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Kevin Durant injury aftershock challenging Warriors — and Raptors

OAKLAND, Calif. — As it happened, the Raptors were more rattled by Kevin Durant’s catastrophic Achilles injury than the Warriors with the NBA championship on the line. Af...

Kevin Durant injury aftershock challenging Warriors  — and Raptors

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NBA Finals: Warriors stars criticize Raptors fans after Kevin Durant's injury Golden State Warriors stars DeMarcus Cousins and Klay Thompson criticized Toronto Raptors fans who cheered when Warriors forward Kevin Durant was injured midway in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
19:51, 06/11/2019

Warriors stars fuming at Raptors fans who cheered Kevin Durant injury: ‘It’s bulls–t’ As the Warriors continue to process Kevin Durant’s devastating Achilles injury from Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night, most of the players are still in disbelief over the initial reaction from the Toronto crowd. “It was bulls–...
16:51, 06/11/2019

Raptors fan sends flowers to Warriors for Kevin Durant injury cheers: ' I hereby apologize on behalf of Canada' Toronto Raptors players were forced to try and quiet their own fans who were cheering when Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Warriors, minus Kevin Durant, rally for Game 5 win over Raptors With their backs against the wall, the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 106-105 win against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
09:51, 06/11/2019

Bucks advance, Warriors win despite Kevin Durant injury SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Josh Peter breaks down how the Warriors took a commanding 3-2 series lead over the Rockets and how the Bucks advanced.        ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Warriors need Kevin Durant if they want to beat Raptors for NBA title three-peat Golden State is trailing in the NBA Finals for the first time during its spectacular run, and it's clear now the Warriors aren't better without KD.        ...
14:17, 05/31/2019

Warriors star Kevin Durant leaves with calf injury OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State star Kevin Durant has left Game 5 of the Warriors’ playoff series against the Houston Rockets with a strained right calf. Durant limped to the locker room after landing awkwardly on his right foot following a...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Charles Barkley blames the Warriors for Kevin Durant’s injury While Barkley claimed Golden State "shouldn't have put that man out there" in his condition, NFL player Richard Sherman, who suffered his own Achilles' injury, said most athletes would have made "that same decision."...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Warriors react to Kevin Durant's devastating injury What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt discuss reaction to Kevin Durant's Achillies injury in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.       ...
19:17, 06/11/2019

Jay Williams rips Warriors for ‘misdiagnosed’ Kevin Durant injury Jay Williams believes Kevin Durant was “misdiagnosed” prior to returning to the NBA Finals and rupturing his Achilles tendon, which will likely cost him all of next season and could impact his free agency. On ESPN’s “Get Up” on Thursday, the br...
23:17, 06/13/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 2 against Raptors The Golden State forward will miss his seventh consecutive playoff game with an injured calf as the Warriors look to rebound against the Raptors.        ...
01:17, 06/01/2019

Warriors win Game 5 vs. Rockets after Kevin Durant exits with calf injury Kevin Durant exited the Warriors' critical Game 5 vs. the Rockets in the third quarter with a calf strain, the team said. Golden State went on to win.        ...
10:34, 05/09/2019

'It's hard to celebrate': Warriors react to win after Kevin Durant's injury – video The Golden State Warriors kept themselves alive in the NBA finals with a thrilling 106-105 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 but lost Kevin Durant to an achilles injury.• NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive ...
10:51, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant injury update: Scary scene clouds Warriors win Warriors (and Knicks) fans are holding their breaths. The superstar impending free agent exited Game 5 of the Golden State Warriors-Houston Rockets second round series early with a right calf strain, and although the Warriors escaped Wednesday night ...
10:51, 05/09/2019

Kevin Durant has Achilles injury as Warriors GM bares soul: ‘Blame me’ TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s gutty return for Game 5 lasted less than 15 minutes and ended when he suffered what could be a potentially devastating Achilles tear in the second quarter that would keep him out the start of next season and throw his — and t...
10:34, 06/11/2019

A nightmare and a classic: Warriors win but lose Kevin Durant to Achilles injury SportsPulse: The Warriors kept their season (and dynasty) alive with a thrilling Game 5 in Toronto. But it all pales in comparison to what happened to Kevin Durant.       ...
10:34, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant exits NBA Finals return with leg injury as Raptors fans mock TORONTO – After a strong first quarter, Kevin Durant left Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 9:46 left in the half with what appeared to be a re-injury of his lower right calf. In his first game after a four-and-a-half week absence with a right calf strai...
10:34, 06/11/2019

Golden State Warriors won’t have Kevin Durant, Kevon Looney for Game 3 against Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors will be short-handed for Game 3 with a number of injured players for the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday....
15:51, 06/05/2019

Kevin Durant breaks silence on Warriors' handling of calf injury Despite a great deal of finger-pointing, Kevin Durant said defended his former team. Asked if he blamed the Warriors, Durant responded: "Hell no"       ...
02:17, 08/08/2019

Nets' Kevin Durant: Golden State Warriors not at fault for Achilles injury Brooklyn Nets superstar forward Kevin Durant, who suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon against the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals, said he doesn't blame the Golden State Warriors....
09:17, 08/08/2019

Opinion: Warriors' Kevin Durant buckling up for his longest year after Achilles injury Rehabbing an Achilles rupture is slow and difficult, testing a player’s mental fortitude as much as his or her physical limits. Just ask Kobe Bryant.       ...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant aggravates injury, exits Game 5 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant exited Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors after aggravating his previous injury in the second quarter....
09:51, 06/11/2019

Charles Barkley thinks Warriors should shoulder all the blame for Kevin Durant's injury Charles Barkley blames the Warriors for Kevin Durant's Achilles injury, and the team is at fault for letting criticism build during the NBA Finals.       ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Drake pays tribute to Kevin Durant after Warriors star suffers Achilles injury Drake, who has been rooting fiercely against the Golden State Warriors throughout the NBA Finals, struck a somber tone after Game 5.       ...
19:17, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's injury creates welcome intrigue to Warriors' three-peat hopes Kevin Durant suffered a strained calf Wednesday night, giving Warriors' three-peat hopes an added layer of intrigue: Will Steph Curry now take over?        ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

‘Kevin?!’: Drake trolls injured Warriors star Kevin Durant with ‘Home Alone’ shirt He was wearing a black hoodie with a picture of actor Macaulay Culkin, who played Kevin McCallister in the "Home Alone" movie franchise, mouth open and holding his face above the word "Kevin?!?!?!"...
04:34, 06/03/2019

Tiger Woods sympathizes with Kevin Durant after Warriors star's injury: 'I've been there' When Tiger Woods was asked Tuesday if he had seen Warriors forward Kevin Durant’s injury the night before, Woods dropped his head and nodded.        ...
05:17, 06/12/2019

Warriors' Draymond Green on fans who cheered Kevin Durant's injury: 'It's bull----' Draymond Green wasn't happy about Toronto fans cheering Kevin Durant's injury, even if they quickly changed course.       ...
08:17, 06/11/2019

The Warriors really do need Kevin Durant SportsPulse: The Raptors quieted the experts who felt this would be a quick series by beating the Warriors in Game 1. Now we have to ask: Is Golden State desperate to get Kevin Durant back?        ...
14:17, 05/31/2019

Do the Warriors need Kevin Durant? SportsPulse: Yes, Kevin Durant has been an instrumental part in the Warriors last two titles. No, he was never needed for the Warriors dynasty to become a dynasty.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Warriors Say Kevin Durant Will Be Out Another Week Coach Steve Kerr said Durant’s injury was more serious than initially thought. He added: “Hopefully he’ll be back at some point, but we’ll just wait and see.”...
06:51, 05/17/2019

Kevin Durant is the NBA's best player, but the Warriors are way more fun without him Golden State have reached their fifth NBA finals in a row but KD has missed time through injury. His absence has brought joy back to the teamThe first thing you need to know is a cold hard fact: the Warriors are a better team with Kevin Durant on the...
14:17, 05/21/2019

After Kevin Durant injury, who actually has the momentum now? SportsPulse: Trysta Krick breaks down the current state of the NBA Finals as it pertains to momentum and who has it heading into Game 6 between the Raptors and Warriors.       ...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Kevin Durant shoots down notion Warriors are better without him Kevin Durant hears all the talk about the Warriors playing better without him. To that, he has a simple response: "That's not facts."        ...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Warriors to retire Kevin Durant's No. 35 jersey Kevin Durant's short tenure with the Golden State Warriors will result in his jersey hanging from the rafters, after the franchise announced its plans to retire his No. 35 jersey....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Vegas likes Warriors to win it all — with or without Kevin Durant Is there any doubt the Golden State Warriors can win the 2019 NBA championship even without Kevin Durant? Some media pundits expressed doom and gloom when Durant injured his calf in Game 5 of Golden State’s series with the Houston Rockets. Though Dur...
22:17, 05/16/2019

The Warriors’ last-ditch effort to keep Kevin Durant This isn’t the full-court press that resulted in the Hamptons Five, but the Golden State Warriors will do what they can to try to keep Kevin Durant in the Bay Area. With NBA free agency officially set to begin Sunday at 6 p.m., Steph Curry was ...
22:00, 06/30/2019

Kevin Durant ‘not close’ to returning to the Warriors Warriors star Kevin Durant is “not close” to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN reported Thursday. Durant was injured in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Rockets. He missed Golden State’s clinching Game 6 victory...
04:17, 05/17/2019

The Warriors Won a Game and Lost Kevin Durant Golden State’s epic win in Game 5 was overshadowed by a severe injury to the Warriors’ Kevin Durant that could instantly alter the next five years of the NBA....
16:34, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant is ‘having a rough time’ after injury: mom Kevin Durant’s mom Wanda is speaking out following her son’s devastating Achilles injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. Sitting down with “Good Morning America,” Wanda revealed her son is “having a roug...
02:51, 06/13/2019

NBA players react to Kevin Durant injury Kevin Durant appeared to aggravate a right calf injury during his return in Game 5 against the Raptors, and players immediately showed their support....
06:00, 06/11/2019

Go Ahead And Get Upset About Kevin Durant's Injury After a rapid and opaque rehabilitation from a strained calf, Kevin Durant’s return to Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday was cut short by a devastating injury. Everyone on the Warriors seems both stricken and kind of confused about who to blame; jou...
19:51, 06/13/2019

Kevin Durant gets Canadian apology: ‘Those dumb– Raptors fans’ The Toronto Raptors fan base didn’t bathe itself in glory when some cheered Kevin Durant’s injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. But one anonymous Raptors fan tried to make it right on Tuesday, sending a floral arrangeme...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Opinion: Has Kevin Durant played his last game with the Warriors? Several questions surround Kevin Durant's absence with a strained calf. Are the Warriors better without him? What does this mean for his future?        ...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Agent says Warriors' Kevin Durant '100 percent undecided' on where he'll go Rich Kleiman, the agent of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, said the superstar is completely undecided on where he'll land as a free agent....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Opinion: With or without Kevin Durant, these Warriors have nothing left to prove The mental strength the Warriors have shown to keep this NBA Finals series alive solidified them as one of the proudest, most distinguished champions.       ...
04:00, 06/13/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors rule out Kevin Durant for Game 2 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who is recovering from a right calf strain, has been ruled out for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve Kerr said....
21:17, 05/31/2019

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors President of Basketball Operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claiming he did all he could to convince Durant to stay....
01:34, 07/16/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors clear Kevin Durant to practice Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant has officially been cleared to practice and could play in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve Kerr said Sunday....
21:17, 06/09/2019

Warriors don’t expect to see Kevin Durant suit up until Game 3 TORONTO — Careful with his words, Warriors coach Steve Kerr sounded as if Kevin Durant won’t be available until Game 3 when the series resumes in Oakland, Calif. Officially, Durant has been ruled out of only Thursday’s Game 1 with a calf strain — ano...
04:17, 05/30/2019

Kevin Durant’s outlook gets worse as Warriors have no clue OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins won’t necessarily return from injuries in time to play for the Golden State Warriors during the Western Conference Finals against the Portland Trail Blazers. Durant is likely to miss at least...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Warriors’ Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant won’t be ready to play in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30. The two-time reigning finals MVP has yet to return to on-court work while recovering from a strained right calf. Big man DeMarcus Cousins might be h...
04:51, 05/24/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Kevin Durant will sit again for Warriors in Game 4 Golden State will be without two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant for the ninth consecutive game. Klay Thompson is expected to play Friday night.        ...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Opinion: Are Warriors better without Kevin Durant? It's more complicated than that With Durant sidelined for Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, Steph Curry and the Warriors looked more like champions than they have all season.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Kevin Durant ticked off by harsh Warriors narrative Kevin Durant’s mysterious injury and curious future initiated the narrative. By taking down the Houston Rockets without him and becoming two wins from their fifth Finals in a row, the Golden State Warriors only fueled it. Then Seth Curry, of co...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Warriors impose will in third to even Finals with Kevin Durant looming TORONTO — For the first part of the third quarter, it was no Canada. As in a complete zero. The two-time defending champion Warriors were confident they would respond with vengeance from their Game 1 loss and waited until after intermission Sunday to...
06:17, 06/03/2019

The bad joke that helped push Kevin Durant away from Warriors The seeds for Kevin Durant’s Warriors exit were planted long before he ruptured his Achilles during this year’s NBA finals. Durant’s friend and former teammate Kendrick Perkins told The Undefeated that he felt Durant had “one ...
19:34, 07/01/2019

Warriors vs. Rockets: Take Kevin Durant-less Golden State “Avengers”? “Game of Thrones”? Millions of viewers are watching those movie and cable TV franchises, but I find the Warriors-Rockets series to be the best entertainment option of all. This is true reality TV. Golden State won the first two episodes i...
22:51, 05/10/2019

Durant exits, but Warriors edge Raptors to stay alive "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for three 3-pointers in\r\nthe final three minutes, and the Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the\r\nToronto Raptors 106-105 Monday night in Game 5 to stay alive in the NBA\r\nFinals."...
11:17, 06/11/2019

Warriors hold off Rockets despite Durant's injury Draymond Green and Klay Thompson buried 3-pointers on consecutive possessions late in the game Wednesday night, allowing the Golden State Warriors to survive the loss of Kevin Durant and hold off the Houston Rockets 104-99 in Game 5 of the Western Co...
14:17, 05/09/2019

Durant: Warriors not to blame for Achilles injury Kevin Durant told Yahoo Sports that he does not hold the Warriors accountable for the ruptured Achilles tendon he suffered in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in June....
08:17, 08/08/2019

Kevin Durant injury devastates Drake, who breaks down Several Raptors fans cheered. Drake wept. The famous rapper and infamous Toronto fan was visibly disturbed after seeing Kevin Durant reinjure his lower right leg during the Warriors’ stunning 106-105 Game 5 win Monday night to keep the NBA Fina...
10:34, 06/11/2019

Charles Barkley knows exactly who to blame for Kevin Durant’s injury As the internet descends on the Warriors for playing Kevin Durant in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, a decision that resulted in an Achilles injury, Charles Barkley has joined the fray. “That was not right, If you go back and look at the last two wee...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant's Achilles Injury Sounds Like Bad News All The Way Around Warriors president of basketball operations Bob Myers spoke at the postgame podium Monday night following his team’s 106–105 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5. That’s an unusual step for a personnel honcho, but these are unusual circumstance...
10:17, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant’s injury may have saved the Knicks’ future We are conditioned to believe that a dark cloud sits permanently over Penn Plaza, even on the sunniest of summer days. Two decades of lousy, unwatchable basketball will do that to you. A new century featuring one memorable season — in 2012-13 — and o...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Doctor slams Kevin Durant, Warriors surgery narrative The emerging narrative Kevin Durant had his ruptured right Achilles tendon repaired by a New York surgeon in spite of the Warriors’ medical staff is bogus, according to one local doctor who watched the tragic injury unfold from afar. “I knew he was c...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Kevin Durant Ruptured His Achilles Tendon, And The Warriors Are Shocked Kevin Durant has updated the world on the leg injury he suffered in Game 5 of the NBA Finals upon his return from a calf strain, and the news was as bad as everyone in the world already knew it would be. In an Instagram post on Wednesday afternoon, D...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Warriors believe Kevin Durant suffered achilles tear during Game 5 Durant’s season clearly over after suffering injury in Game 5Two-time NBA finals MVP had just returned from calf injuryWarriors prevailed 106-105, cutting Toronto’s series lead to 3-2Golden State forward Kevin Durant has an injured right achilles, a ...
16:17, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant's Achilles Seems To Be Intact, But The Warriors Have To Beat The Rockets Without Him The good news for Warriors fans: An MRI this afternoon confirmed that Kevin Durant’s scary-looking non-contact injury Wednesday night was actually a right calf strain. The last time Durant strained his calf, he was only out for a week, which means he...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Kevin Durant, doubtful for Game 1, disputes notion Warriors are better without him Durant unlikely to play in Thursday’s Game 1 due to calf injuryGolden State have won five straight games since losing DurantAll-Star is miffed at narrative Warriors are better without him Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play...
10:51, 05/25/2019

Warriors star Kevin Durant out for rest of West semifinals Kevin Durant will miss the remainder of the Golden State Warriors' Western Conference semifinal against the Houston Rockets with a strained right calf        ...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured Achilles Kevin Durant underwent surgery for a ruptured right Achilles tendon, according to an Instagram post two days after his injury against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. ...
02:34, 06/13/2019

Kevin Durant left Warriors because fans didn’t appreciate him: report Kevin Durant, who will be joining the Brooklyn Nets, left the Golden State Warriors because he felt under-appreciated by its fans, according to a Sunday report....
08:34, 07/02/2019

Who needs Kevin Durant? Steph Curry, Warriors finish off Rockets SportsPulse: The demise of the Warriors dynasty is on hold. USA TODAY Sports' Josh Peter breaks down how even without Kevin Durant, they showed why they're still the team to beat in the NBA playoffs.        ...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Warriors expect Kevin Durant back for Game 4 of NBA Finals The Warriors looked like they were missing Kevin Durant for the first time on Thursday night, and now they have a sense for when he could be back. Yahoo Sports reported on Friday, the morning after the Raptors’ 118-109 win in Game 1 of the NBA ...
22:51, 05/31/2019

Kevin Durant to practice as Warriors now pray for NBA Finals miracle TORONTO — It looks like Kevin Durant is ready to try and pull a Willis Reed on Monday night in a do-or-die Game 5 of the NBA Finals for the Warriors. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Durant was cleared for Sunday’s practice and would scrimmage with som...
04:51, 06/10/2019

Kevin Durant snaps back at talk of being Warriors outsider In his first interview since being felled by a calf strain, Kevin Durant indicated Friday that he still feels he’s perceived as a Warriors outsider — one of the factors in a growing belief he will leave as a free agent. The Warriors have moved ...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Kevin Durant plans to play for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant is listed as a game-time decision for Game 5, but a person with knowledge of the situation says he plans to play.       ...
00:34, 06/11/2019

Time is running out for Kevin Durant’s return to Warriors in NBA Finals OAKLAND – A hobbled Klay Thompson is expected back for Friday’s Game 4 but Kevin Durant won’t join him, according to Warriors coach Steve Kerr. The hope KD would make it back by Game 4 has been torpedoed after he was not cleared for Thursday’s practi...
01:17, 06/07/2019

Warriors floating costly Kevin Durant trade scenario Kevin Durant may have a different path to the Knicks. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Warriors are floating the idea of signing the injured forward and then later look to trade him in a move that would potentially benefit both Durant a...
23:34, 06/20/2019

Kevin Durant playing in Game 4 remains possibility for Warriors OAKLAND, Calif. — Steve Kerr took the podium 90 minutes before tipoff Wednesday and still didn’t know whether his training staff would clear Klay Thompson (hamstring strtain) to play in Game 3 at Oracle Arena. That’s how precarious life was for the W...
09:51, 06/06/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant declines $31.5 million player option Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant declined his $31.5 million player option for the 2019-20 season and will become an unrestricted free agent....
01:00, 06/27/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss Games 3 and 4 vs. Blazers Kevin Durant's strained right calf was re-evaluated before Game 2 and "has shown good progress," but he is still not ready to return to the court.        ...
04:51, 05/17/2019

Warriors make it official: Kevin Durant out for Game 1 of NBA Finals Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and he might not travel with the team to Toronto due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday. Kerr said that injured center DeMarcu...
06:34, 05/28/2019

Raptors urge some fans to stop cheering Durant’s injury A few Raptors fans appeared delighted after Warriors star Kevin Durant fell down with an Achilles injury that will sideline him for the rest of the NBA playoffs....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Warriors' title defence gets tricky after Durant injury Golden State Warriors' title defence may now hobble along with their leader Kevin Durant who suffered a calf injury on Wednesday that makes him doubtful for the playoffs....
11:34, 05/09/2019

Warriors' Durant starts, exits Game 5 with injury TORONTO - - Golden State forward Kevin Durant, returning from a month-long injury absence, started Game 5 for the Warriors as they faced elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals but exited in the second quarter after apparently aggravating his calf...
10:34, 06/11/2019

Mulling Knicks’ alternatives after Kevin Durant’s crushing injury TORONTO — The Knicks’ best laid dream has likely gone up in smoke in one tragic Monday night. The Knicks woke up to the news of Kevin Durant’s feared Achilles tear like the rest of New York — stunned. Durant’s return from a calf strain turned into a ...
16:51, 06/11/2019

What's next for Kevin Durant after Achilles injury? Breaking down his options When Kevin Durant went down with what the Golden State Warriors fear to be an Achilles tear in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the future became murky.       ...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Kevin Durant exits Game 5 of NBA Finals with Achilles injury Warriors star Kevin Durant limped off the floor with an Achilles injury and is scheduled to have an MRI exam on Tuesday.       ...
08:17, 06/11/2019

Tiger Woods on Kevin Durant injury: ‘It’s an awful feeling, no one can help you’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tiger Woods called the Achilles injury Kevin Durant suffered in Monday night’s NBA Final “sad’’ to see. “As athletes, we’ve all been there to that spot when you just know it, that something just went, and can’t move, can’t do m...
10:17, 06/12/2019

How Kevin Durant's injury could change the fate of five NBA teams When Kevin Durant went down with a torn Achilles, the future became murky. Not only for Durant and the Warriors, but for the rest of the NBA.       ...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Kevin Durant’s first words after Achilles injury: ‘I’m hurting deep’ The Warriors’ win eased a small portion of Kevin Durant’s injury pain. Durant wasn’t on the ScotiaBank Arena floor to witness Golden State hold on to beat the Raptors 106-105 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. He left early on crutches and ...
10:34, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant forced to leave Game 5 of NBA Finals with injury Durant, who had been out since May 8 with a calf strain, returned to the starting lineup with his team down 3-1 in the series against the Toronto Raptors....
07:51, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant exits Game 5 of NBA Finals with apparent leg injury Warriors star Kevin Durant limped off the floor and to the locker room after appearing to suffer a right-leg injury in the second quarter of Game 5.       ...
05:34, 06/11/2019

Watch: Drake distraught after Kevin Durant NBA Finals injury Drake might be one of the Toronto Raptors' biggest fans, but he showed some respect for Kevin Durant by expressing serious emotion after the Golden State Warriors star was forced out of the NBA Finals with an injury....
15:17, 06/11/2019

Opinion: As Kevin Durant sits, Warriors need old Stephen Curry to appear against Rockets With Kevin Durant ruled out for the rest of the Western Conference semifinal series against Houston, Stephen Curry must regain his sharp-shooting form.        ...
04:51, 05/10/2019

Warriors honor Oakland, Kevin Durant with souvenir towel for fans Golden State's creative Game 6 giveaway to fans is a rally towel with the letters K and D highlighted in the word "Oakland."       ...
07:34, 06/14/2019

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant listed as questionable for Game 5 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant returned to practice and was listed as questionable for Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
12:00, 06/10/2019

Kevin Durant could return to Golden State Warriors for Game 3, report says Two-time NBA finals MVP has been injured since 8 MayDurant is averaging 34.2 points per game this postseasonKevin Durant could return from a calf injury as soon as Game 3 of the NBA finals, Yahoo Sports reported.Durant was hurt on 8 May, in the fifth...
22:34, 05/31/2019

With Kevin Durant injured, fate of Warriors’ dynasty depends on core four After an emotional Game 5 victory, the Golden State Warriors are left to pick up the pieces without an injured Kevin Durant as they try to finish off the Houston Rockets....
12:17, 05/09/2019

Clippers hype, Warriors belief as Knicks’ Kevin Durant threats are set The Knicks’ competition for Kevin Durant is falling into place. As the superstar approaches free agency with speculation rampant, Durant’s former teammate Kendrick Perkins suggested to Fox Sports that Durant could end up with the Clippers...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Kevin Durant plans to make NBA finals return for Warriors, according to report Two-time NBA finals MVP has missed entire series so farESPN reports Durant plans to play in Game 5 on Monday nightGolden State are 3-1 down to Toronto in best-of-seven series Kevin Durant practiced on Monday morning but the Golden State Warriors will...
22:17, 06/10/2019

Stephen Curry: Golden State Warriors playing for Kevin Durant Star point guard Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are using Kevin Durant's Achilles injury as motivation for Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Warriors legend Rick Barry baffled by Kevin Durant’s departure Rick Barry would like an explanation. Not because the Warriors legend is mad at Kevin Durant for leaving Golden State for the Brooklyn Nets, but because he’s confused as to why Durant would want to play anywhere else. “For whatever reason...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Inside Chase Center: The Warriors’ $1.4 billion pitch to keep Kevin Durant SAN FRANCISCO — On Wednesday, with all the hullabaloo swirling over a Warriors’ part-owner shoving Toronto’s Kyle Lowry on the sidelines at Oracle Arena, Golden State executive Rick Welts was across the Bay Bridge, conducting his final tour of the fr...
04:17, 06/08/2019

Warriors to effectively retire Kevin Durant’s number after three stellar seasons The team's majority owner and CEO, Joe Lacob, said that as long as he held those positions, no other Golden State player would wear the No. 35 of the two-time Finals MVP....
05:00, 07/02/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 3; Klay Thompson questionable Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was ruled out and guard Klay Thompson is questionable for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
01:34, 06/06/2019

Kevin Durant has mild calf strain as Warriors, Knicks mostly exhale The exhale is louder in New York than it is in California. Kevin Durant has a mild strain of his right calf, ESPN first reported Thursday, after the alarms-ringing non-contact injury he suffered in Golden State’s 104-99 Game 5 victory the night...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Rockets fan heckles Warriors’ Kevin Durant ‘New York Knicks!’ during Game 4 As if the Warriors’ series-tying loss against the Rockets on Monday wasn’t enough, a Rockets fan heckled Kevin Durant, shouting: “New York Knicks! New York Knicks!”...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured achilles tendon Golden State star undergoes surgery for torn achilles tendonDurant, 30, suffered injury during Game 5 of NBA finalsKevin Durant confirmed what everyone most feared: He underwent surgery for a ruptured right achilles tendon.Durant posted on social med...
06:34, 06/13/2019

Analysis: Warriors' loss of Kevin Durant will hurt for years to come The two-time NBA Finals MVP is heading to Brooklyn, and Golden State and its Finals juggernaut is left with a gaping hole the Warriors cannot fill.       ...
04:00, 07/01/2019

Tiger Woods understands why Kevin Durant risked playing despite injury The golfer feels Durant's pain. "As athletes, our job is to make the human body do something it was never meant to do ... and ... well, sometimes things go awry."...
16:51, 06/12/2019

Nets see Kevin Durant’s injury as a chance to prove people wrong The Nets have no fear of Kevin Durant’s Achilles. If that wasn’t clear in their signing of Durant to a $164 million contract, it is in the story of how it happened. Brooklyn did take the injury into account, according to a report by Sport...
21:51, 07/09/2019

How Kevin Durant's injury alters the NBA landscape — this summer and beyond Kevin Durant's injury could have a ripple effect throughout the NBA, from the Warriors to free agency to the record books.       ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, NBA stars react to Kevin Durant's injury Players from around the NBA, along with NFL star and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, reacted to Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant's injury....
09:51, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athleteOn Monday night, NBA fans around the world tuned in to what should ...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's Game 5 injury is a failure on many levels Kevin Durant left Game 5 in the second quarter after sustaining a lower-leg injury. He should have never played Monday.       ...
06:00, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant's injury is not only changing the potential make-up of the NBA, it's moving stocks Basketball superstar Kevin Durant's injury may have reshaped the outlook of the NBA's upcoming free agency period, but it also sent ripples through Wall Street....
20:17, 06/12/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss rest of Rockets series with strained calf MRI exam confirms injury suffered during Wednesday’s Game 5Golden State had feared more series achilles tear in aftermathDurant leads all postseason scorers with 34.2 points per gameKevin Durant will miss the remainder of the Golden State Warriors’ W...
01:17, 05/10/2019

Kevin Durant declines $31.5M player option with Golden State Warriors: report Kevin Durant reportedly declined his $31.5 million player option with the Golden State Warriors and will become a free agent when the period begins Sunday....
22:17, 06/26/2019

Guy Fieri Talks Warriors, Kevin Durant, His Friendship with E-40, and Why He'll Miss Oracle Arena Warriors superfan Guy Fieri talks his favorite (and least favorite) memories of rooting for his beloved Dubs, and his role in bringing Kevin Durant to the Bay....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Warriors’ Kevin Durant exits Game 5 victory over Rockets with right calf strain The two-time Finals MVP was forced from action in the third quarter and will undergo an MRI exam Thursday, leaving his status for Friday's Game 6 up in the air....
10:34, 05/09/2019

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured Achilles Golden State Warriors superstar forward Kevin Durant underwent surgery Wednesday in New York City after rupturing his Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant out for NBA Finals Game 3; Klay Thompson is questionable The injury-plagued Warriors will go without two-time Finals MVP Kevin Durant for Game 3 in Oakland. The series with the Raptors is tied 1-1.        ...
22:17, 06/04/2019

Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets, leaving Golden State Warriors Durant won titles with Golden State in 2017 and ’18 then was injured for much of this postseason as the team lost the NBA Finals in six games to the Toronto Raptors....
08:17, 07/01/2019

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for at least Game 1 against Trail Blazers Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant was ruled out for at least Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
12:17, 05/14/2019

Kendrick Perkins: Draymond Green spat led Kevin Durant to leave the Warriors Kevin Durant's former teammate Kendrick Perkins says the two-time Finals MVP never got over his mid-season altercation with Draymond Green.       ...
05:34, 07/05/2019

Warriors ready to make their quiet pitch to Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson The Warriors dynasty isn’t dead yet. It hinges on two decisions. With Kevin Durant expected to opt out of the final year of his current contract, and Klay Thompson already set to be an unrestricted free agent, Golden State is expected to meet w...
23:51, 06/25/2019

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant returns, knocks down first two shots Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant returned and knocked down his first two shots from deep in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
09:51, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Warriors' wishful thinking on Kevin Durant has been just as destructive as his absence Wishful thinking on Kevin Durant hasn’t done much for Warriors' play, nor has it sped up healing of calf. Warriors failed from start on his status.       ...
02:51, 06/10/2019

Steph Curry addresses Kevin Durant's departure from Warriors for first time Steph Curry spoke glowingly of Kevin Durant's three seasons with the Warriors and expressed excitement about Golden State's future.       ...
09:00, 07/12/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant will miss Game 6 vs. Rockets with strained calf MRI confirms Golden State Warriors forward has a strained calf. He will not travel with the team to Houston for Friday's playoff game.        ...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Kevin Durant’s Warriors clue: Talks ‘unfinished business’ with Klay Thompson OAKLAND — The first hint Kevin Durant’s Achilles tendon rupture will lead him to stay in Golden State has arrived. When Klay Thompson was back in the locker room about to receive an MRI exam at Oracle Arena late Thursday, with what was confirmed to b...
02:34, 06/15/2019

Watch: Kevin Durant hobbles off court with non-contact calf injury, out for Game 6 Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant has been ruled out for Game 6 of a Western Conference semifinals matchup against the Houston Rockets after sustaining a calf injury....
21:51, 05/09/2019

Kevin Durant Leaves Game After Suffering Alarming Non-Contact Leg Injury [Update] Late in the third quarter of Wednesday night’s Game 5 of Rockets-Warriors, Kevin Durant pulled up with a sudden non-contact lower leg injury, and had to leave the game. Reggie Miller, working the TNT broadcast, observed that the sequence of Durant’s ...
12:34, 05/09/2019

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18:00, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's injury should serve as cautionary tale for athletes everywhere Game 5 of the NBA Finals will be a seminal moment for athletes everywhere: If you don’t look out for your best interests, who else will?       ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

12 heart-wrenching images of the emotion on the court after Kevin Durant's injury When Warriors superstar Kevin Durant went down with an Achilles injury in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, raw emotion filled Toronto's Scotiabank Arena.       ...
19:17, 06/11/2019

Keeping Score: Golden State’s ‘Giants’ to be Tested After Injury to Kevin Durant The Rockets are in a strong position, and Durant’s calf injury could tip the series in their favor. Could regular-season rest be the key to a dynasty’s survival?...
09:34, 05/10/2019

Achilles injury return stat that should give Kevin Durant suitors pause While the Nets and Knicks have tantalized Kevin Durant, neither franchise can offer him that golden year — a fifth season paying $50 million. It’s the one carrot that keeps the Warriors in play as Durant weighs his options with free agency beginning ...
08:00, 06/28/2019

Kevin Durant has a long road back from Achilles injury, but his ability bodes well Kevin Durant, who will miss all of next season, has a long road ahead recuperating from a ruptured Achilles tendon.       ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Klay Thompson’s injury last straw for Warriors as Raptors win first NBA title OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant went down Monday, Klay Thompson went down Thursday and the Warriors dynasty went down for good too. Another heroic — and devastating — moment occurred for another Golden State free-agent superstar, Thompson, whose futur...
09:51, 06/14/2019

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03:17, 06/13/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant expected to practice with goal of returning in Game 5 of NBA Finals Warriors star Kevin Durant is expected to practice and do an extra workout with younger players on Sunday with the hope that he can play in Game 5.       ...
21:34, 06/09/2019

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for remainder of Houston Rockets series Golden State star forward Kevin Durant was ruled out for the remainder of the Warriors' Western Conference semifinals series against the Houston Rockets....
16:51, 05/10/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors' Kevin Durant officially out for Game 1, DeMarcus Cousins questionable Warriors coach Steve Kerr confirmed Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, while DeMarcus Cousins is questionable.        ...
02:17, 05/28/2019

Warriors survive Game 5 but Kevin Durant injures Achilles’: ‘Incredible win and a horrible loss’ Golden State, which had fallen in a 3-1 hole in the best-of-seven series, won on the road Monday to force a return to Oakland, Calif., for Thursday’s Game 6. Durant left in the second quarter with an injury....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Warriors' coach Steve Kerr says Kevin Durant out for rest of Rockets series MRI confirms the Golden State Warriors forward has a strained calf. He will not travel with the team to Houston for Friday's playoff game.        ...
04:51, 05/10/2019

Warriors ‘brace for seismic change’ with Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson free agency The Warriors are not hiding from reality. They are trying to extend their playoff run to chase a third straight championship, but also to delay the inevitable. Breakups are coming, and next year’s team may look much different than the edition that ha...
22:51, 05/07/2019

Guy Fieri offers 'inspiration dinner' for Kevin Durant to stay with Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant could become one of the hottest free agents on the market this offseason and one Bay Area celebrity plans to do everything he can to make sure he sticks with the Golden State Warriors....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson chirp Drake in the tunnel after Warriors' Game 2 win Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson had an exchange with Drake in the tunnel following the Warriors win in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.        ...
11:34, 06/03/2019

Warriors beat Rockets for 3-2 NBA playoff series lead but suffer Durant injury Houston Rockets 99-104 Golden State WarriorsDurant to have MRI on Thursday to determine extent of injuryHouston one loss from elimination in best-of-seven seriesThe Golden State Warriors have won plenty of games on the postseason stage without their ...
13:18, 05/09/2019

Klay Thompson exits Warriors' Game 2 win vs. Raptors with leg injury Klay Thompson suffered a leg injury that the Warriors called "left hamstring tightness" and Steve Kerr called a pull that knocked him out of Game 2.        ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant to miss Game 2 against Portland Trail Blazers Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant is not expected to play in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Warriors' future uncertain following Finals loss, injuries to Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant The serious injuries to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, combined with uncertainty in free agency, raises considerable issues for Golden State.       ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's devastating Achilles injury brings humanity of game to forefront Kevin Durant's Achilles injury was first met with inexcusable cheers. But after that, what happened in Toronto brought out the humanity of the game.       ...
10:34, 06/11/2019

Opinion: How Kevin Durant's injury, Golden State opened door to wild West free agency LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers vs. Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and the Clippers in a made-for-Hollywood rivalry. Pass the popcorn, please.       ...
06:17, 07/07/2019

Kevin Durant a game-time decision for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant – for the first time in NBA Finals – is a game-time decision for Game 5 against Toronto on Monday.       ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Warriors owner 'serious as a heart attack' that Kevin Durant will return for NBA Finals The Warriors are down 2-1 in the NBA Finals against the Raptors, and there's no better time for Kevin Durant to make his long-awaited return.        ...
16:17, 06/06/2019

Report: Warriors' Kevin Durant won't play in Game 1 vs. Trail Blazers Calf injury will keep Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant from playing in opener of Western Conference finals against Portland Trail Blazers.        ...
21:17, 05/13/2019

Kevin Durant's agent says Warriors star still undecided on what he'll do in free agency Rich Kleiman said the Golden State Warriors forward is focused on rehabbing his calf injury and the NBA Finals, not the free agency period looming.        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

'(Expletive) them': DeMarcus Cousins rips Kevin Durant skeptics after injury Golden State Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins had a message for the people who questioned teammate Kevin Durant's heart.       ...
19:17, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant's mother puts son's critics on blast with passionate message following injury Wanda Durant, the mother of two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant, posted a passionate message on Twitter early Tuesday calling out her son's critics.       ...
19:17, 06/11/2019

'You've got to be kidding': Warriors stunned by injuries to Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson While the Warriors gave the Raptors credit and didn't use injuries as an excuse, they were taken aback by Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant going down.       ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Durant suffers Achilles injury in first game back from injury Kevin Durant's long-awaited return from injury on Monday with the Golden State Warriors season on the line in the NBA Finals was short-lived as he suffered an Achilles injury in his first game in over a month....
10:34, 06/11/2019

Stephen A. Smith Says Kevin Durant Says Stephen A. Smith's Kevin Durant Reports Are Bullshit Stephen A. Smith shared three spicy Kevin Durant reports on Wednesday’s episode of First Take. The least spicy of the the three (since it’s three years old, now) had Durant, entering unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2016, telling several Thu...
04:51, 07/04/2019

Kevin Durant's New Headspace The Nets new star is focused on his recovery and elated to be coming to Brooklyn—so can everyone stop worrying about whether or not he’s happy? “We talk about mental health a lot… we only talk about it when it comes to players. We need to talk about ...
09:51, 09/11/2019

Kevin Durant: Sometimes I hate the NBA The Nets still haven’t introduced Kevin Durant, so the star introduced himself in a wide-ranging interview on everything from why he left Golden State for Brooklyn and the betrayal he felt in Oklahoma City to his hatred of the NBA circus. Durant – wh...
23:51, 09/10/2019

Kevin Durant Has Logged On The biggest downside—or upside, depending on your point of view—to Kevin Durant’s clearly unmild calf injury is that he has more time to spend online. He was already extremely online, even if you’re only counting his main and not his dozen burners, b...
10:17, 05/21/2019

Warriors thank Durant, say they will retire No. 35 Warriors CEO Joe Lacob thanked Kevin Durant in a statement released Monday, saying the All-NBA forward "carried himself with class and dignity both on and off the court."...
23:34, 07/01/2019

Warriors' Durant out at least another week Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is not yet ready to resume on-court work and will be re-evaluated in a week, the team announced Thursday, shortly before Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Kevin Durant Practiced, But Maybe Not That Much, And Nobody Knows What The Hell Is Going On Kevin Durant’s month-long absence from the Golden State Warriors while he tries to recover from a calf injury has thrown the NBA Finals totally out of whack. Now, with the Warriors down 3-1 to the Raptors and facing a potential dynasty-ending Game 5 ...
00:34, 06/10/2019

Kevin Durant Is Fucking Up The Finals In an ordinary Finals, the team in Golden State’s position, down 2-1 after dropping Game 3 at home, would be in real trouble, needing to win three out of four and at least once on the road to avoid elimination. Hell, the Warriors might even be in rea...
23:17, 06/06/2019

Kevin Durant is on the move — literally This could be the latest sign that Kevin Durant is in a New York state of mind. Durant sold his oceanfront Malibu home this week for $12.15 million, according to the Los Angeles Times, after buying the house in 2018. The home was listed in April. May...
22:51, 06/27/2019

Kevin Durant Still Hasn't Logged Off Seen through the lens of his Drakification, Kevin Durant seems to have entered the “Jaded” period of his NBA career. In “Jaded,” Drake croons about an ex whom he is dismayed to see doing well without him. Durant likely feels similar watching the Warr...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Kevin Durant tell-all: It was never the Knicks, always the Nets Kevin Durant finally has broken his silence. And his words likely will trigger Knicks fans’ pain — and delight Nets fans big time. “If I was leaving the Warriors, it was always going to be for the Nets,” Durant told Yahoo Sports in his first comments...
00:51, 08/08/2019

What must go right for Kevin Durant to return in NBA Finals TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said it is “feasible’’ Kevin Durant could be activated after just one full practice. Speaking at the Warriors’ shootaround Sunday morning at Scotiabank Arena ahead of Game 2, Kerr’s remark made it logistically poss...
04:17, 06/03/2019

Kevin Durant Will Be A Free Agent Kevin Durant has declined the one-year player option on his contract with the Golden State Warriors, which would have paid him $31.5 million next season. He’ll be an unrestricted free agent next week. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the news...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Kevin Durant out for Game 3 of NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant still isn’t ready to return for the Golden State Warriors as he works back from a strained right calf he suffered during the Western Conference semifinals. Durant didn’t practice with the Warriors on Tu...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Kevin Durant confirms he’s off to the Nets All that’s left is for Kevin Durant to sign the dotted line. “The Boardroom,” Durant’s business TV show on ESPN, posted a social media video confirming Durant will sign a max contract with the Nets once the free-agent moratorium end...
03:51, 07/01/2019

Kevin Durant will meet with four teams New York City appears to have a 50 percent chance of landing Kevin Durant. The prized free agent has narrowed his list of summer suitors down to four and the Knicks and Nets are two of them, according to ESPN. The two New York clubs, along with the W...
04:34, 06/29/2019

The Raptors Are The Warriors Now Recency bias is a hateful but dominant force in the best-of-seven world, so the clear assumption to be made from Game 4 of the NBA Finals is that Game 6 seems unlikely. The Toronto Raptors are the new Golden State Warriors, and the Golden State Warri...
01:17, 06/09/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors GM saw no way to retain Durant Golden State general manager Bob Myers was hopeful his team would retain Kevin Durant since it could offer a five-year, $221 million contact but said Monday that there wasn't anything the Warriors could have done to keep the star forward with the tea...
06:00, 07/16/2019

Warriors' Durant to play in Game 5 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will play for the Warriors as they face elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported, citing league sources....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Knicks are living Kevin Durant’s nightmare For now, the concern has to be for the player, even here, even in Manhattan, where so much hope — real, imaginary, virtual — has been tied up in the vision of Kevin Durant wearing an orange “35” against a classic white Knicks uniform opening night ne...
10:34, 06/11/2019

‘KD’ author: Knicks’ Kevin Durant scuttlebutt is way too much The author of a new biography on Kevin Durant said Knicks fans should slow down before buying a Kevin Durant jersey. “If they don’t mind their hearts broken, they can listen [to the speculation],’’ author Marcus Thompson II told The Post. Knowing Dur...
06:17, 05/09/2019

Kevin Durant’s free agency will be way different this time Kevin Durant has seen enough. Unlike three years ago when the former Thunder superstar was wooed in the Hamptons by the Warriors’ championship core, and Tom Brady, among others, Durant is expected to take a vastly different approach to his seco...
22:51, 06/27/2019

Summer of Kevin Durant: How he changes NBA title odds Kevin Durant could shift the landscape of the NBA this offseason. Will he go to the Knicks? Lakers? Here's how he shifts the odds for five likely destinations....
05:17, 05/13/2019

The hottest NBA takers go all-in on Kevin Durant-to-Knicks The suppliers of the hottest takes around are surprisingly in agreement with each other — and the masses. Colin Cowherd on Tuesday went all-in on the Kevin Durant-Knicks hype, one-upping ESPN adversary Stephen A. Smith and the conventional wisd...
00:34, 05/15/2019

Nets GM: I found out Kevin Durant signed when you did Sean Marks insists he found out Kevin Durant was coming the same way everybody else did: on social media. “Well, yeah. The Instagram post that he put up, we were all sitting in the office. We all got that in real time with you guys. We weren’t even s...
03:51, 07/10/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Odds will go as Kevin Durant goes Though Kevin Durant will remain on the sideline, Klay Thompson is expected to return Friday for Game 4 of the NBA Finals matching the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (ABC, 9 p.m.). With both of those stars out, and post presence Kevon Loone...
04:17, 06/08/2019

N.B.A. Finals Game 6 Preview: What You Need to Know About Kevin Durant Durant is out with an Achilles’ injury, but he looms over what may be the Golden State Warriors’ last game of the season, and the Raptors’ championship-clincher....
16:51, 06/13/2019

Kevin Durant surprisingly changes up number with Nets Kevin Durant has a new team — and a new number. Durant is swapping out his No. 35 for No. 7, the superstar revealed Sunday night. He posted a photo online of his new Nets jersey hanging in the Brooklyn locker room. The Nets and Durant made his ...
06:00, 07/08/2019

Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant is headed to the Brooklyn Nets, leaving the Golden State Warriors after three seasons. His decision was announced Sunday at the start of the NBA free agency period on the Instagram page for The Boardroom, an online series...
01:51, 07/01/2019

The Knicks Didn't Think Kevin Durant Was Worth The Max As if the universe required more proof of the sorry state of the organization’s existence, the New York Knicks have struck out on major free agency targets in a spectacular way. After claiming he knew of big-name free agents that wanted to play for t...
08:17, 07/01/2019

Raptors can win title, Durant may play in NBA Finals Game 5 The Toronto Raptors can win their first championship and end Golden State's quest for three in a row with one more victory       ...
21:51, 06/10/2019

Warriors take Game 5 with 106-105 win against Raptors Stephen Curry has 23 points, Klay Thompson scored 12 and the Golden State Warriors lead the Toronto Raptors 62-56 at halftime of Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
06:34, 06/11/2019

Warriors vs. Raptors: Best of the NBA Finals The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
05:17, 06/02/2019

Can the Raptors beat the Warriors again? Can Toronto do it again in Game 2 in front of another raucous crowd? Or will the Warriors bounce back in their hopes of a fourth championship in five seasons?...
01:51, 06/03/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors' Durant done for Rockets series Kevin Durant is done for the rest of the Western Conference semifinals, and head coach Steve Kerr said the Golden State Warriors must grasp the task ahead: Replace the best player in the NBA....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Warriors' Durant out, Thompson questionable for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals game against the visiting Toronto Raptors....
01:17, 06/05/2019

Durant's legacy secure even if Warriors win without him say pundits The Golden State Warriors have not missed a beat since Kevin Durant's injury but suggestions that his legacy will be tarnished if they win this year's NBA championship without him are absurd, television pundits said on Tuesday....
00:17, 05/29/2019

Warriors' Kerr: Durant done for Rockets series Kevin Durant is done for the rest of the Western Conference semifinals, and head coach Steve Kerr said the Golden State Warriors must grasp the task ahead: Replace the best player in the NBA....
04:51, 05/10/2019

Warriors' Durant listed as questionable for Game Five The Golden State Warriors on Sunday listed All Star Kevin Durant as questionable for their must-win Game Five of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
05:00, 06/10/2019

Warriors rule Durant (calf) out for Games 3 and 4 Kevin Durant will miss Games 3 and 4 of the Warriors' Western Conference finals series against the Trail Blazers, coach Steve Kerr told ESPN's Doris Burke, in addition to missing tonight's Game 2....
04:17, 05/17/2019

Warriors GM Bob Myers moves on from Durant with appreciation Bob Myers has accepted Kevin Durant's departure for the Brooklyn Nets with an appreciation for all the superstar forward accomplished with the franchise, even if the Golden State general manager would have loved to keep KD around a little longer....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Warriors' Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals The Golden State Warriors said Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
21:51, 05/23/2019

Durant leads the way again, Warriors lead Rockets 2-0 Kevin Durant scored 29 points and established an early defensive tone against James Harden, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Houston Rockets 115-109 for a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal        ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

Durant scores 50, Warriors top Clippers 129-110 to advance Kevin Durant scored 50 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 129-110 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday to advance in the NBA playoffs....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Durant declines $31.5 million option with Warriors NBA superstar Kevin Durant has declined his $31.5 million player option with the Golden State Warriors and will become an unrestricted free agent, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday....
19:17, 06/26/2019

The Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving Nets era is officially here LAS VEGAS — A week after the Nets acquired Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, the moves finally became official Sunday. The Nets and the NBA power structure won’t be the same. First the Nets finalized the signing of Irving. Then they completed a sign-and...
06:00, 07/08/2019

These Kevin Durant scenarios are making Stephen A. Smith very sad Just three weeks ago, ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith tweeted, “From everything I’ve heard, Kevin Durant and Kyrie [Irving] are planning on coming to New York. 95% chance they say! Only potential hiccup is KD [Durant] changing his mind.” Well, get some...
23:34, 06/05/2019

Doug Gottlieb has a ridiculous Knicks, Kevin Durant take Doug Gottlieb, who has offered many peculiar opinions during his time as a Fox Sports pundit, delivered another nonsensical take on Kevin Durant on Wednesday. Gottlieb claimed that if the Knicks, who still have interest in Durant despite his ruptured...
23:17, 06/13/2019

Knicks being scorched after Kevin Durant chooses Nets Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are headed to the Nets — the duo the Knicks once dreamed of signing. Many were shocked over the news, and social media quickly took aim at the Knicks and owner James Dolan, who failed to deliver NBA free agency’s b...
03:51, 07/01/2019

Kevin Durant’s close friend: ‘He’s going to come back 10 times better’ OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook has known Kevin Durant since he was an unknown, skinny teenager in Seat Pleasant, Md., and he’s not going to doubt his friend now. Amid widespread speculation Durant will never be the same play...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Van Gundy, Jackson aren’t going there with Kevin Durant doubts Former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson had precious little to say on whether they believe Kevin Durant should seriously consider New York as a prime destination. But the legendary broadcasting duo know the notion the Warriors are better ...
05:51, 05/29/2019

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia po...
02:51, 06/13/2019

Nets’ man behind the scenes who could seal Kevin Durant’s fate The Nets can’t offer Kevin Durant more money or more rings than he can earn with the Warriors. What they can promise is among the best training and performance staffs in the NBA. And they can provide proximity to their orthopedic specialist, Dr. Mart...
06:34, 06/23/2019

Kevin Durant’s free-agency decision will come quickly The world won’t have to wait long to find out where Kevin Durant is going. Durant will announce his free-agency decision Sunday night, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. NBA free agency officially begins at 6 p.m. Sunday. The report ...
22:00, 06/30/2019

Kevin Durant won’t return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant is yet to progress to on-court work in his recovery from a strained right calf and won’t be ready to return for Golden State in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30. Big man DeMarcus Cousins might be healthy fo...
23:00, 05/23/2019

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Kevin Durant An Achilles injury won't prevent Kevin Durant from being one of the top targets for teams when NBA free agency opens on June 30.       ...
16:34, 06/27/2019

Nets seen as ‘front-runner’ in Kevin Durant chase “Watch. I’m telling you, this could be transformational.” That’s what a highly placed source told The Post regarding the Nets’ pursuit of free agents. It’s looking more and more possible that Kevin Durant could be part of that transformation. The Net...
08:34, 06/22/2019

Kevin Durant isn’t a package deal with Kyrie Irving That package deal everyone has talked about for months doesn’t seem so likely. If it does happen, it may just be by coincidence. Kevin Durant isn’t worrying about where fellow high-priced free agent Kyrie is going when it comes to where he will sign,...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Chris Broussard Gets In His Car, Loudly Defends Himself From Kevin Durant At some point on Wednesday, as nationwide support for the meteor intensified, Fox Sports scoopster Chris Broussard balanced his phone on the dashboard of his car and defended himself from Kevin Durant’s attacks on his credibility. At the end of the d...
19:34, 05/23/2019

Kevin Durant, In His Cheesiest Cheesebutt Voice: "Shit Happens" Kevin Durant has a long, long way to go before he’s back on an NBA floor, and likely has far further to go before he’s anything like the player he was before he ruptured his Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The circumstances that led to t...
09:51, 08/08/2019

One Net can’t hold back Kevin Durant joy: ‘KD is my favorite player’ LAS VEGAS — With Brooklyn’s blockbuster additions of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan not official until Saturday, coaches and executives have to be coy. Then there’s Rodions Kurucs. He’s a 21-year-old Net who grew up in Latvia idolizing...
04:17, 07/05/2019

Knicks legend shows support for Kevin Durant This could be a Knicks blessing — or curse. Charles Oakley posted an undated photo to Instagram of him and Kevin Durant on Wednesday, just hours after Durant opted out of his contract with the Warriors to become an unrestricted free agent. “I s...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Knicks’ first Kevin Durant recruiter is losing faith now Ex-Knick Enes Kanter has made his prediction in the Kevin Durant saga, and it’s not one his former employers will want to hear. “If I were him, don’t get me wrong I love New York, I love the Knicks, I love the fans, MSG and everything it’s cool,” Kan...
23:34, 06/26/2019

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant has big hurdle to clear before he can return TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr says the series count will have nothing to do with Kevin Durant’s eventual return in the NBA Finals. Trailing 1-0 following the Raptors’ 118-109 victory Thursday, the Warriors won’t have the benefit of having Duran...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Kevin Durant Re-Crabs His Crabbed Leg, Dammit [Update] Kevin Durant ripped off 11 points in an impressive first quarter of Monday night’s Game 5 in Toronto, burying three three-pointers and switching capably on defense and looking maybe a little bit stiff but otherwise really goddamn impressive. Then, in...
06:17, 06/11/2019

Frances Tiafoe shows how much he loves Kevin Durant Some newfound star power is putting Brooklyn back in style. Even in Queens. First, Frances Tiafoe nearly pulled off a U.S. Open upset of No. 6 Alexander Zverev, the German pulling out a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 second-round win. Then Tiafoe rocked a b...
09:51, 08/30/2019

Kevin Durant looks scary good before NBA Finals return He’s back. Kevin Durant was flying all over the floor during warmups before the Warriors’ do-or-die NBA Finals Game 5 against the Raptors on Monday night, as fans of Canada’s team unleashed boos each time the superstar slammed the b...
10:34, 06/11/2019

Steve Kerr cutting off the Kevin Durant updates OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he is going to be less revealing about Kevin Durant’s workout progress, as speculation has grown the Golden State star may not return at all, especially with the Raptors taking a 3-1 series lead in the...
10:51, 06/08/2019

Kevin Durant plans on returning for Game 5 of NBA Finals TORONTO — Kevin Durant is ready. Durant will return to the Warriors lineup for a do-or-die Game 5 vs. the Raptors on Monday night, league sources said. Warriors coach Steve Kerr had earlier listed Durant as “a game-time decision” but sounded optimist...
23:34, 06/10/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn't change.        ...
04:34, 05/30/2019

Sudden chance Kevin Durant could return this season LAS VEGAS — With Kevin Durant’s Achilles tendon the most-watched body part in sports, the Nets aren’t ruling out their newly acquired superstar for next season. They didn’t guarantee Durant will play, but opted not to proactively put him on the shelf...
03:51, 07/10/2019

Tim Kawakami Self-Flagellated For Hours Over His Kevin Durant Column Last night, after Kevin Durant’s Achilles seemingly rolled up like a window shade during the Warriors must-win Game 5 against the Toronto Raptors, fans and reporters alike began a wild-eyed search for someone to blame. The question of blame here is c...
19:17, 06/11/2019

The Knicks Didn't Even Get The Chance To Be Turned Down By Kevin Durant This is NBA free agency as written by Aesop. It was reported, soon after Kevin Durant took his talents to Brooklyn, that the Knicks weren’t going to offer Kevin Durant a max contract because of injury concerns. The Knicks would certainly like you to ...
15:17, 07/01/2019

Report: Kevin Durant's "Expected" To Play Game 5 The Golden State Warriors are facing elimination, but Kevin Durant, who hurt his leg a month ago, isn’t a sure thing for tonight’s game against the Raptors. At today’s practice, head coach Steve Kerr wouldn’t say anything beyond calling his player a ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Drake’s Kevin Durant emotion didn’t end on the court As far as Drake’s concerned, Kevin Durant’s well-being is greater than any game. Taking to Instagram, the Raptors superfan, who consoled the Warriors forward after he went down with an Achilles injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Mo...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant has surgery for torn right Achilles tendon The Warriors' worst fears were confirmed: Kevin Durant suffered a torn right Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night.       ...
23:34, 06/12/2019

Nets’ Kevin Durant slip up is recipe for disaster The men who run the Nets have been on quite a streak the past few years, culminating in the game-changing (and, they hope, franchise-altering) recruitment of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to Brooklyn, a flourish that not only makes them among the lea...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Kevin Durant's Nets move changes everything except the Knicks' incompetence Within hours of NBA free-agency starting, the NBA’s landscape changed. So it’s reassuring that the Knicks still have no idea how to run a basketball teamKevin Durant is taking his talents to Brooklyn. His time as a star on the most dominant NBA team ...
16:17, 07/01/2019

Durant talks injury, says team not better without him Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks....
13:34, 05/25/2019

NBA Finals: Best photos from Raptors-Warriors The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
04:34, 05/30/2019

N.B.A. Finals: Warriors Tie Series With Raptors A starting lineup change and a huge third quarter helped Golden State beat Toronto, but the win came with injuries to Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney....
06:34, 06/03/2019

Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half to beat the Toronto Raptors 109-104 and tie the NBA Finals at one game apiece &#...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Ranking the top 30 Warriors and Raptors in the Finals Steph or Kawhi? Klay or Lowry? And where should sidelined stars Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins check in? We're ranking the top 30 players in the Finals....
14:00, 05/30/2019

In photos: Raptors dethrone Warriors There will be no three-peat. The Golden State Warriors' two-year reign atop the NBA has ended at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, who have claimed their first title since the franchise was founded in 1995....
11:00, 06/14/2019

Warriors' owner 'confident' of keeping Thompson, Durant Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob intends to re-sign Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant when they become unrestricted free agents this summer, even though Durant's agent said the superstar is undecided....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Durant joins Nets, ending three seasons with Warriors Kevin Durant will join the Brooklyn Nets, after playing the past three seasons with the Golden State Warriors, the two-times NBA most valuable player announced on Sunday....
04:17, 07/01/2019

Report: Durant views staying with Warriors as 'last resort' Exercising his option to stay with the Golden State Warriors probably "is the last resort" for Kevin Durant, according to an ESPN report on Wednesday....
00:51, 06/13/2019

Warriors lose Durant but stave off elimination with Game 5 win The Toronto Raptors blew a late six-point lead and with it their first chance to seal a maiden NBA championship as the Golden State Warriors overcame the loss of All Star forward Kevin Durant to win Game Five 106-105 on Monday....
10:34, 06/11/2019

Countdown for Durant's return ticks louder for Warriors The countdown for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant's possible return to the lineup from injury ticks even louder after the two-time defending champions dropped the first game of the NBA Finals on Thursday....
08:34, 05/31/2019

Warriors move to conference finals despite missing Durant The Golden State Warriors get past Houston Rockets without Kevin Durant to continue quest for third straight title        ...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Durant travels with the Warriors to Toronto ahead of finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant is traveling with the Golden State Warriors to Toronto for the first two games of the NBA Finals, leaving open the chance he could be ready to return from a strained right calf in time for Game 2. Durant, the two-t...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Already without Durant, Warriors bracing for Game 3 sans Thompson OAKLAND, Calif. — The juggernaut Warriors have proven they can win without Kevin Durant. They have not proven they can win without Durant and Klay Thompson. That may be the predicament in Game 3, when the 1-1 NBA Finals series shifts to Oracle Arena ...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Durant officially joins Nets, Russell to Warriors The deal bringing Kevin Durant to Brooklyn is official, and he's changing his number along with his address       ...
06:34, 07/08/2019

The Colts Are Afraid Of Andrew Luck's Leg Pulling A Kevin Durant Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has already been through several circles of injury hell, and lost roughly a jillion years of his career to a devastating shoulder injury. Right now he’s recovering from a little old calf injury suffered during the spring...
12:00, 07/26/2019

This Kevin Durant T-shirt may be mildly terrifying for Knicks fans Kevin Durant has been mum on the issue, so NBA fans are left reading the tea leaves from Nike. The company is selling a T-shirt on its website that lists all the cities Durant has played in during his career, dating back to high school. The last two ...
22:51, 06/04/2019

Charles Barkley: Kevin Durant doesn’t have ‘mental makeup’ for NYC The New York pro sports landscape isn’t for everyone, and Charles Barkley said he thinks that’s especially true for Kevin Durant. On a conference call for the upcoming American Century Championship golf tournament, the “Inside the NBA” analyst didn’t...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Watch Ben Simmons, Kevin Durant and More NBA Stars Read Mean Tweets The 2019 NBA Finals are in full swing. Fans cheered for their favorite teams all season long, but it was the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors that made it to end. While......
17:34, 05/31/2019

Past video proves Kevin Durant could like playing with RJ Barrett CHICAGO — Kevin Durant apparently has a longtime yen for Duke’s RJ Barrett, the player the Knicks could select at No. 3 in the draft and who possibly could become his future teammate. A 2017 video surfaced from the sports network Overtime in which Du...
11:34, 05/18/2019

Kevin Durant’s status making NBA Finals ‘impossible’ to call LAS VEGAS — Of all the subplots to consider in the NBA Finals, the most complicated is the status of Kevin Durant. The Warriors’ superstar has been sidelined by a calf injury that makes him questionable to appear at any point in the series. The myste...
21:34, 05/28/2019

Kevin Durant center of attention in packed sports summer After all the winters of their discontent, the Knicks are poised to be the Boys of Summer. LeBron James never intended to take his talents to New York, but here we are, nine years later, and the Knicks will be asking the basketball gods for help. The...
01:34, 05/26/2019

Kevin Durant to miss Games 3, 4 of Western Conference finals Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss the upcoming Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference finals for Golden State in Portland as he continues to recover from a strained right calf        ...
04:51, 05/17/2019

‘Q Ball’ explores Kevin Durant’s side gig with San Quentin prisoners In basketball, rehabilitation generally keeps a player off the court. For San Quentin’s Warriors, the court is the rehab. “Q Ball” is a moving and dynamically shot portrait of the Northern California prison’s basketball team, which is sponsored by th...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Kevin Durant refused to be traded straight up for D’Angelo Russell Before teaming up with Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn, Kevin Durant made sure to bring along another asset to the Nets. Durant’s acquisition came via sign-and-trade with the Warriors, who received D’Angelo Russell in the deal. Before the deal went through,...
00:51, 07/12/2019

The Nets’ Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving era may be short-lived The Nets have three years to keep Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Both players have player options for the fourth season of their respective contracts, according to ESPN, meaning they can become free agents again in 2022. In essence, that means Durant...
00:17, 07/11/2019

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, responding to both Chris Broussard and a random Twitter user when called out online, Durant defended ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Kevin Durant spotted for first time since shocking Nets signing Kevin Durant is still on his scooter. Durant was spotted in public for the first time since sending shockwaves through the NBA by signing with the Brooklyn Nets, using a scooter outside a SoHo hotel as he recovers from Achilles surgery. The 30-year-o...
02:34, 07/18/2019

Jeremy Lin sells New York to Kevin Durant as Knicks now wait TORONTO — Jeremy Lin is back in the spotlight — in the NBA Finals — though his Raptors playoff role has been more of an out-of-the-rotation cheerleader than the star of “Linsanity.” But nobody knows better than Lin what New York feels like and what t...
04:17, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Kevin Durant to miss remainder of Houston series OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Kevin Durant’s injury (all times local): 12:57 p.m. Kevin Durant will miss the remainder of Golden State’s Western Conference semifinal against the Houston Rockets with a strained right calf. An MRI ex...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Klay Thompson Back; Kevin Durant Still Crab Meat The Golden State Warriors are down 2-1 to the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals, in large part because their roster is all crabbed up. Today, head coach Steve Kerr provided an update on the overall health of the roster. The Warriors are getting one p...
23:17, 06/06/2019

'Some days I hate the NBA': Kevin Durant reflects on relationship with basketball 10-time All Star says end of time with Thunder was painful30-year-old says business side of game is wearingKevin Durant, one of the NBA’s best – and most polarizing – players has spoken about his ambivalent feelings towards the league.The 30-year-old...
19:34, 09/10/2019

Kevin Durant Wishes To Separate Himself From "The Machine," But Plugs Into It Daily J.R. Moehringer has a rich profile of Kevin Durant, in the middle of his Achilles rehab, up at the Wall Street Journal today. The new Brooklyn Net drains deep threes in a swimming pool, explains the decay of his relationship with Oklahoma City, detai...
10:51, 09/11/2019

Nets schedule: Is NBA hinting Kevin Durant’s return date? The Nets will have more national television games this season than they had in the last five years combined. And they’ll come with more subplots and melodrama than a telenovela. 1. Can’t-miss Nets Arguably the biggest takeaway may just be that the Ne...
09:17, 08/13/2019

Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard may suddenly team up with Knicks Could Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard team up? That possibility is seeming more likely, based on reports Saturday. And the only two current options with enough cap space are the Knicks and Clippers. An ESPN report said Durant and Leonard have discusse...
00:00, 06/30/2019

Kevin Durant gives Nets reason to hope for early return Kevin Durant made a loud statement by picking Brooklyn in free agency — and has been quiet since. But the injured superstar sat down — with a Nets logo positioned in the backdrop — to talk about various topics, including his new team and the possibil...
16:34, 09/07/2019

Knicks’ ‘crazy’ Kevin Durant nightmare: When they learned Nets won, and what’s next Knicks owner James Dolan’s worst nightmare has unfolded as the crosstown rival Brooklyn Nets swiped Kevin Durant – and Kyrie Irving – from their paws. While the traded Kristaps Porzingis is expected to sign a long-term deal with the Mavericks, Durant...
03:51, 07/01/2019

Kevin Durant confidant gives peek into free agency mindset Kevin Durant’s Achilles injury occurred nine days ago in Toronto. His surgery to repair the rupture occurred one week ago in New York. ESPN’s Jay Williams, a Durant friend and a partner with Durant’s manager Rich Kleiman on “The Boardroom,” tol...
18:51, 06/19/2019

Knicks’ greatest Kevin Durant question draws intrigue all over Returning from an Achilles tendon rupture didn’t cost Wesley Matthews money. And it probably isn’t going to cost Kevin Durant any either. “If Wes Mathews can get a max after an Achilles injury, Durant will have no problem,’’ one NBA general manager t...
01:34, 06/26/2019

Anonymous fan sends flowers to Kevin Durant on behalf of all Canadians Flowers were sent to the Warriors office with a card reading: "Dear KD and the Warriors: I can’t even believe those dumba** Raptors fans cheered when they saw you were injured."...
21:34, 06/12/2019

Unrelenting Knicks heckles briefly crack Kevin Durant The Knicks buzz is following Kevin Durant everywhere. As Durant’s Warriors lost Game 4 to the Rockets 112-108 in Houston on Monday to even their best-of-seven series – moving him two losses closer to free agency this summer – one relentless Rockets ...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Steve Kerr talks about potential return of Kevin Durant TORONTO – Here’s more with the former Arizona basketball standout Steve Kerr as he talks about Kevin Durant and Game 5 of the NBA Finals. ...
11:34, 06/10/2019

Vegas adds to Knicks’ Kevin Durant hype with new odds Vegas is a believer. The SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas came out with its first stab at odds for the 2019-20 NBA champion, and only five squads are listed as bigger favorites than a team coming off a 17-65 disaster. The Knicks open at 16/1 to hold t...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Raptors braced for big response from Warriors in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors scored an impressive win over the two-times defending champion Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals opener and are now preparing for what could be a mighty response....
03:17, 06/01/2019

| Raptors dethrone Warriors to capture first NBA crown An upstart Toronto Raptors squad dethroned defending champions Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals and capture the first crown by a club from outside the United States....
09:00, 06/14/2019

NBA Finals: Raptors, Warriors players ranked LeBron James isn't playing in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years, but fear not: there's still an overwhelming amount of talent.        ...
23:34, 05/30/2019

Raptors win first NBA title, knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
06:51, 06/14/2019

Warriors heavily favored over Raptors in NBA Finals The Golden State Warriors are favored in the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive year, as they opened as heavy favorites against the Toronto Raptors late Saturday night....
09:00, 05/26/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors vs. Raptors schedule and TV times It all comes down to this. The long playoff journey has arrived at the NBA Finals. It's the Warriors and Raptors for the Larry O'Brien Trophy.        ...
12:17, 05/26/2019

Raptors rip Warriors to take commanding 3-1 NBA Finals lead OAKLAND, Calif. — It may now be all up to Kevin Durant and the state of his calf strain to save the Warriors from doom. Before Friday’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Steve Kerr was asked about this being potentially the final Warriors game at Oracle Aren...
10:51, 06/08/2019

Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals Toronto opened as a +260 underdog at Caesars Sportsbook in the series. In the past eight NBA Finals, only last season's Cavaliers were larger underdogs at the start than the Raptors....
17:17, 05/26/2019

Raptors offer new challenge, vibe for Warriors TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are playing in their first NBA Finals, and that makes the Golden State Warriors' fifth consecutive appearance slightly different....
18:17, 05/30/2019

Raptors now heavy favorites to knock off Warriors The Toronto Raptors are heavy favorites to win their first NBA championship after taking a 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors, while star Kawhi Leonard is now the overwhelming favorite to take home MVP honors....
23:00, 06/08/2019

Raptors win first NBA title by knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from star Kawhi Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
06:00, 06/14/2019

Warriors outlast Raptors to square NBA Finals at 1-1 The two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors used a massive third quarter to overcame a sluggish start and secure a 109-104 win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday that squared the NBA Finals at one game apiece....
06:34, 06/03/2019

Raptors come up short as Warriors take Game 2, even the series Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half on their way to a 109-104 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night that t...
17:17, 06/03/2019

The Raptors had every advantage against the Warriors. It didn't matter The Warriors had to deal with injuries and a big first-half deficit in Game 2. But a team with Curry, Thompson and Green are never truly defeatedThe Raptors could not have asked for a better shot at taking a commanding NBA finals lead. During Game 2,...
19:17, 06/03/2019

Raptors beat Warriors, capture first NBA title The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time. The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2. (June 14)       ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Warriors vs. Raptors: Why the NBA Finals lines are going crazy Betting-market makers must act conservatively with game and series prices in the NBA Finals right now because of question marks involving key Golden State Warriors. — Klay Thompson has suffered a hamstring strain that could inhibit his movement and s...
23:34, 06/05/2019

Raptors beat Warriors 123-109, take lead in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 on Wednesday night for a...
14:34, 06/06/2019

Warriors see Thompson, Durant suffer serious injuries in last 2 games of season The Golden State Warriors had more bad luck at Game 6 of the NBA Finals Thursday when swingman Klay Thompson tore his ACL on his left knee with less than three minutes to go in the third quarter, according to his agent....
10:34, 06/14/2019

Durant has chance to play game five says Warriors coach Kerr Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said on Sunday he was hopeful that MVP Kevin Durant would be fit for their must-win game five of the NBA Finals....
00:00, 06/10/2019

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Someday, years or even decades from now, at one of those celebratory reunions teams like to do, Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce with fondness about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors....
02:17, 08/15/2019

Report: Warriors plan to offer max contracts to Durant, Thompson The Golden State Warriors plan to offer five-year max contracts to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, despite significant injuries to both players, according to a report....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Kevin Durant’s fight with Chris Broussard escalates: Don’t call me a liar Kevin Durant is in a Twitter fight again. Only this time, he might actually be winning. The forever-embattled superstar clapped back at Chris Broussard for the second time in three days after the Fox Sports personality said he has texted with Durant ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Kevin Durant confirms ruptured Achilles: ‘Road back starts now’ OAKLAND — The NBA’s worst fears have been confirmed. Kevin Durant, who left in the second quarter of the Warriors’ Game 5 win in Toronto, did indeed rupture his Achilles tendon, and underwent surgery Wednesday, providing a bit more clarity for his im...
02:51, 06/13/2019

Inside Nets’ biggest selling point to an angry Kevin Durant The Nets’ vastly improved infrastructure has reportedly impressed Kyrie Irving, who is leaning toward signing with Brooklyn. The team hopes it wins over Kevin Durant as well. Even though Durant officially became a free agent Wednesday — and Cae...
09:00, 06/27/2019

2019 NBA playoffs: Who is the MVP so far? Making the case for Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant Golden State’s Kevin Durant and Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard are the best players so far and it's not even close.        ...
22:17, 05/06/2019

Kevin Durant will join the Brooklyn Nets on four-year, $164.3 million deal The most coveted free agent this off-season, the power forward will miss most or all of 2019-20 while recovering from Achilles surgery.       ...
02:51, 07/01/2019

Iffy Kevin Durant status adds to Knicks spectacle: ‘I wouldn’t do it’ The Knicks don’t enter free agency on June 30 in the driver’s seat for a union of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. And they don’t enter with the same jubilation that signing Durant will end their woes next season. When owner James Dolan predicted “a ve...
07:17, 06/25/2019

DeAndre Jordan talks Kevin Durant health and Nets’ culture DeAndre Jordan was supposed to be part of the Knicks’ edge in bringing Kevin Durant to the Garden before he jumped ship to join the crosstown-rival Nets, along with fellow free agents Durant and Kyrie Irving. Now Jordan is talking about not only his ...
18:51, 07/27/2019

Andre Iguodala has harsh words for Knicks’ Kevin Durant push The tides of free agency are already moving against the Knicks. At least according to Andre Iguodala. In an appearance on CNBC, Iguodala said both Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson would re-sign with the Warriors, though it’s unclear what’s behind his s...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Kevin Durant calls out reporter, fights on Twitter over his ‘worst nightmare’ Kevin Durant proved yet again that he’s the most online NBA superstar out there, and that probably isn’t a good thing. Durant took it upon himself to respond to Fox Sports’ Chris Broussard saying Durant’s “worst nightmar...
03:34, 05/21/2019

I Went To SoHo To Find Kevin Durant And All I Found Was A Bunch Of Clothes I Can't Afford Where in the world in Kevin Durant headed? is one of the most interesting questions in the NBA right now. Where in the world is Kevin Durant currently? is a much less compelling cousin of that question, but one we are somewhat better equipped to answ...
23:51, 06/28/2019

Kevin Durant rips Oklahoma City, vows he'll never be 'attached' again after 'toxic' welcome Kevin Durant was lambasted for leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors after the 2015-16 season and after losing to the Warriors in the playoffs....
22:02, 09/11/2019

Knicks land Julius Randle after Kevin Durant fail: ‘He is a beast’ In their Kevin Durant consolation prize, the Knicks have added Julius Randle to fill their vacant power-forward slot. The former Lakers/Pelicans big man signed a 3-year, $63 million deal, according to ESPN. But the third year is a team option. After ...
03:51, 07/01/2019

Kevin Durant’s Nets-versus-Knicks decision wasn’t so easy If there’s a perception Kevin Durant’s decision to choose the Nets over the Knicks was easy, it wasn’t. Jay Williams, an ESPN broadcaster and Durant buddy, told The Post the free-agent superstar had associates trying to pull him toward Broadway over ...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Kevin Durant’s close friend: Porzingis trade doomed Knicks ESPN’s Jay Williams, a Kevin Durant confidant, believes the Knicks trading Kristaps Porzingis could have hurt the team’s chances of landing the two-time NBA Finals MVP. Back in Porzingis’ rookie year, when Durant visited the Garden, he gave the 7-foo...
08:51, 07/02/2019

Bernard King: Kevin Durant can’t fall into this Patrick Ewing trap If Kevin Durant wants to come to the Knicks, he had better bring along another star or he’ll wind up like Patrick Ewing — ringless. So says Brooklyn-born Bernard King, the former Knicks legend who played a role this past season as rookie Kevin Knox’s...
00:51, 05/26/2019

Charles Barkley 'unsure' whether Kevin Durant could handle New York City Kevin Durant is set to become a free agent during the offseason and will be one of the most sought-after players on the market next to Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Nets’ system drew Kevin Durant to Brooklyn: GM Sean Marks Kevin Durant was watching, and he liked what he saw. According to Nets GM Sean Marks, the marquee free agent is a fan of how his new team plays. Marks shared on WFAN on Tuesday that Durant told him, shortly after he announced he was coming to Brookly...
15:34, 07/17/2019

Kobe Bryant comparison sparked a full-on Kevin Durant panic Kevin Durant limped, and NBA Twitter panicked. The star forward’s non-contact injury immediately reminded TNT analyst Reggie Miller of Kobe Bryant’s ruptured Achilles from 2013. “He thought someone hit him in the Achilles, and you k...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Woods feels Durant's pain after Achilles injury Knowing all too well what it is like to be struck down by injury Tiger Woods spared a thought for Kevin Durant on Tuesday, after watching the Golden State Warriors forward crumple to the floor during a game against the Toronto Raptors....
11:34, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Woods shows compassion for Durant’s injury PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Tiger Woods knows all about playing through an injury in chase of a championship: He won the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines on an injured left knee that needed major...
23:51, 06/11/2019

Steve Kerr talks about Durant Injury (NBA Finals) OAKLAND – Former U of A standout Steve Kerr talked about the devastating injury to Kevin Durant as his Warriors hope to even up the NBA Finals series against Toronto....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Raptors roll past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals TORONTO — No Kevin Durant. Problem. The Warriors’ air of invincibility got crushed in Canada in the first-ever NBA Finals game north of the border, as the Raptors gritted their way behind Pascal Siakam to a commanding 118-109 Game 1 victory Thursday ...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Toronto Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Raptors made a smashing NBA Finals debut, beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night....
09:51, 05/31/2019

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured Canada’s first NBA championship with their most remarkable road win yet in the franchise’s NBA Finals debut, outlasting the battered and depleted two-time defending cha...
10:34, 06/14/2019

The Raptors froze against the Warriors, but the title stays theirs to lose A head-scratching timeout by Toronto coach Nick Nurse may have swung the outcome of Game 5, but the Raptors remain favorites to win the NBA title with Kevin Durant gone for goodIt took a shooting barrage for Golden State to overcome the Raptors, 106-...
17:34, 06/11/2019

Siakam answers Canadian prayers as Raptors down Warriors Pascal Siakam, who once studied to be a priest, answered Canadian prayers by leading the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday in the first NBA Finals game played outside of the United States....
08:34, 05/31/2019

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrilling 118-109 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday....
08:34, 05/31/2019

Raptors’ underdog Pascal Siakam is Warriors’ unlikely nemesis TORONTO — Raptors forward Pascal Siakam is now on the radar of two nations, not even including his native Cameroon. And as he climbs the mountain of stardom, he has the Warriors’ Draymond Green obsessed. “I got to take him out of the series and that’...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Warriors congratulate NBA champion Raptors in Toronto newspaper ad The Golden State Warriors took out a full-page advert in the Toronto Star on Monday to congratulate a Toronto Raptors team that stopped them claiming a third consecutive NBA championship....
00:17, 06/18/2019

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals TORONTO — Kyle Lowry stole the ball and pushed it ahead, then waited for Kawhi Leonard to arrive before feeding his All-Star teammate for a thunderous one-handed slam over Giannis Antetokounmpo. “The building exploded after that dunk,” Leonard said. ...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Why Charles Barkley thinks the Raptors will stun Warriors Charles Barkley is going against the grain once again. TNT’s loquacious “Inside the NBA” analyst said he believes the Toronto Raptors will beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, going against fellow analysts Shaquille O&#...
15:00, 05/26/2019

NBA Finals: Expert picks to win Raptors-Warriors series, MVP We make our picks for the NBA Finals, which begin tonight when the Warriors head to Scotiabank Arena for Game 1 against the Raptors.        ...
23:34, 05/30/2019

Warriors stun Raptors to keep NBA Finals hopes alive  TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s presence and subsequent absence spurred the Warriors to somehow keep alive their season in a 106-105 Game 5 triumph Monday over the tight, cold-shooting Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. After his sharp, 11-point first quarter set...
10:34, 06/11/2019

Raptors take second crack at title in Warriors' Oakland farewell OAKLAND, Calif. - - The Toronto Raptors hope to celebrate the closing of Oracle Arena with a party of international magnitude when they take a second shot at the championship Thursday night in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warrior...
05:17, 06/13/2019

Raptors beat shorthanded Warriors, take 2-1 Finals lead The Toronto Raptors defeated a shorthanded Golden State Warriors squad 123-109 in Oakland on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals....
08:00, 06/06/2019

Raptors and Warriors face same obstacle in Game 5: Pressure SportsPulse: Trysta Krick explains why both the Warriors and the Raptors head into Game 5 of the NBA Finals with a ton of pressure on them.       ...
08:34, 06/10/2019

Raptors vs. Warriors Game 4: Live Score and Updates Golden State is in trouble, but Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney are back. The Raptors have been on fire, but can that last? Stay here for live updates....
04:34, 06/08/2019

Strength in numbers: The Raptors beat the Warriors at their own game The Warriors' blueprint was to make things tough on Kawhi Leonard. It worked. But Golden State wasn't prepared for Pascal Siakam and Toronto's band of non-stars....
22:51, 05/31/2019

Raptors' collective threat overwhelms ailing Warriors The Toronto Raptors showcased their strength in depth that undermanned Golden State could not match on Wednesday, taking full advantage of their status as the deeper and healthier team in the NBA Finals....
12:00, 06/06/2019

On brink of title, Raptors expect a fight from Warriors The Toronto Raptors will try to complete their historic mission in front of their home crowd Monday night against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
21:34, 06/09/2019

Raptors left to rue disastrous third quarter in loss to Warriors The Toronto Raptors had the Golden State Warriors on the ropes but were undone by an awful third quarter that allowed the two-time defending champions to escape with a win on Sunday that squared up the NBA Finals....
10:34, 06/03/2019

Warriors Meet Their Match: A Raptors Team With Their Playbook The Toronto Raptors are one win from halting Golden State’s dynastic run, thanks to injuries, yes, but mostly because they’re beating the Warriors at their own game....
22:51, 06/08/2019

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
23:51, 06/01/2019

Raptors vs. Warriors: Why Vegas isn’t running away from Toronto in Game 2 Pascal’s wager: Bet on Toronto and hope Siakam plays like a god. That worked for Raptors backers in Thursday night’s series opener in the NBA Finals against the Warriors. Pascal Siakam scored 32 points on 14-of-17 shooting, a surprising X-factor lead...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5, 106-105, to extend NBA Finals Golden State, which had fallen in a 3-1 hole in the best-of-seven series, won on the road Monday to force a return to Oakland, Calif., for Thursday’s Game 6....
06:00, 06/11/2019

Raptors take advantage of shorthanded Warriors for 2-1 series lead Kawhi Leonard and Toronto took advantage of Golden State without Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant and weathered 47 points from Steph Curry for the win.        ...
07:17, 06/06/2019

Raptors hit big shots, beat Warriors for 2-1 NBA Finals lead OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 o...
06:51, 06/06/2019

Warriors unfazed after losing to Raptors in Game 1 of NBA Finals What I'm Hearing: Jeff Zillgitt says that despite losing Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the Warriors are feeling confident they can bounce back in Game 2.        ...
17:34, 05/31/2019

Klay Thompson won’t play in Warriors-Raptors Game 3 The Warriors will be without Klay Thompson for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Thompson was a game-time decision after he suffered a left hamstring injury during the third quarter of the Warriors’ 109-104 Game 2 victory in Toronto on Sunday, immediat...
04:17, 06/06/2019

Golden State’s Kevin Durant Announces Achilles’ Rupture and Surgery ‘Success’ The superstar Warriors forward injured his right Achilles’ tendon during Game 5 of the N.B.A. finals against the Raptors after missing nine games with a strained calf....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Kevin Durant denies being ‘pressured’ to play in Finals, but the pressure was hard to ignore Through media reports, to which Durant has been known to pay attention, a charged atmosphere of uncertainty about his calf injury and his willingness to play through it built up before he tore his Achilles' in Game 5 against the Raptors....
09:17, 08/08/2019

Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets, Kyrie Irving reportedly will join him NBA star Kevin Durant will sign a four-year deal to play for the Brooklyn Nets, bringing an abrupt end to one of the most hotly anticipated sagas of the league's free agency season....
03:51, 07/01/2019

Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets....
00:17, 07/01/2019

Charles Barkley says Kevin Durant lacks the ‘mental makeup’ to play in New York The Hall of Famer allowed that Durant is a “great person” and player, but added that the Warriors star has “some of the thinnest skin I’ve ever seen.”...
17:17, 06/05/2019

Isiah Thomas talks Kevin Durant and Zion Williamson’s star power CHICAGO — Isiah Thomas believes any team that lands Kevin Durant one day may be sipping his champagne during a championship celebration. On hand at the Chicago Hilton to promote a champagne partnership with the Players Association on Tuesday night be...
10:34, 05/15/2019

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when ther...
00:00, 06/30/2019

Report: Kevin Durant declines player option, will become unrestricted free agent While this move was expected, it's still significant, as it means Durant won't for sure end up in Golden State next season.       ...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Kevin Durant’s closest confidant dodges Knicks hype as whispers grow Kevin Durant’s closest confidant is playing it safe. The superstar’s manager and media business partner, Rich Kleiman, offered little hints over his client’s future Tuesday during an appearance at the Wall Street Journal’s Fut...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Nets pulled off salary cap miracle to put talent around Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving For a general manager, free agency is like the NBA Finals. And Brooklyn GM Sean Marks has hit a Game 7 winner. The Nets not only successfully landed Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving but found a creative way to finesse the cap enough to add DeAndre Jorda...
19:34, 07/01/2019

Kevin Durant to the Knicks? Not so fast, says close friend, ex-teammate Kendrick Perkins To many people, Kevin Durant joining the Knicks this summer seems like a done deal. According to Kendrick Perkins, those people may be wrong.        ...
15:34, 05/23/2019

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce someday about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors       ...
19:51, 08/14/2019

Durant's 35 points carry Warriors past Rockets in Game 1 Kevin Durant scored 35 points in outdueling James Harden and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 104-100 in the opener of what is shaping up to be a sensational best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal     &#...
00:51, 04/29/2019

Warriors not letting NBA Finals status dictate Durant's return date The Golden State Warriors are in an unfamiliar position after losing the opening game of the NBA Finals but head coach Steve Kerr said on Friday that will not force them to rush injured Kevin Durant back into the lineup....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Warriors lose center, while Durant and Thompson’s status remain in doubt OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors have never been touted for their depth and now they may be tested like never before when the Finals resume Wednesday at Oracle Arena with Game 3. It may be the Raptors’ best hope the aging Warriors just break down. The ...
06:17, 06/04/2019

Raptors whip depleted Warriors despite Stephen Curry’s heroics OAKLAND – Stephen Curry found out he can’t beat the Raptors 1 on 5. Despite Curry’s career playoff-high 47 points, his depleted Warriors, missing Klay Thompson and still without Kevin Durant, could not hold off the beasts from the East. The Raptors l...
05:51, 06/06/2019

Raptors not letting Warriors' injuries change their focus in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors may have a prime opportunity to jump ahead in the NBA Finals given the whack of injuries that have plagued the Golden State Warriors but they are not changing their approach to the pivotal contest....
01:34, 06/05/2019

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors for first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors dethroned the defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the Finals to capture their first NBA championship in franchise history....
18:51, 06/14/2019

Warriors installed as Finals favorite over TBD Bucks-Raptors winner Golden State clinched a spot in a fifth consecutive NBA Finals and sportsbooks installed the Warriors as the favorites against an opponent to be determined from the Eastern Conference....
21:00, 05/21/2019

The Toronto Raptors achieved a rare feat: intimidating the Warriors When Golden State go on a roll, opponents tend to panic. But Kawhi Leonard and Co kept their cool in a fevered Oracle Arena on Wednesday nightToronto outplayed Golden State on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the NBA finals, and many would have ...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the NBA Finals game on Wednesday, will be fined $500,000 and banned from attending NBA games for one year, the Warriors and the NBA said on Thursday....
00:34, 06/07/2019

The Warriors and Raptors share a crazier history than just a famous Curry Think this Finals is the only history between the Warriors and Raptors? Think again. Here are 15 amazing connections between Golden State and Toronto....
18:00, 06/04/2019

Opinion: Bucks, Raptors battling to be served as fodder for the Warriors The Eastern Conference finals between the Bucks and Raptors have evolved into something really good. But is it going to matter in the end?        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.       ...
07:34, 06/14/2019

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win first NBA title The Toronto Raptors became the first Canadian team to win an NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
10:34, 06/14/2019

Raptors fan sets off 3 a.m. fireworks outside Warriors hotel prior to Game 1 A basketball fan set off fireworks outside of a Toronto hotel apparently in an effort to keep the opposing team from getting a good night’s sleep before the NBA Finals....
09:51, 05/31/2019

2019 NBA Finals matchups: Breaking down Raptors, Warriors battle Afraid an NBA Finals without LeBron James would be short on storylines? Think again. The Warriors are on the longest NBA Finals run in a half-century, looking for the first three-peat since 2002. Kawhi Leonard is looking to become the King in the Nor...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Warriors level NBA finals after third-quarter surge against Raptors in Game 2 Golden State Warriors 109-104 Toronto RaptorsAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportNBA finals now level at 1-1 going in Wednesday’s Game 3Draymond Green knew the Golden State Warriors could improve. Backed by the confidence that comes ...
10:34, 06/03/2019

Raptors send Toronto into raptures as they beat Warriors to take first NBA title Raptors win 114-110 over Warriors in dramatic Game 6Thompson (30 points) sidelined by injury in third quarterLowry and Siakam lead way for Toronto with 26 apieceKawhi Leonard named NBA finals Most Valuable PlayerAs it happened: Raptors beat Warriors ...
06:51, 06/14/2019

Raptors handle Warriors in Game 4 to move within victory of first NBA title Kawhi (36 points, 12 rebounds) leads Raptors in Game 4 winToronto take 3-1 series lead as series returns to CanadaToronto Raptors 105-92 Golden State Warriors – as it happenedThe The Toronto Raptors accomplished the improbable, beating the two-time d...
07:17, 06/08/2019

Quinn Cook has unique view of Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving free agency TORONTO — Quinn Cook, the Warriors’ backup point guard out of Duke, can’t confirm where his two buddies, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, will land this summer, but he can confirm the two are tight. Cook, who followed Irving at Duke and is a chil...
22:17, 05/30/2019

Kevin Durant’s right-hand man: Free agency sneak peek, infamous Knicks tweet A born and bred New Yorker, Rich Kleiman is NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s manager as well as co-founder and business partner in Thirty Five Ventures — which incorporates Durant’s personal brand/marketing portfolio and on-court contracts, their diverse...
03:34, 06/30/2019

Kevin Durant 'hurting deep in the soul' after suffering suspected Achilles tear during NBA Finals Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant left Game 5 with an Achilles injury against the Toronto Raptors more than a month after fighting to come back from a quad injury....
15:00, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant quietly scolds Stephen A. Smith over hyped feud with Steve Kerr Kevin Durant broke his silence to send a message to Stephen A. Smith. After Smith reported that Durant didn’t care too much for Golden State coach Steve Kerr, as well as details of Durant’s interaction with Russell Westbrook before joinin...
00:34, 07/05/2019

Kevin Durant paid the price for playing hurt. Robert Griffin III can feel his pain. Few athletes understands exactly what Kevin Durant went through in Game 5, but Robert Griffin III knows the internal and external pressure associated with returning from injury -- and suffering the worst-case scenario-- better than most....
22:34, 06/11/2019

Kevin Durant to join Nets in shock move with Kyrie Irving reported to follow Former NBA MVP joins Brooklyn after titles with WarriorsESPN report Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan to followDurant set to miss entire 2019-20 season with ruptured achillesThe Brooklyn Nets appear to have turned themselves from outsiders to NBA conte...
02:00, 07/01/2019

Biggest NBA free agency moves of the past 25 years, from Shaq to LeBron to Kevin Durant From Shaquille O'Neal to Kevin Durant, USA TODAY Sports looks back at the most important player moves in the past 25 years of NBA free agency.       ...
19:34, 06/25/2019

Warriors' Andre Iguodala will have MRI for leg injury Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala will undergo an MRI for a lower leg injury, head coach Steve Kerr told reporters after Saturday's Game 3 win over the Portland Trail Blazers....
06:51, 05/19/2019

Deadspin Drake Tries Very Hard To Pretend He Doesn’t Have Steph Curry And Kevin Durant’s Jersey Numb Deadspin Drake Tries Very Hard To Pretend He Doesn’t Have Steph Curry And Kevin Durant’s Jersey Numbers Tattooed On His Body | Jezebel Witness the Decline of LaCroix, a Terrible Beverage That No One Liked | Splinter Again With the Tariffs | The Root ...
21:17, 05/31/2019

NBA free agency rumors: Latest buzz on Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving and more The NBA free agency period opens Sunday at 6 p.m. ET and this year's class is stacked, including Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard.       ...
03:00, 06/29/2019

Draymond Green gave a hilarious answer on how he heard of Kevin Durant's decision to leave Draymond Green gave ESPN's Rachel Nichols a hilarious answer when asked about how he found out how Kevin Durant was leaving for Nets.       ...
19:51, 08/15/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant makes risky move with Nets, but has chance to lead young team to top Kevin Durant’s aggressive restlessness has led him to a new frontier in the NBA, to a franchise that was very recently among the league’s worst.       ...
02:51, 07/01/2019

Deadspin Kevin Durant Has Logged On | Jezebel James Charles Just Made Some Great Points | Splinter N Deadspin Kevin Durant Has Logged On | Jezebel James Charles Just Made Some Great Points | Splinter Not Even Game of Thrones Is Safe From Meghan McCain | The Root What the Game of Thrones Finale Teaches Us About White Saviors | News Lifeguard Billy tu...
01:17, 05/21/2019

Opinion: Warriors' dynasty crumbles in Game 4 loss to Raptors There was desperation simmering under the surface in a must-win Game 4, and the Warriors probably played their last game ever at Oracle Arena.       ...
11:34, 06/08/2019

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch the 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere The 2019 NBA Finals lineup is set and the Golden State Warriors will take on the Toronto Raptors in a best-of-seven series to see which team will be this year’s NBA champion. If you’re looking for a Warriors vs Raptors live stream, then...
00:51, 05/31/2019

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
11:17, 06/07/2019

Toronto Raptors take Game 1 of NBA finals, defeat Golden State Warriors 118-109 The Toronto Raptors, led by Pascal Siakam, defeated the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night, despite a late-game push from the defending champs....
09:51, 05/31/2019

NBA finals Game 1: Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors – live! Our writers give their predictions for this year’s seriesEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltBest-of-seven series starts in Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena 1.47am BST And we have the first Drake sighting of the series. I don’t know what th...
02:51, 05/31/2019

NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive As it happened: Golden State Warriors 106-105 Toronto RaptorsRaptors blow late lead as Warriors secure vital winToronto lead best-of-seven series 3-2 as teams head to OaklandKevin Durant sustains achilles injury in first-halfFor the first four games ...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Golden State Warriors congratulate Toronto Raptors with full-page ad The Golden State Warriors congratulated the Toronto Raptors on their NBA championship victory with a full-page ad in Monday's edition of a Toronto newspaper....
07:17, 06/18/2019

Pascal Siakam, Kawhi Leonard lead Raptors over Warriors in Game 1 Pascal Siakam and Kawhi Leonard guided the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto....
14:51, 05/31/2019

Golden State Warriors 106-105 Toronto Raptors: NBA finals Game 5 – as it happened Full report: Warriors keep series alive with late comeback Kevin Durant returns but exits game with achilles injuryToronto lead best-of-seven series 3-2 as teams head to Oakland 5.19am BST Warriors GM Bob Myers has confirmed that Kevin Durant has an ...
07:00, 06/11/2019

NBA finals: Pascal Siakam soars as Raptors beat Warriors in Game 1 Golden State Warriors 109-118 Toronto RaptorsRaptors win first game of series in NBA finals debutAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportSince the Toronto Raptors’ first NBA season in 1995, the team and their fans have suffered through o...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Toronto Raptors take series lead with Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors With a 123-109 win at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., the team dominated throughout the game. At one point, the Raptors had a 17-point lead over the Warriors....
09:34, 06/06/2019

Golden State Warriors win Game 2, even up the NBA Finals series against Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors grabbed home-court advantage in the NBA Finals after beating the Toronto Raptors in Game 2.        ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Warriors ban minority owner from NBA Finals after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
21:34, 06/06/2019

Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6....
10:34, 06/14/2019

NBA finals Game 2: Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors – live! Stephen Curry and Co look to level series in CanadaEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFelt 7.11pm BST Hunter will be here shortly, in the meantime here’s Oliver Connolly on Game 1:Game 1 of the NBA finals was hardly the best litmus test ...
01:17, 06/03/2019

'It means the world': Toronto Raptors win first NBA title after beating Warriors – video The NBA’s lone Canadian team won the first NBA championship in their 24-year history, beating the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the finals on Thursday. It was another thriller and victory meant Toronto became the first non-US team to win...
11:51, 06/14/2019

Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors: NBA finals Game 6 – live! Email Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltDurant undergoes surgery for ruptured achilles tendon 1.06am BST PreambleSomehow, we’ve reached Game 6 of one of the oddest and most impossible to predict NBA Finals I can remember in a long while. ...
02:17, 06/14/2019

Kawhi Leonard shines as Raptors take commanding 3-1 lead on Warriors in NBA Finals With Kawhi Leonard leading the way, the Toronto Raptors took a commanding 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.       ...
11:34, 06/08/2019

NBA finals Game 3: Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors – live! Warriors host Raptors in Game 3 with series tied at one game apieceThe NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal?Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 2.42am BST Raptors 36-29 Warriors, end of 1st quartrerMcKinnie, Cook, Bogut,...
03:51, 06/06/2019

Watch: Warriors fan shoves Raptors' Kyle Lowry, gets ejected from NBA Finals A Golden State Warriors fan was ejected after shoving Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry while he was sitting courtside during Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
15:17, 06/06/2019

Opinion: Warriors' Splash Brothers need help vs. Raptors — ASAP With Kevin Durant unavailable to come to the immediate rescue, the Golden State Warriors need more from their supporting cast.        ...
01:17, 06/01/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Three keys to watch for in Game 2 as Warriors try to regroup against Raptors Golden State needs to improve its transition defense and get scoring from its bench if it is going to bounce back against Toronto in Game 2.        ...
01:17, 06/01/2019

Raptors Fight Off Every Warriors Push To Grab A Comfortable Game 1 Victory In retrospect, we had a pretty solid indication that things were turning Toronto’s way in the build up to their Game 1 victory over the Warriors:...
06:34, 05/31/2019

Golden State Warriors had a longer break than the Raptors before the finals. Does it matter? Toronto will be on their fifth day off and the Warriors on their 10th before they play Game 1 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. Does that make a difference?...
20:00, 05/30/2019

NBA finals Game 4: Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors – live! Raptors look to take commanding 3-1 series lead in OaklandTweet Hunter at @HunterFelt or email him 1.23am BST One person who will not be at Oracle Arena is Golden State Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens, who has been banned from the rest of the finals...
02:34, 06/08/2019

| Injury cloud hangs over Kevin Anderson's future An injury cloud is hanging over Kevin Anderson's future as lingering injuries turn heady 2017 and 2018 successes into a thing of the past. Sy Lerman reports....
20:17, 09/11/2019

Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard scores 36 despite apparent leg injury Toronto star forward Kawhi Leonard appeared to suffer a leg injury after finishing a layup in the first half of the Raptors' Game 3 win over the Milwaukee Bucks....
06:17, 05/20/2019

Nets strike fast, landing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, as NBA free agency opens with a bang Teams and players were able to begin negotiations at 6 p.m. Eastern on Sunday and within 90 minutes, they had reached agreement on deals collectively worth more than $2 billion....
02:51, 07/01/2019

Kevin Durant recruitment stands pop up around New York City as Knicks fans hope to lure star to Big Apple Kevin Durant is expected to become a free agent once the period begins at the end of the month and New York Knicks fans are trying hard to recruit the superstar to the Big Apple....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Drake Tries Very Hard To Pretend He Doesn't Have Steph Curry And Kevin Durant's Jersey Numbers Tattooed On His Body The world was very nearly spared a couple week’s worth of energetic Drake sightings Thursday night, when Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors went careening into the sidelines late in the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Iguodala missed...
05:51, 05/31/2019