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Warriors’ Iguodala (calf strain) out for Game 4

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala will not play in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a strained left calf."He has a sore left calf," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said before Monday night's game, "So he's not going to play."Kerr did not want to divulge who would start in Iguodala's place. Alfonzo McKinnie is expected to get the
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Clean MRI for Iguodala; questionable for Game 4

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala is questionable for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night after an MRI on his left calf came back clean Sunday.Iguodala initially left Game 3 in the first quarter and was checked out by team medical personnel after suffering the injury. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he isn't sure exactly when the
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Lillard confirms rib injury, won’t use it as excuse

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard does not want to use his separated rib as an excuse for his struggles in the Western Conference finals.Lillard confirmed on Sunday that he suffered the injury to his left side when Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney fell on him during a scramble for a loose ball during the third quarter of Game 2. However, Lillard downplayed the impact of
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Warriors want sweep to get more rest

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- As the Golden State Warriors attempt to become the first team since the 1960s Boston Celtics to go to the Finals for the fifth straight season, Warriors forward Draymond Green admits that the group is motivated to finish off the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals and take advantage of the nine full days off in advance of Game 1 of
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Lillard confirms he’s playing with separated ribs

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- Damian Lillard confirmed Sunday that he separated his ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.Lillard discussed the injury on Sunday, a day after the Trail Blazers lost 110-99 in Game 3. Lillard was 5-of-18 from the floor and finished with 19 points as Golden State took a 3-0 series lead.Lillard said the separation is on the left side, and
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Clean MRI for Iguodala; questionable for Game 4

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala is questionable for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night after an MRI on his left calf came back clean Sunday.Iguodala initially left Game 3 in the first quarter and was checked out by team medical personnel after suffering the injury. Warriors coach Steve Kerr isn't sure exactly when the injury occurred,
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Golden bench — When quantity meets quality for the defending champs

[ad_1] PORTLAND -- Alfonzo McKinnie wears the satisfied smile of a man who appreciates that his basketball journey has led him to this moment. After bouncing all over the world in hopes of finally landing a consistent place in the NBA, McKinnie has made the most of his opportunity this season with the Golden State Warriors, but especially over the past few weeks of the postseason."Man, it's a great feeling,
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When quantity meets quality for the defending champs

[ad_1] PORTLAND -- Alfonzo McKinnie wears the satisfied smile of a man who appreciates that his basketball journey has led him to this moment. After bouncing all over the world in hopes of finally landing a consistent place in the NBA, McKinnie has made the most of his opportunity this season with the Golden State Warriors, but especially over the past few weeks of the postseason."Man, it's a great feeling,
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Portland becomes the latest victim of the road Warriors

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- On the road in the playoffs, the Golden State Warriors are (expletive) giants.Of everything this team has accomplished over the past five years, a number that personifies their dominance is the streak they extended Saturday night when they defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 to take a 3-0 series lead in the Western Conference finals.They now have 22 consecutive series with at least one road victory.
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Iguodala sits out 4th with sore calf; MRI on Sun.

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala injured his left calf in Saturday night's 110-99 Game 3 win over the Portland Trail Blazers and will have an MRI on Sunday."He was sore," Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said after Iguodala played just 17:33 in Game 3. "Lower leg, just had some soreness. He's going to get an MRI [Sunday]. We didn't want to risk anything and put