Report: Kevin Durant unlikely to play in Game 2

Kevin Durant is questionable for the Golden State Warriors’ playoff game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, and one report says he is unlikely to play.The San Jose Mercury News’ Anthony Slater says that although no official decision has been made yet, all signs point to Durant missing the game.Slater says Durant was nowhere in sight during the team’s morning practice...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Durant ‘doubtful’ for Game 2 against Blazers

Kevin Durant’s questionable status for the Golden State Warriors’ Game 2 showdown with the Portland Trail Blazers reportedly has been downgraded to doubtful.The Warriors have been preparing for the possibility of Durant not playing due to a strained calf. A tweet from USA Today’s Sam Amick seems to confirm it’s a long shot for the superstar to suit up Wednesday night. ESPN’s...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

'Concerned' Warriors: Kevin Durant questionable for Game 2

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant dropped 32 points on 12-of-20 shooting in Game 1 against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. It was just Durant’s fourth game back since missing a month-plus of regular season action with a knee injury.And while Durant looked in MVP form against Portland, he was seen on the bench being attended to by trainers. The issue was initially...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five NBA players with the most to prove this postseason

No more stat watching, no more tanking, no more maintenance days — the NBA playoffs are officially upon us. Greatness or social media derision is basketball’s new binary, and there’s shockingly little room for a middle ground. So with nearly half of the league’s teams already off fishing, the old adage of “win or go home.”Though it is a watered-down cliché, that adage...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green talking to Kevin Durant becomes funny meme

Draymond Green had a funny moment where he got into teammate Kevin Durant’s face during Game 1 of the Golden State Warriors’ playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, and that moment translated to a funny meme.People took note of the way Green tried firing up Durant, who was nodding despite seemingly not being able to hear what his teammate was saying. Some...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The second annual NBA All-Injury team

Often, when NBA team and player awards are selected, players who suffered injuries during the regular season get discounted (fairly) for not having played as much as other players who put up similar per-game numbers.This year's Rookie of the Year race is the perfect example. Joel Embiid, who by most metrics and by the eye test was 2016/17's best rookie, only played in 31 games this...
Via The Sports Quotient
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, Warriors won't be taking Trail Blazers lightly

The Golden State Warriors are heavy favorites to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers in the opening round of the NBA Playoffs, but don’t tell them that.The Warriors were quick to dismiss prognostications that they would easily coast past Portland, with forward Kevin Durant in particular making clear that the Warriors would not be taking anyone lightly.“Man, this the NBA,” Durant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant opens up about future with Warriors

Kevin Durant returned from injury for the first time in last Saturday’s game against the Pelicans. As such, there’s been a lot of debate about how he’ll fit in the Warriors’ offense, which was clicking on all cylinders with him out of the lineup.The Warriors have done a good job of taking it slow by easing him back into the rotation, having played him 31, 33 and 27 minutes...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant has classic response when asked if he missed media during injury

Kevin Durant doesn’t have time for jokes. Out since late February with an MCL sprain, the former MVP is slated to return for Saturday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. This will allow Durant the ability to suit up for the Golden State Warriors’ final three regular season games before the playoffs.In talking after taking part in practice Friday, Durant had an absolutely...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant cleared to fully practice, expected to play Saturday

The Golden State Warriors officially announced via statement Thursday that Kevin Durant has been cleared to return to full-team practice. The statement notes that barring any setbacks, Durant is expected to be back in the lineup for Saturday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. The Warriors’ statement corroborates reports earlier this week that indicated Durant’s return...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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