Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant responds to teen's Make-A-Wish request
JANUARY 10, 2016 -- Kevin Durant is known as being ruthless on the court, but when he's not playing basketball he has the reputation of being one of the greatest guys in the NBA.
After reports surfaced the Oklahoma City Thunder player recently gave his shoes to a 5-year-old fan who beat leukemia, it seems he's at it again.
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Earlier this week, a post about a 17-year-old Thunder fan named Brooke Wolcott went viral.
Wolcott has cystic fibrosis, and the post asked for Durant to design a special shoe that raised awareness for the disorder.
Unfortunately, the Make-A-Wish Foundation couldn't complete her request, according to a separate Facebook post done by Wolcott's mother.
But thanks to the power of social media -- Durant got wind of the post and responded with his own.
He posted a picture holding up a pair of his sneaks saying, "Hey Brooke, I'm wearing these shoes tonight and will sign them and send to you after the game. You're an inspiration. Keep up the fight against CF!"
Floored, Brooke responded saying in part:
"You have brought a smile to my face and joy to my heart knowing that with every like, comment, share... we are potentially one step closer to finding a cure!"
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