Athletes From Across The Country Show Support For Oklahoma

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 12:41 am
By: News 9

The devastating tornado in Moore has caught the attention of the entire country, including many of the nation's top athletes.  Many of these athletes are also native Oklahomans.

Here are some of the supportive tweets sent by those athletes to those affected by the storm.

Kevin Durant

@KDTrey5: "Praying for the victims of the Tornadoes in OKC these last few days..Everybody stay safe!"

Floyd Mayweather

@FloydMayweather: "My heart goes out to everyone feeling the impact of the tornadoes in the OKC area. Stay safe and #PrayForOklahoma."

James Harden

@JHarden13: "Praying for everyone in Oklahoma City. This is crazy!"

Archie Bradley

@ArchieBradley7: "For those of you that were asleep I'm auctioning off game used items by me and other minor league players, ill prolly even have some."

Tim Tebow

@TimTebow: "These images are heartbreaking. Praying for everyone in OKC & the surrounding areas affected by the tornadoes. #PrayForOK

Skylar Diggins

@SkyDigg4: "Pray For Oklahoma."

Serge Ibaka

@sergeibaka9: "Again, pray for OKC... Everybody stay safe!"

Wes Welker

@WesWelker: "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!"

Brandon Weeden

@bweeden3: "Again thoughts and prayers to everyone in south OKC and Moore."

Tom Glavine

@Tom_Glavine: "Before you lay your head on your pillow tonight, say a prayer for the folks in Oklahoma"

Derek Fisher

@derekfisher:  "Pray for all the people of Oklahoma impacted by the tornadoes. Yesterday & today were devastating"

Matt Kemp

@TheRealMattKemp: "I'm giving $1000 for tonight's HR and every HR until the All-Star break for the victims of my hometown in OKC. #PrayforOklahoma"

Troy Aikman

@TroyAikman: "So thankful my sister and family are safe in Norman but my thoughts and prayers go out to all those impacted by the storms in Oklahoma."

Bryce Harper

@Bharper3407: "Prayers go out to all my friends and family in Oklahoma! May god be with you in these horrible times! Love you all! Be safe! #PrayForOK"

Andre Iguodala

@andre: "Just heard about news in okc, praying for the best for all those there..."

Adrian Peterson

@AdrianPeterson: "My heart is with the people of Oklahoma City. In my thoughts and prayers. #staysafe"

Kobe Bryant

@kobebryant: "Thoughts and prayers Text "REDCROSS" to 90999 for $10 donation to help tornado victims in #OKC"

Desmond Mason

@desmondtmason: "So many prayers go out to the Moore Community and the towns of yesterday storms!"

Nick Swisher

@NickSwisher: "My heart goes out to Oklahoma. This is devastating to watch. I'm praying for you."

JJ Watt

@JJWatt: "Our thoughts are with you Oklahoma."

If you would like to help with the recovery efforts, here's how:

News 9 Accepting Donations For Oklahoma Tornado Victims