It’s official: Kevin Durant suffered a ruptured Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. He had surgery to repair his Achilles on Thursday, and posted an Instagram from his hospital bed after the procedure. Continue reading Kevin Durant Had Surgery to Repair Ruptured Achilles
Kevin Durant suffered an Achilles injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. He will undergo an MRI on Tuesday. Continue reading Kevin Durant Suffers Achilles Injury During Game 5 of NBA Finals
As expected, Kevin Durant achieved a career milestone against the Clippers on Wednesday night. With about two minutes remaining in the second quarter, KD sank a shot from the left wing to become the second-youngest player in NBA history to record 20,000 career points. The only player to ever reach the 20,000-point mark quicker than KD was LeBron James, who hit the mark back in 2013 while playing with the Heat.
Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted NBA championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.
With 3:09 left on the clock in game three of the NBA Finals Wednesday night, Cavs sharpshooter JR Smith knocked down a three to put his team up 113 to 107. It was the last bucket the Cavs would score.
On December 5, 2016, on an otherwise ordinary night of NBA action, Klay Thompson dropped 60 points in less than 30 minutes of playing time, becoming the first player in 30 years to do so. It’s not the first time Klay suddenly combusted during a game—his 37-point single-quarter outburst against the Sacramento Kings last year comes to mind. But 60? In under 30 minutes?? That’s efficiency on another level.
During the Warriors’ stunning 20-point loss to the Lakers last Friday night, Steph Curry didn’t hit a single 3-pointer. It snapped a streak that saw Curry hit at least one 3-pointer in 157 consecutive games that stretched all the way back to November 2013.