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Kevin Durant & Friends

Call 13-Year-Old After Brain Surgery

Get Well Soon!!

2/18/2014 1:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0217_micka_tmz_wmA 13-year-old boy got one heck of a birthday surprise after emerging from brain surgery last week ... when his phone rang and 3 HUGE STARS were on the line to wish him a speedy recovery.

TMZ Sports has learned ... Kevin Durant, actor Kevin Hart and NFL star Tavon Austin called up 13-year-old Mikka on Thursday after learning about the brave boy's battle with a brain condition.

We spoke to Mikka's dad who tells us, "Before they called, his energy level was low ... but those guys really picked him up. They actually brought a smile to his face."

He adds, "Mikka didn't believe it. When Kevin Durant called I said, 'It's really K.D.'"

"All three guys told him to be strong and they wished him a happy birthday."

Tavon tells TMZ Sports ... "I was happy to call Mikka when I found out he was having major surgery. He's my family (cousins). I watched Mikka as an infant. He's a tough kid."

Mikka's dad says ... Mikka was released from a Maryland hospital on Sunday -- and says, "He can't wait to go to school and tell all of his friends!"

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BigMunKnee    

REALLY cool story, AND,...God-willing all turns out "ok" for Mikka, kid is gonna' be a BEAST when he gets older!! HELLO...??!?! Anyone else notice how JACKED this kid is for 13!!?!? Shoot,...if I was 13 years old, just based on physique, I wouldn't want to go throwin' no bones with THIS kid!!! Hopefully, he's a good kid.

213 days ago
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Mrbartender75    

Too many stories about Kanye knocking up Kim's mouth bla bla bla. Celebrities and sports stars doing crap things. Very uplifting story here. Hope the kid gets better

213 days ago
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LB    

Very cool story. Best wishes for little man.

213 days ago
4.

en Todo Momento!!    

i really wonder why there are not more african american coaches and or trainers? see? this is a perfect example of how to train boys, how to coach kids. you have to show them your gentle side. teach them to be gentle, and be gentle with them. that is probably why there's billions of african american athletes, but no trainers or coaches/owners. because they don't know how to train boys... =s you know, like 'train boys'... sandusky style, tickle tickle. xD

212 days ago
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en Todo Momento!!    

make love, not war. violence and gangs, strippers, cash, bling bling and hoes. too much violence is not good, not healthy for children. children need love. boys need love. it's ok, it's natural. x)

212 days ago
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Senseofreality    

Very cool

212 days ago
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Josht24    

Nice to see something positive and uplifting on tmz for a change

212 days ago
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Superbowlchamps    

Best story TMZ has ever done.

212 days ago
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Rigby    

That's so sweet. Love this story.

212 days ago
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slap-ur-fugly-face    

Best thing I've read all week!!!

212 days ago
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jeff boy    

I would have hung up on Kevin Hart... Unfunny loud mouth idiot....

212 days ago

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