Update: Kerr indicates Durant won’t play before Game 3

Sports 05/30/19, 13:26

The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday's Game 1 between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (all times local):2:25 p.m.Golden State star Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the NBA Finals with his strained calf muscle, and Game 2 might not be in his plans either.Warriors coach ...

Warriors say center DeMarcus Cousins available for Game 1

Sports 05/30/19, 11:41

Golden State coach Steve Kerr says center DeMarcus Cousins is available for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.Kerr made the announcement at the team's shootaround practice Thursday. Cousins has not been on the Warriors' active roster since injuring his right quadriceps muscle early in Game 2 of ...

From the NBA Finals: Kerr, Nurse break down title series

Basketball 05/30/19, 10:20

Toronto coach Nick Nurse says his team expected to be in the NBA Finals all along, and Golden State coach Steve Kerr discusses the motivation level of his team on the latest episode of PodcastOne Sports Now .Nurse details how he knew Raptors star Kawhi Leonard had another gear for ...

Analysis: Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals

Sports 05/30/19, 01:45

Golden State coach Steve Kerr dropped the hint eight months ago that this season may be the end of the Warriors, at least as the team is currently configured.He was speaking of the Warriors' run atop the NBA, with three titles in four years."It's not going to last forever," Kerr ...

Analysis: Why the Raptors will win the NBA Finals

Sports 05/30/19, 01:44

Last time Kawhi Leonard played Golden State in the playoffs, he was running the Warriors off the floor.The only thing that stopped him that day was Zaza Pachulia's foot, which Leonard landed on after taking a jumper in the third quarter of Game 1 of the 2017 Western Conference finals. ...

Warriors’ new NBA Finals road goes to Canada to face Raptors

Basketball 05/29/19, 16:46

Dynasty versus dinosaurs.The Golden State Warriors' road to a fifth straight NBA Finals has detoured to a new destination — and this one requires a passport.The Toronto Raptors, a team that arrived in the NBA 24 years ago as the dinosaur-logoed basketball franchise in a hockey-loving country, have finally made ...

Durant travels with the Warriors to Toronto ahead of finals

Sports 05/28/19, 18:01

Kevin Durant is traveling with the Golden State Warriors to Toronto for the first two games of the NBA Finals, leaving open the chance he could be ready to return from a strained right calf in time for Game 2.Durant, the two-time reigning Finals MVP who has missed the past ...

Kevin Durant won’t return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals

Sports 05/23/19, 16:17

Kevin Durant won't be ready to play in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30.The two-time reigning finals MVP has yet to return to on-court work while recovering from a strained right calf.Big man DeMarcus Cousins might be healthy for Golden State's series opener against either ...

A break, then NBA Finals: Warriors eager for some time off

Basketball 05/21/19, 02:13

And now, they wait.Again.The Golden State Warriors have gotten used to going to the NBA Finals, and their win in Portland on Monday night clinched their fifth consecutive trip. They've also gotten used to waiting for those finals to begin, with long layoffs after the Western Conference finals having become ...

Warriors remain optimistic Durant will return in postseason

Sports 05/17/19, 17:25

Steve Kerr remains optimistic Kevin Durant will return from a right calf injury to play for Golden State at some point this postseason but isn't guessing when that might be."There's definitely some gray area with any injury but with a calf injury like that especially," Kerr said Friday before the ...

Warriors look to build off strong, well-balanced Game 1

Sports 05/15/19, 18:13

The Golden State Warriors displayed that familiar swagger, celebrated in front of the home crowd as they so love to do and got contributions on both ends of the floor from up and down the roster.They were playing with the kind of joy coach Steve Kerr talks about when things ...

Warriors Durant, Cousins may miss Western Conference Finals

Basketball 05/13/19, 19:11

Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins won't necessarily return from injuries in time to play for the Golden State Warriors during the Western Conference Finals against the Portland Trail Blazers.Durant is likely to miss at least the first two games of the best-of-seven series beginning Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. Coach ...

Warriors’ Durant likely out for Games 1 and 2 vs Blazers

Basketball 05/13/19, 18:38

Kevin Durant watched from home in the Bay Area as the Golden State Warriors finished off James Harden and the Houston Rockets on the road.The two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP has a bit more cheerleading to do before he gets back on the court.Durant is likely to miss Games 1 ...

Warriors move to conference finals despite missing Durant

Basketball 05/11/19, 02:01

The Golden State Warriors still have plenty of work to do if they hope to win their third straight championship.But after fending off the Houston Rockets on Friday night without leading playoff scorer Kevin Durant to advance to the Western Conference finals, they did take a moment to celebrate the ...

Durant-Harden duel may go distance; Bucks can finish Celtics

Sports 05/07/19, 16:38

Kevin Durant vs. James Harden. This duel may just go the distance, and the two stars know it.Everyone figured the Western Conference semifinal between Golden State and Houston had a chance to be more like the NBA Finals in terms of talent on each side, and now it's tied at ...

On Basketball: Warriors, Rockets should be embarrassed

Basketball 04/30/19, 08:19

Golden State and Houston should be embarrassed.And NBA fans should be livid.Steve Kerr, the Warriors' coach and about as classy an act as there is in the league, opened his media session Monday by pantomiming a flop on a reporter in the most thinly veiled jab he could possibly take ...

Warriors prepare for rested Harden, Houston in West rematch

Sports 04/27/19, 02:04

After outlasting the no-name Los Angeles Clippers in six games, the Golden State Warriors have a superstar on their hands next.James Harden and the Houston Rockets in a rematch of last year's Western Conference finals. That's when the Rockets let a 3-2 lead slip away and saw the Warriors go ...

Warriors will try to eliminate Los Angeles at home

Sports 04/23/19, 18:26

Steve Kerr drove home from a stunning 35-point defeat at Oracle Arena one night last month and thought of something on the bright side: He can't recall very many ugly losses during Golden State's sensational five-year run.This season has brought a handful of embarrassing performances in the final hurrah at ...

Injured DeMarcus Cousins unlikely to return this postseason

Basketball 04/17/19, 16:24

Center DeMarcus Cousins is unlikely to return this postseason for the Golden State Warriors yet won't require surgery on his torn left quadriceps muscle.Coach Steve Kerr has named Andrew Bogut as his starter in place of Cousins for Game 3 Thursday night of the team's first-round playoff series against the ...

Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has torn left quadriceps

Sports 04/16/19, 15:04

DeMarcus Cousins has a torn left quadriceps muscle that will sideline the Golden State center indefinitely, a devastating injury that the Warriors feared was serious when he went down in the first quarter of their first-round playoff loss to the Clippers.An MRI exam Tuesday morning on Cousins' left leg revealed ...

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