Kevin Durant, Nike announce donation of $1 million in Nike products, profits to storm victims

TULSA -- Oklahoma City isn't just a place where Thunder star Kevin Durant lives these days. It's home.

So as he watched the horrifying images Monday as a tornado ripped through suburban Moore, the emotions came bubbling to the surface and so did the need to help. Durant pledged $1 million for tornado relief through his foundation on Tuesday, eager to help a devastated area begin to rebuild.

But he didn't stop there.

Thursday night, Durant announced on his Twitter page that him and Nike are teaming up to help even more.

"Reached out to my fam to see if they could help Oklahoma. They're in ," Durant tweeted.

On Nikes website, the company made the major announcement, writing, "Nike stands with Kevin Durant to support the victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes."

The reveal: $1 million worth of Nike products will be donated to those affected by the storms, and the profits from Oklahoma City KD V Elites shoes sold on between May 23 and June 15 will go towards Oklahoma Relief efforts.

"I call Oklahoma City my home. I go through Moore all the time. It's unfortunate. We're going to come together as a city like we always do and we're going to bounce back," Durant told the Associated Press.

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Associated Press contributed to this report.

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