Kevin Durant to miss remainder of Rockets series with mild calf strain

The Warriors are facing the most dangerous kind of underdog — the high-variance Rockets

With four minutes left in the third quarter of Wednesday night's Game 5 between the Warriors and Houston Rockets, the air was sucked out of Oracle Arena.

Thompson apparently had other things to think about instead of the story of the three-hour film, which topped the $2 billion revenue mark over the weekend. Game 6 is scheduled to tip on Friday, May 10, at 9 p.m. ET. "We'll have to claw our way to one more win", Curry said. Should the Warriors advance, that same timetable would see him return right around Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals.

The 30-year-old veteran was the NBA Finals MVP each of the past two years as the Warriors won consecutive championships, and he was the league MVP in 2013-14.

The MRI on Durant's calf showed a strain and he didn't travel to Houston. "After the match, their manager Jurgen Klopp said, 'The young kids in Liverpool are probably asleep by now, so I'm just going to go ahead and say it, but our boys are f - ing giants.' I know how he feels".

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Kerr said the coaching staff would use time on the flight to Texas on Thursday to reconfigure the rotation without Durant. Guys who haven't had the opportunity will get it. Durant has served as a security blanket throughout these playoffs, while Curry and Thompson have struggled with their shot in this series, especially from 3-point range. "We got to go back home and take care of Game 6".

"He's had (this injury) before and he's responded well", Kerr said.

Green, who grabbed 12 rebounds and dished 11 assists in Game 5, will be tasked with holding down the glass, protecting Golden State's backside defence and orchestrating offensive possessions. But while a calf strain is an injury with a more optimistic outlook, Kerr said to The Athletic that the star forward will sit out the next game in the series.

All post-season long, Durant has bailed out the Warriors with timely shots, smart passes, and breathtaking stretches of elite all-around play.

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