Warriors' Kevin Durant appears to injure Achilles tendon in Game 5

There are questions about whether Golden State brought him back too soon from a calf injury as the team attempted to survive an elimination game against the Toronto Raptors.
1:21 | 06/12/19

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Now, to that moment that played out last night, the star player and that major injury. Kevin Durant returned from an injury already, but then suffering an even worse injury on the court. Many initially asking, would he ever play again? What we've now learned tonight, and here's ABC's Adrienne Bankert from California. Reporter: Facing elimination, it started as a perfect comeback for Kevin Durant and the warriors. Durant for three. Reporter: But in the second quarter, disaster. Durant goes down holding his Reporter: Durant injuring his Achilles. Raptors players seem to discourage fans who were mocking the star's injury. He gave us what he had. He went out there and sacrificed his body. Reporter: Tonight, there are questions about whether the warriors brought Durant back too soon from a calf injury. It may end up costing Durant the entire next season. He was cleared to play tonight. I don't believe there's anybody to blame. If you have to -- you can blame Reporter: Durant optimistic, posting, "I'm hurting deep in the soul but seeing my brothers get this win was like taking a shot of tequila. I got new life." David, Steph curry talked about how hard it will be to regroup after such an emotional roller coaster. They'll have hometown advantage here in Oakland when they play game six in Thursday, no doubt inspired to win it all for Durant. David? All right, Adrienne, thank you. There is still much more

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