Kevin Durant suffers calf strain, will have MRI before Game 6

The Golden State Warriors won Game 5 against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, but may be looking at a Game 6 and beyond without their best player.

Kevin Durant landed awkwardly and left for the locker room late in the third quarter after hitting a jump shot to give Golden State a 68-65 lead. The team announced that he suffered a calf strain and that he’s scheduled to have an MRI on Thursday. His status to travel for Game 6 is not clear.

Steve Kerr: ‘It’s not the Achilles’

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Head coach Steve Kerr told reporters that he was assured that Durant had not suffered an Achilles injury, the initial fear after Durant clutched his lower leg on the non-contact injury.

Durant was seen limping in the postgame locker room and told reporters “we’ll know more tomorrow” when asked about his injury.

Kevin Durant (AP)
Kevin Durant (AP)

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