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SportWanda Durant Discusses Kevin Durant Achilles Injury on 'Good Morning America'

23:06  12 june  2019
23:06  12 june  2019 Source:   si.com

Warriors running low on time for Kevin Durant’s return

Warriors running low on time for Kevin Durant’s return Nearly a month after the Warriors dubbed forward Kevin Durant’s right calf strain “mild,” they have yet to clear Durant to scrimmage — much less play an NBA Finals game. The lingering uncertainty surrounding the two-time Finals MVP’s health has left some within the organization questioning whether they’ll see Durant — an unrestricted free agent this summer — in a Golden State uniform again. Asked Thursday when he expects Durant to participate in a scrimmage, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was vague, saying only, “I think that’s something that will happen in the coming days.

Kevin Durant 's mother, Wanda , made an appearance on Good Morning America on Wednesday to discuss her son's apparent Achilles injury which the superstar forward suffered in the second quarter of the Warriors' Game 5 win over the Raptors, his mental state and what went into the decision for

Kevin Durant 's mother, Wanda , made an appearance on Good Morning America on Wednesday to discuss her son's apparent Achilles injury which the superstar forward suffered in the second quarter of the Warriors' Game 5 win over the Raptors, his mental state and what went into the decision for

Wanda Durant Discusses Kevin Durant Achilles Injury on 'Good Morning America'© Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

Kevin Durant's mother, Wanda, made an appearance on Good Morning America on Wednesday to discuss her son's apparent Achilles injury which the superstar forward suffered in the second quarter of the Warriors' Game 5 win over the Raptors, his mental state and what went into the decision for Durant to return to the lineup for Game 5.

Wanda said that her son was having a "rough time right now" both emotionally and physically and added that the two-time Finals MVP reassured her that everything was going to be okay immediately after he went down. Durant also commented on how "hurtful" it was that the Raptors fans cheered after such a horrific injury but said that "all is forgiven."

Ecstasy and agony for the Warriors and Kevin Durant

Ecstasy and agony for the Warriors and Kevin Durant TORONTO — Steve Kerr decided to open Game 5 of the NBA Finals with the Death Lineup, a decision that would add drama to Kevin Durant’s return to duty. As if easing into a role, Durant got off the Warriors’ team bus and walked slowly through the arena hallway with his head bent down, black hoodie pulled up, solemn expression on his face, the very vision of the Grim Reaper. Although the Grim Reaper probably wouldn’t — as Durant did — break into the KD tunnel dance, his pregame ritual when the team gathers outside the locker room before storming the court. BOX SCORE: WARRIORS 106, RAPTORS 105 Once on the court, more dancing.

Kevin Durant ’s comeback from a calf injury ended in something worse. Golden State Warriors president of basketball operations Bob Myers was openly emotional when he told media members after. Kevin Durant exits Game 5 of the NBA Finals with what has been ruled an Achilles injury .

Much has been said about the injury of Kevin Durant in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Appearing on Good Morning America , KD’s mother, Wanda Durant , spoke with Robin Roberts to discuss how the moment went for her.

In regards to whether or not her son's return was rushed, Wanda said, "he felt that he was able to play." She added that she trusted his judgment given her son's injury history, adding that she didn't think he would have done anything he thought could jeopardize his health.

Mama Durant's GMA spot came just hours before the results of her son's MRI are set to be announced. Durant is set to become a free agent this summer. Discussions of his decision to play and the future of his free agency following the injury began as soon as he left the court. Wanda took to Twitter on Tuesday morning in response, posting a photo of her alongside her son captioned with a poignant message.

How Kevin Durant’s injury could affect his free agency

How Kevin Durant’s injury could affect his free agency Could Durant actually stay with the Warriors?

On Monday night, Kevin Durant suited up for the first time since suffering a calf injury on May 9. With the Warriors on the On Tuesday morning , Wanda took to Twitter, posting a photo of her alongside her son captioned with a poignant message. Durant 's mother, while perhaps the most meaningful

Kevin Durant is starting his road to recovery. Two days after the Golden State Warriors star got injured during Game 5 of “What’s good everybody I wanted to update you all: I did rupture my Achilles . In a Wednesday interview with Good Morning America , Durant ’s mom Wanda Durant said her heart

Golden State will try to force Game 7 without KD on Thursday night when they face the Raptors at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Tip-off is slated for 9 p.m. ET.

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