Kevin Durant, US women’s hockey win at Sports Humanitarian Awards

The awards recognize those who use the power of sports to make a positive impact on society.

Kevin Durant
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant won the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award. –AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors and the U.S. women’s hockey team have been honored at the Sports Humanitarian Awards.

Durant won the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award, the U.S. women won the team award, and the WWE won the League Leadership Award at the fourth annual ceremony Tuesday night in downtown Los Angeles.

The awards recognize those who use the power of sports to make a positive impact on society.

Durant was honored as an athlete who demonstrates integrity and bravery while creating a positive impact on his community. His foundation helps at-risk and homeless youth. He is building basketball courts to help youngsters gain access to sports.