The Warriors initially talked about Durant's fit within their system before Durant went outside to talk with Curry, Green, Thompson and Iguodala. That "lowered" his playoff marks to 28.8 points a game and.472 shooting, numbers most players would likely trade their firstborn to enjoy. He will continue to start at shooting guard, the coach said.

Smith spent Friday in his hotel room for the most part, watching the Memorial ("Tiger played really well", Smith said), talking with Kyle Korver and visiting with his kids over FaceTime.

The Cavs' forward, who had just two points and five rebounds in defeat, was called for a foul, a flagrant 2 foul that the National Basketball Association also downgraded to a flagrant 1 on Friday, while contesting the shot and then began jawing with Green afterward with 2.6 seconds remaining.

It was clear, though, that Smith had no idea what the plan was. ". Once he releases it and he sees the basket, he usually makes it". "The team understands we had a chance to win that game but we didn't, so we have to move on".

The boxscore does not fully explain what led to Durant, Curry and Thompson fulfilling their normal job description to ensure a 2-0 series lead with Game 3 on Wednesday in Cleveland. I just wanted to meet with them. The officials owe the Cavs a major makeup call down the line.

Green wasn't done there, saying that once the offseason hits, he's more than happy to trade blows with the Cavs center. "I've always been the one guy who's the butt of the jokes, or that one guy who does something insane and everybody's got to look at or whatever the case may be. It's something you definitely don't want to have in the NBA (Finals)".

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But in a recent interview, Durant revealed the reason behind his decision to sign with the Warriors during free agency, and it wasn't just because they could be a winning team.

"My eye drops and my antibiotic to help me with the recovery as fast as possible".

The injury occurred with 6:15 left in the first quarter when Cleveland's J.R. Smith lost his footing and barreled into Thompson along the sideline.

Thompson was previously listed as questionable due to a bruise in his left leg. "I told somebody right after the game that I'm glad it happened to me as opposed to anybody else on my team", he said.

Kerr went with 7-foot big man McGee to start in place of Kevon Looney - McGee's 10th career start in the postseason. He buzzed along the perimeter with his usual flow, appeared his typically sturdy self on the defensive end and drained a pull-up 3-pointer on a one-on-three break in the third quarter.