Forget about the Golden State Warriors keeping their championship hopes alive in the NBA Finals with Mondays insane win over the Toronto Raptors. Game 5 was all about Kevin Durant’s questionable return and devastating exit, an exit that now changes the entire NBA landscape.
Durant displayed nothing but heart and guts Monday night after returning from a calf injury that sidelined him since May 8th in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals. Scoring 11 points in the first quarter, Durant’s presence on the court energized the Warriors offense helping them jump to an early lead.
Making their first five 3-pointers in the first five minutes of Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors looked like a better team with Kevin Durant playing. Unfortunately, that narrative quickly changed nine minutes into the second quarter when Durant got injured again.Read More