Kerr optimistic KD can return if Warriors advance

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo shoots during the first half of Game 5 of a second round NBA basketball playoff series against the Boston Celtics Wednesday

Curry's play down the stretch, combined with contributions from guard Klay Thompson, forward Draymond Green and big man Kevon Looney, led many National Basketball Association observers to wonder if Golden State would revert to the offense centered around Curry that earned the Warriors a championship in 2015.

Durant suffered the injury late in the third quarter of the Warriors 104-99 Game 5 win.

The Giannis Antetokounmpo-led Bucks booked a place in the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2001 with a 116-91 thrashing of the Celtics in Milwaukee on Wednesday.

Adrian Wojnarowski says Kevin Durant won't play until the WCF and GM Bob Myers knew right away it wasn't an Achilles injury.

Game 6 is Friday night at 9 p.m., and a potential Game 7 would be at Golden State on Sunday.

"They are one hell of a basketball team", Celtics coach Brad Stevens told reporters.

The Raptors lead 3-1 and can progress with a win in Thursday's game six in Philadelphia.

Baynes put his body on the line and repeatedly thwarted Antetokounmpo from launching to the basket. He's averaging a team-high 34.2 points per game with 5.2 rebounds and 4.9 assists. He then limped toward the sideline and went to the locker room.

"We've had different rotations, we've had different ways to attack, but the one good thing here is we do have experience from before Kevin was here with Steph, Klay, Andre [Iguodala], Shaun [Livingston], our core guys", Kerr said.

Boston shot a season-low 31 per cent from the field and 18 per cent behind the three-point line in the loss, compared to the Bucks' 45 and 32 per cent.

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