Kevin Durant Officially Out For Game 1 Of NBA Finals; DeMarcus Cousins Is Questionable

Monday, May 27, 2019 9:08 PM UTC

Monday, May. 27, 2019 9:08 PM UTC

The Golden State Warriors just confirmed that Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the NBA Finals while DeMarcus Cousins is listed as questionable.

<p>The Warriors recently announced that Durant and Cousins continued to make good progress with their rehabilitation but KD won't recover in time for Game 1 and according to head coach Steve Kerr, they haven't decided if he'll travel to Toronto with the rest of the team.</p><div>[/]{"component": "embedHTML", "code": "&lt;blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\"&gt;&lt;p lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\"&gt;Steve Kerr says Kevin Durant is officially “out” for Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Warriors haven’t decided whether he’ll even make the trip to Toronto. DeMarcus Cousins’ status is “questionable.”&lt;/p&gt;— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) &lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/Rachel__Nichols/status/1133112420963012608?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;May 27, 2019&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src=\"https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js\" charset=\"utf-8\"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;"}[/]</div><div> </div><p>Durant has been out with a strained calf since Game 5 of the second round series against the Rockets and the Warriors have won their six games since he went down.</p><p>Cousins tore his left quad in Game 2 of the first round series against the Clippers on April 15 and he was supposed to miss the remainder of the playoffs.</p><p>The <a href="https://www.sportsbookreview.com/best-sportsbooks/" target="_blank">sportsbooks </a>monitored by <a href="https://www.sportsbookreview.com/betting-odds/nba-basketball/" target="_blank">SBR Odds</a> favor the Raptors by 1 point for Game 1 of the <a href="https://www.sportsbookreview.com/forum/nba-basketball-betting/" target="_blank">NBA Finals</a> and the total has been set between 214.5 and 215.</p><p><u><strong>Series Price for the NBA Finals<br />(Courtesy of <a href="https://www.sportsbookreview.com/Sportsbook/?v=4423&amp;book=BetOnline" target="_blank">BetOnline</a>)</strong></u></p><p>Warriors -280</p><p>Raptors +235</p><p><strong><u>2019 NBA Finals Schedule<br />(Courtesy of Sports Media Watch. These are subject to change)</u></strong></p><p>Game 1: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors, Thursday, May 30 at 9:00 PM ET</p><p>Game 2: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors, Sunday, June 2 at 8:00 PM ET</p><p>Game 3: Toronto Raptors at Golden State Warriors, Wednesday, June 5 at 9:00 PM ET</p><p>Game 4: Toronto Raptors at Golden State Warriors, Friday, June 7 at 9:00 PM ET</p><p>Game 5: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors, Monday, June 10 at 9:00 PM ET (If necessary)</p><p>Game 6: Toronto Raptors at Golden State Warriors, Thursday, June 13 at 9:00 PM ET (If necessary)</p><p>Game 7: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors, Sunday, June 16 at 8:00 PM ET (If necessary)</p>
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