Durant to miss rest of Rockets series

Kevin Durant Leaves Game With Calf Strain

He scored 22 points and added five rebounds in 32 minutes before exiting.

With Durant out for an indefinite amount of time, Curry acknowledged that the Warriors would have to go back to how they played four years ago, before Golden State acquired its star forward.

Kerr later told The Athletic that it is unlikely Durant will play in Game 6 in Houston on Friday. Less than a minute later, the Rockets took their first lead since 14-12 in the first quarter, but the Warriors rallied to win 104-99 and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. We know we're going to have to be near ideal to go down to the Houston without Kevin and win a game. However, Durant's injury only amplifies this specific handicapping situation, with the Rockets facing elimination.

Houston got as close as three one more time, on a layup by Harden with 18.6 seconds left, before Thompson, after almost throwing the ball away, dropped in an interior hoop for the clinching basket with 4.1 seconds left. The upper end of that estimate would see Durant likely missing all of the Western Conference finals. "We'll see how Kevin's doing tomorrow". In an eerie scene that brought the Oracle Arena to silence, Durant was forced from action with a strained right calf midway through the third quarter. "We're up 3-2 and we've got championship rings on our fingers and a lot of experience and a lot of confidence that comes from that, so let's go out there and let it rip".

"Guys who haven't had opportunities yet (in this series) will have opportunities", Kerr said.

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Kevin Durant left the contest with what turned out to be a calf injury, giving an already-depleted Warriors a major hole they needed to fill.

Durant limped to the locker room after landing awkwardly following a baseline jumper.

In 2015, Paul hurt his hamstring and missed two games in a second-round series the Clippers lost.

Game 6 will be in Houston at the Toyota Center on Friday at 9 PM ET on ESPN. They always said they believed they could win straight up, but their reliance on whistles at the series' outset told the true tale: To beat the Warriors, they needed some sort of assistance. Offensive rebounds have been particularly important with P.J. Tucker's work in that area in Games 3 and 4 helping Houston close out both games.

"Two very key sequences in that game, two key shots for us", Green said.

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