Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is listed as questionable for Wednesday night's Game 2 of their first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a strained left calf.
In addition to Durant, Warriors guard Shaun Livingston (finger) and backup forward Matt Barnes (ankle sprain) are also listed as questionable for tomorrow's game.
The Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trailblazers duke it out in Game 3 at the Moda Center on Saturday night.
Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center, shoots between Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee, left, and forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 16, 2017.
Harkless had a team-high eight rebounds to complement his 15 points and Evan Turner dished a team-high seven assists for the Trail Blazers, who are facing the top-seeded team in West for the third time in the last four years. "We're going to err on the side of caution". We learned that we've got to do this collectively. "So you can't get too emotional or too low about the kind of game we had tonight". "So hopefully I see how I feel these next couple days".
The Warriors are 5-0 ATS in their last five road games, 21-7 ATS in their last 28 Conference Quarterfinals games and 13-3-1 ATS in their last 17 games overall. According to Kerr, generally, if you gamble, you would lose miserably. "But to get over that hump and beat them, we've got to make those plays and give guys more opportunities so we can have them as well on the offensive end". Let's see what the rest of the team is made of. "But I don't plan on going anywhere else". I talked to Chelsea about it, I didn't ask her that specific question because it doesn't really matter. You've got to defend, especially in the playoffs. Coming here the first two games, we just wanted to take one.
Survive isn't even the right word, not in Game 2.
You may recall the Warriors reached agreement with veteran point guard Jose Calderon two days before Durant went down on February 28.
-KERR: Yeah, he's bummed out, he wants to play for sure.
Maybe in a future game, in a much later round of these playoffs, the Warriors will need Curry and Thompson to score more than the 29 and 15 points they scored on Sunday.
If you're keeping score at home, that's 41 points for McCollum, 34 points for Lillard and 34 points for everyone else. It's obviously very similar in that it happened in Game 1 of the playoffs. That is certainly a bad omen for anyone who hoped that the Trail Blazers might have a chance at taking a game from the Warriors.
This was the implied understanding all along among the players themselves, and filtering from the players to team management, which, frankly, would be insane not to embrace this long-term alliance, even if it takes them deep into the luxury tax.