Kevin Durant Donates $1 Million to Oklahoma's Disaster Relief

The NBA star has made a hefty donation to the Red Cross for tornado relief.

Posted: 05/22/2013 12:27 PM EDT

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has made a big monetary donation for relief in the recent tornado that devastated his home team's area. 

Durant gave $1 million to the American Red Cross through his charity The Durant Family Foundation.

The Red Cross made the announcement of Durant's kind deed through Twitter on Tuesday. 

"@KDTrey5 steps forward and gives $1mil matching gift to the ARC for disaster relief, text "REDCROSS" to 90999 for a $10 donation," wrote the organization.

Two dozen people were killed in the category 5 tornado that swept through Oklahoma City's Moore suburb on Monday.

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