The Raptors got some good news on the injury front in advance of Game 2: OG Anunoby is probable, Kevin Durant is still out, and the status of Andre Iguodala remains unclear. What does that mean for Toronto? With Game 2 bearing down on us all this evening, the Raptors have to feel at least partway comfortable about their situation. The Warriors are still the Warriors, of course, but as currently constituted Toronto has been able to matchup effectively against them.
Will it last? What could change? To answer these questions, let’s first figure out the injury/rotation questions both teams find themselves answering before tonight’s contest.
As was reported almost immediately after Game 1, Kevin Durant will sit out for tonight’s Game 2. We know for a fact he’s in Toronto, of course, thanks to the breathless coverage that attends his every sighting coming to or from a basketball court. But we don’t know how hard Durant is able to go while on said court. The Athletic’s Anthony Slater reported that Durant is doing some half-speed shooting exercises, but is still not moving too fast or well.
For his part, Warriors coach Steve …
Author: Daniel Reynolds / Raptors HQ