Warriors to sit Kevin Durant for Game 2 vs. Trail Blazers


The Golden State Warriors?have ruled out Kevin Durant?for Wednesday night's Game 2 against the Portland Trail Blazers, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein.?

Durant has a strained left calf. He had been listed as questionable for the game.?

He was hurt in the second half of the Warriors' Game 1 victory on Sunday.

Durant did not participate in a Monday morning shootaround or practice later that day and had remained questionable.

With Durant being out, it will give him five full days off before Game 3 on Saturday in Portland.

Durant, who went 12-for-20 from the floor for 32 points with 11 rebounds Sunday, missed 19 games with a strained MCL and a bone bruise in his left leg before returning to play the final three games of the regular season.?

In addition to Durant, Golden State guard Shaun Livingston (finger) and forward Matt Barnes (ankle sprain) were listed as questionable entering the game.?

The Blazers were without center Jusuf Nurkic, who is recovering from a right leg fracture.

Information from ESPN's Chris Haynes was used in this report.