Kerr on Durant's injury: 'It's a little more serious than we thought'

Kevin Durant to miss Games 3 4 of Western Conference finals

Kevin Durant to miss Games 3 4 of Western Conference finals

The Warriors have gone 2-0 with KD out of the lineup since then. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told the media after the Warriors game two victory Durant will be looked at again in a week.

Cousins has missed 11 games since sustaining the injury April 15 against the Los Angeles Clippers in his second career playoff game.

The Toronto Raptors advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals after winning Game 7 of the semifinals, 92-90, on Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers. The Trail Blazers came into the playoffs as a No. 3 seed and defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder and Denver Nuggets on the way to a Western Conference Finals matchup with the Warriors.

They narrowly won 114-111 last night, but a win is a win.

On the ensuing possession, Kevon Looney converts an alley-oop to put the Warriors back ahead.

Trailing by three points with 12.3 seconds remaining, Portland had a final chance to tie the score. "When (Durant) goes out, when he's not in the lineup, we have the ability to shift".

It's Meyers Leonard and Seth Curry stepping up big late for the Blazers, who are led in scoring by Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum.

Can Portland finish the job?

Warriors star forward Kevin Durant hasn't played since he suffered a right calf injury in Game 5 of the previous round. It was reminiscent of those old third-quarter runs that have defined this group.

Counterpart Terry Stotts of the Trail Blazers considered it a "lost opportunity" on the road. McCollum finished with 22 points, Seth Curry 16, and Maurice Harkless and Rodney Hood 12 apiece for Portland, which got blown out 116-94 in Game 1 on Tuesday. Jordan Bell has provided plenty of energy off the bench and is up to 10 points.

When comparing the Kerr-era Warriors to the recent "dynasties" in the National Basketball Association - whether it's the 2000's Lakers or the 1990's Bulls - it is pretty wonderful how well Golden State has stacked up. Game 3 is Saturday, followed by Game 4 on Monday.

Klay Thompson is cold as ice.

Curry led the way with a game-high 36 points, seven assists and six rebounds. As they enjoy the current challenge, the Warriors know it's likely they'll hit another rough patch and Durant may be needed to get them out of it.

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