Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss Game 2 against the Portland Trail Blazers due to his nagging calf strain, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. With Durant sidelined, the Warriors still defeated the Blazers 116-94 in Game 1. Stephen Curry led the way in Durant’s absence with 36 points on 12/23 shooting and nine three-pointers.
Golden State star Kevin Durant (calf strain) will not play in Game 2 of the WCF against Portland, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) May 15, 2019
Durant’s original injury report from Ramona Shelburne placed his re-evaluation date on Thursday for the strain that he suffered in the semifinals against Houston.