Kevin Durant cleared to practice, could return for Game 5

With the Golden State Warriors staring at their season’s mortality down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, its expected that all stops would be pulled out to keep their season alive. Changes to lineups, minutes , or players returning ( perhaps early) from injury could happen just to get to the next game. This news definitely leans toward the latter. Kevin Durant has been cleared to return to practice on Sunday. Head coach Steve Kerr told media members today that Durant would be practicing with the team. He’s going to practice…

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Game 4 NBA Finals Recap

Toronto vs. Golden StateToronto leads Best-of-7 series 3 games to 1Next game: Monday, June 10, 9:00PM @TOR The Toronto Raptors have seized control of the NBA Finals and with their 105-92 Game 4 win are just one win away from the Larry O’Brien making its way to the 6. Kawhi Leonard came up big with 36 points, including 17 in the game’s final stanza. Top Performances Kawhi LeonardTOR @ GSW 36 12 2   5-9 3-pt Klay ThompsonGSW vs. TOR 28 3 2   6-10 3-pt Stephen CurryGSW vs. TOR 27 4 6    Serge IbakaTOR @…

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Kevin Durant: Still not ready

On the SportsCenter after Game 4 of the NBA Finals ESPN’s Brian Windhorst said that Kevin Durant’s “body isn’t ready” and there’s “frustration all around” that Durant is still unable to play. He attempted to engage in a workout Thursday but according to Jalen Rose, speaking on NBA Countdown, “it didn’t go well on any level.” With their quest for a three-peat on life support, after losing Game 4 105-92, having Durant in the lineup is more needed than ever. However even by some miracle KD is able to get…

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Steve Kerr: Kevon Looney will “give it a go” in Game 4

Golden State Warriors center will suit up for Game 4. The big man suffered a suffered a non-displaced first costal cartilage fracture and was thought to be sidelined indefinitely, according to a press release on Monday night. Head coach Steve Kerr said that Looney will be in action for Game 4. Looney and Klay Thompson both were out of Game 3 and both will be back for Game 4, as being down 2-1 is making it a nearly all-hands on deck situation for the two-time defending champions. Looney has been…

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Warriors owner’s wife allegedly received death threats from Beyoncé fans

The wife of Golden State Warriors team owner Joe Lacob ,Nicole Curran, said that she received death threats on social media that prompted her to delete her Instagram account following what some would consider a not-so-happy reaction from Beyoncé to her speaking with Jay-Z. There is a short clip that has made the rounds showing Jay-Z and Beyoncé sitting courtside at Game 3 of the NBA Finals Wednesday night. The couple is smiling and waving in the clip and the smile on Beyoncé’s face disappears when Curran leans over to…

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NBA Finals Game 4 Preview

The Toronto Raptors took a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals with their 123-109 victory in Game 3. They look to take a firm grip on the Finals with another win in Game 4 tonight. The Warriors are in a must-win situation. Klay Thompson returns to the Golden State lineup in Game 4 but it is unclear as to how effective he will be coming back from the strained hamstring suffered in Game 2. Today’s Game (all times EST)  Toronto Raptors  (58-24) Golden State Warriors  (57-25) 9:00p – ABC NBA Finals Snapshots Toronto vs.…

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Kevin Durant won’t play in Game 4

The speculation on if or when Kevin Durant will return to the Warriors’ lineup will be pushed back at least another game. That is because the back-to-back Finals MVP will not be in action for a must win Game 4. Durant was unable to participate in a scrimmage to prepare for a possible Game 4 return, as such head coach Steve Kerr was forced to rule him out for Friday night’s game. The return of Klay Thompson in Game 4 will greatly help, however the Warriors could more than use…

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Klay Thompson expected to play in Game 4

According to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, Golden State’s Klay Thompson will return to the Warrior lineup for Game 4 of the Finals. Thompson missed the team’s 123-109 Game 3 loss due to an strained hamstring suffered in the later stages of Game 2.  Thompson tried to talk his way into playing in Wednesday night’s game but the Warriors aired on the side of caution and held Klay out.  Head coach Steve Kerr had this to say about the decision to not play Klay:  The whole point was to not risk…

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2019 NBA Finals Game 3 Recap

Stephen Curry’s playoff career-high 47 points were not enough to power the short handed Golden State Warriors over the Toronto Raptors. Kawhi Leonard has 30 points , but Kyle Lowry chipped in with 23 points and 9 assists. Danny Green continued to shoot the basketball well, knocking down six threes for his 18 points, while Serge Ibaka channeled OKC Iblaka and came up with key blocked shots and made a critical and-one late in the game that completely put the game away. Top Performances Stephen CurryGSW vs. TOR 47 8…

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Klay Thompson out for game 3

From nba.com: OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson will not play in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Veteran guard Shaun Livingston will start in his place. The Golden Warriors guard’s status remained uncertain three days after he sustained a mild left hamstring strain. Thompson, who had been listed as questionable, was evaluated by the training staff before tipoff. Thompson did some running and shooting earlier in the day but Kerr says the Warriors weren’t going to play him “if there’s risk.” The two-time defending champion Warriors and Toronto Raptors are…

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