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18:40  12 june  2019
18:40  12 june  2019 Source:   warriorswire.com

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Why has Curry 's shot gone missing when the Dubs need it the most? It could be the dislocated "I got a theory of what's contributing to Steph 's struggles," Rose said . "This has become Kevin Durant 's Rose went on to explain how Durant 's incredible level of play has caused the Warriors to change how

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After being sidelined with a right calf injury for a month, Kevin Durant made his first appearance on the court in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals on Monday night. On the brink of elimination, he helped the Golden State Warriors to a 106-105 win over the Toronto Raptors but it came at a cost.

Durant's comeback proved to be hasty and when he went down in the second quarter everyone knew the worst had happened.

Stephen Curry says Durant's will to come back and play speaks to his love of the game and the kind of teammate he is, according to The Athletic:

He didn't need to validate himself. He just knew as a teammate he wanted to give everything he had and give himself a chance to play and that's what he did. For whatever reason, it didn't work out. … Tonight was just more about the human being. Sacrificing his body and giving us a boost of energy, and it being all taken away from him like that. Granted, I don't know what the injury is. But if I was in that position - I don't know.

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Kevin Durant has often allowed perception to dictate his reality. Few things in the NBA are as fickle Just two weeks ago it was close to the consensus view that the Warriors did not need Durant and, in If Kevin Durant can step outside of himself and look at the situation, he’ll realize he holds the best

Steph Curry is starting to make a habit out of throwing his mouthguard in anger while Kevin Durant is testing out a new trolling method. It was during the fracas that followed that Durant also managed to draw the ref’s ire and found himself ejected as well. Durant made his way off the floor while flashing

Durant has been scrutinized every step of the way since signing with Golden State three years ago, creating an NBA superteam. Pundits and opposing fans have accused him of everything from taking the easy way out to a championship to the latest questioning about whether he was injured at all and just choosing not to play.

Warriors general manager Bob Myers was choked up at the postgame presser telling media that Durant had injured his Achilles.

"He's one of the most misunderstood people," Myers said. "He's a good teammate. He's a good person. It's not fair. I'm lucky to know him."

During the NBA Finals, Durant left Scotiabank Arena after workouts in a hoodie pulled up on his head, sweat dripping and a determined look on his face.

Draymond Green said Durant was texting him days before his return to the court, talking strategy and taking back the series.

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Kevin Durant rumors, injuries, and news from the best local newspapers and sources | # 35. Meanwhile Klay Thompson led the Warriors with 28 points, while Steph Curry struggled to 28 While Kevin Durant remains sidelined with a calf injury, two key players who missed Game 3 are ready to go.

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant both reached new milestones in their Monday night matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies. “Fifteen thousand is something that I’m sure he expected out of himself once he came into the league,” Durant added. “But to actually accomplish it shows how hard he works; how

"Just the spirit that he brought to this team, it helped uplift us," Green said. "I'm sending prayers up, hoping everything is OK and it's not what. … Nah, I'm not even going to speak that."

In likely one of the darkest hours of his 12-year NBA career, Durant took to Instagram Monday night with an inspiration message:

Dub nation gonna be loud as [expletive] for Game 6. I'm hurting deep in the soul right now I can't lie, but seeing my brothers get this win was like taking a shot of tequila, I got new life lol. #dubs.

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Steve Kerr: Kevin Durant could play after just one practice.
Warriors star Kevin Durant still hasn’t been cleared for contact in practice, but his coach says that doesn’t necessarily mean he’s a long way from returning to the court. Coach Steve Kerr opened the door to the possibility that Durant could play after just one practice, setting up the potential of a return on short notice before Game 3 or 4 of the NBA Finals. Steve Kerr says Kevin Durant still has yet to be cleared for full contact, but “feasible” he could play in a game after only one practice. Warriors next practice is Tuesday, the day before Game 3 and then Thursday, the day before Game 4.

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