Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant congratulate Russell Westbrook on MVP award

Posted: 3:43 PM, Jun 27, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-27 20:49:33Z

OKLAHOMA CITY -- NBA legend Michael Jordan and former teammate Kevin Durant both offered up congratulatory messages for Russell Westbrook after he took home the NBA MVP award Monday night.

In a note, Jordan wrote to Westbrook, "Congrats, Russell. I got my first MVP award before my first ring, too... Keep going!"

In a comment on his YouTube channel , Durant, the NBA Finals MVP, said "Huge congrats to Russell Westbrook on MVP, that boy went out there and was a created player on 2k all year, F---in balled out. Gotta respect it!"

Westbrook was also featured in two new commercials after he took home the MVP award. Click here to view the commercials.

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