The curious case of Kevin Durant and his right calf. Will he play or won't he play?
While the Warriors' star forward was upgraded Sunday to questionable for Game 5 against the Raptors in the NBA Finals, analyst Jay Williams gave Golden State fans plenty of reason for optimism Monday morning.
Williams, who had dinner with Durant last night, said on ESPN's "Get Up" that he "would be shocked" if Durant doesn't play Monday night in Toronto.
Perhaps no other media member is as close to Durant as Williams is. The former Duke star plays a prominent role on Durant's ESPN+ show "The Boardroom."
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While Williams would not give a definitive answer on Durant's playing status, he's certainly close with the two-time Finals MVP, and did give a clear indication of KD's mindset with his Warriors on the brink of elimination.