Professional basketball players Kevin Durant and Monica Wright have finally decided that they want to be together and have made it official with an engagement ring. Both the basketball Players will put their competitive sides on hold as they have publicly acknowledged that they are now engaged.
Kevin Durant, who is Oklahoma City Thunder star on Sunday, confirmed that that he had proposed to Minnesota Lynx guard Monica Wright. Two years ago Durant had expressed his interest in Wright and the couple has been dating for a number of months.
At that time he had expressed his feeling on Twitter and wrote that maybe he needs a basketball playing girlfriend and had asked where is Monica Wright who is his love just like the basketball.
Durant chose Sunday for popping the question because it was a big day for him as he scored a season-high 17 points in Minnesota’s 91-59 victory over Phoenix. Soon pictures of Wright with a large, round cut diamond engagement ring were seen everywhere on the Internet.
Durant has been applauded as one of the nicest guys in the NBA and this year only he has pledged $1 million to the American Red Cross for the victims of the 2013 Moore tornado.
Even his fiancée is proud of his good deeds, in an interview to Fox Sports North Monica said that he is got a heart of gold, and anytime there is a natural calamity or disaster happens, he is the first one who wants to help and that he is really a very compassionate guy.
Wright is also plays basketball and has played for the WNBA since 2010 after finishing her college at the University of Virginia. In 2010 she was named to the WNBA’s all-rookie team.A three-time scoring NBA champion, Durant, also 24, took the spotlight in his first year after being deemed Rookie of the Year. His is also an Olympic gold medalist.
We wish the happy couple all the best for their future.