ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the news.
NBA fans collectively held their breath in the third quarter, Durant pulled up short and grabbed the back of his right ankle.
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The Warriors allayed fears when they announced Durant suffered a calf strain and not a more serious Achilles injury. Granted, the issue will force him to miss the remainder of the Western Conference Semifinals, at a minimum.
Durant averaged 26.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 5.9 assists during the regular season. His general consistency was vital for the Warriors amid a difficult season by their standards.
Durant was particularly important in Golden State's first-round series win over the Los Angeles Clippers. He averaged 35.0 points and poured in 50 points in the team's series-clinching Game 6 victory. After the game, Clippers guards Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams told reporters they were basically powerless to counteract the reigning Finals MVP.
The Warriors are arguably still title favorites even without Durant, but the gap between them and the rest of the remaining playoff field becomes smaller.