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KD has calf strain, to be reevaluated next week

KD has calf strain, to be reevaluated next week

Durant limped to the locker room after landing awkwardly on his right foot following a baseline jumper with 2:11 left in the third quarter of Wednesday's 104-99 victory at Oracle Arena.

Kevin Durant has suffered a mild strain on his right calf, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Houston had already vaporized Golden State's 20-point lead. Houston proved able to hold on for a win in that contest, secured a 3-2 series lead, but only for the Warriors to claim the series with a home win in Game 6 and another in Game 7 on the road.

While they obviously have plenty of firepower, Durant has been by far their best player thus far in the playoffs. Meanwhile, the Warriors announced Kevin Durant was out for the remainder of their series against the Rockets... and possibly the entire postseason. "It's hard to battle all the way back which we did and then go into the fourth quarter and we're tied...we just couldn't get it done". "But no reason why we can't go get a win". Durant was gone. They all suspected it was serious, possibly an Achilles tendon injury. It was a three-point game with 14 minutes left.

This time the Warriors did it without Kevin Durant. "When I walked into the coaches" office after the game, the replay of the play was going on, and I thought the same thing because he kind of looked back like he had been kicked or something.

When it comes to pulling a rabbit out of the hat, nothing will top the Warriors' Thompson-led comeback in Game 6 over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2016 Western Conference finals.

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The Warriors are 26-1 in their last 27 games when Curry plays but Durant does not.

Kerr and the Warriors know the Rockets are going to come out and try to punch them in the mouth at the beginning of Game 6. If the Warriors advance, Durant will likely miss at least one, if not several, games early on in the series.

Khris Middleton (19 points), Eric Bledsoe (18), George Hill (16), Nikola Mirotic (10) and Ersan Ilyasova (10) also scored in double figures for the Bucks, who shot 44.7 percent overall.

"They hit bigger shots than we did", Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni told reporters following the loss. Now it's time for the teammates who recruited him three years ago to return the favour.