Tag: KEVIN DURANT

Kevin Durant Injury Status: Update Puts NBA Finals Return in Question

Getty Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant The hope all along for the Golden State Warriors was that Kevin Durant would return from injury at some point during the 2019 NBA Finals. One positive note is that the final round of the postseason won’t begin until May 30, so Durant still has plenty of time […]

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Kevin Durant Is ‘Unlikely’ To Be Ready To Play By The Start Of The NBA Finals

Getty Image The Golden State Warriors sweeping the Blazers in the Western Conference Finals meant they got nine days off before the start of the NBA Finals on May 30. Stephen Curry noted that layoff was a major reason for why they pushed so hard to win Game 7 in comeback fashion, as they need […]

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Kendrick Perkins Forewarns To ‘Don’t Be Surprised’ If Kevin Durant Signs With The Clippers

Getty Image Kevin Durant remains absent from the basketball court as he continues to work back from the strained right calf he suffered in the second round of the playoffs, but his free agency continues to dominate the headlines. As the Golden State Warriors await their opponent in what will be their fifth straight NBA […]

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Draymond Green Insists That The Warriors Still Need Kevin Durant For The Finals

Getty Image There’s been a lot of talk about this current version of the Golden State Warriors, which due to string of untimely injuries more closely resembles the 73-9 squad from a few years ago spearheaded by the Splash Brothers’ incendiary shooting and the one-man wrecking crew that is Draymond Green. Since Kevin Durant went […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Issues Kevin Durant-Esque Warning Before Game 4

Getty Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo He’s Giannis Antetokounmpo, you know who he is. While the recent comments from the Milwaukee Bucks star weren’t quite on the same level as Kevin Durant’s infamous quote in round one of the 2019 NBA Playoffs, they were still noteworthy. Durant and the Golden State Warriors were facing the […]

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Warriors Record Without Kevin Durant Reveals Incredible Win Percentage

Getty Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant The Golden State Warriors have been incredibly impressive since Kevin Durant suffered an injury in round two of the 2019 NBA Playoffs. With Durant sidelined, the Warriors first went on to win back-to-back games against the Houston Rockets to close out that series, including the first game when […]

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Toronto Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard Is Los Angeles Lakers Target Says TV Report

Getty Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard Kawhi Leonard could at least consider the Los Angeles Lakers after all. Appearing on ESPN’s First Take, Lakers Hall of Famer and former Team President, Magic Johnson detailed the behind the scenes of this past season. Johnson also detailed that the Lakers’ two top targets this summer are Toronto […]

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Kevin Durant Injury: Trainer Reveals Eye-Opening Comment on Warriors’ Return

Getty Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant after injury in the NBA playoffs Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant has been out for some time with a strained calf. Durant suffered the injury during Round 2 of the Warriors’ NBA Playoffs matchup against the Houston Rockets. Many believed that it was an Achilles injury, but […]

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Kevin Durant Injury Status: No Set Return Timeline for Warriors Star?

Getty Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant After facing initial concern over Kevin Durant’s injury suffered during the Golden State Warriors’ second-round matchup, a fairly positive update was revealed. Durant avoided an Achilles injury, but a strained calf would leave him sidelined for the foreseeable future. When the diagnosis came one day after the Warriors […]

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Kevin Durant Will Miss At Least The Next Three Games With His Calf Injury

Getty Image The Golden State Warriors haven’t missed a beat in the absence of Kevin Durant but, in the grand scheme, the reigning NBA champions would certainly like to have another MVP-caliber option on the floor as quickly as possible. With that in mind, all eyes are on when Durant might return from his calf […]

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Steph Curry Discussed The Difference In Style Playing Without Kevin Durant

Getty Image The Warriors are without Kevin Durant, but in the two full games they’ve played without the superstar forward they haven’t skipped a beat. With Durant out, Stephen Curry has once again assumed control of Golden State’s offense and, as such, the team looks much more like the fluid, pacy, ball movement focused squad […]

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Seth Curry Believes The Warriors Are ‘Harder To Guard’ Without Kevin Durant

Getty Image Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals felt familiar, as the Warriors dominated the Blazers as they’ve done twice in the past in the playoffs, and did so in the way that first made them the league’s best team back before the addition of Kevin Durant. With Durant out, it was Stephen Curry […]

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Kevin Durant Injury Status: Latest Update Cause for Possible Concern?

Getty Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant There’s good news and bad news when it comes to the injury status of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant. The good news is that there has been nothing reported that points to him missing extended time with his strained calf beyond what was initially revealed. Durant will […]

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The Western Conference Finals Offer The Possibility For Fireworks On And Off The Court

Getty Image You don’t have to dig too deep to uncover all the tensions smoldering just beneath the surface of this Western Conference Finals showdown between the Warriors and Blazers. Fortunately for us, neither of these teams is above taking petty jabs at their opponents and stoking the already-existing animosity that is just waiting for […]

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Five Keys For The Warriors-Blazers Western Conference Finals Matchup

Getty Image The Warriors and Blazers will meet in the Western Conference Finals, as Portland is now the last line of defense in the West to prevent the Warriors from a fifth straight NBA Finals appearance. It’s the third time in that period the two teams have met in the postseason, with the Warriors winning […]

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