Per Tim Kawakami of The Athletic, Kevin Durant will miss Game 6 against the Houston Rockets, due to a calf injury.
The head coach of the Warriors, Sreve Kerr, confirmed the news, speaking with Kawakami after Game 5. “He’s not going to play Game 6. We can all pretend and just say he’s doubtful. But he’s not playing Game 6.”
According to several media reports in the USA, Durant is expected to miss Game 7 as well, if the Rockets even the series on Friday (10/05).
Durant landed awkwardly on his right foot following a jumper with 2:11 to go in the third quarter of Game 5. However, his team went on to win the game and take a 3-2 lead in the series.
Coach Kerr also said Durant will have an MRI on Thursday (09/05).