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USA - Durant named tournament MVP

ISTANBUL (2010 FIBA World Championship) - Team USA's Kevin Durant claimed the Most Valuable Player award at the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

Durant had a game-high 28 points in his team's 81-64 triumph over Turkey in the final on Sunday.

The 21-year-old power forward won the honour - voted by international media representatives at Istanbul's Sinan Erdem Dome - having averaged 22.1 points and 6.2 rebounds as his team went undefeated in Turkey.

Durant collected the MVP trophy and was also handed a one of a kind Tissot T-Touch Expertwatch by Francois Thiebaud, the President of FIBA Global Partners Tissot.

Durant also topped the competition's All-Tournament team.

The Oklahoma City Thunder star was voted as the top forward and was joined by Serbia guard Milos Teodosic and Turkey's Hidayet Turkoglu.

Lithuania's Linas Kleiza and Argentina's Luis Scola completed the All-Tournament team.

After the championship game Durant visited with