Injured Kevin Durant will not return to Game 5
ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 11, 2019 10:53 AM
FILE - DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 2: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors high-fives fand before the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on February 2, 2019 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)
TORONTO (AP) — Kevin Durant's night is over.
The Golden State Warriors say Durant will not return to Game 5 of the NBA Finals because of a right lower-leg injury. The Warriors say an MRI will be performed on Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time) to determine the severity of the injury.
Kevin Durant (right lower leg injury) will not return to tonight's game. He will get an MRI tomorrow.— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) June 11, 2019
Durant was hurt in the second quarter after scoring 11 points in 12 minutes. He had missed the previous nine games with a strained right calf.