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Kevin Durant a game-time decision for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5

Golden State's Kevin Durant – for the first time in NBA Finals – is a game-time decision for Game 5 against Toronto on Monday.       ...

Kevin Durant a game-time decision for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5

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NBA Finals 2019: Kevin Durant will sit again for Warriors in Game 4 Golden State will be without two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant for the ninth consecutive game. Klay Thompson is expected to play Friday night.        ...
2019-06-06 22:32

NBA Finals: Warriors rule out Kevin Durant for Game 2 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who is recovering from a right calf strain, has been ruled out for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve Kerr said....
2019-05-31 22:32

Warriors make it official: Kevin Durant out for Game 1 of NBA Finals Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and he might not travel with the team to Toronto due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday. Kerr said that injured center DeMarcu...
2019-05-28 04:16

Warriors expect Kevin Durant back for Game 4 of NBA Finals The Warriors looked like they were missing Kevin Durant for the first time on Thursday night, and now they have a sense for when he could be back. Yahoo Sports reported on Friday, the morning after the Raptors’ 118-109 win in Game 1 of the NBA ...
2019-05-31 21:16

NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 2 against Raptors The Golden State forward will miss his seventh consecutive playoff game with an injured calf as the Warriors look to rebound against the Raptors.        ...
2019-06-01 04:16

Warriors' Kevin Durant out for NBA Finals Game 3; Klay Thompson is questionable The injury-plagued Warriors will go without two-time Finals MVP Kevin Durant for Game 3 in Oakland. The series with the Raptors is tied 1-1.        ...
2019-06-04 22:48

NBA Finals: Warriors' Kevin Durant officially out for Game 1, DeMarcus Cousins questionable Warriors coach Steve Kerr confirmed Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, while DeMarcus Cousins is questionable.        ...
2019-05-28 02:48

Warriors' Kevin Durant expected to practice with goal of returning in Game 5 of NBA Finals Warriors star Kevin Durant is expected to practice and do an extra workout with younger players on Sunday with the hope that he can play in Game 5.       ...
2019-06-10 01:16

Warriors' Kevin Durant won't be ready for Game 1 of NBA Finals Kevin Durant is still expected to be ready at some point during the NBA Finals after his strained calf was re-evaluated, but it won't be Game 1.        ...
2019-05-24 00:48

Warriors impose will in third to even Finals with Kevin Durant looming TORONTO — For the first part of the third quarter, it was no Canada. As in a complete zero. The two-time defending-champion Warriors were confident they would respond with vengeance from their Game 1 loss and waited until after intermission Sunday to...
2019-06-03 14:48

NBA Finals: Warriors clear Kevin Durant to practice Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant has officially been cleared to practice and could play in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve Kerr said Sunday....
2019-06-09 22:32

Time is running out for Kevin Durant’s return to Warriors in NBA Finals OAKLAND – A hobbled Klay Thompson is expected back for Friday’s Game 4 but Kevin Durant won’t join him, according to Warriors coach Steve Kerr. The hope KD would make it back by Game 4 has been torpedoed after he was not cleared for Thursday’s practi...
2019-06-06 23:48

Kevin Durant to practice as Warriors now pray for NBA Finals miracle TORONTO – It looks like Kevin Durant is ready to pull a Willis Reed on Monday night in a do-or-die Game 5 for the Warriors. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Durant was cleared for Sunday’s practice and would scrimmage with some of the younger players –...
2019-06-09 22:16

Kevin Durant plans to make NBA finals return for Warriors, according to report Two-time NBA finals MVP has missed entire series so farESPN reports Durant plans to play in Game 5 on Monday nightGolden State are 3-1 down to Toronto in best-of-seven series Kevin Durant practiced on Monday morning but the Golden State Warriors will...
2019-06-10 22:00

NBA Finals: Ranking Raptors and Warriors players, from Kevin Durant to Norman Powell LeBron James isn't playing in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years, but fear not: there's still an overwhelming amount of talent.        ...
2019-05-30 16:16

NBA Finals: Warriors stars criticize Raptors fans after Kevin Durant's injury Golden State Warriors stars DeMarcus Cousins and Klay Thompson criticized Toronto Raptors fans who cheered when Warriors forward Kevin Durant was injured midway in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
2019-06-11 19:48

Warriors' future uncertain following Finals loss, injuries to Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant The serious injuries to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, combined with uncertainty in free agency, raises considerable issues for Golden State.       ...
2019-06-14 15:00

N.B.A. Finals Game 6 Preview: What We Know About Kevin Durant Durant is out with an Achilles’ injury, but he looms over what may be the Golden State Warriors’ last game of the season, and the Raptors’ championship-clincher....
2019-06-14 02:00

Kevin Durant won’t return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant is yet to progress to on-court work in his recovery from a strained right calf and won’t be ready to return for Golden State in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30. Big man DeMarcus Cousins might be healthy fo...
2019-05-23 22:32

Opinion: Has Kevin Durant played his last game with the Warriors? Several questions surround Kevin Durant's absence with a strained calf. Are the Warriors better without him? What does this mean for his future?        ...
2019-05-29 20:16

The Latest: Warriors say Kevin Durant will play in Game 5 TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Monday night’s Game 5 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Kevin Durant is returning to the Golden State lineup. Warriors coach Steve Kerr says Durant will play in Game 5, with the two-time defending cha...
2019-06-11 02:32

Warriors don’t expect to see Kevin Durant suit up until Game 3 TORONTO — Careful with his words, Warriors coach Steve Kerr sounded as if Kevin Durant won’t be available until Game 3 when the series resumes in Oakland, Calif. Officially, Durant has been ruled out of only Thursday’s Game 1 with a calf strain — ano...
2019-05-30 04:48

Kevin Durant forced to leave Game 5 of NBA Finals with injury Durant, who had been out since May 8 with a calf strain, returned to the starting lineup with his team down 3-1 in the series against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-11 07:32

Kevin Durant exits Game 5 of NBA Finals with Achilles injury Warriors star Kevin Durant limped off the floor with an Achilles injury and is scheduled to have an MRI exam on Tuesday.       ...
2019-06-11 14:16

Warriors, minus Kevin Durant, rally for Game 5 win over Raptors With their backs against the wall, the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 106-105 win against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
2019-06-11 09:00

Kevin Durant, doubtful for Game 1, disputes notion Warriors are better without him Durant unlikely to play in Thursday’s Game 1 due to calf injuryGolden State have won five straight games since losing DurantAll-Star is miffed at narrative Warriors are better without him Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play...
2019-05-25 09:16

Warriors believe Kevin Durant suffered achilles tear during Game 5 Durant’s season clearly over after suffering injury in Game 5Two-time NBA finals MVP had just returned from calf injuryWarriors prevailed 106-105, cutting Toronto’s series lead to 3-2Golden State forward Kevin Durant has an injured right achilles, a ...
2019-06-11 14:16

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant listed as questionable for Game 5 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant returned to practice and was listed as questionable for Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-10 12:32

Kevin Durant could return to Golden State Warriors for Game 3, report says Two-time NBA finals MVP has been injured since 8 MayDurant is averaging 34.2 points per game this postseasonKevin Durant could return from a calf injury as soon as Game 3 of the NBA finals, Yahoo Sports reported.Durant was hurt on 8 May, in the fifth...
2019-05-31 21:16

Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 3; Klay Thompson questionable Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was ruled out and guard Klay Thompson is questionable for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-06 04:48

Warriors owner 'serious as a heart attack' that Kevin Durant will return for NBA Finals The Warriors are down 2-1 in the NBA Finals against the Raptors, and there's no better time for Kevin Durant to make his long-awaited return.        ...
2019-06-06 22:32

NBA finals: Klay Thompson a game-time decision as injuries mount for Warriors Kevin Durant and Kevon Looney will not play in Game 3Golden State and Toronto tied 1-1 in best-of seven seriesThe Golden State Warriors will take the floor once more without two-time reigning NBA finals MVP Kevin Durant, counting on their depth and h...
2019-06-05 21:48

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant aggravates injury, exits Game 5 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant exited Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors after aggravating his previous injury in the second quarter....
2019-06-11 09:00

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson chirp Drake in the tunnel after Warriors' Game 2 win Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson had an exchange with Drake in the tunnel following the Warriors win in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.        ...
2019-06-03 10:32

Warriors survive Game 5 but Kevin Durant injures Achilles’: ‘Incredible win and a horrible loss’ Golden State, which had fallen in a 3-1 hole in the best-of-seven series, won on the road Monday to force a return to Oakland, Calif., for Thursday’s Game 6. Durant left in the second quarter with an injury....
2019-06-11 07:32

Golden State Warriors won’t have Kevin Durant, Kevon Looney for Game 3 against Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors will be short-handed for Game 3 with a number of injured players for the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 14:00

‘Kevin?!’: Drake trolls injured Warriors star Kevin Durant with ‘Home Alone’ shirt He was wearing a black hoodie with a picture of actor Macaulay Culkin, who played Kevin McCallister in the "Home Alone" movie franchise, mouth open and holding his face above the word "Kevin?!?!?!"...
2019-06-03 07:32

The Warriors really do need Kevin Durant SportsPulse: The Raptors quieted the experts who felt this would be a quick series by beating the Warriors in Game 1. Now we have to ask: Is Golden State desperate to get Kevin Durant back?        ...
2019-05-31 12:48

Do the Warriors need Kevin Durant? SportsPulse: Yes, Kevin Durant has been an instrumental part in the Warriors last two titles. No, he was never needed for the Warriors dynasty to become a dynasty.        ...
2019-05-24 00:48

What must go right for Kevin Durant to return in NBA Finals TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said it is “feasible’’ Kevin Durant could be activated after just one full practice. Speaking at the Warriors’ shootaround Sunday morning at Scotiabank Arena ahead of Game 2, Kerr’s remark made it logistically poss...
2019-06-03 04:48

Kevin Durant Is Fucking Up The Finals In an ordinary Finals, the team in Golden State’s position, down 2-1 after dropping Game 3 at home, would be in real trouble, needing to win three out of four and at least once on the road to avoid elimination. Hell, the Warriors might even be in rea...
2019-06-07 03:00

Kevin Durant is the NBA's best player, but the Warriors are way more fun without him Golden State have reached their fifth NBA finals in a row but KD has missed time through injury. His absence has brought joy back to the teamThe first thing you need to know is a cold hard fact: the Warriors are a better team with Kevin Durant on the...
2019-05-21 14:31

Warriors' Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals The Golden State Warriors said Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
2019-05-24 00:16

NBA Finals 2019: Odds will go as Kevin Durant goes Though Kevin Durant will remain on the sideline, Klay Thompson is expected to return Friday for Game 4 of the NBA Finals matching the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (ABC, 9 p.m.). With both of those stars out, and post presence Kevon Loone...
2019-06-07 20:32

The Warriors’ last-ditch effort to keep Kevin Durant This isn’t the full-court press that resulted in the Hamptons Five, but the Golden State Warriors will do what they can to try to keep Kevin Durant in the Bay Area. With NBA free agency officially set to begin Sunday at 6 p.m., Steph Curry was ...
2019-06-30 18:32

Kevin Durant shoots down notion Warriors are better without him Kevin Durant hears all the talk about the Warriors playing better without him. To that, he has a simple response: "That's not facts."        ...
2019-05-25 12:16

Warriors to retire Kevin Durant's No. 35 jersey Kevin Durant's short tenure with the Golden State Warriors will result in his jersey hanging from the rafters, after the franchise announced its plans to retire his No. 35 jersey....
2019-07-02 13:32

Durant travels with the Warriors to Toronto ahead of finals 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....
2019-05-29 18:16

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant has big hurdle to clear before he can return TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr says the series count will have nothing to do with Kevin Durant’s eventual return in the NBA Finals. Trailing 1-0 following the Raptors’ 118-109 victory Thursday, the Warriors won’t have the benefit of having Duran...
2019-06-01 03:16

Kevin Durant expected to miss first two games of NBA Finals TORONTO — Kevin Durant has flown 2,300 miles apparently just to watch. Durant must practice before he plays in the NBA Finals. Warriors coach Steve Kerr revealed at Thursday’s morning shootaround that Durant being cleared to practice is probably not ...
2019-05-31 06:48

Kevin Durant looks scary good before NBA Finals return He’s back. Kevin Durant was flying all over the floor during warmups before the Warriors’ do-or-die NBA Finals Game 5 against the Raptors on Monday night, as fans of Canada’s team unleashed boos each time the superstar slammed the b...
2019-06-11 13:32

The bad joke that helped push Kevin Durant away from Warriors The seeds for Kevin Durant’s Warriors exit were planted long before he ruptured his Achilles during this year’s NBA finals. Durant’s friend and former teammate Kendrick Perkins told The Undefeated that he felt Durant had “one ...
2019-07-01 19:32

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors President of Basketball Operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claiming he did all he could to convince Durant to stay....
2019-07-16 03:32

Opinion: With or without Kevin Durant, these Warriors have nothing left to prove The mental strength the Warriors have shown to keep this NBA Finals series alive solidified them as one of the proudest, most distinguished champions.       ...
2019-06-13 05:48

Agent says Warriors' Kevin Durant '100 percent undecided' on where he'll go Rich Kleiman, the agent of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, said the superstar is completely undecided on where he'll land as a free agent....
2019-05-22 19:48

Kevin Durant’s status making NBA Finals ‘impossible’ to call LAS VEGAS — Of all the subplots to consider in the NBA Finals, the most complicated is the status of Kevin Durant. The Warriors’ superstar has been sidelined by a calf injury that makes him questionable to appear at any point in the series. The myste...
2019-05-28 22:16

Watch: Drake distraught after Kevin Durant NBA Finals injury Drake might be one of the Toronto Raptors' biggest fans, but he showed some respect for Kevin Durant by expressing serious emotion after the Golden State Warriors star was forced out of the NBA Finals with an injury....
2019-06-11 16:16

Warriors' Kevin Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured Achilles Kevin Durant underwent surgery for a ruptured right Achilles tendon, according to an Instagram post two days after his injury against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. ...
2019-06-13 14:00

Jay Williams rips Warriors for ‘misdiagnosed’ Kevin Durant injury Jay Williams believes Kevin Durant was “misdiagnosed” prior to returning to the NBA Finals and rupturing his Achilles tendon, which will likely cost him all of next season and could impact his free agency. On ESPN’s “Get Up” on Thursday, the br...
2019-06-14 02:32

Kevin Durant left Warriors because fans didn’t appreciate him: report Kevin Durant, who will be joining the Brooklyn Nets, left the Golden State Warriors because he felt under-appreciated by its fans, according to a Sunday report....
2019-07-02 07:00

Warriors floating costly Kevin Durant trade scenario Kevin Durant may have a different path to the Knicks. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Warriors are floating the idea of signing the injured forward and then later look to trade him in a move that would potentially benefit both Durant a...
2019-06-20 21:00

Kevin Durant tell-all: Hard Knicks truth and Warriors relief Kevin Durant finally has broken his silence. And his words likely will trigger Knicks fans’ pain — and delight Nets fans big time. “If I was leaving the Warriors, it was always going to be for the Nets,” Durant told Yahoo Sports in his first comments...
2019-08-08 04:48

Charles Barkley blames the Warriors for Kevin Durant’s injury While Barkley claimed Golden State "shouldn't have put that man out there" in his condition, NFL player Richard Sherman, who suffered his own Achilles' injury, said most athletes would have made "that same decision."...
2019-06-12 06:16

Kevin Durant snaps back at talk of being Warriors outsider In his first interview since being felled by a calf strain, Kevin Durant indicated Friday that he still feels he’s perceived as a Warriors outsider — one of the factors in a growing belief he will leave as a free agent. The Warriors have moved ...
2019-05-25 11:32

Doctor slams Kevin Durant, Warriors surgery narrative The emerging narrative Kevin Durant had his ruptured right Achilles tendon repaired by a New York surgeon in spite of the Warriors’ medical staff is bogus, according to one local doctor who watched the tragic injury unfold from afar. “I knew he was c...
2019-06-13 08:32

Warriors react to Kevin Durant's devastating injury What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt discuss reaction to Kevin Durant's Achillies injury in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.       ...
2019-06-11 20:32

Kevin Durant Ruptured His Achilles Tendon, And The Warriors Are Shocked Kevin Durant has updated the world on the leg injury he suffered in Game 5 of the NBA Finals upon his return from a calf strain, and the news was as bad as everyone in the world already knew it would be. In an Instagram post on Wednesday afternoon, D...
2019-06-13 03:32

Warriors not letting NBA Finals status dictate Durant's return date The Golden State Warriors are in an unfamiliar position after losing the opening game of the NBA Finals but head coach Steve Kerr said on Friday that will not force them to rush injured Kevin Durant back into the lineup....
2019-05-31 23:32

Kevin Durant’s Nets-versus-Knicks decision wasn’t so easy If there’s a perception Kevin Durant’s decision to choose the Nets over the Knicks was easy, it wasn’t. Jay Williams, an ESPN broadcaster and Durant buddy, told The Post the free-agent superstar had associates trying to pull him toward Broadway over ...
2019-07-03 05:16

Kevin Durant has Achilles injury as Warriors GM bares soul: ‘Blame me’ TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s gutty return for Game 5 lasted less than 15 minutes and ended when he suffered what could be a potentially devastating Achilles tear in the second quarter that would keep him out the start of next season and throw his — and t...
2019-06-11 13:32

Stephen Curry: Golden State Warriors playing for Kevin Durant Star point guard Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are using Kevin Durant's Achilles injury as motivation for Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-14 06:32

Warriors honor Oakland, Kevin Durant with souvenir towel for fans Golden State's creative Game 6 giveaway to fans is a rally towel with the letters K and D highlighted in the word "Oakland."       ...
2019-06-14 02:16

'It's hard to celebrate': Warriors react to win after Kevin Durant's injury – video The Golden State Warriors kept themselves alive in the NBA finals with a thrilling 106-105 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 but lost Kevin Durant to an achilles injury.• NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive ...
2019-06-11 12:48

Clippers hype, Warriors belief as Knicks’ Kevin Durant threats are set The Knicks’ competition for Kevin Durant is falling into place. As the superstar approaches free agency with speculation rampant, Durant’s former teammate Kendrick Perkins suggested to Fox Sports that Durant could end up with the Clippers...
2019-05-23 19:32

Steph Curry has a touch of shade for Kevin Durant’s Warriors frustration Circle those Warriors-Nets games on your calendar in 2021. Kevin Durant caused a bit of a stir recently when he questioned Steve Kerr’s motion offense in a recent interview with WSJ Magazine. It did not go unnoticed by his former Golden State t...
2019-09-19 21:00

Opinion: Warriors need Kevin Durant if they want to beat Raptors for NBA title three-peat Golden State is trailing in the NBA Finals for the first time during its spectacular run, and it's clear now the Warriors aren't better without KD.        ...
2019-05-31 12:48

Warriors' Kevin Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured achilles tendon Golden State star undergoes surgery for torn achilles tendonDurant, 30, suffered injury during Game 5 of NBA finalsKevin Durant confirmed what everyone most feared: He underwent surgery for a ruptured right achilles tendon.Durant posted on social med...
2019-06-13 06:00

Analysis: Warriors' loss of Kevin Durant will hurt for years to come The two-time NBA Finals MVP is heading to Brooklyn, and Golden State and its Finals juggernaut is left with a gaping hole the Warriors cannot fill.       ...
2019-07-01 10:16

Inside Chase Center: The Warriors’ $1.4 billion pitch to keep Kevin Durant SAN FRANCISCO — On Wednesday, with all the hullabaloo swirling over a Warriors’ part-owner shoving Toronto’s Kyle Lowry on the sidelines at Oracle Arena, Golden State executive Rick Welts was across the Bay Bridge, conducting his final tour of the fr...
2019-06-08 14:32

Warriors to effectively retire Kevin Durant’s number after three stellar seasons The team's majority owner and CEO, Joe Lacob, said that as long as he held those positions, no other Golden State player would wear the No. 35 of the two-time Finals MVP....
2019-07-02 04:48

Kevin Durant exits NBA Finals return with leg injury as Raptors fans mock TORONTO – After a strong first quarter, Kevin Durant left Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 9:46 left in the half with what appeared to be a re-injury of his lower right calf. In his first game after a four-and-a-half week absence with a right calf strai...
2019-06-11 13:32

Kevin Durant denies being ‘pressured’ to play in Finals, but the pressure was hard to ignore Through media reports, to which Durant has been known to pay attention, a charged atmosphere of uncertainty about his calf injury and his willingness to play through it built up before he tore his Achilles' in Game 5 against the Raptors....
2019-08-08 10:00

Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets, leaving Golden State Warriors Durant won titles with Golden State in 2017 and ’18 then was injured for much of this postseason as the team lost the NBA Finals in six games to the Toronto Raptors....
2019-07-01 02:32

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant returns, knocks down first two shots Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant returned and knocked down his first two shots from deep in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-11 09:00

Steph Curry addresses Kevin Durant's departure from Warriors for first time Steph Curry spoke glowingly of Kevin Durant's three seasons with the Warriors and expressed excitement about Golden State's future.       ...
2019-07-12 12:00

Kevin Durant breaks silence on Warriors' handling of calf injury Despite a great deal of finger-pointing, Kevin Durant said defended his former team. Asked if he blamed the Warriors, Durant responded: "Hell no"       ...
2019-08-08 02:32

Nets' Kevin Durant: Golden State Warriors not at fault for Achilles injury Brooklyn Nets superstar forward Kevin Durant, who suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon against the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals, said he doesn't blame the Golden State Warriors....
2019-08-08 15:48

Kevin Durant’s Warriors clue: Talks ‘unfinished business’ with Klay Thompson OAKLAND — The first hint Kevin Durant’s Achilles tendon rupture will lead him to stay in Golden State has arrived. When Klay Thompson was back in the locker room about to receive an MRI exam at Oracle Arena late Thursday, with what was confirmed to b...
2019-06-14 21:32

Opinion: Warriors' wishful thinking on Kevin Durant has been just as destructive as his absence Wishful thinking on Kevin Durant hasn’t done much for Warriors' play, nor has it sped up healing of calf. Warriors failed from start on his status.       ...
2019-06-10 01:16

Kendrick Perkins: Draymond Green spat led Kevin Durant to leave the Warriors Kevin Durant's former teammate Kendrick Perkins says the two-time Finals MVP never got over his mid-season altercation with Draymond Green.       ...
2019-07-05 00:16

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured Achilles Golden State Warriors superstar forward Kevin Durant underwent surgery Wednesday in New York City after rupturing his Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
2019-06-13 06:00

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2019-06-13 05:32

Charles Barkley thinks Warriors should shoulder all the blame for Kevin Durant's injury Charles Barkley blames the Warriors for Kevin Durant's Achilles injury, and the team is at fault for letting criticism build during the NBA Finals.       ...
2019-06-12 04:32

Drake pays tribute to Kevin Durant after Warriors star suffers Achilles injury Drake, who has been rooting fiercely against the Golden State Warriors throughout the NBA Finals, struck a somber tone after Game 5.       ...
2019-06-11 20:32

Warriors star Kevin Durant says on social media post that he has had surgery on ruptured Achilles OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Warriors star Kevin Durant says on social media post that he has had surgery on ruptured Achilles. The post Warriors star Kevin Durant says on social media post that he has had surgery on ruptured Achilles appeared first on LEX...
2019-06-12 23:16

Warriors stars fuming at Raptors fans who cheered Kevin Durant injury: ‘It’s bulls–t’ As the Warriors continue to process Kevin Durant’s devastating Achilles injury from Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night, most of the players are still in disbelief over the initial reaction from the Toronto crowd. “It was bulls–...
2019-06-11 16:32

Warriors' Steph Curry wants to play in 2020 Olympics, opens up about Kevin Durant's departure Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he "definitely" wants to play in the 2020 Olympics. He also discussed Kevin Durant's departure.       ...
2019-09-18 17:32

Opinion: Warriors' Kevin Durant buckling up for his longest year after Achilles injury Rehabbing an Achilles rupture is slow and difficult, testing a player’s mental fortitude as much as his or her physical limits. Just ask Kobe Bryant.       ...
2019-06-13 05:16

Draymond Green gave a hilarious answer on how he heard of Kevin Durant's decision to leave Draymond Green gave ESPN's Rachel Nichols a hilarious answer when asked about how he found out how Kevin Durant was leaving for Nets.       ...
2019-08-16 13:16

Raptors fan sends flowers to Warriors for Kevin Durant injury cheers: ' I hereby apologize on behalf of Canada' Toronto Raptors players were forced to try and quiet their own fans who were cheering when Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
2019-06-12 17:48

Warriors say Durant will practice before Game 5 TORONTO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors say Kevin Durant will practice Sunday with hopes of playing in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. Durant has not played since straining a calf muscle on May 8. The Warriors trail the Toronto Raptors 3-1...
2019-06-09 21:32

Warriors' Durant to play in Game 5 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will play for the Warriors as they face elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported, citing league sources....
2019-06-11 00:48

Durant makes return in Game 5 for Warriors Warriors forward Kevin Durant started in Monday's Game 5 of the NBA Finals with Golden State facing a must-win game, down 3-1 to the Raptors, coach Steve Kerr said....
2019-06-11 03:32

Warriors' Durant out, Thompson questionable for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals game against the visiting Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-05 04:32

Warriors' Durant listed as questionable for Game Five The Golden State Warriors on Sunday listed All Star Kevin Durant as questionable for their must-win Game Five of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-10 05:01

How the Warriors Survived Game 5 of the N.B.A. Finals The Warriors avoided elimination Monday night against the Raptors but lost Kevin Durant to an Achilles’ tendon injury that could keep him out through next season....
2019-06-11 09:00

NBA Finals Game 2: Warriors at Raptors Can Toronto do it again in Game 2 in front of another raucous crowd? Or will the Warriors bounce back in their hopes of a fourth championship in five seasons?...
2019-06-02 15:48

Already without Durant, Warriors bracing for Game 3 sans Thompson OAKLAND – The Warriors juggernaut has proven it can win without Kevin Durant. It has not proven it can win without Durant and Klay Thompson. That may be the predicament in Game 3 when a 1-1 Finals series shift to Oracle Arena as the depleted Warriors...
2019-06-05 02:16

Warriors lose Durant but stave off elimination with Game 5 win The Toronto Raptors blew a late six-point lead and with it their first chance to seal a maiden NBA championship as the Golden State Warriors overcame the loss of All Star forward Kevin Durant to win Game Five 106-105 on Monday....
2019-06-11 08:32

Warriors' Durant starts, exits Game 5 with injury TORONTO - - Golden State forward Kevin Durant, returning from a month-long injury absence, started Game 5 for the Warriors as they faced elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals but exited in the second quarter after apparently aggravating his calf...
2019-06-11 08:32

Report: Kevin Durant's "Expected" To Play Game 5 The Golden State Warriors are facing elimination, but Kevin Durant, who hurt his leg a month ago, isn’t a sure thing for tonight’s game against the Raptors. At today’s practice, head coach Steve Kerr wouldn’t say anything beyond calling his player a ...
2019-06-10 21:00

NBA Finals Game 2: Can the Raptors beat the Warriors again? Can Toronto do it again in Game 2 in front of another raucous crowd? Or will the Warriors bounce back in their hopes of a fourth championship in five seasons?...
2019-06-02 19:32

Durant has chance to play game five says Warriors coach Kerr Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said on Sunday he was hopeful that MVP Kevin Durant would be fit for their must-win game five of the NBA Finals....
2019-06-10 00:16

The Warriors Won a Game and Lost Durant. The Entire NBA May Have Changed Overnight. Golden State’s epic win in Game 5 was overshadowed by a severe injury to the Warriors’ Kevin Durant that could instantly alter the next five years of the NBA....
2019-06-12 00:01

Kevin Durant's agent says Warriors star still undecided on what he'll do in free agency Rich Kleiman said the Golden State Warriors forward is focused on rehabbing his calf injury and the NBA Finals, not the free agency period looming.        ...
2019-05-22 18:32

Raptors roll past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals TORONTO — No Kevin Durant. Problem. The Warriors’ air of invincibility got crushed in Canada in the first-ever NBA Finals game north of the border, as the Raptors gritted their way behind Pascal Siakam to a commanding 118-109 Game 1 victory Thursday ...
2019-05-31 06:48

NBA Finals: Warriors adjust and Raptors wilt in Game 2 What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down player reaction from Game 2, where the Warriors bounced back to even the series against the Raptors.        ...
2019-06-03 19:16

Warriors’ Klay Thompson set to return for NBA Finals Game 4 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson is scheduled to play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night, while Kevin Durant remains sidelined as he works back from a strained right calf. Thompson will be on the court as long as he doesn’t have an...
2019-06-06 23:16

Warriors hang on to stay alive, win Game 5 of NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 31 points, Klay Thompson added 26 and they led a season-saving surge that gave the Golden State Warriors a 106-105 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The Splash Brothers c...
2019-06-11 07:00

Opinion: Kevin Durant's Game 5 injury is a failure on many levels Kevin Durant left Game 5 in the second quarter after sustaining Achilles injury. He should have never played Monday.       ...
2019-06-11 14:16

Kyle Lowry got pushed by Warriors fan after diving into first row during NBA Finals Game 3 Kyle Lowry was not happy with a fan seated courtside during the Raptors' win over the Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.        ...
2019-06-06 07:16

Warriors level NBA finals after third-quarter surge against Raptors in Game 2 Golden State Warriors 109-104 Toronto RaptorsAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportNBA finals now level at 1-1 going in Wednesday’s Game 3The Golden State Warriors once again came back from a sizable deficit when it mattered the most a...
2019-06-03 05:32

Warriors' Klay Thompson set to return for NBA Finals Game 4 Klay Thompson is set to return from a left hamstring injury for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals        ...
2019-06-06 22:32

Warriors' Thompson 'dying to play,' still game-time decision Golden State guard Klay Thompson's status for Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night will remain up in the air until just before tip-off, Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters pregame....
2019-06-06 02:48

Golden State Warriors win Game 2, even up the NBA Finals series against Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors grabbed home-court advantage in the NBA Finals after beating the Toronto Raptors in Game 2.        ...
2019-06-03 07:32

NBA finals Game 4: Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors – live! Raptors look to take commanding 3-1 series lead in OaklandTweet Hunter at @HunterFelt or email him 1.23am BST One person who will not be at Oracle Arena is Golden State Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens, who has been banned from the rest of the finals...
2019-06-08 02:32

NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive As it happened: Golden State Warriors 106-105 Toronto RaptorsRaptors blow late lead as Warriors secure vital winToronto lead best-of-seven series 3-2 as teams head to OaklandKevin Durant sustains achilles injury in first-halfFor the first four games ...
2019-06-11 08:32

NBA Finals 2019: Three keys to watch for in Game 2 as Warriors try to regroup against Raptors Golden State needs to improve its transition defense and get scoring from its bench if it is going to bounce back against Toronto in Game 2.        ...
2019-06-01 04:16

NBA finals: Pascal Siakam soars as Raptors beat Warriors in Game 1 Golden State Warriors 109-118 Toronto RaptorsRaptors win first game of series in NBA finals debutAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportThe Toronto Raptors struck the first blow of the 2019 NBA finals as Pascal Siakam helped the Canadia...
2019-05-31 06:32

Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors: NBA finals Game 5 – live! Toronto lead best-of-seven series 3-1 heading into fifth gameEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltKevin Durant returns but limps off with injury 3.10am BST Warriors 54-45 Raptors, 4:03, 2nd quarterCousins tips in a missed Draymond Gree...
2019-06-11 04:16

Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors: NBA finals Game 6 – live! Email Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltDurant undergoes surgery for ruptured achilles tendon 2.37am BST Raptors 26-27 Warriors, 1:51, 1st quarterAnd just like that, the lead has evaporated. Draymond Green has an open look and drills it a...
2019-06-14 03:48

Toronto Raptors take Game 1 of NBA finals, defeat Golden State Warriors 118-109 The Toronto Raptors, led by Pascal Siakam, defeated the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night, despite a late-game push from the defending champs....
2019-05-31 06:16

NBA finals Game 1: Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors – live! Our writers give their predictions for this year’s seriesEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltBest-of-seven series starts in Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena 3.26am BST It’s Game 1 of the NBA Finals and one of the biggest trending topics is ...
2019-05-31 04:32

NBA finals Game 2: Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors – live! Stephen Curry and Co look to level series in CanadaEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFelt 12.51am BST Golden State Warriors startersDeMarcus Cousins is back in the starting lineup for the Warriors, replacing Jordan Bell. Otherwise it’s ...
2019-06-03 02:00

NBA finals Game 3: Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors – live! Warriors host Raptors in Game 3 with series tied at one game apieceThe NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal?Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 1.09am BST Toronto coach Nick Nurse said the uncertainty around Klay Thompso...
2019-06-06 02:16

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch Game 5 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere Whichever way you spin it, the 2019 NBA Finals has turned in to something very special. Either the Toronto Raptors are going to walk away with their first every NBA championship, or the Golden State Warriors are going to claw back the basketball seri...
2019-06-11 00:16

NBA finals: Curry's 47 points in vain as Raptors beat limping Warriors in Game 3 As it happened: Toronto Raptors 123-109 Golden State Warriors‘No place for that’: Courtside fan ejected for shoving LowryRaptors grab victory in Oakland for 2-1 series leadStephen Curry brilliant in defeat, scoring 47 pointsIt had been 20 long days s...
2019-06-06 09:48

Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins returns from quad injury in Game 1 of NBA Finals DeMarcus Cousins returned to the Warriors lineup in the opener of the NBA Finals after a left quad injury in Game 2 of the first round.        ...
2019-05-31 12:48

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 6 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere They were so close! The Toronto Raptors were within a point of claiming their first ever NBA championship on Monday, but the Warriors survived and now bring their Canadian opponents back to Oakland for Game 6 in the 2019 NBA Finals. You’ve com...
2019-06-14 02:48

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 3 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere After the shock of the Game 1 loss, Golden State Warriors have squared up their seven-game NBA Finals series against the Toronto Raptors. Now the franchises travel to Oakland for the next two games - which way will it turn next? If you’re look...
2019-06-06 00:00

'You've got to be kidding': Warriors stunned by injuries to Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson While the Warriors gave the Raptors credit and didn't use injuries as an excuse, they were taken aback by Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant going down.       ...
2019-06-14 15:00

Opinion: Kevin Durant's devastating Achilles injury brings humanity of game to forefront Kevin Durant's Achilles injury was first met with inexcusable cheers. But after that, what happened in Toronto brought out the humanity of the game.       ...
2019-06-11 14:16

NBA Finals: Toronto Raptors look to regain series lead with Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors The game at Oracle Arena, scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, comes three days after the Raptors lost 109-104 at Scotiabank Arena, giving up a five-point lead at the half....
2019-06-05 14:00

Pascal Siakam's big night leads Raptors past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals Pascal Siakam scored 32 points to lead the Raptors to a 118-109 win, the Warriors' first Game 1 loss during their streak of five straight NBA Finals.        ...
2019-05-31 12:48

Warriors' Andre Iguodala left wide open for NBA Finals Game 2-clinching 3-pointer Andre Iguodala was left wide open for the clinching 3-pointer in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The Raptors deny disrespecting the Warriors' swingman.        ...
2019-06-03 10:32

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears ‘Vote For Our Lives’ shirt ahead of NBA Finals Game 2 Kerr sported a black T-shirt at his media availability about 90 minutes before Sunday's tip-off with the slogan "Vote For Our Lives" in response to the latest mass shooting in the United States....
2019-06-03 07:32

Warriors owner's wife says Beyonce fans made death threats over Game 3 moment in NBA Finals Nicole Curran, wife of Warriors owner Joseph Lacob, says Beyonce fans have been making death threats after perceived drama in Game 3 of NBA Finals.       ...
2019-06-07 22:16

Tiger Woods sympathizes with Kevin Durant after Warriors star's injury: 'I've been there' When Tiger Woods was asked Tuesday if he had seen Warriors forward Kevin Durant’s injury the night before, Woods dropped his head and nodded.       ...
2019-06-12 04:32

LeBron James calls for 'swift action' against Warriors part-owner who shoved Kyle Lowry in NBA Finals Game 3 Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James called Thursday for "swift action" to be taken against a part-owner of the Golden State Warriors who shoved Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry....
2019-06-07 15:00

NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals. The post NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’...
2019-06-07 00:32

Warriors' Draymond Green on fans who cheered Kevin Durant's injury: 'It's bull----' Draymond Green wasn't happy about Toronto fans cheering Kevin Durant's injury, even if they quickly changed course.       ...
2019-06-11 14:16

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears 'Vote For Our Lives' t-shirt to Game 2 of NBA Finals Steve Kerr wore a "Vote For Our Lives" t-shirt in support of stricter gun control laws two days after a gunman killed 12 people in Virginia Beach.        ...
2019-06-03 02:48

Stephen A. Smith Says Kevin Durant Says Stephen A. Smith's Kevin Durant Reports Are Bullshit Stephen A. Smith shared three spicy Kevin Durant reports on Wednesday’s episode of First Take. The least spicy of the three (since it’s three years old, now) had Durant, entering unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2016, telling several Thunder...
2019-07-04 07:48

Warriors 119, Blazers 117, OT | Golden State wins the series, 4-0.: Warriors Sweep Blazers to Reach Their 5th Straight N.B.A. Finals With a comeback overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Golden State moved on to seek a third consecutive title and its fourth in five years....
2019-05-21 14:38

Kevin Durant Has Logged On The biggest downside—or upside, depending on your point of view—to Kevin Durant’s clearly unmild calf injury is that he has more time to spend online. He was already extremely online, even if you’re only counting his main and not his dozen burners, b...
2019-05-21 18:00

Kevin Durant: Sometimes I hate the NBA The Nets still haven’t introduced Kevin Durant, so the star introduced himself in a wide-ranging interview on everything from why he left Golden State for Brooklyn and the betrayal he felt in Oklahoma City to his hatred of the NBA circus. Durant – wh...
2019-09-10 23:32

Kevin Durant's New Headspace The Nets new star is focused on his recovery and elated to be coming to Brooklyn—so can everyone stop worrying about whether or not he’s happy? “We talk about mental health a lot… we only talk about it when it comes to players. We need to talk about ...
2019-09-11 12:16

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
2019-05-24 06:32

NBA notebook: Warriors GM saw no way to retain Durant Golden State general manager Bob Myers was hopeful his team would retain Kevin Durant since it could offer a five-year, $221 million contact but said Monday that there wasn't anything the Warriors could have done to keep the star forward with the tea...
2019-07-16 12:00

Kevin Durant will talk with four teams New York City appears to have a 50 percent chance of landing Kevin Durant. The prized free agent has narrowed his list of summer suitors down to four and the Knicks and Nets are two of them, according to ESPN. The two New York clubs, along with the W...
2019-06-29 07:00

Kevin Durant confirms he’s off to the Nets All that’s left is for Kevin Durant to sign the dotted line. “The Boardroom,” Durant’s business TV show on ESPN, posted a social media video confirming Durant will sign a max contract with the Nets once the free-agent moratorium end...
2019-07-01 09:32

Kevin Durant Still Hasn't Logged Off Seen through the lens of his Drakification, Kevin Durant seems to have entered the “Jaded” period of his NBA career. In “Jaded,” Drake croons about an ex whom he is dismayed to see doing well without him. Durant likely feels similar watching the Warr...
2019-05-23 06:16

Kevin Durant Practiced, But Maybe Not That Much, And Nobody Knows What The Hell Is Going On Kevin Durant’s month-long absence from the Golden State Warriors while he tries to recover from a calf injury has thrown the NBA Finals totally out of whack. Now, with the Warriors down 3-1 to the Raptors and facing a potential dynasty-ending Game 5 ...
2019-06-10 00:48

Kevin Durant is on the move — literally This could be the latest sign that Kevin Durant is in a New York state of mind. Durant sold his oceanfront Malibu home this week for $12.15 million, according to the Los Angeles Times, after buying the house in 2018. The home was listed in April. May...
2019-06-27 19:32

Steve Kerr talks about Durant Injury (NBA Finals) OAKLAND – Former U of A standout Steve Kerr talked about the devastating injury to Kevin Durant as his Warriors hope to even up the NBA Finals series against Toronto....
2019-06-12 09:32

NBA notebook: Durant officially to miss finals opener Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the host Toronto Raptors on Thursday and he might not make the trip due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday....
2019-05-28 02:00

Durant: Warriors not to blame for Achilles injury Kevin Durant told Yahoo Sports that he does not hold the Warriors accountable for the ruptured Achilles tendon he suffered in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in June....
2019-08-08 08:32

Warriors GM Bob Myers moves on from Durant with appreciation Bob Myers has accepted Kevin Durant's departure for the Brooklyn Nets with an appreciation for all the superstar forward accomplished with the franchise, even if the Golden State general manager would have loved to keep KD around a little longer....
2019-07-16 13:16

Durant's legacy secure even if Warriors win without him say pundits The Golden State Warriors have not missed a beat since Kevin Durant's injury but suggestions that his legacy will be tarnished if they win this year's NBA championship without him are absurd, television pundits said on Tuesday....
2019-05-29 00:16

Knicks are living Kevin Durant’s nightmare For now, the concern has to be for the player, even here, even in Manhattan, where so much hope — real, imaginary, virtual — has been tied up in the vision of Kevin Durant wearing an orange “35” against a classic white Knicks uniform opening night ne...
2019-06-11 13:32

Go Ahead And Get Upset About Kevin Durant's Injury After a rapid and opaque rehabilitation from a strained calf, Kevin Durant’s return to Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday was cut short by a devastating injury. Everyone on the Warriors seems both stricken and kind of confused about who to blame; jou...
2019-06-13 18:32

Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant is headed to the Brooklyn Nets, leaving the Golden State Warriors after three seasons. His decision was announced Sunday at the start of the NBA free agency period on the Instagram page for The Boardroom, an online series...
2019-07-01 04:32

The Knicks Didn't Think Kevin Durant Was Worth The Max As if the universe required more proof of the sorry state of the organization’s existence, the New York Knicks have struck out on major free agency targets in a spectacular way. After claiming he knew of big-name free agents that wanted to play for t...
2019-07-01 03:32

Nets GM: I found out Kevin Durant signed when you did Sean Marks insists he found out Kevin Durant was coming the same way everybody else did: on social media. “Well, yeah. The Instagram post that he put up, we were all sitting in the office. We all got that in real time with you guys. We weren’t even s...
2019-07-10 03:48

The option Kevin Durant sees as ‘the last resort’ The Knicks will still get their chance at an injured Kevin Durant. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Wednesday morning that Durant is opposed to opting in to the final year of his Warriors contract as he rehabs and recovers for what is beli...
2019-06-12 16:48

Kevin Durant is ‘having a rough time’ after injury: mom Kevin Durant’s mom, Wanda, is speaking out following her son’s devastating Achilles injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. Sitting down with “Good Morning America,” Wanda revealed her son is “having a ro...
2019-06-13 03:48

Analysis: Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals Analysis: Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals: They're playing for a chance to be called a dynasty        ...
2019-05-30 10:32

Warriors vs. Raptors: Best of the NBA Finals The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
2019-06-02 04:32

Countdown for Durant's return ticks louder for Warriors The countdown for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant's possible return to the lineup from injury ticks even louder after the two-time defending champions dropped the first game of the NBA Finals on Thursday....
2019-05-31 09:48

Report: Durant views staying with Warriors as 'last resort' Exercising his option to stay with the Golden State Warriors probably "is the last resort" for Kevin Durant, according to an ESPN report on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 22:01

Durant joins Nets, ending three seasons with Warriors Kevin Durant will join the Brooklyn Nets, after playing the past three seasons with the Golden State Warriors, the two-times NBA most valuable player announced on Sunday....
2019-07-01 10:48

Durant officially joins Nets, Russell to Warriors The deal bringing Kevin Durant to Brooklyn is official, and he's changing his number along with his address       ...
2019-07-08 08:16

Warriors' owner 'confident' of keeping Thompson, Durant Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob intends to re-sign Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant when they become unrestricted free agents this summer, even though Durant's agent said the superstar is undecided....
2019-05-23 01:16

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia po...
2019-06-13 03:48

Van Gundy, Jackson aren’t going there with Kevin Durant doubts Former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson had precious little to say on whether they believe Kevin Durant should seriously consider New York as a prime destination. But the legendary broadcasting duo know the notion the Warriors are better ...
2019-05-29 01:16

Nets’ man behind the scenes who could seal Kevin Durant’s fate The Nets can’t offer Kevin Durant more money or more rings than he can earn with the Warriors. What they can promise is among the best training and performance staffs in the NBA. And they can provide proximity to their orthopedic specialist, Dr. Mart...
2019-06-23 05:48

The Knicks Didn't Even Get The Chance To Be Turned Down By Kevin Durant This is NBA free agency as written by Aesop. It was reported, soon after Kevin Durant took his talents to Brooklyn, that the Knicks weren’t going to offer Kevin Durant a max contract because of injury concerns. The Knicks would certainly like you to ...
2019-07-01 16:32

Kevin Durant's Nets move changes everything except the Knicks' incompetence Within hours of NBA free-agency starting, the NBA’s landscape changed. So it’s reassuring that the Knicks still have no idea how to run a basketball teamKevin Durant is taking his talents to Brooklyn. His time as a star on the most dominant NBA team ...
2019-07-01 16:48

Nets seen as ‘front-runner’ in Kevin Durant chase “Watch. I’m telling you, this could be transformational.” That’s what a highly placed source told The Post regarding the Nets’ pursuit of free agents. It’s looking more and more possible that Kevin Durant could be part of that transformation. The Net...
2019-06-22 10:48

Steve Kerr cutting off the Kevin Durant updates OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he is going to be less revealing about Kevin Durant’s workout progress, as speculation has grown the Golden State star may not return at all, especially with the Raptors taking a 3-1 series lead in the...
2019-06-08 14:32

Frances Tiafoe shows how much he loves Kevin Durant Some newfound star power is putting Brooklyn back in style. Even in Queens. First, Frances Tiafoe nearly pulled off a U.S. Open upset of No. 6 Alexander Zverev, the German pulling out a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 second-round win. Then Tiafoe rocked a b...
2019-08-30 09:00

Kevin Durant's Achilles Injury Sounds Like Bad News All The Way Around Warriors president of basketball operations Bob Myers spoke at the postgame podium Monday night following his team’s 106–105 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5. That’s an unusual step for a personnel honcho, but these are unusual circumstance...
2019-06-11 10:16

Kevin Durant Re-Crabs His Crabbed Leg, Dammit [Update] Kevin Durant ripped off 11 points in an impressive first quarter of Monday night’s Game 5 in Toronto, burying three three-pointers and switching capably on defense and looking maybe a little bit stiff but otherwise really goddamn impressive. Then, in...
2019-06-11 10:16

Kevin Durant has surgery for torn right Achilles tendon The Warriors' worst fears were confirmed: Kevin Durant suffered a torn right Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night.       ...
2019-06-13 05:16

Knicks being scorched after Kevin Durant chooses Nets Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are headed to the Nets — the duo the Knicks once dreamed of signing. Many were shocked over the news, and social media quickly took aim at the Knicks and owner James Dolan, who failed to deliver NBA free agency’s b...
2019-07-01 09:32

Kevin Durant’s Twitter troll crusade erupts after tell-all Sensitive Nets star Kevin Durant has never encountered an internet troll he hasn’t pushed back against. And predictably his raw, open WSJ Magazine interview stirred up a hornet’s nest of responses for him to take issue with. Durant always has opted t...
2019-09-12 12:32

Kevin Durant injury devastates Drake, who breaks down Several Raptors fans cheered. Drake wept. The famous rapper and infamous Toronto fan was visibly disturbed after seeing Kevin Durant reinjure his lower right leg during the Warriors’ stunning 106-105 Game 5 win Monday night to keep the NBA Fina...
2019-06-11 13:32

One Net can’t hold back Kevin Durant joy: ‘KD is my favorite player’ LAS VEGAS — With Brooklyn’s blockbuster additions of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan not official until Saturday, coaches and executives have to be coy. Then there’s Rodions Kurucs. He’s a 21-year-old Net who grew up in Latvia idolizing...
2019-07-05 11:16

Drake’s Kevin Durant emotion didn’t end on the court As far as Drake’s concerned, Kevin Durant’s well-being is greater than any game. Taking to Instagram, the Raptors superfan, who consoled the Warriors forward after he went down with an Achilles injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Mo...
2019-06-11 18:48

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Kevin Durant An Achilles injury won't prevent Kevin Durant from being one of the top targets for teams when NBA free agency opens on June 30.       ...
2019-06-28 06:16

Sudden chance Kevin Durant could return this season LAS VEGAS — With Kevin Durant’s Achilles tendon the most-watched body part in sports, the Nets aren’t ruling out their newly acquired superstar for next season. They didn’t guarantee Durant will play, but opted not to proactively put him on the shelf...
2019-07-10 02:16

Doug Gottlieb has a ridiculous Knicks, Kevin Durant take Doug Gottlieb, who has offered many peculiar opinions during his time as a Fox Sports pundit, delivered another nonsensical take on Kevin Durant on Wednesday. Gottlieb claimed that if the Knicks, who still have interest in Durant despite his ruptured...
2019-06-14 02:32

Kevin Durant’s close friend: ‘He’s going to come back 10 times better’ OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook has known Kevin Durant since he was an unknown, skinny teenager in Seat Pleasant, Md., and he’s not going to doubt his friend now. Amid widespread speculation Durant will never be the same play...
2019-06-13 20:16

Nets’ Kevin Durant slip up is recipe for disaster The men who run the Nets have been on quite a streak the past few years, culminating in the game-changing (and, they hope, franchise-altering) recruitment of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to Brooklyn, a flourish that not only makes them among the lea...
2019-07-11 05:32

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn't change.        ...
2019-05-30 01:00

Chris Broussard Gets In His Car, Loudly Defends Himself From Kevin Durant At some point on Wednesday, as nationwide support for the meteor intensified, Fox Sports scoopster Chris Broussard balanced his phone on the dashboard of his car and defended himself from Kevin Durant’s attacks on his credibility. At the end of the d...
2019-05-23 23:48

Charles Barkley knows exactly whom to blame for Kevin Durant’s injury As the internet descends on the Warriors for playing Kevin Durant in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, a decision that resulted in an Achilles injury, Charles Barkley has joined the fray. “That was not right. If you go back and look at the last two wee...
2019-06-11 22:01

Kevin Durant, In His Cheesiest Cheesebutt Voice: "Shit Happens" Kevin Durant has a long, long way to go before he’s back on an NBA floor, and likely has far further to go before he’s anything like the player he was before he ruptured his Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The circumstances that led to t...
2019-08-08 10:00

Kevin Durant’s injury may have saved the Knicks’ future We are conditioned to believe that a dark cloud sits permanently over Penn Plaza, even on the sunniest of summer days. Two decades of lousy, unwatchable basketball will do that to you. A new century featuring one memorable season — in 2012-13 — and o...
2019-06-11 22:01

Stephen A. Smith has done complete 180 on Kevin Durant and the Knicks Just three weeks ago, ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith tweeted, “From everything I’ve heard, Kevin Durant and Kyrie [Irving] are planning on coming to New York. 95% chance they say! Only potential hiccup is KD [Durant] changing his mind.” Well, get some...
2019-06-05 22:48

Kevin Durant isn’t a package deal with Kyrie Irving That package deal everyone has talked about for months doesn’t seem so likely. If it does happen, it may just be by coincidence. Kevin Durant isn’t worrying about where fellow high-priced free agent Kyrie is going when it comes to where he will sign,...
2019-06-21 21:48

N.B.A. Finals: Warriors Tie Series With Raptors A starting lineup change and a huge third quarter helped Golden State beat Toronto, but the win came with injuries to Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney....
2019-06-03 10:16

Warriors Come Alive In Third Quarter, Even NBA Finals For one and a half games of the 2019 NBA Finals, it looked like the Toronto Raptors were the better team. Then the first six minutes of Game 2’s third quarter happened....
2019-06-03 06:00

Ranking the top 30 Warriors and Raptors in the NBA Finals Steph or Kawhi? Klay or Lowry? And where should sidelined stars Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins check in? We're ranking the top 30 players in the Finals....
2019-05-31 01:16

Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half to beat the Toronto Raptors 109-104 and tie the NBA Finals at one game apiece &#...
2019-06-03 07:32

NBA Finals: Best photos from Raptors-Warriors The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
2019-05-30 05:32

Durant exits, but Warriors edge Raptors to stay alive "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for three 3-pointers in\r\nthe final three minutes, and the Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the\r\nToronto Raptors 106-105 Monday night in Game 5 to stay alive in the NBA\r\nFinals."...
2019-06-11 11:32

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Someday, years or even decades from now, at one of those celebratory reunions teams like to do, Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce with fondness about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors....
2019-08-14 18:00

Warriors see Thompson, Durant suffer serious injuries in last 2 games of season The Golden State Warriors had more bad luck at Game 6 of the NBA Finals Thursday when swingman Klay Thompson tore his ACL on his left knee with less than three minutes to go in the third quarter, according to his agent....
2019-06-14 11:16

Report: Warriors plan to offer max contracts to Durant, Thompson The Golden State Warriors plan to offer five-year max contracts to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, despite significant injuries to both players, according to a report....
2019-06-14 23:16

Potential Plan Bs for Knicks after devastating Kevin Durant injury Kevin Durant’s feared torn Achilles tendon could sway him not to opt out of the $31 million left on his contract since he may miss next season. Pairing KD with another star was the Knicks’ Plan A, but now they may have to pivot. Let’s look at their o...
2019-06-12 16:48

Jeremy Lin sells New York to Kevin Durant as Knicks now wait TORONTO — Jeremy Lin is back in the spotlight — in the NBA Finals — though his Raptors playoff role has been more of an out-of-the-rotation cheerleader than the star of “Linsanity.” But nobody knows better than Lin what New York feels like and what t...
2019-05-30 04:48

Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard may suddenly team up with Knicks Could Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard team up? That possibility is seeming more likely, based on reports Saturday. And the only two current options with enough cap space are the Knicks and Clippers. An ESPN report said Durant and Leonard have discusse...
2019-06-30 01:32

Kevin Durant’s first words after Achilles injury: ‘I’m hurting deep’ The Warriors’ win eased a small portion of Kevin Durant’s injury pain. Durant wasn’t on the ScotiaBank Arena floor to witness Golden State hold on to beat the Raptors 106-105 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. He left early on crutches and ...
2019-06-11 13:32

Kevin Durant confidant gives peek into free agency mindset Kevin Durant’s Achilles injury occurred nine days ago in Toronto. His surgery to repair the rupture occurred one week ago in New York. ESPN’s Jay Williams, a Durant friend and a partner with Durant’s manager Rich Kleiman on “The Boardroom,” tol...
2019-06-19 21:16

Steve Kerr talks about potential return of Kevin Durant TORONTO – Here’s more with the former Arizona basketball standout Steve Kerr as he talks about Kevin Durant and Game 5 of the NBA Finals. ...
2019-06-10 19:16

The Nets’ Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving era may be short-lived The Nets have three years to keep Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Both players have player options for the fourth season of their respective contracts, according to ESPN, meaning they can become free agents again in 2022. In essence, that means Durant...
2019-07-10 20:32

Kevin Durant gives Nets reason to hope for early return Kevin Durant made a loud statement by picking Brooklyn in free agency — and has been quiet since. But the injured superstar sat down — with a Nets logo positioned in the backdrop — to talk about various topics, including his new team and the possibil...
2019-09-07 11:00

Watch Ben Simmons, Kevin Durant and More NBA Stars Read Mean Tweets The 2019 NBA Finals are in full swing. Fans cheered for their favorite teams all season long, but it was the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors that made it to end. While......
2019-05-31 15:00

Kevin Durant spotted for first time since shocking Nets signing Kevin Durant is still on his scooter. Durant was spotted in public for the first time since sending shockwaves through the NBA by signing with the Brooklyn Nets, using a scooter outside a SoHo hotel as he recovers from Achilles surgery. The 30-year-o...
2019-07-18 02:16

This Kevin Durant T-shirt may be mildly terrifying for Knicks fans Kevin Durant has been mum on the issue, so NBA fans are left reading the tea leaves from Nike. The company is selling a T-shirt on its website that lists all the cities Durant has played in during his career, dating back to high school. The last two ...
2019-06-04 21:00

Kevin Durant refused to be traded straight up for D’Angelo Russell Before teaming up with Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn, Kevin Durant made sure to bring along another asset to the Nets. Durant’s acquisition came via sign-and-trade with the Warriors, who received D’Angelo Russell in the deal. Before the deal went through,...
2019-07-12 00:16

Kevin Durant Wishes To Separate Himself From "The Machine," But Plugs Into It Daily J.R. Moehringer has a rich profile of Kevin Durant, in the middle of his Achilles rehab, up at the Wall Street Journal today. The new Brooklyn Net drains deep threes in a swimming pool, explains the decay of his relationship with Oklahoma City, detai...
2019-09-11 12:16

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, responding to both Chris Broussard and a random Twitter user when called out online, Durant defended ...
2019-05-24 23:32

Kevin Durant’s closest confidant dodges Knicks hype Kevin Durant’s closest confidant is playing it safe. The superstar’s manager and media business partner, Rich Kleiman, offered little hints over his client’s future Tuesday during an appearance at the Wall Street Journal’s Fut...
2019-05-22 03:48

Nets schedule: Is NBA hinting Kevin Durant’s return date? The Nets will have more national television games this season than they had in the last five years combined. And they’ll come with more subplots and melodrama than a telenovela. 1. Can’t-miss Nets Arguably the biggest takeaway may just be that the Ne...
2019-08-13 13:16

Draymond Green flies cross country to see Kevin Durant Warriors forward Draymond Green, who had a spat with teammate Kevin Durant earlier this season, hopped on a plane and flew from San Francisco to New York this weekend with plans to visit the fallen superstar and check on his health, according to an N...
2019-06-16 03:00

Klay Thompson Back; Kevin Durant Still Crab Meat The Golden State Warriors are down 2-1 to the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals, in large part because their roster is all crabbed up. Today, head coach Steve Kerr provided an update on the overall health of the roster. The Warriors are getting one p...
2019-06-07 03:00

Knicks still ready to make push for Kevin Durant signing OAKLAND — A lot has changed on the Kevin Durant free-agency landscape but not the Knicks’ interest in signing him, according to people familiar with the club’s plans. The Knicks still have two max salary slots and they still intend to explore Durant ...
2019-06-12 19:16

'Some days I hate the NBA': Kevin Durant reflects on relationship with basketball 10-time All Star says end of time with Thunder was painful30-year-old says business side of game is wearingKevin Durant, one of the NBA’s best – and most polarizing – players has spoken about his ambivalent feelings towards the league.The 30-year-old...
2019-09-10 20:16

Mulling Knicks’ alternatives after Kevin Durant’s crushing injury TORONTO — The Knicks’ best laid dream has likely gone up in smoke in one tragic Monday night. The Knicks woke up to the news of Kevin Durant’s feared Achilles tear like the rest of New York — stunned. Durant’s return from a calf strain turned into a ...
2019-06-11 18:48

How Kevin Durant’s Achilles’ injury affects his future and the NBA landscape Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant suffered an Achilles' injury on Monday, a tragic turn of events that threatens to alter his career's trajectory and shake up the NBA's upcoming free-agency landscape....
2019-06-11 14:32

Anonymous fan sends flowers to Kevin Durant on behalf of all Canadians Flowers were sent to the Warriors office with a card reading: "Dear KD and the Warriors: I can’t even believe those dumba** Raptors fans cheered when they saw you were injured."...
2019-06-12 19:32

Kevin Durant center of attention in packed sports summer After all the winters of their discontent, the Knicks are poised to be the Boys of Summer. LeBron James never intended to take his talents to New York, but here we are, nine years later, and the Knicks will be asking the basketball gods for help. The...
2019-05-26 04:16

How Kevin Durant's injury could change the fate of five NBA teams When Kevin Durant went down with a torn Achilles, the future became murky. Not only for Durant and the Warriors, but for the rest of the NBA.       ...
2019-06-13 17:48

Tim Kawakami Self-Flagellated For Hours Over His Kevin Durant Column [Update] Last night, after Kevin Durant’s Achilles seemingly rolled up like a window shade during the Warriors must-win Game 5 against the Toronto Raptors, fans and reporters alike began a wild-eyed search for someone to blame. The question of blame here is c...
2019-06-11 23:01

‘Q Ball’ explores Kevin Durant’s side gig with San Quentin prisoners In basketball, rehabilitation generally keeps a player off the court. For San Quentin’s Warriors, the court is the rehab. “Q Ball” is a moving and dynamically shot portrait of the Northern California prison’s basketball team, which is sponsored by th...
2019-05-25 12:32

What's next for Kevin Durant after Achilles injury? Breaking down his options When Kevin Durant went down with what the Golden State Warriors fear to be an Achilles tear in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the future became murky.       ...
2019-06-12 17:16

Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals Toronto opened as a +260 underdog at Caesars Sportsbook in the series. In the past eight NBA Finals, only last season's Cavaliers were larger underdogs to start than the Raptors....
2019-05-26 12:16

Warriors outlast Raptors to square NBA Finals at 1-1 The two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors used a massive third quarter to overcame a sluggish start and secure a 109-104 win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday that squared the NBA Finals at one game apiece....
2019-06-03 06:48

Report: Warriors' Looney could return in Finals Golden State big man Kevon Looney could see action in the NBA Finals, despite suffering an upper-body cartilage fracture in the Game 2 of the series against the Toronto Raptors, according to a report....
2019-06-06 23:48

NBA Finals: Warriors vs. Raptors schedule and TV times It all comes down to this. The long playoff journey has arrived at the NBA Finals. It's the Warriors and Raptors for the Larry O'Brien Trophy.        ...
2019-05-26 06:32

Warriors embrace a new NBA Finals challenge with Raptors The Warriors are motivated by the new experiences presenting themselves for this NBA Finals facing an upstart Toronto team. Two-time defending champion Golden State took on LeBron James and the Cavaliers in each of the past four finals.   ...
2019-05-28 02:48

Warriors' Curry set for Toronto homecoming in NBA Finals When the NBA Finals begins in Toronto on Thursday it will be much more than the latest stop en route to a potential fourth championship for Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry but rather a homecoming of sorts....
2019-05-30 00:32

Sources: Warriors' Looney could return in Finals After undergoing further evaluation of the non-displaced first costal cartilage fracture he suffered in Game 2, Warriors forward Kevon Looney could potentially return during the NBA Finals, league sources told ESPN....
2019-06-06 21:48

NBA Finals: It’s Kawhi Leonard vs. the Warriors’ dynasty TORONTO — It’s “The Canadian Klaw” versus “The Dynasty.” Canada is all about basketball this week as it hosts its first NBA Finals game Thursday at Scotiabank Arena. Kawhi Leonard’s underdog Raptors battle a Warriors juggernaut that still looks like ...
2019-05-30 11:16

Raptors rip Warriors to take commanding 3-1 NBA Finals lead OAKLAND, Calif. — It may now be all up to Kevin Durant and the state of his calf strain to save the Warriors from doom. Before Friday’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Steve Kerr was asked about this being potentially the final Warriors game at Oracle Aren...
2019-06-08 14:32

What, them worry? Warriors confident despite NBA Finals hole TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors are rugged and relentless, capable of punishing teams in transition any time they make a mistake. The Golden State Warriors felt like they were seeing a version of themselves in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and now the...
2019-06-02 02:32

Raptors beat Warriors 123-109, take lead in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 on Wednesday night for a...
2019-06-06 13:16

Raptors braced for big response from Warriors in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors scored an impressive win over the two-times defending champion Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals opener and are now preparing for what could be a mighty response....
2019-06-01 01:16

Warriors heavily favored over Raptors in NBA Finals The Golden State Warriors are favored in the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive year, as they opened as heavy favorites against the Toronto Raptors late Saturday night....
2019-05-26 18:16

Warriors vs. Raptors: Why the NBA Finals lines are going crazy Betting-market makers must act conservatively with game and series prices in the NBA Finals right now because of question marks involving key Golden State Warriors. — Klay Thompson has suffered a hamstring strain that could inhibit his movement and s...
2019-06-05 22:48

Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Toronto Raptors won the first NBA Finals game played outside the U.S., beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night....
2019-05-31 06:16

Awkward NBA Finals: Durant, Leonard free agency clouds on-court intrigue SportsPulse: Even though the NBA Finals gets underway Thursday, there's no doubt Kevin Durant and Kawhi Lenoard's looming free agency decisions have more intrigue and lasting impact on the league landscape.       &...
2019-05-30 01:00

Warriors lose center, while Durant and Thompson’s status remain in doubt OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors have never been touted for their depth and now they may be tested like never before when the Finals resume Wednesday at Oracle Arena with Game 3. It may be the Raptors’ best hope the aging Warriors just break down. The ...
2019-06-04 07:32

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce someday about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors       ...
2019-08-14 15:16

Nets’ system drew Kevin Durant to Brooklyn: GM Sean Marks Kevin Durant was watching, and he liked what he saw. According to Nets GM Sean Marks, the marquee free agent is a fan of how his new team plays. Marks shared on WFAN on Tuesday that Durant told him, shortly after he announced he was coming to Brookly...
2019-07-17 06:48

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athleteOn Monday night, NBA fans around the world tuned in to what should ...
2019-06-14 00:48

Bernard King: Kevin Durant can’t fall into this Patrick Ewing trap If Kevin Durant wants to come to the Knicks, he had better bring along another star or he’ll wind up like Patrick Ewing — ringless. So says Brooklyn-born Bernard King, the former Knicks legend who played a role this past season as rookie Kevin Knox’s...
2019-05-26 04:16

Nets’ Caris LeVert can’t wait to play with ‘big brother’ Kevin Durant The Nets, since general manager Sean Marks and coach Kenny Atkinson arrived in Brooklyn, have built a reputation as a gritty team that plays hard. After signing free agents Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving this summer, many have questioned how adding a ...
2019-08-02 09:32

Kevin Durant’s close friend: Porzingis trade doomed Knicks ESPN’s Jay Williams, a Kevin Durant confidant, believes the Knicks trading Kristaps Porzingis could have hurt the team’s chances of landing the two-time NBA Finals MVP. Back in Porzingis’ rookie year, when Durant visited the Garden, he gave the 7-foo...
2019-07-02 08:48

Charles Barkley 'unsure' whether Kevin Durant could handle New York City Kevin Durant is set to become a free agent during the offseason and will be one of the most sought-after players on the market next to Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard....
2019-06-05 18:00

Nets see Kevin Durant’s injury as a chance to prove people wrong The Nets have no fear of Kevin Durant’s Achilles. If that wasn’t clear in their signing of Durant to a $164 million contract, it is in the story of how it happened. Brooklyn did take the injury into account, according to a report by Sport...
2019-07-09 19:48

Kevin Durant’s fight with Chris Broussard escalates: Don’t call me a liar Kevin Durant is in a Twitter fight again. Only this time, he might actually be winning. The forever-embattled superstar clapped back at Chris Broussard for the second time in three days after the Fox Sports personality said he has texted with Durant ...
2019-05-23 01:01

How Kevin Durant's injury alters the NBA landscape — this summer and beyond Kevin Durant's injury could have a ripple effect throughout the NBA, from the Warriors to free agency to the record books.       ...
2019-06-11 20:32

Tiger Woods understands why Kevin Durant risked playing despite injury The golfer feels Durant's pain. "As athletes, our job is to make the human body do something it was never meant to do ... and ... well, sometimes things go awry."...
2019-06-12 16:32

Kevin Durant's injury is not only changing the potential makeup of the NBA, it's moving stocks Basketball superstar Kevin Durant's injury may have reshaped the outlook of the NBA's upcoming free agency period, but it also sent ripples through Wall Street....
2019-06-13 01:16

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, NBA stars react to Kevin Durant's injury Players from around the NBA, along with NFL star and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, reacted to Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant's injury....
2019-06-11 09:00

Kevin Durant confirms ruptured Achilles: ‘Road back starts now’ OAKLAND, Calif. — The NBA’s worst fears have been confirmed. Kevin Durant, who left in the second quarter of the Warriors’ Game 5 win in Toronto on Monday, indeed ruptured his Achilles tendon. The Warriors star underwent surgery Wednesday in New York...
2019-06-13 03:48

Kevin Durant is only one safe from free-agency chaos injury created Plans haven’t changed. They’ve just become more complicated. Despite Kevin Durant likely suffering a torn Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday night, the Warriors superstar’s suddenly uncertain future doesn’t necessarily me...
2019-06-11 22:01

I Went To SoHo To Find Kevin Durant And All I Found Was A Bunch Of Clothes I Can't Afford Where in the world in Kevin Durant headed? is one of the most interesting questions in the NBA right now. Where in the world is Kevin Durant currently? is a much less compelling cousin of that question, but one we are somewhat better equipped to answ...
2019-06-29 14:16

Knicks land Julius Randle after Kevin Durant fail: ‘He is a beast’ For their Kevin Durant consolation prizes, the Knicks went into a spending frenzy by signing four players — three power forwards and swingman Reggie Bullock. They added two young power forwards, former Lakers lottery pick Julius Randle and Bobby Port...
2019-07-01 09:32

Raptors beat shorthanded Warriors, take 2-1 Finals lead The Toronto Raptors defeated a shorthanded Golden State Warriors squad 123-109 in Oakland on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals....
2019-06-06 07:48

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard getting vengeance against Warriors in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard says he isn't out for revenge for 2017, but the Warriors must feel like the Raptors star has a score to settle this NBA Finals.       ...
2019-06-08 11:16

Raptors hit big shots, beat Warriors for 2-1 NBA Finals lead Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 for a 2-1 series lead &...
2019-06-06 07:16

N.B.A. Finals Live Updates: Raptors vs. Warriors Score Golden State is in trouble, but Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney are back. The Raptors have been on fire, but can that last? Stay here for live updates....
2019-06-08 05:32

Warriors won’t let injuries hamper finals push, says Jerebko The Golden State Warriors will not be letting injuries to Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins come between them and a third straight NBA title, the club’s power forward Jonas Jerebko told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-30 05:32

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series in si...
2019-05-26 07:32

Warriors ban minority owner from NBA Finals after pushing incident The Golden State Warriors have banned team minority owner Mark Stevens from the rest of the NBA Finals following a pushing incident involving Raptors guard Kyle Lowry in Wednesday night's Game 3 loss....
2019-06-07 00:32

NBA Finals: Expert picks to win Raptors-Warriors series, MVP We make our picks for the NBA Finals, which begin tonight when the Warriors head to Scotiabank Arena for Game 1 against the Raptors.        ...
2019-05-30 16:16

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrilling 118-109 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday....
2019-05-31 09:48

Warriors give exiting Drake an earful after NBA Finals win The Warriors had some words for Drake again – this time as the rapper was leaving the building. Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson were about to head back into the Warriors locker room after greeting their teammates following a 109-104 win over the Rapto...
2019-06-03 14:48

DeMarcus Cousins’ Finals return more than a Warriors boost OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has emerged just in time for his stock to skyrocket before NBA free agency begins June 30. Cousins’ signing to a heavily discounted one-year, $5 million pact last summer was done with Sunday — in a h...
2019-06-04 07:32

Warriors stun Raptors to keep NBA Finals hopes alive  TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s presence and subsequent absence spurred the Warriors to somehow keep alive their season in a 106-105 Game 5 triumph Monday over the tight, cold-shooting Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. After his sharp, 11-point first quarter set...
2019-06-11 13:32

NBA Finals: Warriors' Klay Thompson will have MRI on left hamstring Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson will have an MRI on his left hamstring after leaving Sunday's NBA Finals Game 2 victory over the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-04 01:01

Toronto Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Raptors made a smashing NBA Finals debut, beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night....
2019-05-31 08:16

2019 NBA Finals: The case for picking the Raptors or Warriors Finally! The 2019 NBA Finals begin Thursday night with heavy series favorite Golden State visiting surprise entry Toronto (ABC, 9 p.m.). Bettors have had plenty of time to make their preferences known since the Raptors shocked the Milwaukee Bucks to ...
2019-05-30 23:16

Warriors defeat Blazers 119-117 in OT, heading to fifth straight NBA finals The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night....
2019-05-21 18:48

Rest for the weary: Warriors will only get stronger with break before NBA Finals These six straight wins since Kevin Durant went down have been as impressive a stretch as coach Steve Kerr has had during his tenure.        ...
2019-05-22 00:48

Nothing gold can stay: Warriors at crossroads after Finals loss The Golden State Warriors, a basketball dynasty that redefined the sport with their long range shooting and small ball lineups, face an offseason of uncertainty after falling short in their bid to win a third consecutive NBA title on Thursday....
2019-06-14 09:00

Knicks one of biggest losers from Warriors’ painful NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors and the Knicks lost the NBA Finals — a gruesome two-week battleground that has disfigured the face of the once-pretty 2019 free-agent class. In the aftermath of the Warriors’ crushing 114-110 Game 6 loss to Toronto late...
2019-06-15 03:00

Warriors’ Andre Iguodala is the NBA Finals’ most dangerous afterthought OAKLAND – After Andre Iguodala buried another huge NBA Finals dagger with 5.9 seconds left Sunday night to quiet Canada, Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry was near the Toronto sidelines and started jabbering something toward Raptors coach Nick Nurs...
2019-06-03 22:16

Charles Barkley says Kevin Durant lacks the ‘mental makeup’ to play in New York The Hall of Famer allowed that Durant is a “great person” and player, but added that the Warriors star has “some of the thinnest skin I’ve ever seen.”...
2019-06-05 17:48

Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets, Kyrie Irving reportedly will join him NBA star Kevin Durant will sign a four-year deal to play for the Brooklyn Nets, bringing an abrupt end to one of the most hotly anticipated sagas of the league's free agency season....
2019-07-01 06:48

Nets pulled off salary cap miracle to put talent around Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving For a general manager, free agency is like the NBA Finals. And Brooklyn GM Sean Marks has hit a Game 7 winner. The Nets not only successfully landed Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving but found a creative way to finesse the cap enough to add DeAndre Jorda...
2019-07-01 19:32

Achilles injury return stat that should give Kevin Durant suitors pause While the Nets and Knicks have tantalized Kevin Durant, neither franchise can offer him that golden year — a fifth season paying $50 million. It’s the one carrot that keeps the Warriors in play as Durant weighs his options with free agency beginning ...
2019-06-28 07:32

Kevin Durant to the Knicks? Not so fast, says close friend, ex-teammate Kendrick Perkins To many people, Kevin Durant joining the Knicks this summer seems like a done deal. According to Kendrick Perkins, those people may be wrong.        ...
2019-05-24 00:48

Golden State’s Kevin Durant Announces Achilles’ Rupture and Surgery ‘Success’ The superstar Warriors forward injured his right Achilles’ tendon during Game 5 of the N.B.A. finals against the Raptors after missing nine games with a strained calf....
2019-06-13 03:16

Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets. The post Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-07-01 04:32

Kevin Durant has a long road back from Achilles injury, but his ability bodes well Kevin Durant, who will miss all of next season, has a long road ahead recuperating from a ruptured Achilles tendon.       ...
2019-06-14 15:00

12 heart-wrenching images of the emotion on the court after Kevin Durant's injury When Warriors superstar Kevin Durant went down with an Achilles injury in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, raw emotion filled Toronto's Scotiabank Arena.       ...
2019-06-11 20:32

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when ther...
2019-06-30 01:32

Opinion: Kevin Durant's injury should serve as cautionary tale for athletes everywhere Game 5 of the NBA Finals will be a seminal moment for athletes everywhere: If you don’t look out for your best interests, who else will?       ...
2019-06-12 04:32

Kevin Durant defends Devin Booker in NBA’s absurd double-team controversy The NBA never ceases to amaze. Even in the dog days of summer, social media can be buzzing about the silliest of things, and the latest controversy is centered around Suns star Devin Booker complaining about being double-teamed during a pickup game. ...
2019-08-22 17:16

Opinion: Warriors' uncommon belief in themselves has lifted them to NBA Finals yet again On top of the Warriors' prodigious talent is an unmatched hunger to win and belief in themselves. That combination has them in the NBA Finals again.        ...
2019-05-22 00:48

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry favored to win NBA Finals MVP Golden State star point guard Stephen Curry is the favorite to capture the NBA Finals MVP Award as the Warriors prepare for Game 1 against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-05-29 19:00

2019 NBA Finals matchups: Breaking down Raptors, Warriors battle Afraid an NBA Finals without LeBron James would be short on storylines? Think again. The Warriors are on the longest NBA Finals run in a half-century, looking for the first three-peat since 2002. Kawhi Leonard is looking to become the King in the Nor...
2019-05-30 05:32

NBA Finals: Why Steve Kerr is confident Warriors will bounce back TORONTO — The Warriors are in new territory in the NBA Finals in their fifth straight appearance. Before Thursday, they had never lost Game 1. Coach Steve Kerr’s excuse after his team’s convincing loss to Toronto was less about Kevin Durant’s absence...
2019-06-02 14:32

Raptors not letting Warriors' injuries change their focus in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors may have a prime opportunity to jump ahead in the NBA Finals given the whack of injuries that have plagued the Golden State Warriors but they are not changing their approach to the pivotal contest....
2019-06-05 04:32

Injury-hit Warriors ready to lean on 'rock' Curry in NBA Finals The banged-up Golden State Warriors are ready to turn to Stephen Curry, the team's heart and soul, in the NBA Finals as they try to overcome injuries in search of a fourth championship in five years....
2019-06-05 04:32

Warriors installed as Finals favorite over TBD Bucks-Raptors winner Golden State clinched a spot in a fifth consecutive NBA Finals and sportsbooks installed the Warriors as the favorites against an opponent to be determined from the Eastern Conference....
2019-05-21 19:00

Warriors' investor banned from NBA Finals for Lowry shove Warriors' investor Mark Stevens won't attend remaining NBA Finals for courtside shove of Raptors' Kyle Lowry        ...
2019-06-06 22:32

NBA Finals: Game time, TV, streaming info and everything else you need for Game 4 The Toronto Raptors hold a 2-1 series lead over the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. Here's game time, TV and streaming info for Game 4.        ...
2019-06-07 12:32

Kevin Durant paid the price for playing hurt. Robert Griffin III can feel his pain. Few athletes understands exactly what Kevin Durant went through in Game 5, but Robert Griffin III knows the internal and external pressure associated with returning from injury -- and suffering the worst-case scenario-- better than most....
2019-06-11 23:16

Kevin Durant to join Nets in shock move with Kyrie Irving reported to follow Former NBA MVP joins Brooklyn after titles with WarriorsESPN report Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan to followDurant like to miss entire 2019-20 season with torn achillesThe Brooklyn Nets appear to have turned themselves from outsiders to NBA contende...
2019-07-01 00:48

Quinn Cook has unique view of Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving free agency TORONTO — Quinn Cook, the Warriors’ backup point guard out of Duke, can’t confirm where his two buddies, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, will land this summer, but he can confirm the two are tight. Cook, who followed Irving at Duke and is a chil...
2019-05-30 21:48

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch the 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere The 2019 NBA Finals lineup is set and the Golden State Warriors will take on the Toronto Raptors in a best-of-seven series to see which team will be this year’s NBA champion. If you’re looking for a Warriors vs Raptors live stream, then...
2019-05-31 09:48

Watch: Warriors fan shoves Raptors' Kyle Lowry, gets ejected from NBA Finals A Golden State Warriors fan was ejected after shoving Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry while he was sitting courtside during Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
2019-06-07 00:32

Warriors ban minority owner from NBA Finals after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
2019-06-06 19:32

Golden State Warriors had a longer break than the Raptors before the finals. Does it matter? Toronto will be on their fifth day off and the Warriors on their 10th before they play Game 1 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. Does that make a difference?...
2019-05-30 18:32

Kawhi Leonard shines as Raptors take commanding 3-1 lead on Warriors in NBA Finals With Kawhi Leonard leading the way, the Toronto Raptors took a commanding 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.       ...
2019-06-08 07:32

NBA free agency rumors: Latest buzz on Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving and more The NBA free agency period opens Sunday at 6 p.m. ET and this year's class is stacked, including Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard.       ...
2019-06-29 01:00

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2019-05-31 21:16

Opinion: Kevin Durant makes risky move with Nets, but has chance to lead young team to top Kevin Durant’s aggressive restlessness has led him to a new frontier in the NBA, to a franchise that was very recently among the league’s worst.       ...
2019-07-01 10:16

Carmelo Anthony calls Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving ‘family’ amid Nets links It sure sounds like Carmelo Anthony would like to join the Brooklyn Nets. Still without an NBA team, the former Knicks star spoke to TMZ and was asked about Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving pushing for the Nets to sign the 10-time All-Star. “That&...
2019-09-02 22:32

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2019-05-21 16:16

Stephen Curry torments Trail Blazers again, sending Warriors to fifth straight NBA Finals Curry scores a game-high 37 points, and Golden State rallies from a 17-point second-half deficit to complete a sweep in the Western Conference finals....
2019-05-21 15:48

‘We don’t really know these guys’: Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors speak at NBA Finals media day The Raptors took the two regular-season games between the teams but fast forward to Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and you have two very different lineups facing off....
2019-05-30 01:48

Finals-bound Raptors channel Kawhi Leonard’s focus as Warriors await Kyle Lowry couldn’t wipe the smile off his face. Kawhi Leonard accepted a hug from Drake. But the Raptors' collective focus remained on their upcoming series with the back-to-back champion Golden State Warriors, rather than on their long-awaited post...
2019-05-26 10:00

'Our DNA shows up': Steph Curry reacts after Warriors beat Raptors to tie NBA finals – video Steph Curry has said that the Golden State Warriors’ mantra of strength in numbers is ‘not just marketing stuff’ and ‘showed up in our DNA’ after his team beat the Toronto Raptors in a tense Game 2 of the NBA finals.The Warriors levelled up the serie...
2019-06-03 14:00

NBA Finals odds: Golden State Warriors heavy favorites over Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors opened as favorites in the NBA Finals for a fifth straight year despite the murky status of superstar forward Kevin Durant....
2019-05-26 22:48

Drake Tries Very Hard To Pretend He Doesn't Have Steph Curry And Kevin Durant's Jersey Numbers Tattooed On His Body The world was very nearly spared a couple week’s worth of energetic Drake sightings Thursday night, when Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors went careening into the sidelines late in the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Iguodala missed...
2019-05-31 08:16

Nets strike fast, landing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, as NBA free agency opens with a bang Teams and players were able to begin negotiations at 6 p.m. Eastern on Sunday and within 90 minutes, they had reached agreement on deals collectively worth more than $2 billion....
2019-07-01 09:32

Kevin Durant recruitment stands pop up around New York City as Knicks fans hope to lure star to Big Apple Kevin Durant is expected to become a free agent once the period begins at the end of the month and New York Knicks fans are trying hard to recruit the superstar to the Big Apple....
2019-06-21 01:32

Opinion: How Kevin Durant's injury, Golden State opened door to wild West free agency LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers vs. Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and the Clippers in a made-for-Hollywood rivalry. Pass the popcorn, please.       ...
2019-07-07 04:01

Opinion: Raptors deserve celebration, but Warriors' injuries denied NBA fans classic Finals This will be remembered as one of the saddest finals we’ve seen. Because of what it could have been. Because we watched so many stars get injured.       ...
2019-06-14 13:16

Untangling the Latest Britney Spears Drama: Dad, Kids, Kevin Federline and the Legal Decision That Keeps on Giving Wait, it's 2019. Why is this still happening? "This," that is, being fresh drama in the realm of Britney Spears' conservatorship, which this time was preceded by Kevin......
2019-09-10 21:48

Ratings for Game 2 of NBA Finals up a bit over Game 1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ratings for Game 2 of the NBA Finals were slightly higher than the numbers for Game 1 of the title series between Toronto and Golden State. The Warriors’ win on Sunday night drew a 10.2 overnight rating, up a bit from the 10.1 r...
2019-06-03 19:48

'(Expletive) them': DeMarcus Cousins rips Kevin Durant skeptics after injury Golden State Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins had a message for the people who questioned teammate Kevin Durant's heart.       ...
2019-06-11 14:16

Kevin Durant's mother puts son's critics on blast with passionate message following injury Wanda Durant, the mother of two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant, posted a passionate message on Twitter early Tuesday calling out her son's critics.       ...
2019-06-11 20:32

Ex-teammate Kendrick Perkins: Kevin Durant 'finally got his own team' as face of the Nets Former teammate Kendrick Perkins said Kevin Durant has signed on for a "golden opportunity" as the new face of the Brooklyn Nets.       ...
2019-07-01 18:01

Phoenix family knows there's more to Kevin Durant's social media presence than feuds with trolls It's easy to get the impression Kevin Durant is just a jerk who uses social media to argue. But his biggest fan, Jordan Pruneau, knows better.        ...
2019-05-27 00:16

Why Kevin Durant's Achilles Tendon Was His Achilles' Heel When the Golden State Warriors star limped off the court, his Achilles tendon had been pulled to the point of rupture. Here's how that may have happened....
2019-06-14 21:16

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Game 1 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks....
2019-05-25 03:48

NBA notebook: Durant officially out for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals game against the visiting Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-05 11:48

Report: Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Durant won't....
2019-05-31 23:32

Durant to miss Game 2; Iguodala likely after MRI Warriors star Kevin Durant, who hasn't played since injuring his right calf in the Western Conference semifinals, will miss Game 2 of the NBA Finals against Toronto on Sunday....
2019-06-01 03:48

Kerr: Durant officially out of Game 1 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and he might not travel with the team to Toronto due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday....
2019-05-28 00:32

NBA notebook: Kerr says Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Durant won't....
2019-06-01 08:48

Kerr says Durant will practice ahead of Game 5 Warriors coach Steve Kerr says injured star Kevin Durant will practice Sunday, a hurdle that the forward had to clear before returning from his calf strain....
2019-06-09 19:48

Durant ruled out for Game 4; Klay likely to play Kevin Durant's calf injury will keep him out for the Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday. Klay Thompson will return from his hamstring injury after missing Game 3....
2019-06-06 23:48

Charles Barkley: Kevin Durant doesn't have 'the mental makeup to play in New York' During a teleconference Tuesday, Charles Barkley was asked what his advice would be for the Warriors' Kevin Durant during free agency.        ...
2019-06-05 05:32

Warriors take Game 5 with 106-105 win against Raptors Stephen Curry has 23 points, Klay Thompson scored 12 and the Golden State Warriors lead the Toronto Raptors 62-56 at halftime of Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
2019-06-11 11:00

Raptors on brink of NBA Finals after Game 5 win over Bucks SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velasquez break down how the Raptors took a 3-2 lead on the Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals.        ...
2019-05-24 10:32

How to Stream Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals Tonight The St. Louis Blues are taking on the Boston Bruins tonight in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals, with the winner of tonight’s game taking home the cup....
2019-06-13 01:32

Raptors OG Anunoby active for Game 2 of NBA Finals The 21-year-old forward missed the Raptors' first 17 games of the post-season since his April 11 surgery two days before Toronto opened the playoffs against Orlando....
2019-06-03 07:32

NBA Finals: The Raptors straight up blew it in Game 2 SportsPulse: Just when it looked like the Raptors might have control of the NBA Finals, the Warriors brought us back to reality with a dominant second half in Game 2 and evened the series.        ...
2019-06-03 10:32

2019 NBA Finals: Tip-off time, TV, streaming and everything else to know about Game 3 With the NBA Finals shifting to Oakland and the series tied 1-1 between the Raptors and Warriors, here's all the info you need to watch Game 3.        ...
2019-06-05 20:32

Warriors want a more aggressive defense in Game 2 Draymond Green put the onus squarely on himself to improve the results for the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-02 09:00

Cousins to be active for Warriors in Game 1 Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins will be active for Game 1 against the Raptors, though Steve Kerr declined to say how he'll be used. But it isn't looking like Kevin Durant will be ready to go for Game 2....
2019-05-31 01:16

Warriors hopeful to have Klay, KD for Game 4 The depleted Warriors didn't have enough firepower to overcome the absence of their star players in Game 3, but the team expects Klay Thompson to play Friday and is cautiously optimistic that Kevin Durant also will return....
2019-06-06 10:48

VAR, the one game-changing decision that football cannot overrule Frankly, its all your own fault. Moaners, whingers, and complainers. Outraged managers, fuming fans, babbling phone-in callers. Protesting pundits, dissenting players and incensed commentators....
2019-08-31 16:00

NBA Finals: Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins 'pain-free' and could play against Raptors Golden State coach Steve Kerr said DeMarcus Cousins has been practicing, but he isn't sure when - or if - time will be right to use him in NBA Finals.        ...
2019-05-30 01:00

Bruins beat Blues in game 1 of NHL Stanley Cup Finals on NBC BOSTON (AP) – Forty-nine years after Boston’s Bobby Orr flew through the air following his Stanley Cup-clinching goal against St. Louis, Bruins defensemen Connor Clifton and Charlie McAvoy played a huge role in a Game 1 win over the Blues...
2019-05-28 07:00

Raptors come up short as Warriors take Game 2, even the series Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half on their way to a 109-104 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night that t...
2019-06-03 07:16

Warriors' Looney expected to play in Game 4 Golden State reserve forward Kevon Looney is available to play in Friday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors in Oakland, Calif., according to coach Steve Kerr....
2019-06-08 02:48

Warriors’ Klay Thompson going to warm up before Game 3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson is going to warm up before Game 3 of the NBA Finals and his status remains uncertain. The Golden Warriors guard sustained a mild left hamstring strain in Game 2 three days ago. Thompson, who has been listed as que...
2019-06-06 04:16

Warriors' Thompson (hamstring) won't play in Game 3 Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson was declared out for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors about 20 minutes before game time Wednesday night....
2019-06-06 07:48

Warriors rule Thompson (hammy) out for Game 3 The Warriors have ruled out star guard Klay Thompson for Wednesday night's Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Raptors due to a left hamstring strain....
2019-06-06 03:16

Former President Barack Obama attends Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Toronto Former President Barack Obama was in attendance for Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Warriors in Toronto.        ...
2019-06-03 07:32

Metallica rocks national anthem for NBA Finals Game 3 as Beyonce, Jay-Z look on Heavy metals titans James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica rocked the "Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 3 of the NBA finals.        ...
2019-06-06 07:16

Drake showed up at Jurassic Park to watch Game 6 of the NBA Finals Rather than travel to Oracle Arena to take in the game in person, Drake chose to watch alongside the Raptors faithful in Toronto.       ...
2019-06-14 13:16

Pascal Siakam after leading the Toronto Raptors to Game 1 win in the NBA Finals: 'I'm just doing it for my dad' While growing up in Douala, Cameroon, Pascal Siakam barely watched the NBA. But he took up basketball, he wrote back in 2016 for The Players' Tribune, because his father dreamed for one of his sons to reach the NBA....
2019-05-31 20:48

Raptors finish off Bucks in Game 6 to reach NBA Finals for first time Kawhi Leonard sent the Raptors to the NBA Finals with another huge performance in a 100-94 series-clinching win over the Bucks in Game 6.        ...
2019-05-26 06:32

Drake and Draymond Green have heated exchange after NBA Finals game Drake couldn’t help himself. The famous rapper and infamous Toronto sports superfan started Game 1 of the NBA Final by trolling the Warriors by wearing a Dell Curry Raptors jersey. He ended it by getting into an intensive game of trash-talking with G...
2019-05-31 06:48

NBA Finals: Raptors could make history and clinch championship with Game 5 win Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. ET on Monday at Scotiabank Arena in downtown Toronto. There will be several road closures and transit changes in effect for the game....
2019-06-10 13:16

Bruins rout Blues 5-1 to force Game 7 of Stanley Cup Finals Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask makes 27 saves to deny the St. Louis Blues a chance to win their first Stanley Cup title at home. Game 7 will be Wednesday night in Boston.       ...
2019-06-10 05:16

Raptors vs. Warriors: Why Vegas isn’t running away from Toronto in Game 2 Pascal’s wager: Bet on Toronto and hope Siakam plays like a god. That worked for Raptors backers in Thursday night’s series opener in the NBA Finals against the Warriors. Pascal Siakam scored 32 points on 14-of-17 shooting, a surprising X-factor lead...
2019-06-03 04:48

Raptors and Warriors face same obstacle in Game 5: Pressure SportsPulse: Trysta Krick explains why both the Warriors and the Raptors head into Game 5 of the NBA Finals with a ton of pressure on them.       ...
2019-06-10 08:16

Klay Thompson won’t play in Warriors-Raptors Game 3 The Warriors will be without Klay Thompson for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Thompson was a game-time decision after he suffered a left hamstring injury during the third quarter of the Warriors’ 109-104 Game 2 victory in Toronto on Sunday, immediat...
2019-06-06 04:16