Kevin Durant gets engaged to WNBA’s Monica Wright

Real Life Love and Basketball: Kevin Durant, Monica Wright Engaged

The NBA star proposed to his longtime girlfriend, a WNBA star who also happens to share a name with Sanaa Lathan's character in Love in Basketball

by #teamEBONY, July 8, 2013

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Kevin Durant gets engaged to WNBA’s Monica Wright

Kevin Durant gets engaged to WNBA’s Monica Wright

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Kevin Durant will be a married man soon. The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar recently proposed to his girlfriend, Monica Wright, a guard who plays for the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx, and she accepted, she confirmed after the Lynx’ Sunday win over the Phoenix Mercury.

According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Durant and Wright have known each other since the 2006 McDonald’s High School All-American Game.

 
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