Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/7/13
It’s like the real life Love and Basketball — two incredibly talented basketball players fall in love, share their love for the game and get married. Kevin Durant brought the movie script to life as he proposed to Monica Wright on July 6 , according to a report from MediaTakeout.com.  Wright, who plays for the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx, has been a close friend of Durant’s since high school as the two share a common bond. “A lot of it has to do with basketball,” Wight told Fox Sports. “That’s how we’ve known each other. But he’s helped me, coached me. He’s actually a type of player I want to be like.” Photo via Instagram/@monnie222  

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