Kevin Durant was briefly engaged to WNBA star Monica Wright before calling it off before the wedding with his fiancee

The two met before their professional careers began. They became friends after meeting at the 2006 McDonald’s High School All-American Game. The pair began their professional careers around the same time and Wright even confirmed her engagement publicly after a match.

Monica Wright and Kevin Durant families

Wright was born to Garry and Lynette Wright in San Antonio, Texas. She is the youngest of two siblings with an elder brother named Gerard. The family relocated to Virginia, where Wright joined Forest Park High School. She averaged 22.6 points, 9.0 rebounds, 6.8 assists, and 4.0 steals per game on her school team.

In her freshman year at the University of Virginia, she was named the ACC Rookie of the Year.

Kevin Durant was born in Washington D.C to Wanda and Wayne Pratt. His parents got divorced and were abandoned until his grandmother took care of him. His father came back when he was 13 and supported him throughout his school days. He has a sister, Brianna, and two brothers, Tony and Yvonne.

Monica Wright’s ex-fiancé Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant has played 13 seasons for the Thunder, Warriors, and Nets. He has averaged 27.0 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 4.2 assists in 884 regular-season games. He was the second overall pick of the 2007 NBA draft, where he signed for the Seattle Supersonics.

Durant averaged 20.3 points per game in his rookie season, giving him the NBA Rookie of the Year award.

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Durant won two rings with the Golden State Warriors

The team rebranded as the Oklahoma City Thunder made Durant one of the shining lights in the league. In 2011–12 the Thunder advanced to the NBA finals, where Durant played a starring role in the loss to the Miami Heat.

In his dominant 2013–14 MVP season, he set a record high of 32 points and 5.5 assists and 7.4 rebounds per game.

In 2016–17, he moved to the Golden State Warriors to join Stephen Curry and won two NBA Championships with the team. In the Finals, he averaged 35.2 points per game and was named finals MVP. He signed with the Brooklyn Nets in 2019 under a four-year, $164 million contract and joined Kyrie Irving in a blockbuster team.

Currently, he became the leading scorer for the USA in the Olympics after overtaking Carmelo Anthony.

Monica Wright kids

The pair split up after a brief engagement and went their separate ways. Currently, she has no children and is single in her relationship status.

Monica Wright profession

Monica Wright was a professional women’s basketball player for Minnesota Lynx and Seattle Storm. Monica Wright joined the Valparaiso softball coaching staff as an assistant coach in July 2015 and was promoted to associate head coach in June 2017.

She is very religious and believes deeply in Jesus Christ and has organized various church camps.

Monica Wright FAQs

When did Monica Wright and Kevin Durant get engaged?
Monica Wright got engaged to Kevin Durant in 2013
What is Monica Wright doing now?
Monica Wright is a basketball coach and a religious enthusiast
How old is Monica Wright?
Monica Wright is 34 years old and is born on 15 July, 1988
Is Monica Wright an American citizen?
Yes, Monica Wright is an American citizen.
What is Monica Wright’s net worth?
Monica Wright’s net worth is at most $1 million.

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