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

Kevin Durant gets engaged to WNBA’s Monica Wright
Troy Taormina / Marilyn Indahl, USA TODA

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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