Is Durant playing on Game 4?

Kevin Durant will not play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Golden State coach Steve Kerr announced Thursday. Durant has not played since he injured his right calf on May 8 in the Western Conference semifinals. He has missed the past eight games.

The Golden State Warriors will continue to play without Kevin Durant during Game 4 of The Finals on Friday (9 ET, ABC). Coach Steve Kerr confirmed that Durant will remain sidelined as he battles back from a right calf strain suffered during the Western conference semifinals. But he will be unavailable for Game 4.”

One may also ask, is Durant playing in finals? NBA Finals 2019: Warriors’ Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 2 against Raptors. Durant, who missed Game 1 of the NBA Finals, also will miss Game 2 against the Raptors on Sunday, Warriors coach Steve Kerr confirmed Friday. Durant hasn’t played since injuring his calf in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals.

Also to know, is Durant playing on Game 5?

With the Golden State Warriors on the brink of elimination, Kevin Durant will play in Monday’s Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors. ‘He’s going to play,” Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said to reporters less than two hours before tip-off.

Will KD be back for Game 5?

Warriors still hoping to get Kevin Durant back for Game 5. The Warriors are hopeful that forward Kevin Durant will return for Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. As of Thursday night, Durant had yet to scrimmage — a key step in his recovery from a strained right calf that has sidelined him since May 8.

Why was Kevin Durant out?

Kevin Durant ruptured the Achilles tendon in his right leg during Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals. He underwent surgery two days later, beginning a recovery and rehabilitation process that could sideline him for a full year.

Why was Kevin Durant not playing?

Nets not expecting Kevin Durant to play this season. Durant is recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon. He was injured while playing for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, then left the Warriors to sign with the Nets in July.

Will Kevin Durant play on Monday?

TORONTO (AP) — Kevin Durant was playing basketball on Sunday. The Golden State Warriors hope he will again on Monday. Durant averaged 26.0 points per game for the Warriors during the regular season and 34.2 points in 11 playoff games before he got hurt in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against Houston.

Why can’t Kevin Durant play in the finals?

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in the opening game of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday because of a calf injury, coach Steve Kerr reiterated on Monday.

How serious is Kevin Durant injury?

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant says on social media he underwent surgery for a ruptured right Achilles tendon. Durant revealed the severity of his injury Wednesday, two days after getting hurt during Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto in his return after being sidelined for a month with a right calf strain.

Will Kevin Durant resign with Warriors?

Durant is widely expected to decline his contract option for the 2019-20 season, which would allow him to become an unrestricted free agent. The 30-year-old Durant is in the midst of his third season with the Warriors, and his decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for Golden State has paid off thus far.

Is Kevin Durant going to play in the playoffs?

Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins (left) have appeared in two playoff games together in 2019. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant won’t be ready to play in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30. The two-time reigning finals MVP has yet to return to on-court work while recovering from a strained right calf.

Is Klay Thompson playing tomorrow?

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is expected to play in Game 4 of The Finals on Friday (9 ET, ABC). Coach Steve Kerr confirmed that Thompson is planning to play “barring something unforeseen.”

Is Kevin Durant playing in tonight’s game?

Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant participated in the morning shootaround in Toronto and will be a game-time decision tonight. TORONTO, Canada (KGO) — Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant plans to play in Game 5 of the NBA Finals tonight in Toronto, ESPN reports. On Sunday, K.D.

Will KD play Thursday?

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. Durant has missed the past five games with a right calf injury and he told reporters on Friday that he was initially worried that he had torn his achilles tendon.

Is KD coming back to Game 6?

Kevin Durant will miss Game 6 with calf injury. May. 9, 2019 2:23 a.m.

When was KD injured?

Durant injured his ankle after landing awkwardly in the fourth quarter of the 115-111 loss to Phoenix. He’s missed just one game this season, a loss to the Magic on Feb. 28.

Did Kevin Durant practice today?

Kevin Durant Practices with Warriors Amid Injury Rehab, Questionable for Game 5. Warriors’ Steve Kerr said Kevin Durant will practice on Sunday and get “extra work in with younger players” as well. Making progress before Game 5 on Monday: “What he’s going to do today, he hasn’t done. He’s doing more today.”

What Warrior players are injured?

2019-20 Golden State Warriors: Injuries Date Player Injury 10/30/19 Curry, S. Hand 10/24/19 Looney, K. Neuropathy 10/23/19 Chriss, M. Left Foot Soreness 10/23/19 Smailagic, A. Right Ankle Sprain