Seat Pleasant residents have another reason to be proud of the city's most famous native.
On Sunday, NBA star Kevin Durant scored a game-high 30 points to lead Team USA to its second consecutive Olympic gold medal, 107-100, against Spain in the championship game in London.
Durant played high school basketball at Montrose Christian in Rockville.
It was the United States 14th gold medal in men's basketball. Durant established Team USA's all-time scoring mark in a single Olympic competition with 153 points. His 30-point performance in the title game was the first in American history. Only five players have done it at any point in Olympic competition.
“We all respect each other,” Durant said of his teammates during a postgame interview with NBC sideline reporter Craig Sager. “We had one common goal … to win for our country so we put everything else aside and came out here and played as group. We got a great gold medal coming back home.”