The Warriors were able to advance without him - upsetting Houston on the road in Game 6 and sweeping Portland - but have struggled against Toronto which now holds a 3-1 series advantage and is on the brink of their first National Basketball Association title. They've struggled offensively to crack the code of Toronto's defense, and haven't been able to contain Kawhi Leonard and company on the other end, leading to a 3-1 deficit going back to Toronto.
On top of the fact that Durant walked to the floor after the rest of his teammates, once cameras and media left the arena bowl, he was one of the first players back into the Warriors' locker room after the team's brief workout.
Kevin Durant's condition is being scrutinized on a minute-by-minute basis and understandably so. "We'll know more after that".
"I'm not going to smile for you, though", he said, "but I'm back to normal, so that was a good moment, and now I'm back".
To combat these closures, the TTC will have extra services in place to help commuters and fans get in and out of the downtown Toronto core.
"It's win or go home for us - we've got no choice but to go out there and be as focused as we can", Bogut said.
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Both countries would also discuss their relationship with the "great Western powers, including the United States ", he said. His remark is seen as implicit criticism of the USA as Beijing and Washington are sharply divided on trade issues.
He also had a playoff career-high 21 points in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final - quite something for an undrafted Wichita State Shockers product that was in a battle just to make the Raptors at training camp in 2016. "He's one of the best competitors I've ever been around". In two games against Toronto, Durant averaged 40.5 points, nine rebounds and 5.5 blocks including a 51-point outing on the road.
Durant was the leading scorer in the playoffs before suffering a leg injury in the second round.
Thompson said he does not think it will be hard to integrate Durant back into the offense, even after he's missed so much time.
Thompson, who scored 28 points while playing with an injured hamstring in Game 5, said he was 80 percent in that contest and should be close to 100 percent Monday. "I was more upset about the team than the eye". "He's been in plenty of Finals and has played well".
Following the Game 1 loss in Toronto, Bogut was asked about his ability to stay ready and perform when his number was called.