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Kevin Durant injury aftershock challenging Warriors — and Raptors

OAKLAND, Calif. — As it happened, the Raptors were more rattled by Kevin Durant’s catastrophic Achilles injury than the Warriors with the NBA championship on the line. After Durant went down early in ...

Kevin Durant injury aftershock challenging Warriors  — and Raptors

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NBA Finals: Warriors stars criticize Raptors fans after Kevin Durant's injury Golden State Warriors stars DeMarcus Cousins and Klay Thompson criticized Toronto Raptors fans who cheered when Warriors forward Kevin Durant was injured midway in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
23:26 2019-06-11

Warriors stars fuming at Raptors fans who cheered Kevin Durant injury: ‘It’s bulls–t’ As the Warriors continue to process Kevin Durant’s devastating Achilles injury from Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night, most of the players are still in disbelief over the initial reaction from the Toronto crowd. “It was bulls–t,” Golden State guard Klay Thompson seethe...
22:00 2019-06-11

Raptors fan sends flowers to Warriors for Kevin Durant injury cheers: ' I hereby apologize on behalf of Canada' Toronto Raptors players were forced to try and quiet their own fans who were cheering when Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
17:00 2019-06-12

Charles Barkley blames the Warriors for Kevin Durant’s injury While Barkley claimed Golden State "shouldn't have put that man out there" in his condition, NFL player Richard Sherman, who suffered his own Achilles' injury, said most athletes would have made "that same decision."...
10:00 2019-06-12

Warriors react to Kevin Durant's devastating injury What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt discuss reaction to Kevin Durant's Achillies injury in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

'It's hard to celebrate': Warriors react to win after Kevin Durant's injury - video The Warriors kept themselves alive in the NBA finals with a thrilling 106-105 win over Toronto Raptors in Game 5 but lost Kevin Durant to an achilles injury.• NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive Continue reading......
09:26 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant has Achilles injury as Warriors GM bares soul: ‘Blame me’ TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s gutty return for Game 5 lasted less than 15 minutes and ended when he suffered what could be a potentially devastating Achilles tear in the second quarter that would keep him out the start of next season and throw his — and the Knicks’ — pending free-agency plans into chaos....
09:00 2019-06-11

A nightmare and a classic: Warriors win but lose Kevin Durant to Achilles injury SportsPulse: The Warriors kept their season (and dynasty) alive with a thrilling Game 5 in Toronto. But it all pales in comparison to what happened to Kevin Durant.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant exits NBA Finals return with leg injury as Raptors fans mock TORONTO – After a strong first quarter, Kevin Durant left Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 9:46 left in the half with what appeared to be a re-injury of his lower right calf. In his first game after a four-and-a-half week absence with a right calf strain, Durant didn’t last until halftime as he......
05:13 2019-06-11

Opinion: Warriors' Kevin Durant buckling up for his longest year after Achilles injury Rehabbing an Achilles rupture is slow and difficult, testing a player’s mental fortitude as much as his or her physical limits. Just ask Kobe Bryant.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Drake pays tribute to Kevin Durant after Warriors star suffers Achilles injury Drake, who has been rooting fiercely against the Golden State Warriors throughout the NBA Finals, struck a somber tone after Game 5.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Charles Barkley thinks Warriors should shoulder all the blame for Kevin Durant's injury Charles Barkley blames the Warriors for Kevin Durant's Achilles injury, and the team is at fault for letting criticism build during the NBA Finals.       ...
02:26 2019-06-12

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant aggravates injury, exits Game 5 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant exited Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors after aggravating his previous injury in the second quarter....
06:52 2019-06-11

Warriors, minus Kevin Durant, rally for Game 5 win over Raptors With their backs against the wall, the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 106-105 win against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
06:52 2019-06-11

Opinion: Warriors need Kevin Durant if they want to beat Raptors for NBA title three-peat Golden State is trailing in the NBA Finals for the first time during its spectacular run, and it's clear now the Warriors aren't better without KD.        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 2 against Raptors The Golden State forward will miss his seventh consecutive playoff game with an injured calf as the Warriors look to rebound against the Raptors.        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Golden State Warriors won’t have Kevin Durant, Kevon Looney for Game 3 against Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors will be short-handed for Game 3 with a number of injured players for the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday....
15:13 2019-06-05

Tiger Woods sympathizes with Kevin Durant after Warriors star's injury: 'I've been there' When Tiger Woods was asked Tuesday if he had seen Warriors forward Kevin Durant’s injury the night before, Woods dropped his head and nodded.        ...
04:13 2019-06-12

Warriors' Draymond Green on fans who cheered Kevin Durant's injury: 'It's bull----' Draymond Green wasn't happy about Toronto fans cheering Kevin Durant's injury, even if they quickly changed course.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

‘Kevin?!’: Drake trolls injured Warriors star Kevin Durant with ‘Home Alone’ shirt He was wearing a black hoodie with a picture of actor Macaulay Culkin, who played Kevin McCallister in the "Home Alone" movie franchise, mouth open and holding his face above the word "Kevin?!?!?!"...
05:13 2019-06-03

After Kevin Durant injury, who actually has the momentum now? SportsPulse: Trysta Krick breaks down the current state of the NBA Finals as it pertains to momentum and who has it heading into Game 6 between the Raptors and Warriors.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Kevin Durant is ‘having a rough time’ after injury: mom Kevin Durant’s mom, Wanda, is speaking out following her son’s devastating Achilles injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. Sitting down with “Good Morning America,” Wanda revealed her son is “having a rough time” now but knows he’ll be OK. &...
06:00 2019-06-13

Go Ahead And Get Upset About Kevin Durant's Injury After a rapid and opaque rehabilitation from a strained calf, Kevin Durant’s return to Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday was cut short by a devastating injury. Everyone on the Warriors seems both stricken and kind of confused about who to blame; journalists like The Athletic’s Tim Kawakami who wrot...
00:00 2019-06-14

NBA players react to Kevin Durant injury Kevin Durant appeared to aggravate a right calf injury during his return in Game 5 against the Raptors, and players immediately showed their support....
05:00 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant’s injury may have saved the Knicks’ future We are conditioned to believe that a dark cloud sits permanently over Penn Plaza, even on the sunniest of summer days. Two decades of lousy, unwatchable basketball will do that to you. A new century featuring one memorable season — in 2012-13 — and one memorable month — Linsanity — will make you won...
22:00 2019-06-11

Charles Barkley knows exactly whom to blame for Kevin Durant’s injury As the internet descends on the Warriors for playing Kevin Durant in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, a decision that resulted in an Achilles injury, Charles Barkley has joined the fray. “That was not right. If you go back and look at the last two weeks … the articles comes out, ’KD’s worst nightmare...
22:00 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant's Achilles Injury Sounds Like Bad News All The Way Around Warriors president of basketball operations Bob Myers spoke at the postgame podium Monday night following his team’s 106–105 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5. That’s an unusual step for a personnel honcho, but these are unusual circumstances—it fell to Myers to announce that Durant’s injur...
11:26 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant injury devastates Drake, who breaks down Several Raptors fans cheered. Drake wept. The famous rapper and infamous Toronto fan was visibly disturbed after seeing Kevin Durant reinjure his lower right leg during the Warriors’ stunning 106-105 Game 5 win Monday night to keep the NBA Finals alive. The two traded barbs earlier in the seri...
09:00 2019-06-11

Do the Warriors need Kevin Durant? SportsPulse: Yes, Kevin Durant has been an instrumental part in the Warriors last two titles. No, he was never needed for the Warriors dynasty to become a dynasty.        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

The Warriors really do need Kevin Durant SportsPulse: The Raptors quieted the experts who felt this would be a quick series by beating the Warriors in Game 1. Now we have to ask: Is Golden State desperate to get Kevin Durant back?        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

How Kevin Durant's injury could change the fate of five NBA teams When Kevin Durant went down with a torn Achilles, the future became murky. Not only for Durant and the Warriors, but for the rest of the NBA.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Mulling Knicks’ alternatives after Kevin Durant’s crushing injury TORONTO — The Knicks’ best laid dream has likely gone up in smoke in one tragic Monday night. The Knicks woke up to the news of Kevin Durant’s feared Achilles tear like the rest of New York — stunned. Durant’s return from a calf strain turned into a catastrophe in the second quarter when he......
22:00 2019-06-11

Potential Plan Bs for Knicks after devastating Kevin Durant injury Kevin Durant’s feared torn Achilles tendon could sway him not to opt out of the $31 million left on his contract since he may miss next season. Pairing KD with another star was the Knicks’ Plan A, but now they may have to pivot. The Post’s Marc Berman looks at their options: 1. Sign Kawhi......
13:26 2019-06-12

How Kevin Durant’s Achilles’ injury affects his future and the NBA landscape Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant suffered an Achilles' injury on Monday, a tragic turn of events that threatens to alter his career's trajectory and shake up the NBA's upcoming free-agency landscape....
15:13 2019-06-11

Watch: Drake distraught after Kevin Durant NBA Finals injury Drake might be one of the Toronto Raptors' biggest fans, but he showed some respect for Kevin Durant by expressing serious emotion after the Golden State Warriors star was forced out of the NBA Finals with an injury....
23:26 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant exits Game 5 of NBA Finals with Achilles injury Warriors star Kevin Durant limped off the floor with an Achilles injury and is scheduled to have an MRI exam on Tuesday.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant forced to leave Game 5 of NBA Finals with injury Durant, who had been out since May 8 with a calf strain, returned to the starting lineup with his team down 3-1 in the series against the Toronto Raptors....
11:52 2019-06-11

Tiger Woods on Kevin Durant injury: ‘It’s an awful feeling, no one can help you’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tiger Woods called the Achilles injury Kevin Durant suffered in Monday night’s NBA Final “sad’’ to see. “As athletes, we’ve all been there to that spot when you just know it, that something just went, and can’t move, can’t do much of anything,’’ Woods said. “And you can see it...
09:26 2019-06-12

What's next for Kevin Durant after Achilles injury? Breaking down his options When Kevin Durant went down with what the Golden State Warriors fear to be an Achilles tear in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the future became murky.       ...
15:52 2019-06-12

Kevin Durant’s first words after Achilles injury: ‘I’m hurting deep’ The Warriors’ win eased a small portion of Kevin Durant’s injury pain. Durant wasn’t on the ScotiaBank Arena floor to witness Golden State hold on to beat the Raptors 106-105 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. He left early on crutches and in a walking boot after suffering an Achilles inju...
09:00 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant is the NBA's best player, but the Warriors are way more fun without him Golden State have reached their fifth NBA finals in a row but KD has missed time through injury. His absence has brought joy back to the teamThe first thing you need to know is a cold hard fact: the Warriors are a better team with Kevin Durant on the floor. The discourse surrounding Golden State’s f...
14:52 2019-05-21

Kevin Durant's injury is not only changing the potential makeup of the NBA, it's moving stocks Basketball superstar Kevin Durant's injury may have reshaped the outlook of the NBA's upcoming free agency period, but it also sent ripples through Wall Street....
20:26 2019-06-12

How Kevin Durant's injury alters the NBA landscape — this summer and beyond Kevin Durant's injury could have a ripple effect throughout the NBA, from the Warriors to free agency to the record books.       ...
19:52 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athleteOn Monday night, NBA fans around the world tuned in to what should have been a story of triumph. Here’s how it might ...
00:13 2019-06-14

Opinion: Kevin Durant's Game 5 injury is a failure on many levels Kevin Durant left Game 5 in the second quarter after sustaining Achilles injury. He should have never played Monday.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Tiger Woods understands why Kevin Durant risked playing despite injury The golfer feels Durant's pain. "As athletes, our job is to make the human body do something it was never meant to do ... and ... well, sometimes things go awry."...
19:00 2019-06-12

Kevin Durant is only one safe from free-agency chaos injury created Plans haven’t changed. They’ve just become more complicated. Despite Kevin Durant likely suffering a torn Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday night, the Warriors superstar’s suddenly uncertain future doesn’t necessarily mean the line of suitors for the former MVP will shr...
22:00 2019-06-11

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, NBA stars react to Kevin Durant's injury Players from around the NBA, along with NFL star and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, reacted to Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant's injury....
06:52 2019-06-11

12 heart-wrenching images of the emotion on the court after Kevin Durant's injury When Warriors superstar Kevin Durant went down with an Achilles injury in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, raw emotion filled Toronto's Scotiabank Arena.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

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17:26 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant has a long road back from Achilles injury, but his ability bodes well Kevin Durant, who will miss all of next season, has a long road ahead recuperating from a ruptured Achilles tendon.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Opinion: Kevin Durant's injury should serve as cautionary tale for athletes everywhere Game 5 of the NBA Finals will be a seminal moment for athletes everywhere: If you don’t look out for your best interests, who else will?       ...
02:26 2019-06-12

Kevin Durant shoots down notion Warriors are better without him Kevin Durant hears all the talk about the Warriors playing better without him. To that, he has a simple response: "That's not facts."        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Warriors' Durant starts, exits Game 5 with injury TORONTO - - Golden State forward Kevin Durant, returning from a month-long injury absence, started Game 5 for the Warriors as they faced elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals but exited in the second quarter after apparently aggravating his calf strain....
05:52 2019-06-11

Warriors impose will in third to even Finals with Kevin Durant looming TORONTO — For the first part of the third quarter, it was no Canada. As in a complete zero. The two-time defending-champion Warriors were confident they would respond with vengeance from their Game 1 loss and waited until after intermission Sunday to make good on their promise of muzzling the Raptor...
09:52 2019-06-03

NBA Finals: Warriors clear Kevin Durant to practice Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant has officially been cleared to practice and could play in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve Kerr said Sunday....
22:00 2019-06-09

Warriors’ Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant won’t be ready to play in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30. The two-time reigning finals MVP has yet to return to on-court work while recovering from a strained right calf. Big man DeMarcus Cousins might be healthy for the Warriors’ series opener against eit...
13:52 2019-05-24

Opinion: Has Kevin Durant played his last game with the Warriors? Several questions surround Kevin Durant's absence with a strained calf. Are the Warriors better without him? What does this mean for his future?        ...
11:52 2019-05-29

Agent says Warriors' Kevin Durant '100 percent undecided' on where he'll go Rich Kleiman, the agent of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, said the superstar is completely undecided on where he'll land as a free agent....
22:39 2019-05-22

NBA Finals 2019: Kevin Durant will sit again for Warriors in Game 4 Golden State will be without two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant for the ninth consecutive game. Klay Thompson is expected to play Friday night.        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

NBA Finals: Warriors rule out Kevin Durant for Game 2 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who is recovering from a right calf strain, has been ruled out for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve Kerr said....
22:13 2019-05-31

Warriors don’t expect to see Kevin Durant suit up until Game 3 TORONTO — Careful with his words, Warriors coach Steve Kerr sounded as if Kevin Durant won’t be available until Game 3 when the series resumes in Oakland, Calif. Officially, Durant has been ruled out of only Thursday’s Game 1 with a calf strain — another term for a partial tear. Durant, who has been...
05:13 2019-05-30

Kevin Durant will play for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Kevin Durant, listed as a game-time decision for Game 5, will play Monday night, Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters pregame.       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Opinion: With or without Kevin Durant, these Warriors have nothing left to prove The mental strength the Warriors have shown to keep this NBA Finals series alive solidified them as one of the proudest, most distinguished champions.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Raptors urge some fans to stop cheering Durant’s injury A few Raptors fans appeared delighted after Warriors star Kevin Durant fell down with an Achilles injury that will sideline him for the rest of the NBA playoffs....
09:00 2019-06-11

Opinion: Kevin Durant's devastating Achilles injury brings humanity of game to forefront Kevin Durant's Achilles injury was first met with inexcusable cheers. But after that, what happened in Toronto brought out the humanity of the game.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant gets Canadian apology: ‘Those dumb– Raptors fans’ The Toronto Raptors fan base didn’t bathe itself in glory when some cheered Kevin Durant’s injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. But one anonymous Raptors fan tried to make it right on Tuesday, sending a floral arrangement to the Warriors offices to apologize “on ...
07:39 2019-06-12

Kevin Durant playing in Game 4 remains possibility for Warriors OAKLAND, Calif. — Steve Kerr took the podium 90 minutes before tipoff Wednesday and still didn’t know whether his training staff would clear Klay Thompson (hamstring strtain) to play in Game 3 at Oracle Arena. That’s how precarious life was for the Warriors’ juggernaut in these NBA Finals. Twenty mi...
08:52 2019-06-06

Warriors expect Kevin Durant back for Game 4 of NBA Finals The Warriors looked like they were missing Kevin Durant for the first time on Thursday night, and now they have a sense for when he could be back. Yahoo Sports reported on Friday, the morning after the Raptors’ 118-109 win in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, that Golden State expects to have Durant b...
16:13 2019-05-31

Time is running out for Kevin Durant’s return to Warriors in NBA Finals OAKLAND – A hobbled Klay Thompson is expected back for Friday’s Game 4 but Kevin Durant won’t join him, according to Warriors coach Steve Kerr. The hope KD would make it back by Game 4 has been torpedoed after he was not cleared for Thursday’s practice and hence did not scrimmage, leaving in greater...
02:26 2019-06-07

Warriors believe Kevin Durant suffered achilles tear during Game 5 Durant’s season clearly over after suffering injury in Game 5Two-time NBA finals MVP had just returned from calf injuryWarriors prevailed 106-105, cutting Toronto’s series lead to 3-2Golden State forward Kevin Durant has an injured right achilles, a massive blow for the perennial All-Star and two-ti...
14:26 2019-06-11

Warriors make it official: Kevin Durant out for Game 1 of NBA Finals Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and he might not travel with the team to Toronto due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday. Kerr said that injured center DeMarcus Cousins (quadriceps), is listed as “questionable...
05:26 2019-05-28

Warriors' Kevin Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured Achilles Kevin Durant underwent surgery for a ruptured right Achilles tendon, according to an Instagram post two days after his injury against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. ...
06:39 2019-06-13

Kevin Durant snaps back at talk of being Warriors outsider In his first interview since being felled by a calf strain, Kevin Durant gave another indication Friday about still being perceived as a Warriors outsider — one of the factors in a growing belief he will leave as a free agent. The Warriors have moved on to The Finals without Durant. On Friday, the e...
06:39 2019-05-25

Kevin Durant Ruptured His Achilles Tendon, And The Warriors Are Shocked Kevin Durant has updated the world on the leg injury he suffered in Game 5 of the NBA Finals upon his return from a calf strain, and the news was as bad as everyone in the world already knew it would be. In an Instagram post on Wednesday afternoon, Durant said that he ruptured his Achilles, and thou...
00:13 2019-06-13

Doctor slams Kevin Durant, Warriors surgery narrative The emerging narrative Kevin Durant had his ruptured right Achilles tendon repaired by a New York surgeon in spite of the Warriors’ medical staff is bogus, according to one local doctor who watched the tragic injury unfold from afar. “I knew he was coming [to New York],” said New Jersey foot and ank...
06:00 2019-06-13

Kevin Durant to practice as Warriors now pray for NBA Finals miracle TORONTO — It looks like Kevin Durant is ready to try and pull a Willis Reed on Monday night in a do-or-die Game 5 of the NBA Finals for the Warriors, but the team isn’t tipping its hand just yet. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Durant was cleared for Sunday’s practice and would scrimmage with......
00:26 2019-06-10

Kevin Durant plans to play for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant is listed as a game-time decision for Game 5, but a person with knowledge of the situation says he plans to play.       ...
22:52 2019-06-10

Kevin Durant, doubtful for Game 1, disputes notion Warriors are better without him Durant unlikely to play in Thursday’s Game 1 due to calf injuryGolden State have won five straight games since losing DurantAll-Star is miffed at narrative Warriors are better without him Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA finals on Thursday against e...
09:26 2019-05-25

Warriors honor Oakland, Kevin Durant with souvenir towel for fans Golden State's creative Game 6 giveaway to fans is a rally towel with the letters K and D highlighted in the word "Oakland."       ...
03:52 2019-06-14

Kevin Durant plans to make NBA finals return for Warriors, according to report Two-time NBA finals MVP has missed entire series so farESPN reports Durant plans to play in Game 5 on Monday nightGolden State are 3-1 down to Toronto in best-of-seven series Kevin Durant practiced on Monday morning but the Golden State Warriors will wait before deciding if he plays in Game 5 of the...
23:13 2019-06-10

Warriors' Kevin Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured achilles tendon Golden State star undergoes surgery for torn achilles tendonDurant, 30, suffered injury during Game 5 of NBA finalsKevin Durant confirmed what everyone most feared: He underwent surgery for a ruptured right achilles tendon.Durant posted on social media Wednesday the severity of his injury two days a...
05:26 2019-06-13

Clippers hype, Warriors belief as Knicks’ Kevin Durant threats are set The Knicks’ competition for Kevin Durant is falling into place. As the superstar approaches free agency with speculation rampant, Durant’s former teammate Kendrick Perkins suggested to Fox Sports that Durant could end up with the Clippers when all is said and done. While many have believ...
20:52 2019-05-23

Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 3; Klay Thompson questionable Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was ruled out and guard Klay Thompson is questionable for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
00:13 2019-06-06

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant listed as questionable for Game 5 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant returned to practice and was listed as questionable for Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
07:39 2019-06-10

Stephen Curry: Golden State Warriors playing for Kevin Durant Star point guard Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are using Kevin Durant's Achilles injury as motivation for Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
19:52 2019-06-13

Kevin Durant could return to Golden State Warriors for Game 3, report says Two-time NBA finals MVP has been injured since 8 MayDurant is averaging 34.2 points per game this postseasonKevin Durant could return from a calf injury as soon as Game 3 of the NBA finals, Yahoo Sports reported.Durant was hurt on 8 May, in the fifth game of the Western Conference semi-finals agains...
01:26 2019-06-01

Inside Chase Arena: The Warriors’ $1.4 billion pitch to keep Kevin Durant SAN FRANCISCO — On Wednesday, with all the hullabaloo swirling over a Warriors’ part-owner shoving Toronto’s Kyle Lowry on the sidelines at Oracle Arena, Golden State executive Rick Welts was across the Bay Bridge, conducting his final tour of the franchise’s pride and joy — Chase Arena. It is a $1....
23:00 2019-06-07

Opinion: Warriors' wishful thinking on Kevin Durant has been just as destructive as his absence Wishful thinking on Kevin Durant hasn’t done much for Warriors' play, nor has it sped up healing of calf. Warriors failed from start on his status.       ...
00:00 2019-06-10

Warriors' Kevin Durant out for NBA Finals Game 3; Klay Thompson is questionable The injury-plagued Warriors will go without two-time Finals MVP Kevin Durant for Game 3 in Oakland. The series with the Raptors is tied 1-1.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured Achilles Golden State Warriors superstar forward Kevin Durant underwent surgery Wednesday in New York City after rupturing his Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
07:00 2019-06-13

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant returns, knocks down first two shots Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant returned and knocked down his first two shots from deep in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
06:52 2019-06-11

Warriors' Kevin Durant expected to practice with goal of returning in Game 5 of NBA Finals Warriors star Kevin Durant is expected to practice and do an extra workout with younger players on Sunday with the hope that he can play in Game 5.       ...
21:52 2019-06-09

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01:39 2019-06-13

Warriors survive Game 5 but Kevin Durant injures Achilles’: ‘Incredible win and a horrible loss’ Golden State, which had fallen in a 3-1 hole in the best-of-seven series, won on the road Monday to force a return to Oakland, Calif., for Thursday’s Game 6. Durant left in the second quarter with an injury....
09:26 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson chirp Drake in the tunnel after Warriors' Game 2 win Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson had an exchange with Drake in the tunnel following the Warriors win in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

NBA Finals: Warriors' Kevin Durant officially out for Game 1, DeMarcus Cousins questionable Warriors coach Steve Kerr confirmed Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, while DeMarcus Cousins is questionable.        ...
03:13 2019-05-28

Durant exits, but Warriors edge Raptors to stay alive "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for three 3-pointers in\r\nthe final three minutes, and the Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the\r\nToronto Raptors 106-105 Monday night in Game 5 to stay alive in the NBA\r\nFinals."...
10:26 2019-06-11

Klay Thompson exits Warriors' Game 2 win vs. Raptors with leg injury Klay Thompson suffered a leg injury that the Warriors called "left hamstring tightness" and Steve Kerr called a pull that knocked him out of Game 2.        ...
06:39 2019-06-03

Warriors' future uncertain following Finals loss, injuries to Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant The serious injuries to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, combined with uncertainty in free agency, raises considerable issues for Golden State.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

'(Expletive) them': DeMarcus Cousins rips Kevin Durant skeptics after injury Golden State Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins had a message for the people who questioned teammate Kevin Durant's heart.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant's mother puts son's critics on blast with passionate message following injury Wanda Durant, the mother of two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant, posted a passionate message on Twitter early Tuesday calling out her son's critics.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Warriors' Kevin Durant won't be ready for Game 1 of NBA Finals Kevin Durant is still expected to be ready at some point during the NBA Finals after his strained calf was re-evaluated, but it won't be Game 1.        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

Kevin Durant a game-time decision for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant – for the first time in NBA Finals – is a game-time decision for Game 5 against Toronto on Monday.       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Warriors owner 'serious as a heart attack' that Kevin Durant will return for NBA Finals The Warriors are down 2-1 in the NBA Finals against the Raptors, and there's no better time for Kevin Durant to make his long-awaited return.        ...
18:26 2019-06-06

Kevin Durant's agent says Warriors star still undecided on what he'll do in free agency Rich Kleiman said the Golden State Warriors forward is focused on rehabbing his calf injury and the NBA Finals, not the free agency period looming.        ...
18:39 2019-05-22

'You've got to be kidding': Warriors stunned by injuries to Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson While the Warriors gave the Raptors credit and didn't use injuries as an excuse, they were taken aback by Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant going down.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Durant suffers Achilles injury in first game back from injury Kevin Durant's long-awaited return from injury on Monday with the Golden State Warriors season on the line in the NBA Finals was short-lived as he suffered an Achilles injury in his first game in over a month....
10:13 2019-06-11

Durant talks injury, says team not better without him Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks....
04:52 2019-05-25

Kevin Durant Has Logged On The biggest downside—or upside, depending on your point of view—to Kevin Durant’s clearly unmild calf injury is that he has more time to spend online. He was already extremely online, even if you’re only counting his main and not his dozen burners, but injured Durant has extra time to contemplate hi...
15:13 2019-05-21

Kevin Durant Still Hasn't Logged Off Seen through the lens of his Drakification, Kevin Durant seems to have entered the “Jaded” period of his NBA career. In “Jaded,” Drake croons about an ex whom he is dismayed to see doing well without him. Durant likely feels similar watching the Warriors blow past their Western Conference opponents ...
02:01 2019-05-23

Kevin Durant Is Fucking Up The Finals In an ordinary Finals, the team in Golden State’s position, down 2-1 after dropping Game 3 at home, would be in real trouble, needing to win three out of four and at least once on the road to avoid elimination. Hell, the Warriors might even be in real trouble! Or maybe they aren’t the Warriors, but ...
03:00 2019-06-07

Kevin Durant out for Game 3 of NBA Finals Kevin Durant still isn't ready to return for the Golden State Warriors as he works back from a strained right calf he suffered during the Western Conference semifinals        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Kevin Durant Practiced, But Maybe Not That Much, And Nobody Knows What The Hell Is Going On Kevin Durant’s month-long absence from the Golden State Warriors while he tries to recover from a calf injury has thrown the NBA Finals totally out of whack. Now, with the Warriors down 3-1 to the Raptors and facing a potential dynasty-ending Game 5 on Monday, Durant’s return seems like the only thi...
02:00 2019-06-10

What must go right for Kevin Durant to return in NBA Finals TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said it is “feasible’’ Kevin Durant could be activated after just one full practice. Speaking at the Warriors’ shootaround Sunday morning at Scotiabank Arena ahead of Game 2, Kerr’s remark made it logistically possible for Durant to make his return from a partiall...
04:00 2019-06-03

Woods feels Durant's pain after Achilles injury Knowing all too well what it is like to be struck down by injury Tiger Woods spared a thought for Kevin Durant on Tuesday, after watching the Golden State Warriors forward crumple to the floor during a game against the Toronto Raptors....
04:13 2019-06-12

The Latest: Woods shows compassion for Durant’s injury PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Tiger Woods knows all about playing through an injury in chase of a championship: He won the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines on an injured left knee that needed major reconstructive surgery after the tournament. So t...
23:26 2019-06-11

Steve Kerr talks about Durant Injury (NBA Finals) OAKLAND – Former U of A standout Steve Kerr talked about the devastating injury to Kevin Durant as his Warriors hope to even up the NBA Finals series against Toronto....
09:39 2019-06-12

N.B.A. Finals Game 6 Preview: What We Know About Kevin Durant Durant is out with an Achilles’ injury, but he looms over what may be the Golden State Warriors’ last game of the season, and the Raptors’ championship-clincher....
21:52 2019-06-13

NBA Finals 2019: Odds will go as Kevin Durant goes Though Kevin Durant will remain on the sideline, Klay Thompson is expected to return Friday for Game 4 of the NBA Finals matching the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (ABC, 9 p.m.). With both of those stars out, and post presence Kevon Looney lost for the playoffs with a collarbone injury, ...
20:39 2019-06-07

Knicks are living Kevin Durant’s nightmare For now, the concern has to be for the player, even here, even in Manhattan, where so much hope — real, imaginary, virtual — has been tied up in the vision of Kevin Durant wearing an orange “35” against a classic white Knicks uniform opening night next year. Or across the East River, where lately......
09:00 2019-06-11

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant’s return may finally be here TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr listed Kevin Durant as “a game-time decision” but sounded optimistic he will be a go for his long-anticipated return in do-or-die Game 5 vs. the Raptors on Monday night. Durant participated in Monday’s morning shootaround at Scotiabank Arena and Kerr said he “look...
19:26 2019-06-10

The option Kevin Durant sees as ‘the last resort’ The Knicks will still get their chance at an injured Kevin Durant. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Wednesday morning that Durant is opposed to opting in to the final year of his Warriors contract as he rehabs and recovers for what is believed to be a ruptured Achilles. “Opting in i...
16:26 2019-06-12

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia posted on Twitter a picture of him and his friend si...
06:00 2019-06-13

Drake’s Kevin Durant emotion didn’t end on the court As far as Drake’s concerned, Kevin Durant’s well-being is greater than any game. Taking to Instagram, the Raptors superfan, who consoled the Warriors forward after he went down with an Achilles injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night, penned an emotional post about Durant ...
22:00 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant’s close friend: ‘He’s going to come back 10 times better’ OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook has known Kevin Durant since he was an unknown, skinny teenager in Seat Pleasant, Md., and he’s not going to doubt his friend now. Amid widespread speculation Durant will never be the same player after rupturing his Achilles tendon Monday nigh...
14:39 2019-06-13

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn't change.        ...
21:13 2019-05-29

Tim Kawakami Self-Flagellated For Hours Over His Kevin Durant Column Last night, after Kevin Durant’s Achilles seemingly rolled up like a window shade during the Warriors must-win Game 5 against the Toronto Raptors, fans and reporters alike began a wild-eyed search for someone to blame. The question of blame here is complicated and multi-faceted and ultimately imposs...
20:26 2019-06-11

Kevin Durant looks scary good before NBA Finals return He’s back. Kevin Durant was flying all over the floor during warmups before the Warriors’ do-or-die NBA Finals Game 5 against the Raptors on Monday night, as fans of Canada’s team unleashed boos each time the superstar slammed the ball and let it go from beyond the arc. Durant is m...
05:13 2019-06-11

Chris Broussard Gets In His Car, Loudly Defends Himself From Kevin Durant At some point on Wednesday, as nationwide support for the meteor intensified, Fox Sports scoopster Chris Broussard balanced his phone on the dashboard of his car and defended himself from Kevin Durant’s attacks on his credibility. At the end of the day, this is about ethics in pettiness....
20:39 2019-05-23

Kevin Durant expected to miss first two games of NBA Finals TORONTO — Kevin Durant has flown 2,300 miles apparently just to watch. Durant must practice before he plays in the NBA Finals. Warriors coach Steve Kerr revealed at Thursday’s morning shootaround that Durant being cleared to practice is probably not happening during their time here for the first two...
05:26 2019-05-31

Kevin Durant Re-Crabs His Crabbed Leg, Dammit [Update] Kevin Durant ripped off 11 points in an impressive first quarter of Monday night’s Game 5 in Toronto, burying three three-pointers and switching capably on defense and looking maybe a little bit stiff but otherwise really goddamn impressive. Then, in the second quarter, with the Warriors up five poi...
11:26 2019-06-11

Report: Kevin Durant's "Expected" To Play Game 5 The Golden State Warriors are facing elimination, but Kevin Durant, who hurt his leg a month ago, isn’t a sure thing for tonight’s game against the Raptors. At today’s practice, head coach Steve Kerr wouldn’t say anything beyond calling his player a “game-time decision” for Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
22:52 2019-06-10

Kevin Durant has surgery for torn right Achilles tendon The Warriors' worst fears were confirmed: Kevin Durant suffered a torn right Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Van Gundy, Jackson aren’t going there with Kevin Durant doubts Former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson had precious little to say on whether they believe Kevin Durant should seriously consider New York as a prime destination. But the legendary broadcasting duo know the notion the Warriors are better — or as good — without the injured Durant is ludic...
23:13 2019-05-28

Stephen A. Smith has done complete 180 on Kevin Durant and the Knicks Just three weeks ago, ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith tweeted, “From everything I’ve heard, Kevin Durant and Kyrie [Irving] are planning on coming to New York. 95% chance they say! Only potential hiccup is KD [Durant] changing his mind.” Well, get some Pepto-Bismol ready, Knicks fans. It appears that ...
22:39 2019-06-05

Steve Kerr cutting off the Kevin Durant updates OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he is going to be less revealing about Kevin Durant’s workout progress, as speculation has grown the Golden State star may not return at all, especially with the Raptors taking a 3-1 series lead in the NBA Finals. Kerr said he would not say whether or...
10:39 2019-06-08

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant has big hurdle to clear before he can return TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr says the series count will have nothing to do with Kevin Durant’s eventual return in the NBA Finals. Trailing 1-0 following the Raptors’ 118-109 victory Thursday, the Warriors won’t have the benefit of having Durant in Sunday’s Game 2 at Scotiabank Arena, Kerr off...
02:13 2019-06-01

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, responding to both Chris Broussard and a random Twitter user when called out online, Durant defended his approach to reporters. Why does he feel itR...
06:39 2019-05-25

‘Q Ball’ explores Kevin Durant’s side gig with San Quentin prisoners In basketball, rehabilitation generally keeps a player off the court. For San Quentin’s Warriors, the court is the rehab. “Q Ball” is a moving and dynamically shot portrait of the Northern California prison’s basketball team, which is sponsored by the NBA champion Golden State Warriors. (Kevin Duran...
21:39 2019-05-24

Kevin Durant confidant gives peek into free agency mindset Kevin Durant’s Achilles injury occurred nine days ago in Toronto. His surgery to repair the rupture occurred one week ago in New York. ESPN’s Jay Williams, a Durant friend and a partner with Durant’s manager Rich Kleiman on “The Boardroom,” told The Post it’s too early for the Warriors superst...
20:00 2019-06-19

This Kevin Durant t-shirt may be mildly terrifying for Knicks fans Kevin Durant has been mum on the issue, so NBA fans are left reading the tea leaves from Nike. The company is selling a t-shirt on its website that lists all the cities Durant has played in during his career, dating back to high school. The last two cities on the list are Oakland and......
19:13 2019-06-04

Jeremy Lin sells New York to Kevin Durant as Knicks now wait TORONTO — Jeremy Lin is back in the spotlight — in the NBA Finals — though his Raptors playoff role has been more of an out-of-the-rotation cheerleader than the star of “Linsanity.” But nobody knows better than Lin what New York feels like and what the Garden sounds like to a basketball star of the....
05:13 2019-05-30

Anonymous fan sends flowers to Kevin Durant on behalf of all Canadians Flowers were sent to the Warriors office with a card reading: "Dear KD and the Warriors: I can’t even believe those dumba** Raptors fans cheered when they saw you were injured."...
19:39 2019-06-12

Kevin Durant center of attention in packed sports summer After all the winters of their discontent, the Knicks are poised to be the Boys of Summer. LeBron James never intended to take his talents to New York, but here we are, nine years later, and the Knicks will be asking the basketball gods for help. The lottery awarded Zion Williamson to New Orleans, b...
02:39 2019-05-26

Kevin Durant’s status making NBA Finals ‘impossible’ to call LAS VEGAS — Of all the subplots to consider in the NBA Finals, the most complicated is the status of Kevin Durant. The Warriors’ superstar has been sidelined by a calf injury that makes him questionable to appear at any point in the series. The mystery surrounding Durant is problematic for bettors, ...
23:13 2019-05-28

Steve Kerr talks about potential return of Kevin Durant TORONTO – Here’s more with the former Arizona basketball standout Steve Kerr as he talks about Kevin Durant and Game 5 of the NBA Finals. ...
10:52 2019-06-10

Watch Ben Simmons, Kevin Durant and More NBA Stars Read Mean Tweets The 2019 NBA Finals are in full swing. Fans cheered for their favorite teams all season long, but it was the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors that made it to end. While......
21:00 2019-05-31

Charles Barkley: Kevin Durant doesn’t have ‘mental makeup’ for NYC The New York pro sports landscape isn’t for everyone, and Charles Barkley said he thinks that’s especially true for Kevin Durant. On a conference call for the upcoming American Century Championship golf tournament, the “Inside the NBA” analyst didn’t mince words when it came to his advice for Durant...
04:39 2019-06-05

Klay Thompson Back; Kevin Durant Still Crab Meat The Golden State Warriors are down 2-1 to the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals, in large part because their roster is all crabbed up. Today, head coach Steve Kerr provided an update on the overall health of the roster. The Warriors are getting one piece back, but not the biggest piece....
03:00 2019-06-07

Draymond Green flies cross country to see Kevin Durant Warriors forward Draymond Green, who had a spat with teammate Kevin Durant earlier this season, hopped on a plane and flew from San Francisco to New York this weekend with plans to visit the fallen superstar and check on his health, according to an NBA source. Durant, who as a free agent would be ab...
00:26 2019-06-16

Kevin Durant confirms ruptured Achilles: ‘Road back starts now’ OAKLAND, Calif. — The NBA’s worst fears have been confirmed. Kevin Durant, who left in the second quarter of the Warriors’ Game 5 win in Toronto on Monday, indeed ruptured his Achilles tendon. The Warriors star underwent surgery Wednesday in New York, he revealed on Instagram, providing more clarity...
06:00 2019-06-13

Bernard King: Kevin Durant can’t fall into this Patrick Ewing trap If Kevin Durant wants to come to the Knicks, he had better bring along another star or he’ll wind up like Patrick Ewing — ringless. So says Brooklyn-born Bernard King, the former Knicks legend who played a role this past season as rookie Kevin Knox’s unofficial mentor. King, who signed as a Knicks f...
02:39 2019-05-26

Kevin Durant’s fight with Chris Broussard escalates: Don’t call me a liar Kevin Durant is in a Twitter fight again. Only this time, he might actually be winning. The forever-embattled superstar clapped back at Chris Broussard for the second time in three days after the Fox Sports personality said he has texted with Durant for two or three hours straight, “about life...
20:00 2019-05-22

Charles Barkley 'unsure' whether Kevin Durant could handle New York City Kevin Durant is set to become a free agent during the offseason and will be one of the most sought-after players on the market next to Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard....
20:26 2019-06-05

Warriors' Durant to play in Game 5 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will play for the Warriors as they face elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported, citing league sources....
21:52 2019-06-10

Kevin Durant to the Knicks? Not so fast, says close friend, ex-teammate Kendrick Perkins To many people, Kevin Durant joining the Knicks this summer seems like a done deal. According to Kendrick Perkins, those people may be wrong.        ...
15:39 2019-05-23

Kevin Durant’s closest confidant dodges Knicks hype as whispers grow Kevin Durant’s closest confidant is playing it safe. The superstar’s manager and media business partner, Rich Kleiman, offered little hints over his client’s future Tuesday during an appearance at the Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival. “He really doesn...
07:13 2019-05-22

Drake's Home Alone trolling of Kevin Durant catches Macauley Culkin's attention Throughout the NBA playoffs, Toronto Raptors mascot Drake has been gamely doing his job—running around courtside, giving the head coach shoulder rubs, jawing with opposing players, cutting sweaty promos, and generally acting like enough of a clown to draw the ire of NBA commissioner Adam Silver....
19:52 2019-06-03

Charles Barkley says Kevin Durant lacks the ‘mental makeup’ to play in New York The Hall of Famer allowed that Durant is a “great person” and player, but added that the Warriors star has “some of the thinnest skin I’ve ever seen.”...
19:13 2019-06-05

Golden State’s Kevin Durant Announces Achilles’ Rupture and Surgery ‘Success’ The superstar Warriors forward injured his right Achilles’ tendon during Game 5 of the N.B.A. finals against the Raptors after missing nine games with a strained calf....
02:13 2019-06-13

Quinn Cook has unique view of Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving free agency TORONTO — Quinn Cook, the Warriors’ backup point guard out of Duke, can’t confirm where his two buddies, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, will land this summer, but he can confirm the two are tight. Cook, who followed Irving at Duke and is a childhood friend of Durant’s from Seat Pleasant, Md., ...
23:13 2019-05-30

Kevin Durant paid the price for playing hurt. Robert Griffin III can feel his pain. Few athletes understands exactly what Kevin Durant went through in Game 5, but Robert Griffin III knows the internal and external pressure associated with returning from injury -- and suffering the worst-case scenario-- better than most....
01:52 2019-06-12

Durant's legacy secure even if Warriors win without him say pundits The Golden State Warriors have not missed a beat since Kevin Durant's injury but suggestions that his legacy will be tarnished if they win this year's NBA championship without him are absurd, television pundits said on Tuesday....
00:52 2019-05-29

Warriors' Durant out, Thompson questionable for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals game against the visiting Toronto Raptors....
01:52 2019-06-05

Warriors' Durant listed as questionable for Game Five The Golden State Warriors on Sunday listed All Star Kevin Durant as questionable for their must-win Game Five of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
09:52 2019-06-10

Warriors' Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals The Golden State Warriors said Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
01:26 2019-05-24

Injury-hit Warriors ready to lean on 'rock' Curry in NBA Finals The banged-up Golden State Warriors are ready to turn to Stephen Curry, the team's heart and soul, in the NBA Finals as they try to overcome injuries in search of a fourth championship in five years....
01:52 2019-06-05

Warriors facing tricky Klay Thompson injury issue TORONTO — Klay Thompson sat glumly by his locker late Sunday night in the visitors’ dressing room at Scotiabank Arena, quickly downing a postgame rice dish. This should have been a joyous Finals moment for Thompson with his 25 points backing up his pregame boast. But Thompson was in no mood to talk....
09:52 2019-06-03

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17:26 2019-05-31

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14:39 2019-05-21

Raptors can win title, Durant may play in NBA Finals Game 5 The Toronto Raptors can win their first championship and end Golden State's quest for three in a row with one more victory       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Durant travels with the Warriors to Toronto ahead of finals Kevin Durant is traveling with the Golden State Warriors to Toronto for the first two games of the NBA Finals, leaving open the chance he could be ready to return from a strained right calf in time for Game 2....
13:00 2019-05-29

Warriors lose Durant but stave off elimination with Game 5 win The Toronto Raptors blew a late six-point lead and with it their first chance to seal a maiden NBA championship as the Golden State Warriors overcame the loss of All Star forward Kevin Durant to win Game Five 106-105 on Monday....
10:13 2019-06-11

Report: Durant views staying with Warriors as 'last resort' Exercising his option to stay with the Golden State Warriors probably "is the last resort" for Kevin Durant, according to an ESPN report on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-06-12

Warriors' owner 'confident' of keeping Thompson, Durant Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob intends to re-sign Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant when they become unrestricted free agents this summer, even though Durant's agent said the superstar is undecided....
20:39 2019-05-22

Already without Durant, Warriors bracing for Game 3 sans Thompson OAKLAND – The Warriors juggernaut has proven it can win without Kevin Durant. It has not proven it can win without Durant and Klay Thompson. That may be the predicament in Game 3 when a 1-1 Finals series shift to Oracle Arena as the depleted Warriors host the healthy Raptors. Durant was not cleared ...
00:13 2019-06-05

Countdown for Durant's return ticks louder for Warriors The countdown for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant's possible return to the lineup from injury ticks even louder after the two-time defending champions dropped the first game of the NBA Finals on Thursday....
10:00 2019-05-31

Drake Tries Very Hard To Pretend He Doesn't Have Steph Curry And Kevin Durant's Jersey Numbers Tattooed On His Body The world was very nearly spared a couple week’s worth of energetic Drake sightings Thursday night, when Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors went careening into the sidelines late in the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Iguodala missed hurling the bulk of his giant NBA frame into the ...
06:13 2019-05-31

Durant has chance to play game five says Warriors coach Kerr Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said on Sunday he was hopeful that MVP Kevin Durant would be fit for their must-win game five of the NBA Finals....
04:39 2019-06-10

Warriors see Thompson, Durant suffer serious injuries in last 2 games of season The Golden State Warriors had more bad luck at Game 6 of the NBA Finals Thursday when swingman Klay Thompson tore his ACL on his left knee with less than three minutes to go in the third quarter, according to his agent....
11:13 2019-06-14

Report: Warriors plan to offer max contracts to Durant, Thompson The Golden State Warriors plan to offer five-year max contracts to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, despite significant injuries to both players, according to a report....
01:26 2019-06-15

The Warriors Won a Game and Lost Durant. The Entire NBA May Have Changed Overnight. Golden State’s epic win in Game 5 was overshadowed by a severe injury to the Warriors’ Kevin Durant that could instantly alter the next five years of the NBA....
19:52 2019-06-11

The Raptors Are The Warriors Now Recency bias is a hateful but dominant force in the best-of-seven world, so the clear assumption to be made from Game 4 of the NBA Finals is that Game 6 seems unlikely. The Toronto Raptors are the new Golden State Warriors, and the Golden State Warriors are finally all about the trailing step, the a...
21:52 2019-06-08

Minutes, injury concerns piling up for Raptors ahead of pivotal Game 4 vs. Bucks Following a grueling series against the Sixers and now a double-overtime game against the Bucks, do the Raptors have enough energy to beat the Bucks?        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins returns from quad injury in Game 1 of NBA Finals DeMarcus Cousins returned to the Warriors lineup in the opener of the NBA Finals after a left quad injury in Game 2 of the first round.        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

Warriors not letting NBA Finals status dictate Durant's return date The Golden State Warriors are in an unfamiliar position after losing the opening game of the NBA Finals but head coach Steve Kerr said on Friday that will not force them to rush injured Kevin Durant back into the lineup....
23:39 2019-05-31

Warriors lose center, while Durant and Thompson’s status remain in doubt OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors have never been touted for their depth and now they may be tested like never before when the Finals resume Wednesday at Oracle Arena with Game 3. It may be the Raptors’ best hope the aging Warriors just break down. The first domino to likely fall out of the series......
06:52 2019-06-04

Warriors vs. Raptors: Best of the NBA Finals The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
04:39 2019-06-02

Warriors take Game 5 with 106-105 win against Raptors Stephen Curry has 23 points, Klay Thompson scored 12 and the Golden State Warriors lead the Toronto Raptors 62-56 at halftime of Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
05:52 2019-06-11

NBA Finals: Best photos from Raptors-Warriors The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

In photos: Raptors dethrone Warriors There will be no three-peat. The Golden State Warriors' two-year reign atop the NBA has ended at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, who have claimed their first title since the franchise was founded in 1995....
11:52 2019-06-14

N.B.A. Finals: Warriors Tie Series With Raptors A starting lineup change and a huge third quarter helped Golden State beat Toronto, but the win came with injuries to Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney....
09:13 2019-06-03

Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half to beat the Toronto Raptors 109-104 and tie the NBA Finals at one game apiece        ...
06:39 2019-06-03

Ranking the top 30 Warriors and Raptors in the Finals Steph or Kawhi? Klay or Lowry? And where should sidelined stars Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins check in? We're ranking the top 30 players in the Finals....
18:00 2019-05-30

NBA Finals Game 2: Warriors at Raptors Can Toronto do it again in Game 2 in front of another raucous crowd? Or will the Warriors bounce back in their hopes of a fourth championship in five seasons?...
12:52 2019-06-02

Warriors stave off elimination with win over Raptors The Golden State Warriors overcame the loss of towering forward Kevin Durant to defeat the Toronto Raptors 106-105 in Game Five on Monday and keep alive their hopes of a third consecutive NBA championship....
06:26 2019-06-11

Warriors vs. Raptors: Why the NBA Finals lines are going crazy Betting-market makers must act conservatively with game and series prices in the NBA Finals right now because of question marks involving key Golden State Warriors. — Klay Thompson has suffered a hamstring strain that could inhibit his movement and shooting against the Raptors in Wednesday night’s G...
22:39 2019-06-05

Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals Toronto opened as a +260 underdog at Caesars Sportsbook in the series. In the past eight NBA Finals, only last season's Cavaliers were larger underdogs to start than the Raptors....
07:13 2019-05-26

NBA Finals: Raptors, Warriors players ranked LeBron James isn't playing in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years, but fear not: there's still an overwhelming amount of talent.        ...
19:00 2019-05-30

Warriors outlast Raptors to square NBA Finals at 1-1 The two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors used a massive third quarter to overcame a sluggish start and secure a 109-104 win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday that squared the NBA Finals at one game apiece....
05:52 2019-06-03

Raptors braced for big response from Warriors in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors scored an impressive win over the two-times defending champion Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals opener and are now preparing for what could be a mighty response....
23:39 2019-05-31

NBA Finals: Warriors vs. Raptors schedule and TV times It all comes down to this. The long playoff journey has arrived at the NBA Finals. It's the Warriors and Raptors for the Larry O'Brien Trophy.        ...
12:01 2019-05-26

Raptors come up short as Warriors take Game 2, even the series Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half on their way to a 109-104 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night that tied the NBA Finals at one game apiece....
05:13 2019-06-03

| Warriors set for emotional NBA Finals showdown with Raptors Playing for injured star Kevin Durant in a farewell to the arena when they became a dynasty, the Golden State Warriors are set for an emotional NBA Finals showdown....
13:13 2019-06-13

Warriors heavily favored over Raptors in NBA Finals The Golden State Warriors are favored in the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive year, as they opened as heavy favorites against the Toronto Raptors late Saturday night....
08:26 2019-05-26

Raptors beat Warriors 123-109, take lead in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 on Wednesday night for a 2-1 series lead....
10:39 2019-06-06

Raptors offer new challenge, vibe for Warriors TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are playing in their first NBA Finals, and that makes the Golden State Warriors' fifth consecutive appearance slightly different....
00:52 2019-05-30

Raptors rip Warriors to take commanding 3-1 NBA Finals lead OAKLAND, Calif. — It may now be all up to Kevin Durant and the state of his calf strain to save the Warriors from doom. Before Friday’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Steve Kerr was asked about this being potentially the final Warriors game at Oracle Arena. “The mindset is, let’s make sure there’s......
08:52 2019-06-08

Raptors win first NBA title, knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
10:13 2019-06-14

| Raptors dethrone Warriors to capture first NBA crown An upstart Toronto Raptors squad dethroned defending champions Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals and capture the first crown by a club from outside the United States....
11:13 2019-06-14

The Raptors had every advantage against the Warriors. It didn't matter The Warriors had to deal with injuries and a big first-half deficit in Game 2. But a team with Curry, Thompson and Green are never truly defeatedThe Raptors could not have asked for a better shot at taking a commanding NBA finals lead. During Game 2, the Warriors had to deal with various combination...
18:26 2019-06-03

Warriors embrace a new NBA Finals challenge with Raptors The Warriors are motivated by the new experiences presenting themselves for this NBA Finals facing an upstart Toronto team. Two-time defending champion Golden State took on LeBron James and the Cavaliers in each of the past four finals.        ...
03:13 2019-05-28

Raptors beat Warriors, capture first NBA title The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time. The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2. (June 14)       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Oh Canada! Raptors beat Warriors to win first NBA title The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
07:00 2019-06-14

Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Toronto Raptors won the first NBA Finals game played outside the U.S., beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night....
07:00 2019-05-31

Raptors now heavy favorites to knock off Warriors The Toronto Raptors are heavy favorites to win their first NBA championship after taking a 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors, while star Kawhi Leonard is now the overwhelming favorite to take home MVP honors....
00:39 2019-06-09

Raptors roll past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals TORONTO — No Kevin Durant. Problem. The Warriors’ air of invincibility got crushed in Canada in the first-ever NBA Finals game north of the border, as the Raptors gritted their way behind Pascal Siakam to a commanding 118-109 Game 1 victory Thursday night at rocking Scotiabank Arena. Golden State’s ...
10:52 2019-05-31

Warriors congratulate NBA champion Raptors in Toronto newspaper ad The Golden State Warriors took out a full-page advert in the Toronto Star on Monday to congratulate a Toronto Raptors team that stopped them claiming a third consecutive NBA championship....
23:26 2019-06-17

Raptors left to rue disastrous third quarter in loss to Warriors The Toronto Raptors had the Golden State Warriors on the ropes but were undone by an awful third quarter that allowed the two-time defending champions to escape with a win on Sunday that squared up the NBA Finals....
12:52 2019-06-03

Raptors’ underdog Pascal Siakam is Warriors’ unlikely nemesis TORONTO — Raptors forward Pascal Siakam is now on the radar of two nations, not even including his native Cameroon. And as he climbs the mountain of stardom, he has the Warriors’ Draymond Green obsessed. “I got to take him out of the series and that’s on me,’’ Green, the 2016-17 Defensive Player of ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Strength in numbers: The Raptors beat the Warriors at their own game The Warriors' blueprint was to make things tough on Kawhi Leonard. It worked. But Golden State wasn't prepared for Pascal Siakam and Toronto's band of non-stars....
12:00 2019-05-31

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrilling 118-109 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday....
10:00 2019-05-31

NBA Finals: Expert picks to win Raptors-Warriors series, MVP We make our picks for the NBA Finals, which begin tonight when the Warriors head to Scotiabank Arena for Game 1 against the Raptors.        ...
19:00 2019-05-30

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
01:26 2019-06-02

Siakam answers Canadian prayers as Raptors down Warriors Pascal Siakam, who once studied to be a priest, answered Canadian prayers by leading the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday in the first NBA Finals game played outside of the United States....
10:00 2019-05-31

Raptors vs. Warriors: Why Vegas isn’t running away from Toronto in Game 2 Pascal’s wager: Bet on Toronto and hope Siakam plays like a god. That worked for Raptors backers in Thursday night’s series opener in the NBA Finals against the Warriors. Pascal Siakam scored 32 points on 14-of-17 shooting, a surprising X-factor leading Toronto to a 118-109 victory as a 2-point favo...
04:00 2019-06-03

2019 NBA Finals: The case for picking the Raptors or Warriors Finally! The 2019 NBA Finals begin Thursday night with heavy series favorite Golden State visiting surprise entry Toronto (ABC, 9 p.m.). Bettors have had plenty of time to make their preferences known since the Raptors shocked the Milwaukee Bucks to win the Eastern Conference this past Sunday night....
23:13 2019-05-30

Raptors beat shorthanded Warriors, take 2-1 Finals lead The Toronto Raptors defeated a shorthanded Golden State Warriors squad 123-109 in Oakland on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals....
07:00 2019-06-06

Raptors close out Warriors in wild finish to win first NBA title OAKLAND, Calif. – Kevin Durant went down Monday and the Warriors went down for good Thursday but not before another heroic, yet unfortunate, moment for another injured Golden State free-agent superstar. In one crazy-loud night in the Bay Area, the Raptors went from their slogan of “We The North” to ...
06:13 2019-06-14

Raptors take second crack at title in Warriors' Oakland farewell OAKLAND, Calif. - - The Toronto Raptors hope to celebrate the closing of Oracle Arena with a party of international magnitude when they take a second shot at the championship Thursday night in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors....
04:26 2019-06-13

Raptors vs. Warriors Game 4: Live Score and Updates Golden State is in trouble, but Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney are back. The Raptors have been on fire, but can that last? Stay here for live updates....
03:39 2019-06-08

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series in six games and will host the Golden State Warriors in...
07:00 2019-05-26

Raptors' collective threat overwhelms ailing Warriors The Toronto Raptors showcased their strength in depth that undermanned Golden State could not match on Wednesday, taking full advantage of their status as the deeper and healthier team in the NBA Finals....
15:00 2019-06-06

Raptors and Warriors face same obstacle in Game 5: Pressure SportsPulse: Trysta Krick explains why both the Warriors and the Raptors head into Game 5 of the NBA Finals with a ton of pressure on them.       ...
08:39 2019-06-10

Why Charles Barkley thinks the Raptors will stun Warriors Charles Barkley is going against the grain once again. TNT’s loquacious “Inside the NBA” analyst said he believes the Toronto Raptors will beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, going against fellow analysts Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny “The Jet” Smith. B...
08:26 2019-05-26

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured Canada’s first NBA championship with their most remarkable road win yet in the franchise’s NBA Finals debut, outlasting the battered and depleted two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 on Thursday ni...
10:52 2019-06-14

Warriors Meet Their Match: A Raptors Team With Their Playbook The Toronto Raptors are one win from halting Golden State’s dynastic run, thanks to injuries, yes, but mostly because they’re beating the Warriors at their own game....
19:39 2019-06-08

Raptors take advantage of shorthanded Warriors for 2-1 series lead Kawhi Leonard and Toronto took advantage of Golden State without Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant and weathered 47 points from Steph Curry for the win.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

The Raptors froze against the Warriors, but the title stays theirs to lose A head-scratching timeout by Toronto coach Nick Nurse may have swung the outcome of Game 5, but the Raptors remain favorites to win the NBA title with Kevin Durant gone for goodIt took a shooting barrage for Golden State to overcome the Raptors, 106-105, to clinch Game 5 of the NBA finals. It was th...
19:00 2019-06-11

Toronto Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Raptors made a smashing NBA Finals debut, beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night....
11:26 2019-05-31

Raptors hit big shots, beat Warriors for 2-1 NBA Finals lead Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 for a 2-1 series lead        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Klay Thompson won’t play in Warriors-Raptors Game 3 The Warriors will be without Klay Thompson for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Thompson was a game-time decision after he suffered a left hamstring injury during the third quarter of the Warriors’ 109-104 Game 2 victory in Toronto on Sunday, immediately clouding his status for Game 3 in Oakland. Tho...
03:52 2019-06-06

On brink of title, Raptors expect a fight from Warriors The Toronto Raptors will try to complete their historic mission in front of their home crowd Monday night against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
21:26 2019-06-09

Warriors stun Raptors to keep NBA Finals hopes alive  TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s presence and subsequent absence spurred the Warriors to somehow keep alive their season in a 106-105 Game 5 triumph Monday over the tight, cold-shooting Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. After his sharp, 11-point first quarter set a good tone, Durant left the game with what is fe...
09:00 2019-06-11

Phoenix family knows there's more to Kevin Durant's social media presence than feuds with trolls It's easy to get the impression Kevin Durant is just a jerk who uses social media to argue. But his biggest fan, Jordan Pruneau, knows better.        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

Why Kevin Durant's Achilles Tendon Was His Achilles Heel When the Golden State Warriors star limped off the court, his Achilles tendon had been pulled to the point of rupture. Here's how that may have happened....
20:13 2019-06-13

Warriors level NBA finals after third-quarter surge against Raptors in Game 2 Golden State Warriors 109-104 Toronto RaptorsAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportNBA finals now level at 1-1 going in Wednesday’s Game 3Draymond Green knew the Golden State Warriors could improve. Backed by the confidence that comes with five straight NBA finals, the Warriors forwar...
06:13 2019-06-03

Raptors handle Warriors in Game 4 to move within victory of first NBA title Kawhi (36 points, 12 rebounds) leads Raptors in Game 4 winToronto take 3-1 series lead as series returns to CanadaToronto Raptors 105-92 Golden State Warriors – as it happenedThe Toronto Raptors accomplished the improbable, beating the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors twice on t...
11:13 2019-06-08

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors for first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors dethroned the defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the Finals to capture their first NBA championship in franchise history....
07:52 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win first NBA title The Toronto Raptors became the first Canadian team to win an NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
06:13 2019-06-14

Raptors send Toronto into raptures as they beat Warriors to take first NBA title Raptors win 114-110 over Warriors in dramatic Game 6Thompson (30 points) sidelined by injury in third quarterLowry and Siakam lead way for Toronto with 26 apieceKawhi Leonard named NBA finals Most Valuable PlayerAs it happened: Raptors beat Warriors to win NBA finalsIn front of a hostile Oracle Aren...
06:52 2019-06-14

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the NBA Finals game on Wednesday, will be fined $500,000 and banned from attending NBA games for one year, the Warriors and the NBA said on Thursday....
01:52 2019-06-07

Warriors installed as Finals favorite over TBD Bucks-Raptors winner Golden State clinched a spot in a fifth consecutive NBA Finals and sportsbooks installed the Warriors as the favorites against an opponent to be determined from the Eastern Conference....
23:39 2019-05-21

The Warriors and Raptors share a crazier history than just a famous Curry Think this Finals is the only history between the Warriors and Raptors? Think again. Here are 15 amazing connections between Golden State and Toronto....
20:39 2019-06-04

The Toronto Raptors achieved a rare feat: intimidating the Warriors When Golden State go on a roll, opponents tend to panic. But Kawhi Leonard and Co kept their cool in a fevered Oracle Arena on Wednesday nightToronto outplayed Golden State on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the NBA finals, and many would have us believe the Raptors merely needed to turn up to...
19:52 2019-06-06

Raptors fan sets off 3 a.m. fireworks outside Warriors hotel prior to Game 1 A basketball fan set off fireworks outside of a Toronto hotel apparently in an effort to keep the opposing team from getting a good night’s sleep before the NBA Finals....
11:26 2019-05-31

Opinion: Bucks, Raptors battling to be served as fodder for the Warriors The Eastern Conference finals between the Bucks and Raptors have evolved into something really good. But is it going to matter in the end?        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

Raptors not letting Warriors' injuries change their focus in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors may have a prime opportunity to jump ahead in the NBA Finals given the whack of injuries that have plagued the Golden State Warriors but they are not changing their approach to the pivotal contest....
01:52 2019-06-05

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Raptors whip depleted Warriors despite Stephen Curry’s heroics OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry found out he can’t beat the Raptors one-on-five. Despite Curry’s career playoff-high 47 points, his depleted Warriors, missing Klay Thompson and still without Kevin Durant, could not hold off the beasts from the East. The Raptors led almost all the way, then blew Gold...
08:52 2019-06-06

Golden State Warriors congratulate Toronto Raptors with full-page ad The Golden State Warriors congratulated the Toronto Raptors on their NBA championship victory with a full-page ad in Monday's edition of a Toronto newspaper....
02:52 2019-06-18

Golden State Warriors win Game 2, even up the NBA Finals series against Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors grabbed home-court advantage in the NBA Finals after beating the Toronto Raptors in Game 2.        ...
06:39 2019-06-03

Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors: NBA finals Game 6 – live! Email Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltDurant undergoes surgery for ruptured achilles tendon 1.46am BST Toronto Raptors startersSame as it ever was. 1.44am BST A nice display from Quinn Cook, who has had a rather solid Finals performance among the Warriors role players.Quinn Cook reppin...
02:52 2019-06-14

NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive As it happened: Golden State Warriors 106-105 Toronto RaptorsRaptors blow late lead as Warriors secure vital winToronto lead best-of-seven series 3-2 as teams head to OaklandKevin Durant returns but limps out of game in first-halfThe Toronto Raptors blew a brilliant chance to claim their first-ever ...
06:39 2019-06-11

NBA finals Game 2: Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors – live! Stephen Curry and Co look to level series in CanadaEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFelt 1.26am BST Warriors 9-12 Raptors, 5:20, 1st quarterLowry jumps and hits a three pointer to put them back ahead. Leonard throws a bad shot up but then just swats it and, of course, it goes right in...
02:39 2019-06-03

Golden State Warriors v Toronto Raptors: NBA finals Game 5 – live! Toronto lead best-of-seven series 3-1 heading into fifth gameEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFelt 9.11pm BST Hunter will be here shortly. In the meantime, here’s how Toronto has been handling the NBA finals:When Fitriya Hussein was given free tickets to a Toronto Raptorsbasketball ga...
02:00 2019-06-11

Toronto Raptors take Game 1 of NBA finals, defeat Golden State Warriors 118-109 The Toronto Raptors, led by Pascal Siakam, defeated the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night, despite a late-game push from the defending champs....
18:00 2019-05-31

Opinion: Warriors' Splash Brothers need help vs. Raptors — ASAP With Kevin Durant unavailable to come to the immediate rescue, the Golden State Warriors need more from their supporting cast.        ...
20:39 2019-05-31

NBA Finals 2019: Three keys to watch for in Game 2 as Warriors try to regroup against Raptors Golden State needs to improve its transition defense and get scoring from its bench if it is going to bounce back against Toronto in Game 2.        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Golden State Warriors had a longer break than the Raptors before the finals. Does it matter? Toronto will be on their fifth day off and the Warriors on their 10th before they play Game 1 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. Does that make a difference?...
18:00 2019-05-30

NBA finals Game 1: Golden State Warriors 109-118 Toronto Raptors – as it happened Our writers give their predictions for this year’s seriesGame report: Siakam soars as Raptors upset Warriors 4.52am BST So, the Toronto Raptors have a 1-0 lead in the NBA Finals but that probably just means we have a long road ahead. They are not going to sweep the Golden State Warriors, but they ha...
07:39 2019-05-31

Watch: Warriors fan shoves Raptors' Kyle Lowry, gets ejected from NBA Finals A Golden State Warriors fan was ejected after shoving Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry while he was sitting courtside during Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
00:13 2019-06-07

NBA finals: Pascal Siakam soars as Raptors beat Warriors in Game 1 Golden State Warriors 109-118 Toronto RaptorsRaptors win first game of series in NBA finals debutAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportThe Toronto Raptors struck the first blow of the 2019 NBA finals as Pascal Siakam helped the Canadian team to victory over the Golden State Warriors i...
06:26 2019-05-31

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch the 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere The 2019 NBA Finals lineup is set and the Golden State Warriors will take on the Toronto Raptors in a best-of-seven series to see which team will be this year’s NBA champion. If you’re looking for a Warriors vs Raptors live stream, then you’ve come to the right place. Keep readi...
03:26 2019-05-31

Toronto Raptors take series lead with Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors With a 123-109 win at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., the team dominated throughout the game. At one point, the Raptors had a 17-point lead over the Warriors....
09:13 2019-06-06

Drake begins trolling of Warriors in a Dell Curry Raptors jersey It didn’t take long for Drake to make his presence known at the NBA Finals. The Toronto Raptors superfan and rapper got right down to his trolling ways by showing up to Thursday’s Game 1 wearing a vintage Dell Curry Raptors jersey, a clear shot at Golden State Warriors’ star Stephe...
05:26 2019-05-31

NBA finals Game 3: Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors – live! Warriors host Raptors in Game 3 with series tied at one game apieceThe NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal?Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 1.21am BST The Warriors are departing Oakland after this season for a new $1bn arena across the bay in San Francisco. Our Vivi...
02:52 2019-06-06

'It means the world': Toronto Raptors win first NBA title after beating Warriors – video The NBA’s lone Canadian team won the first NBA championship in their 24-year history, beating the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the finals on Thursday. It was another thriller and victory meant Toronto became the first non-US team to win the NBA championship. The Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard ...
14:39 2019-06-14

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
01:26 2019-06-07

Pascal Siakam, Kawhi Leonard lead Raptors over Warriors in Game 1 Pascal Siakam and Kawhi Leonard guided the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto....
08:52 2019-05-31

Raptors Fight Off Every Warriors Push To Grab A Comfortable Game 1 Victory In retrospect, we had a pretty solid indication that things were turning Toronto’s way in the build up to their Game 1 victory over the Warriors:...
11:13 2019-05-31

Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6. The post Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 appeared first on LEX18.com....
10:52 2019-06-14

Kawhi Leonard shines as Raptors take commanding 3-1 lead on Warriors in NBA Finals With Kawhi Leonard leading the way, the Toronto Raptors took a commanding 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.       ...
11:13 2019-06-08

Opinion: Warriors' dynasty crumbles in Game 4 loss to Raptors There was desperation simmering under the surface in a must-win Game 4, and the Warriors probably played their last game ever at Oracle Arena.       ...
11:13 2019-06-08

NBA finals Game 4: Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors – live! Raptors look to take commanding 3-1 series lead in OaklandTweet Hunter at @HunterFelt or email him 11.39pm BST Hunter will be here shortly. In the meantime here’s Oliver Connolly’s look back at Game 3. Related: The Toronto Raptors achieved a rare feat: intimidating the Warriors Continue reading......
02:26 2019-06-08

Warriors’ Thompson expected to return for Game 4 as Raptors look to widen series lead Klay Thompson sat out from Game 3 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday due to a hamstring injury. Game 4 is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET on Friday....
12:52 2019-06-07

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 3 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere After the shock of the Game 1 loss, Golden State Warriors have squared up their seven-game NBA Finals series against the Toronto Raptors. Now the franchises travel to Oakland for the next two games - which way will it turn next? If you’re looking for a Raptors vs Warriors live stream, then yo...
00:13 2019-06-06

Warriors edge Raptors with late surge to force Game 6 back in Oakland Steph Curry and Klay Thompson hit clutch 3-pointers late to help the Warriors beat the Raptors 106-105 and cut Toronto's series lead to 3-2.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

NBA finals: Curry's 47 points in vain as Raptors beat limping Warriors in Game 3 As it happened: Toronto Raptors 123-109 Golden State Warriors‘No place for that’: Courtside fan ejected for shoving LowryRaptors grab victory in Oakland for 2-1 series leadStephen Curry brilliant in defeat, scoring 47 pointsIt had been 20 long days since the Golden State Warriors played at Oracle Ar...
09:00 2019-06-06

Kawhi Leonard leads Toronto Raptors to Game 4 win over Golden State Warriors The Toronto Raptors moved within one game of capturing their first NBA championship after defeating the Golden State Warriors 105-92 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals....
11:13 2019-06-08

Raptors coach Nick Nurse explains team using gimmicky box-and-one defense vs. Warriors Nick Nurse employed an unusual defense used most in elementary and high schools and rarely in the NBA: a box-and-one defense designed to limit a star.        ...
10:26 2019-06-05

Toronto Raptors: The British influence behind historic NBA title win over Golden State Warriors Toronto Raptors' first NBA title against Golden State Warriors may have sealed the first win by a Canadian franchise, but the result came with a heavy British influence....
16:01 2019-06-14

Man who pushed Raptors' Kyle Lowry in Game 3 is part owner of Warriors The fan who pushed Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals has been identified as Mark Stevens, part owner of the Warriors.        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 6 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere They were so close! The Toronto Raptors were within a point of claiming their first ever NBA championship on Monday, but the Warriors survived and now bring their Canadian opponents back to Oakland for Game 6 in the 2019 NBA Finals. You’ve come to the right place if you're looking for a ...
03:13 2019-06-14

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch Game 5 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere Whichever way you spin it, the 2019 NBA Finals has turned in to something very special. Either the Toronto Raptors are going to walk away with their first every NBA championship, or the Golden State Warriors are going to claw back the basketball series from 3-1 down. Either way, the next stop on thi...
02:52 2019-06-11

'Our DNA shows up': Steph Curry reacts after Warriors beat Raptors to tie NBA finals – video Steph Curry has said that the Golden State Warriors’ mantra of strength in numbers is ‘not just marketing stuff’ and ‘showed up in our DNA’ after his team beat the Toronto Raptors in a tense Game 2 of the NBA finals.The Warriors levelled up the series with a narrow 109-104 comeback victory over the ...
13:26 2019-06-03

Raptors superfan Drake appears to have Warriors tattoos and a beef with Smash Mouth The Toronto native and hip-hop superstar, who was numbers inked in his arm that correspond to the jerseys of Steph Curry and Kevin Durant, was derided as a "glorified mascot" by the San Jose-based "All Star" band....
14:39 2019-05-27

Watch: Raptors' Pascal Siakam dominates Golden State Warriors in third quarter Toronto forward Pascal Siakam ignited the Raptors with an impressive performance during the third quarter in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night....
08:52 2019-05-31

‘We don’t really know these guys’: Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors speak at NBA Finals media day The Raptors took the two regular-season games between the teams but fast forward to Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and you have two very different lineups facing off....
06:26 2019-05-30

NBA Finals odds: Golden State Warriors heavy favorites over Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors opened as favorites in the NBA Finals for a fifth straight year despite the murky status of superstar forward Kevin Durant....
21:52 2019-05-26

VIDEO: Drake appears to call Warriors ‘trash’ after Game 1 loss to Raptors A tense exchange appeared to play out between Drake and Draymond Green on the courtside moments after the Raptors beat the Warriors 118-109 in Game 1.  ...
11:26 2019-05-31

Finals-bound Raptors channel Kawhi Leonard’s focus as Warriors await Kyle Lowry couldn’t wipe the smile off his face. Kawhi Leonard accepted a hug from Drake. But the Raptors' collective focus remained on their upcoming series with the back-to-back champion Golden State Warriors, rather than on their long-awaited postseason breakthrough....
11:26 2019-05-26

Charles Barkley: Kevin Durant doesn't have 'the mental makeup to play in New York' During a teleconference Tuesday, Charles Barkley was asked what his advice would be for the Warriors' Kevin Durant during free agency.        ...
10:26 2019-06-05

Pascal Siakam's big night leads Raptors past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals Pascal Siakam scored 32 points to lead the Raptors to a 118-109 win, the Warriors' first Game 1 loss during their streak of five straight NBA Finals.        ...
20:39 2019-05-31

NBA Finals: Toronto Raptors look to regain series lead with Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors The game at Oracle Arena, scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, comes three days after the Raptors lost 109-104 at Scotiabank Arena, giving up a five-point lead at the half....
15:13 2019-06-05

Kawhi Leonard strikes perfect balance for Raptors, pulling closer to Warriors rematch The Raptors’ path to the NBA’s grandest stage opened wide Thursday as Kawhi Leonard led Toronto to a 105-99 road win over Milwaukee. The two-time defensive player of the year turned in another masterful performance guarding Giannis Antetokounmpo, but it was his closeout confidence that brought Toron...
10:52 2019-05-24

Raptors Snatch Back Home-Court Advantage With Game 3 Beatdown Of Gutted Warriors There may be no satisfying takeaway from Toronto’s Game 3 123–109 victory over the Warriors in Oakland, beyond the completely obvious reminder that however great Steph Curry is, he cannot beat an NBA Finals team completely by himself. Steve Kerr held Klay Thompson out of the action, and so the Warri...
11:13 2019-06-06

Opinion: Raptors deserve celebration, but Warriors' injuries denied NBA fans classic Finals This will be remembered as one of the saddest finals we’ve seen. Because of what it could have been. Because we watched so many stars get injured.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals. The post NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals appeared first on...
00:39 2019-06-07

Opinion: It's time for Raptors' Kyle Lowry to step up and make noise against Warriors Toronto's highly-paid point guard finally has reached the NBA Finals after 14 years in the trenches. But he needs to start making big plays.        ...
06:39 2019-06-03

Steph Curry, Warriors ready for Raptors' 'janky' defense in Game 3 The Golden State guard used the term to define the box-and-one defense the Raptors used on him - to great effect - during Game 2 of the NBA Finals.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

NBA Finals: Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins 'pain-free' and could play against Raptors Golden State coach Steve Kerr said DeMarcus Cousins has been practicing, but he isn't sure when - or if - time will be right to use him in NBA Finals.        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Raptors coach calls Warriors' Steph Curry a 'transformational' player in three-point shooting Steph Curry’s influence on basketball is undeniable. With his three-point shooting, the Warriors star has changed how the game is played, even at the youth level.        ...
04:39 2019-06-02

|Braitflagsdropinnetassetvalueamid'challenging'businessenvironment The investment holding company says its net asset value per share at March 31 2019 is expected to be between R40.75 and R42.75, a reduction of between 23.4% and 27.0% from a year ago....
10:26 2019-05-23

Eight tie in U.S. spelling bee as organizers run out of challenging words Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the U.S. word contest started in 1925....
09:52 2019-05-31

Raptors' Kyle Lowry: Warriors' minority owner Mark Stevens 'shouldn't be part of league' Kyle Lowry told USA TODAY that fellow guard Fred VanVleet also heard the expletive-laced comments directed at him, along with the shove, in Game 3.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Bob Arum on Andy Ruiz challenging Anthony Joshua Rival promoter Bob Arum claims 'everything worked out bad' for Anthony Joshua's first fight in America The post Bob Arum on Andy Ruiz challenging Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
18:39 2019-05-31

Ted Baker profit forecast low after "challenging" start to 2019 Fashion retailer Ted Baker forecast annual underlying profit below the current consensus of analysts' estimates on Tuesday, citing unseasonable weather in North America and a "challenging" start to the year....
10:13 2019-06-11

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-13

Can you spell these 12 challenging words? Scripps National Spelling Bee finalists could The 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals are set and just 50 spellers remain. Here are 12 challenging words they faced in preliminary rounds.        ...
15:52 2019-05-30

Judge won’t toss suit challenging Georgia voting machines ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge says a lawsuit that challenges Georgia’s current voting machines and seeks statewide use of paper ballots can move forward. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg issued an order Tuesday rejecting the state’s request to toss out the lawsuit. The lawsuit was file...
21:01 2019-05-21

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal battle with Congress....
21:39 2019-05-21

Justin Bieber Is Challenging Tom Cruise to a UFC Fight And the Internet Is Very Confused Never say never to a face off between Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise. If you're asking, "What do you mean?" allow us to explain. Last night, Bieber, 25, took to Twitter to......
17:13 2019-06-10

Gap cuts profit forecast after 'extremely challenging' quarter; shares slump 11% Gap Inc cut its 2019 profit forecast and posted the biggest drop in same-store sales in at least three years at its Gap brand, underscoring its struggles to compete with fast-fashion retailers in the face of changing customer preferences....
07:13 2019-05-31

Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words. The post Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words appeared first on LEX18.co...
08:52 2019-05-31

Brzezinski blasts Trump as 'national security threat,' labels Republicans 'cowards' for not challenging him Elected Republicans got some tough criticism from MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on Thrusday, as they responded to President Trump's comments about accepting opposition research from foreign countries....
21:26 2019-06-13

Fiat Chrysler's business is already complicated — a merger with Renault would make it even more challenging (FCAU, RACE) FCA FCA and Renault announced plans to execute a 50/50 merger that would create the world's 3rd-largest automaker. Renault is in a longtime alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi; that alliance could be ending, as its engineer, Carlos Ghosn, awaits trial in Japan. On its face, the proposed merger look...
22:39 2019-05-27

Justin Bieber explains THAT tweet about challenging Tom Cruise to 'fight in the octagon' "It was just a random tweet. I do that stuff sometimes," explained Justin Bieber of his post about wanting to throwdown with Tom Cruise.        ...
15:39 2019-06-13

Warriors 119, Blazers 117, OT | Golden State wins the series, 4-0.: Warriors Sweep Blazers to Reach Their 5th Straight N.B.A. Finals With a comeback overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Golden State moved on to seek a third consecutive title and its fourth in five years....
15:26 2019-05-21

Vaccine Injury Claims Are Few and Far Between Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting vaccinated....
08:52 2019-06-18

PSG says Neymar’s injury to be re-assessed in next 3 days PARIS (AP) — Neymar will be re-examined by Paris Saint-Germain’s medical staff within the next three days to determine how long the Brazil forward will need to be sidelined. PSG said Thursday that Neymar has “suffered a severe sprain of the outer lateral ligament” in his right ankl...
23:13 2019-06-06

Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain. Springer suffered the injury trying to make a sliding catch on a foul ball in the eighth inning of Friday’s game against the Red Sox. Springer was playing in hi...
22:26 2019-05-25

Giancarlo Stanton injury update Before Wednesday night’s game, we got an update on Giancarlo Stanton’s injury status. Giancarlo Stanton biceps injury healed… but had cortisone shot in shoulder #yankees — Meredith Marakovits (@M_Marakovits) April 24, 2019 Wait… what?! Out of nowhere we find out that ...
16:39 2019-05-21

Iowa PG Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with a hip injury, one that could put his senior season in jeopardy        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon is out indefinitely with a hip injury that could put his senior season in jeopardy. The Hawkeyes say Bohannon, who suffered the previously undisclosed injury early in 2018-19, will undergo surgery Wednesday in Iowa City. Bohannon ranked third o...
21:01 2019-05-21

Klay: Injury didn't affect me, 'got to dig deep' Warriors swingman Klay Thompson, playing through an injured hamstring, didn't make any excuses after Friday night's 105-92 loss to Toronto, saying, "No one's going to feel sorry for you."...
09:26 2019-06-08

Kvitova withdraws from French Open with arm injury Petra Kvitova withdrew from the French Open on Monday due to an injury to her forearm, hours before her first match at the tournament against Romania's Sorana Cirstea....
12:26 2019-05-27

Matt Harvey didn’t want Angels to know about his injury The Dark Knight got dark. “I don’t even remember the highs anymore,” Matt Harvey told reporters Sunday, via The Athletic. “I don’t want to tell [teammates] the horror stories of what I’ve been through.” It’s been a particularly rough year, even after a number of rough ones for the former Mets ...
22:13 2019-05-26

Bruins' Chara could play in Game 5 despite injury Boston Bruins veteran defenseman Zdeno Chara, who reportedly has a broken jaw, started Thursday night's Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final after he was medically cleared to play....
05:00 2019-06-07

MLB roundup: Cubs' win over Astros marred by fan's injury Kyle Hendricks pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant homered, and the visiting Chicago Cubs averted a series sweep at the hands of the Houston Astros with a 2-1 interleague victory Wednesday....
10:01 2019-05-30

Michelle Wie withdraws from US Women’s Open with injury CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Michelle Wie has withdrawn from next week’s U.S. Women’s Open to continue her recovery from a hand injury. Wie announced her decision Friday on social media , saying that while she’s making progress, she needs to take more time off. The 29-year-old Wie says ...
21:00 2019-05-24

| Knee injury rules Kolisi out for up to 6 weeks The Stormers will be without the services of inspirational captain Siya Kolisi for the rest of the season after a knee injury ruled him out for six weeks....
19:39 2019-05-30

MLB notebook: Correa out 4-6 weeks with massage injury Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who was placed on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday, will be sidelined four to six weeks because of a fractured rib that occurred during a massage....
06:26 2019-05-30

Stanton has another injury setback, Gregorius progressing TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton took a step back in his return from arm injuries and won’t play in any rehabilitation games for seven to 10 days because of left calf tightness. Shortststop Didi Gregorius moved ahead toward a mid-June return when he went 1 for 3...
00:39 2019-05-23

49ers' Bosa says injury shouldn't keep him from camp Rookie Nick Bosa said the hamstring injury that forced him to miss OTAs and minicamp shouldn't keep him off the field when the San Francisco 49ers open training camp next month....
20:13 2019-06-13

I-75 In Scott County Reopens Following Injury Crash SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Traffic is moving again on Interstate 75 in Scott County after a crash left four passengers injured. It happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday on southbound I-75 near the 141 mile marker. Transportation officials say the left two lanes were closed for several hours after...
14:13 2019-06-17

Serena pulls out of Rome with knee injury "Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins this month."...
16:13 2019-05-21

Noah Syndergaard suffered injury after he came out for seventh With 98 pitches and six innings under his belt — and a runner on first — Noah Syndergaard was sent out by Mickey Callaway for his third at-bat Saturday night, with the Mets manager hoping to get another inning out of his pitcher. In a way, that’s understandable. The Mets’ bullpen, coming into the ga...
17:52 2019-06-16

Andrew McCutchen asks for prayers after quirky injury Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Andrew McCutchen sprained his left knee in a loss to the San Diego Padres and will have an MRI exam on Tuesday. McCutchen was hurt during a rundown in the first inning and came out of the game. “I didn’t feel it pop or anything,” he said. “...
11:26 2019-06-04

Uruguay’s Vecino out of Copa America after thigh injury BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay midfielder Matias Vecino will miss the rest of the Copa America with a right thigh injury. Uruguay’s soccer body confirmed the muscular injury on Monday, one day after Vecino left a 4-0 opening win over Ecuador in the 80th minute. Vecino started every game...
23:00 2019-06-17

Sharapova to return at Mallorca Open after shoulder injury Maria Sharapova will return to tennis at next week's Mallorca Open after being sidelined with a right shoulder injury since January        ...
15:26 2019-06-10

Anderson makes winning return from injury at Queen's "Kevin Anderson rallied from a set down to beat Briton Cameron Norrie 4-6 7-6(5) 6-4 in the opening round of the Queen\u0027s Club championships on Monday, marking a successful return from an elbow injury that had kept him out since March."...
20:52 2019-06-17

Michelle Wie withdraws from US Women's Open with injury Michelle Wie says she has withdrawn from next week's U.S. Women's Open as she recovers from a hand injury        ...
23:13 2019-05-24

Harrison pulls out of June 23 title bout with injury Tony Harrison has pulled out of his June 23 title bout rematch with Jermell Charlo after injuring his right ankle during training. Promoters said Jorge Cota will replace Harrison in the 154-pound contest, which heads a card to be televised on the Fox network from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Harrison,...
01:52 2019-06-04

Sue Bird Has A Knee Injury And The Storm Look Totally Screwed The defending champion Seattle Storm are going to have an awful hard time repeating in 2019. Not only is reigning MVP Breanna Stewart going to miss this year after tearing her Achilles, but now, veteran leader Sue Bird will be out for most, if not all, of this upcoming season, as the team announced ...
23:39 2019-05-21

Yankees may be finally showing fatigue from their injury battle CLEVELAND — Subway Series! Subway Series? “I’m just excited to go home and sleep in my own bed,” Aaron Hicks said Sunday afternoon, not long after he launched a run-scoring double to finally put the pesky Indians to rest, 7-6 in 10 innings at Progressive Field. Hicks spoke as well for his teammates,...
03:00 2019-06-10

Robinson Cano may have dodged injury bullet this time Robinson Cano made his return to the field Wednesday night. Now, he’s making his return to the bench. Activated from the injured list for the Mets’ 7-0 win over the Giants, Cano went 0-for-2 with an RBI, but was removed at the top of the fifth inning after feeling tightness in his recently str...
16:39 2019-06-06

Yankees shut down Dellin Betances in another injury setback Of all the Yankees injured list inhabitants, the case of Dellin Betances perhaps has been the most frustrating. On Tuesday, it got worse. The Yankees are shutting down their back-end reliever for a few weeks due to a low-grade lat strain, manager Aaron Boone announced after his club demolished the M...
00:39 2019-06-12

Ankle injury forces Neymar out of Copa America BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Neymar is out of Copa America after suffering a right ankle injury in a win over Qatar on Wednesday night. Brazil’s soccer confederation said in a statement early Thursday that Neymar had a ligament rupture in his ankle and will not recover in time to play the South Ame...
09:39 2019-06-06

Del Potro in doubt for Wimbledon after injury at Queen's Juan Martin del Potro could be in doubt for Wimbledon after withdrawing from the Queen's Club grass-court event because of a right knee injury       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

D-backs place LF David Peralta on IL with shoulder injury SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left fielder David Peralta on the 10-day injured list with an injured right shoulder. The Diamondbacks also called up first baseman Kevin Cron and outfielder Tim Locastro from Triple-A Reno on Friday. Arizona had an open spot on the 25-man ro...
03:13 2019-05-25

Giancarlo Stanton gives update on shoulder/bicep injury Giancarlo Stanton has been missing from baseball action since April 1, when the New York Yankees placed him on the injured list with a bicep issue. On April 22, the Yankees announced Stanton was also battling a shoulder injury, and was seeing a specialist in California while the Yankees battled the ...
16:39 2019-05-21

Sharapova wins on return from six-month injury break Maria Sharapova launched her comeback from a six-month injury layoff with a 7-6(8) 6-0 first-round victory over Viktoria Kuzmova at the Mallorca Open grasscourt tournament on Tuesday....
21:13 2019-06-18

The Latest: Andreescu withdraws from French Open with injury The Latest from the French Open: Bianca Andreescu, the No. 22 seed from Canada, has withdrawn ahead of her second-round match against Sofia Kenin due to a right shoulder injury.        ...
19:52 2019-05-29

Jarvis Landry likely out for OTAs, minicamp with 'minor' injury The new-look Cleveland Browns will likely be without star wide receiver Jarvis Landry for off-season OTAs and mandatory minicamp as he nurses a "minor" injury....
18:39 2019-05-31

Sharapova withdraws from Rome with lingering shoulder injury Three-time champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the upcoming Italian Open as she continues to recover from a right shoulder injury        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Another Racehorse Dies After An Injury At Santa Anita Park (CNN)– An unraced horse named River Derby was injured in training Thursday at Santa Anita Park and became the 27th horse to be euthanized since the start of the racing season in late December at the famed California racetrack. A spokesman for the California Horse Racing Board, Mike Marten, sai...
12:26 2019-06-07

Cousins overcame urge to quit after quad injury DeMarcus Cousins didn't think he had what it took to return from yet another injury after tearing his quad in the first round of the playoffs. "I was just ready to quit," he said. "Like, throw the towel in."...
23:13 2019-06-05

Tiger shrugs off injury scare to sit one off the lead at the Masters "Tiger Woods was so determined to claw his way up the Masters leaderboard on Friday that not even a security guard who nearly knocked him over when he crashed into his foot could shake his steely-eyed focus."...
19:26 2019-05-21

| Struggling Bulls get Vermeulen injury news boost Bulls No 8 Duane Vermeulen has given the team's fans a welcome boost by confirming the injury he suffered against the Brumbies in Canberra is not serious....
11:52 2019-05-26

NBA notebook: Durant officially out for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals game against the visiting Toronto Raptors....
05:52 2019-06-05

Durant still limited, unlikely to play in games 1-2 Kevin Durant resumed light workouts in his recovery from a calf injury, but the Golden State Warriors are not expecting the All-Star forward to be on the court for the first two games of the NBA Finals in Toronto....
18:52 2019-05-29

Report: Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Durant won't....
23:39 2019-05-31

Kerr: Durant officially out of Game 1 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and he might not travel with the team to Toronto due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday....
00:13 2019-05-28

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Game 1 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks....
04:52 2019-05-25

Durant to miss Game 2; Iguodala likely after MRI Warriors star Kevin Durant, who hasn't played since injuring his right calf in the Western Conference semifinals, will miss Game 2 of the NBA Finals against Toronto on Sunday....
09:13 2019-06-01

Durant traveling to Toronto for Games 1 and 2 Injured star Kevin Durant is accompanying the Warriors to Toronto for Games 1 and 2, even though he has already been ruled out of Game 1 with a strained calf....
02:13 2019-05-29

Hard truths with Kevin Bacon At the premiere of his new show "City on a Hill," actor Kevin Bacon says it examines difficult truths about law enforcement and race. (June 5)        ...
15:13 2019-06-05

Brazil's Neymar ruled out of Copa América with ankle injury Forward suffers injury in friendly against QatarBrazil hosting tournament starting on 14 JuneThe Brazil forward Neymar has been ruled out of the Copa América with an ankle ligament injury. The 27-year-old suffered the setback in the first half of the Seleção’s 2-0 friendly win over Qatar on Wednesda...
10:00 2019-06-06

Mets shake up roster after bad injury news for Familia, Nimmo ATLANTA — Shake it up, baby. In what might be the equivalent of giving the Titanic’s anchor a paint job, the Mets made two bullpen moves Tuesday and unveiled plans to rearrange the outfield after learning their Opening Day left fielder would be lost for at least another month. In a nutshell: — Jeury...
04:00 2019-06-19

Robinson Cano hustles, then exits with injury in Mets’ twist Maybe this is why Robinson Cano didn’t want to run it out. Maligned for his lack of hustle on two ground balls over the weekend in Mami, Cano was forced to leave Wednesday’s game against the Nationals with left quad tightness after he grounded out to end the third inning. The Mets vetera...
02:52 2019-05-23

Yankees reviewing injury protocol after Severino, Betances lat strains The lat strains suffered by Luis Severino and, more recently, Dellin Betances, while the right-handers were rehabbing other injuries, has forced the Yankees to evaluate their protocol. “I certainly have confidence in the rehab staff,’’ general manager Brian Cashman said. “I certainly have asked thos...
05:13 2019-06-18

Carlos Correa admits home massage led to ‘frustrating’ injury Shiatsu happens. Carlos Correa admitted Wednesday that he suffered a rib fracture “during a massage at my home on Tuesday.” “To sustain an injury in such an unusual way makes it even more frustrating,” the Houston Astros superstar said. The type of massage, or how Correa mana...
05:13 2019-05-30

Nadal considered ending season after Indian Wells injury French Open champion Rafa Nadal has said he nearly ended his season after being forced to withdraw from the Indian Wells semi-finals with a knee injury in March but played through the pain at Roland Garros to clinch a record-extending 12th title....
08:26 2019-06-12

Reds’ Gennett begins rehab assignment from groin injury CINCINNATI (AP) — Scooter Gennett began a rehab assignment Monday, the final step in returning from a severe groin injury in spring training that has sidelined the Cincinnati Reds second baseman all season. Gennett will play five days with Single-A Daytona and move up to Triple-A Louisville to conti...
23:00 2019-06-17

Russian weightlifter suffers gruesome injury trying to squat more than 500 pounds A Russian weightlifter suffered a brutal injury over the weekend at the Eurasian Weightlifting Championship as the man tried to squat more than 500 pounds....
18:00 2019-05-23

Inside Giancarlo Stanton’s injury hell: ‘Incredibly frustrated’ In the connective tissue of Yankees injuries, Giancarlo Stanton worsened his leg problems — to some degree — because Aaron Judge is still weeks away from playing while healing from an oblique injury. Aaron Boone recently called Stanton to say: Take your time making sure your legs are in good shape b...
20:52 2019-05-23

Jordan Montgomery is latest Yankees pitcher to suffer new injury Jordan Montgomery’s comeback from last year’s Tommy John surgery has been derailed not because of another issue with his elbow, but because of his shoulder. The left-hander will undergo an MRI exam in New York after he walked off the mound during a bullpen session in Tampa on Tuesday with what Aaron...
20:00 2019-06-19

Marchand appears to avert injury scare in Bruins Cup tuneup Boston Bruins leading scorer Brad Marchand returned without missing a shift after appearing to hurt his left hand when the team held an intrasquad scrimmage to tune up for the Stanley Cup Final        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

England captain Eoin Morgan taken to hospital for x-ray after injury in training • Morgan injured left index finger in training at Ageas Bowl• England set to face Australia in World Cup warm-upEngland have suffered a major scare ahead of the World Cup after Eoin Morgan, their captain, sustained a finger injury during the team’s practice in Southampton.The tournament hosts face a...
17:52 2019-05-24

LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: Injury Collision At Tates Creek/New Circle LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Inbound Tates Creek is down to one lane due to a multi-vehicle collision. Five vehicles are involved. The crash happened just prior to New Circle Road. LEX 18 will update this as more information is received. The post LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: Injury Collision At Tates ...
14:39 2019-05-23

| Denis Suarez blames injury for disappointing Arsenal spell Denis Suarez has claimed he was less than half-fit for most of his disappointing loan spell at Arsenal and admits he still wants to leave Barcelona this summer....
19:00 2019-06-13

Andy Murray to make return from injury in doubles at Queen's Murray has not played since hip operation in JanuaryScot has not ruled out playing doubles at WimbledonAndy Murray will return to tennis in two weeks time at Queen’s, and also with a partner at Wimbledon – but the three-slam champion is “very unlikely” to play singles until later in the season, acco...
18:26 2019-06-03

Maradona to miss Cannes film premiere after shoulder injury Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona is set to miss out on the Cannes premiere of a documentary about his life and career, due to "a shoulder injury requiring medical attention", the film's publicists said on Sunday....
14:33 2019-05-21

Former Yankees’ hopeful Michael Pineda has injury horrors resurface Michael Pineda is headed to a familiar place. The Twins put the right-hander on the 10-day injured list due to right knee tendinitis on Tuesday. Pineda, the one-time very hyped Yankees starter, missed all of last season while recovering from Tommy John surgery and signed a two-year, $10 million deal...
00:00 2019-05-30

Serena Williams Pulls Out of the Italian Open With a Knee Injury It was the third straight tournament that Williams, 37, had withdrawn from because of physical problems. The French Open starts in less than two weeks....
14:52 2019-05-21

Gabe Kapler gets heated in argument over Andrew McCutchen’s injury Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler found himself embroiled in a heated argument with Angelo Cataldi Friday morning. Cataldi, who hosts a morning show on SportsRadio 94WIP, invited the Phillies skipper to join his show, and the pair quickly disagreed over the nature of Andrew McCutchen’s seaso...
23:00 2019-06-07

Ankle injury forces Neymar out of Brazil’s friendly match BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil striker Neymar has left a friendly match against Qatar in tears after twisting an ankle during a hard tackle in the first minutes of the match. Neymar left the field on his own Wednesday night and was replaced by Everton after Richarlison gave Brazil its first goal at ...
04:39 2019-06-06

Kansas senator suffers ankle injury while hiking in Arizona PHOENIX — Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran’s office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix. Moran spokeswoman Morgan Said said the Republican injured his ankle Thursday morning while doing a workout on Camelback Mountain, a popular hiking spot. The Phoen...
10:26 2019-05-31

Calf injury to cost Luck another week of Colts practice INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will miss his third week of offseason workouts because of a strained calf. Coach Frank Reich would not say Tuesday whether Luck will return for next week’s three-day minicamp. Reich has said the Colts are playing it safe. He has sa...
20:13 2019-06-04

Sevy, Paxton injury impact & trade deadline preview James Paxton threw a bullpen session this past Tuesday and reported the next day that his right knee “felt good”. It’s been nearly two weeks since “The BIG Maple” went on the 10-day Injured List with inflammation in his right knee. Rest and a prescription of anti-inflam...
16:39 2019-05-21

Calf injury continues to keep Luck out of Colts' workouts The Indianapolis Colts will continue to hold Andrew Luck out of offseason workouts this week because of a strained calf       ...
19:26 2019-06-11

Former champion Justin Thomas withdraws from PGA Championship with wrist injury Thomas won the 2017 PGA Championship, his first career major, by two strokes ahead of Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen and Patrick Reed.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Ex-president Carter resumes teaching Sunday School after hip injury Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter resumed teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, on Sunday after recovering from hip surgery, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said....
19:39 2019-06-09

Durant ruled out for Game 4; Klay likely to play Kevin Durant's calf injury will keep him out for the Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday. Klay Thompson will return from his hamstring injury after missing Game 3....
22:39 2019-06-06

Kerr says Durant will practice ahead of Game 5 Warriors coach Steve Kerr said injured star Kevin Durant will practice Sunday, a hurdle that the forward had to clear before returning from his calf strain....
20:52 2019-06-09

Durant undergoes surgery for ruptured Achilles Kevin Durant had surgery Wednesday to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon. Steve Kerr and several Warriors players defended the decision to have Durant play Monday....
02:26 2019-06-13

NBA notebook: Kerr says Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Durant won't....
04:52 2019-06-01

Kerr open to playing Durant after one practice Warriors coach Steve Kerr says it is "feasible" that Kevin Durant, who is still recovering from a calf injury, could participate in just one practice before being cleared to play in a game....
22:13 2019-06-02

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
06:13 2019-05-24

Durant travels to Toronto ahead of Games 1, 2 Injured star Kevin Durant is accompanying the Warriors to Toronto for Games 1 and 2, even though he has already been ruled out of Game 1 with a strained calf....
02:39 2019-05-29

Kevin Na’s caddie becomes surprise big winner: ‘That’s your car, baby’ Kevin Na claimed nearly $1.3 million for his victory at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, but his caddie made out pretty well, too. Na gave the keys to a shiny blue 1973 Dodge Challenger, one of the prizes awarded to the winner at Colonial Country Club, to the man on......
16:13 2019-05-27

Sources: Durant flies to New York to undergo MRI The Warriors believe an MRI will confirm that the injury Kevin Durant suffered Monday night is an Achilles tear, league sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski....
11:13 2019-06-12

Durant declares Achilles surgery a success Four-times NBA leading scorer Kevin Durant had surgery on Wednesday for a ruptured Achilles tendon, the Golden State Warriors player announced on Instagram....
22:52 2019-06-12

Rangers slugger Joey Gallo leaves game with oblique injury ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo left the Texas Rangers’ game against the Kansas City Royals in the fifth inning Saturday with tightness in his left oblique. Gallo, who homered earlier in the game, was pulled after visiting with manager Chris Woodward and trainer Matt Lucero while batting wi...
01:26 2019-06-02

Limping linchpin: Koscielny’s path from injury hell to Arsenal inspiration Defender’s World Cup dream was shattered by injury. Now Laurent Koscielny is set for a Europa League final against Chelsea but the road back was toughThe snatches of thoughts that flashed through his mind in a moment of crisis were like a brutal cinematic scene. A little over a year ago, Laurent Kos...
18:52 2019-05-27

Man dies of mysterious head injury following Dave Matthews Band concert Darcy Smith left her souvenir T-shirt behind at a Dave Matthews Band concert near St. Louis last week and her husband Jasen went back to their seats to retrieve it. The next time she saw him he was unconscious and being treated by paramedics. He was bleeding from one of his ears. The father of 10-ye...
13:00 2019-05-23

Soccer: Marta injury worries Brazil ahead of Jamaica opener Brazil striker Marta is a doubt for their women's World Cup opener against Jamaica next month after the country's soccer confederation (CBF) said on Saturday she had picked up a hamstring injury in training....
08:26 2019-05-26

Very Orioles Sequence Starts With Highlight Catch And Ends With Injury And Failure This was a very valiant effort from Orioles outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. The ball was driven pretty good to left by Rougned Odor; Asdrúbal Cabrera, on first base with two outs, is running on contact. By tracking this ball down, Smith might’ve kept a run off the board. But he also plowed into the wall...
12:13 2019-06-07