Kevin Durant played just 12 minutes in Game 5 before leaving with what appeared to be a torn Achilles. Those 12 minutes ended up costing him a lot.
KD will have an MRI on Tuesday that is expected to confirm that he tore his Achilles.
The Warriors believe Kevin Durant’s MRI on Tuesday will confirm a torn right Achilles’ tendon, league sources tell me and @wojespn
— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) June 11, 2019
After the Warriors 106-105 win in Game 5, Durant was spotted leaving Scotiabank Arena on crutches and in a walking boot.
KD leaving Scotiabank Arena…
— SportsGossip.com (@sportsgossip) June 11, 2019
If KD did in fact tear his Achilles, then the injury will likely have a significant impact on his free agency plans. He risked a lot by taking the floor in Game 5 and it cost him more than potentially not playing in the NBA Finals.
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