Nevertheless, the Warriors haven't missed a beat winning the last three games that Durant has missed, and pretty handily aside from Thursday night's Game 2, one might add.
Despite the jaw-dropping stat that they're 28-1 in the past 29 games when Curry plays and Durant doesn't, they are doing their best to snuff out any perception that they can thrive without him.
But right down the line, from Kerr to the team's veterans, all have been measured in making sure they acknowledge Durant's greatness and value even as they play well without him. And so we're down eight points with, what, four minutes to go or whatever it was.
"I know it's a tough position for the referees to be in to make a call at that point in the game", Lillard said, according to ESPN's Tim MacMahon.
Golden State coach Steve Kerr insisted his team stole this game with a sensational final few minutes and another, familiar third-quarter outburst.
Record start for Koepka
Considering Koepka's record in the majors - three wins and a runner-up in his last seven majors - this felt shorter. Woods double-bogeyed his first hole Thursday and was at the same two-over 17 holes later.
Lillard had a 23-point, 10-assist double-double to lead the Trail Blazers, who lost despite outscoring Golden State 54-27 on 3-pointers.
Stephen Curry erupted for 36 points in Game 1, leading the Warriors to a 116-94 victory.
His contributions were vital to a team that fought to come back and seal a win at home, putting the Blazers at a 2-0 deficit ahead of the road swing of this series.
Kevin Durant is not expected to play the next three games after tonight, wow, per @heydb. "So we've got to take that into Game 3". "He's done a great job of committing himself to that process ... and hopefully he'll be back at some point, but we'll just wait and see". The Warriors seem to be embracing being doubted without Durant and I think that is driving them a lot right now. "We're going to hold the fort down until he gets back and go win another championship with our full squad".
As you can see below, onlookers also caught the crash on video so people have been freaking out on Twitter about it. The pilot landed on the river, exited the helicopter, and was rescued by a NY Waterway ferry crew aboard the Gov.
If there's any silver lining to this, it's that there's a good chance Arizona has planned for Peterson's absence. Peterson will not appeal the suspension, which reportedly dropped the punishment from eight to six games .
Mark Gurman and Debby Wu from Bloomberg have listed a set of features that will appear in the upcoming iPhone 11 . Like the AirPods are a brilliant idea to provide comfortable audio experience to the users.
She has already served seven years of a 35-year sentence in a military prison, including a year in solitary confinement. Manning's latest confinement will persist until she complies with the subpoena or until the grand jury expires, U.S.
Saudi security chiefs said armed drones attacked two oil pumping stations in the kingdom but did not disrupt output or exports. Even Gulf Arab states that openly oppose Iran, such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, seem cautious this week.
If Huawei "can't get the widget or the part or the software update to keep functioning, then those systems go down", he said. Huawei , which has repeatedly denied such allegations, did not immediately comment on the executive order.
Some rankings estimate Grumpy Cat made $100 million from her film, media appearances, sponsorship deals and merchandise sales. The internet meme sensation, who has over 12 million followers on social media, has died at the age of 7.
About 12.10am on Wednesday (May 15), the medical examiner's office was notified of a body that had been found. Piotr Bobak , Clarisa Figueroa's boyfriend, was charged with concealment of a homicide, police said.
These are the "Onion" and "Garlic" Realme X special editions
To recall, Realme 3 was launched in India in March and was available for purchase via Flipkart and the company's online store. The inspiration from Onion and Garlic is very much visible on the back panels of the special edition Realme X handsets.
Ubisoft Delays Skull & Bones to April 2020
There won't be any sign of Skull and Bones at E3 either, as the development team focuses on polishing the game up further. Throw in The Division 2, and 2019 is looking solid towards the usual Q4 big budget release from the French company.
OnePlus 7 Pro arrives at Reliance Digital & My Jio Stores
Only the OnePlus 7 Pro in its 6GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB variants in the Mirror Grey trim would be available for sale today. For selfies, OnePlus 7 Pro comes with a 16-megapixel pop-up camera with Sony IMX471 sensor, an f/2.0 aperture, and EIS.
Plastic Waste Found At The Bottom Of Mariana Trench
It's not the first time plastic has been found at the bottom of the sea, but it's a reminder of the scale of the problem . An American diver set a new record for the deepest dive in history last month when he plunged almost 36,000 feet.
Iran slams U.S. sanctions as crisis mounts
President Trump and Swiss President Ueli Maurer are meeting at the White House on Thursday, as tensions with Iran mount. Last week, Iran notified the five remaining signatories that it would reduce some commitments under the accord.
Republicans asked about abortion ban: Run away!
Could it result in a return to unsafe, backstreet abortions of the kind that were performed before Roe v. But let's say it does take it, and that those judges also follow precedent and strike down the law.
Bella Hadid Has a Wow Moment on Cannes Red Carpet!
Earlier this month, she made the heads turn in her OTT look at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Gala 2019. Her accessories were limited to statement earrings , while her hair was left simple in loose curls.
Two die in plane crash at Dubai airport
An investigation team from the GCAA arrived at the scene of the crash and will continue the investigation, the GCAA said. The aircraft was on a mission to calibrate terrestrial navigation systems at the airport, the statement said .
Autopilot in use before Tesla hit semi
Neither Brown nor the vehicle braked for a tractor-trailer, which had turned left in front of the Tesla and was crossing its path. Tesla said in a statement that after the driver engaged the system he "immediately removed his hands from the wheel".