Warriors coach Steve Kerr: Kevin Durant out Game 6 vs. Rockets

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The Warriors said Kevin Durant strained his calf during their Game 5 win over the Rockets, but haven’t otherwise revealed the severity of his injury.

Golden State coach Steve Kerr isn’t keeping up pretenses.

Tim Kawakami of The Athletic:

I’d be surprised if Durant plays again this series, even if it reaches a Game 7 Sunday.

The Warriors are good enough to win without him, but they’re facing a bigger challenge now. Durant was making a case for NBA’s best player. He was scoring a ton and contributing in all facets of the game. This is a blow.

The next question: If Golden State advances, when will Durant return?