Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant and other athletes from or with ties to Oklahoma expressed support for the victims of the devastating tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma on Monday. At least 50 people have been reported dead.
Durant tweeted that he was praying for the victims. NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson, whose wife is from Oklahoma, said he was thinking of everyone in the state and thanked fans for their concern about his wife’s family.
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, who is from Oklahoma, also tweeted his thoughts and prayers, as did former Oklahoma football players DeMarco Murray and Gerald McCoy.
Praying for the victims of the Tornadoes in OKC these last few days..Everybody stay safe!
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) May 20, 2013
I’m thinking of everyone in Oklahoma. Thanks for asking about Chani’s family, they’re all safe and well.
— Jimmie Johnson (@JimmieJohnson) May 20, 2013
Thoughts and prayers to my hometown OKC. Luckily my family is safe. I have lived in OK a long time. This one might be the worst!
— Wes Welker (@WesWelker) May 20, 2013
Praying for everyone in Oklahoma…
— DeMarco Murray (@DeMarcoMurray) May 20, 2013
— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) May 20, 2013
This is real people not a game!! F5!! My goodness. God be with my home please!! twitter.com/Geraldini93/st…
— Gerald McCoy (@Geraldini93) May 20, 2013