The Warriors were already prepared to be without their leading scorer for Friday's Game 6 at the Toyota Center in Houston, regardless of the outcome of his MRI.
Curry on what people have been saying about him since he struggled in Game 3: 'The last 48 hours have been pretty amusing, hearing all the noise and chatter about how I've been playing in this series, and I take it all in stride and understand what I'm capable of. Over the final 12 minutes, they invoked memories of their memorable 73-win run led by the original Big 3, escaping with a 104-99 victory to move within one game of the Western Conference Finals.
With forward Kevin Durant sidelined, Curry and Thompson took over, combining for 60 points. It sounds insane, I know, but based on what the team already has, especially under the preface that Leonard might join the team, signing Thompson would only make it hard for rotations and minutes.
"Hopefully", Kerr said, "we get Kevin back at some point".
"This one's going to leave a mark", coach Mike D'Antoni said.
Durant's injury occurred innocently enough after he hit a jumper from the right side with just over two minutes left in the third quarter.
Draymond Green and Klay Thompson nailed clutch three pointers late in the fourth quarter for the Warriors but the buzz after the game was not about the win but rather the health of Durant.
Rockets: Averaging 108.1 points, 43.2 rebounds, 18.0 assists, 8.5 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 44.1 per cent from the field.
To make matters worse, up until KD's injury, Stephen Curry, the team's other MVP, was struggling. The renown surgeon said the mild sprain is likely "somewhere between a Grade 1 and Grade 2 strain, which is going to likely keep him out for two weeks in a best-case scenario". Gordon, who had a play-off career-high 30 points in Game 3, scored 20 points or more in consecutive play-off games for the first time in his career. "We can all pretend and just say he's doubtful".
The buzz instead has focused on how the 65-1 long shot was elevated to champion in the most shocking decision in Derby history. For the true victor in my mind, Maximum Security , the team felt no need to run the horse with no Triple Crown at stake.
They had chances as Liverpool exposed themselves at the back, but unlike the first leg, they were not clinical in front of goal. Jurgen Klopp's men needed to overturn a 3-0 first-leg defeat after Barcelona appeared to clinch the tie at the Nou Camp.
As with many previous missile tests, Pyongyang nearly immediately released imagery allowing for a closer look at this new missile. The North's second launch in five days was seen as a brushback pitch toward Washington over deadlocked nuclear negotiations.
At the same time the U.S. also blacklisted Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps, designating it as a foreign terrorist group. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unscheduled, fleeting visit to Iraq, amid growing tensions with Iran.
McKegg was pushed into Rask by Kempfer and the net was dislodged, but the puck crossed the goal line before any contact was made. Columbus hit the crossbar three times: Pierre-Luc Dubois in the first period, and Dean Kukan and Josh Anderson in the second.
Boeing has admitted it knew about a missing feature on its 737 Max plans a year before the first of two fatal crashes. However, the statement asserts that the software issue did not adversely affect the airplane's safety or operation.
So far, McEwan added, tariffs had knocked 0.4 points off China's growth and 0.2% off United States growth. He said he was considering imposing penalties on the rest of Chinese goods shipped to the United States .
The baby will not carry a courtesy title "at this time ", Buckingham Palace confirmed after the name was announced Wednesday. As a first-born son of a duke, the baby was eligible for the title of Earl of Dumbarton.
Polls close after South Africa elections
The ANC achieved its best parliamentary election result in 2004 under former president Thabo Mbeki , when it won 69% of the vote. Analysts say that if the ANC vote remains above 55%, it will enable President Ramaphosa to strengthen his grip on the party.