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SportKevin Durant injury update: Warriors star (ankle) out vs. Thunder

19:32  16 march  2019
19:32  16 march  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Kevin Durant injury update : Warriors star ( ankle ) out vs . Thunder . Written By Chelsea Howard. Golden State coach Steve Kerr said Durant will not play Saturday against the Thunder in Oklahoma City, indicating he wants to give the star forward a couple more days to rest his ankle .

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Kevin Durant isn't ready to make his return for the Warriors' game Saturday against the Thunder.

Golden State coach Steve Kerr said Durant will not play in Oklahoma City, indicating he wants to give the star forward a couple more days to rest his ankle.

"I just think that given the nature of the ankle and giving him a couple of extra days makes too much sense, especially at this stage of the season," Kerr said, per NBC Sports Bay Area.

Kerr said Durant likely could play, however, the team wants to be "extra cautious" because the playoffs are so close.

"If this were a playoff game, for sure he would be playing. But we want to be extra cautious. So I'm guessing San Antonio will be his first game back. But we'll see how he feels. It's up to him and to Rick (Celebrini) after shootaround."

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Kevin Durant injury update : Warriors star ( ankle ) out vs . Thunder . Written By Chelsea Howard. Golden State coach Steve Kerr said Durant will not play Saturday against the Thunder in Oklahoma City, indicating he wants to give the star forward a couple more days to rest his ankle .

Kevin Durant won't be out much longer with his ankle injury . After Durant missed the Golden State Warriors ' 106-104 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night, head coach Steve The game against OKC will take place on Saturday while the matchup vs . the Timberwolves is on Tuesday.

Durant rolled his ankle in a loss to the Suns earlier this week, and he's officially listed as "day-to-day."

The Warriors enter Saturday's matchup sitting atop the Western Conference with a 46-21 record, just one game ahead of the Nuggets.

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