Kevin Durant says he's ready to play, hopeful to rejoin Warriors for Game 3 in Portland 
Kevin Durant said he was ready to play in Game 2 but had no complaints as the Warriors took a cautious approach with his recovery from injury. AP

OAKLAND, California — Kevin Durant says he felt ready to play in Golden State's Game 2 playoff win yet the Warriors opted to be cautious with their superstar as he nurses a strained left calf.

Durant posted an update about his injury during a livestream on his personal YouTube channel Thursday evening (Friday, Manila time). He is hopeful of playing in Saturday's Game 3 at Portland as the Warriors try to take a 3-0 lead in the series.

After missing 19 games with a left knee injury then returning for the final three regular-season contests, the Warriors certainly aren't going to take any risks with KD. He had 32 points and 10 rebounds in a Game 1 victory Sunday.

He said: "I hate being out. I hate being hurt. It's something that's kind of out of my control right now, just try to get better."

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