GSW: Golden State Warriors: The Effect of Kevin Durant’s Injury

Jan 16, 2015; Oklahoma City, OK, USA;  Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) handles the ball against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 16, 2015; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) handles the ball against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Injuries are a normal part of the NBA and something that every NBA team has to deal with. The Golden State Warriors were just recently affected by an injury to a player that isn’t even on their own roster though.

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Friday that Kevin Durant, reigning NBA MVP and superstar, could possibly be shut down for the season. He has been “removed from basketball activities,” and Thunder general manager Sam Presti said that Durant is not “making the progress” that the team had expected.

So how does an injury to a player on another team affect the Warriors?

Click here to read the rest of the story at Golden Gate Sports.

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