilla ♥ (@Roxy_Bonilla) May 6, 2014
You should be accepting the trophy as a Seattle sonic @KDTrey5 but congrats nonetheless man
— Darren T. (@nerrad206) May 6, 2014
Kevin Durant is the truth.
— Johnny biceps (@lucascabanettes) May 6, 2014
Look what happened to Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant. Look what happened to Rose.
— Julian (@jcswag93) May 6, 2014
I like how my phone sends me 4 different notifications about Kevin Durant winning the MVP award. #CompletelyNecessary
— Noah Hurrle (@drealnoahhurrle) May 6, 2014
I don’t like basketball but congrats to Kevin Durant for winning NBA MVP Award.
— May 5th (@iSWAHi) May 6, 2014
Congrats to Kevin Durant for taking home that MVP trophy, but now please beat dem Ku Klux Klippers
— Tom Hulm (@tomhulm23) May 6, 2014