Kevin Durant Listed As Questionable For Game 5

A question from a kid reporter during the Toronto Raptors media availability on Sunday had Kyle Lowry smiling

The Warriors find themselves in an unfamiliar position on Monday, facing elimination to the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.

The Warriors are listing Durant - who practised Monday morning after being sidelined for more than a month with a strained calf - as a "game-time decision" for Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The Warriors trail the Toronto Raptors 3-1 in the best-of-seven series, meaning their quest for a third consecutive National Basketball Association championship could end on Monday.

Durant spent about 25 minutes on the court before leaving toward the end of the Warriors' shootaround session for continued treatment. But Durant practiced with the team for the first time in a while over the weekend, and now ESPN's Jay Williams, who had dinner with KD last night, is saying he's he "shocked" if Durant wasn't in the lineup tonight for Golden State.

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The Warriors play the Raptors at 1pm tomorrow in Game 5. On Sunday, Durant worked with some of the Warriors' young players to test how his calf would hold up.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - MAY 08: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors warms up before Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 08, 2019 in Oakland, California.

"It's feasible", Kerr said. If we had a crystal ball, we would have known a long time ago what we were dealing with. Monte Poole of NBC Sports reports Kevin Durant is expected to be a "full go" for Monday's matchup.


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