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Spurs' Kawhi Leonard re-injures left ankle, done for Game 1

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard re-injures left ankle, done for Game 1

The Warriors are coming off two four-game sweeps (one of the Portland Trail Blazers and the other of the Utah Jazz) and are awaiting the victor of the series between the San Antonio Spurs and the Houston Rockets. Parker is out for the remainder of the postseason. Durant missed the game due to injury.

Popovich responded by alluding to President Trump's behavior.

As was the case against the Rockets in the conference semifinals, the series with the Warriors will feature a matchup of teams with contrasting styles.

Golden State's offense looked anything but one of the league's best - the team struggled with its spacing, and forced looks that weren't there.

It was as good an opening as the Spurs could ask for offensively. Here's everything you need to know including Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs Game 1 live stream with the ABC, ABC GO app and more. The Spurs coasted again to a 107-85 victory.

Popovich drew chuckles from the media Saturday with his reply to a question about what his team's defensive strategy would be against Golden State in the West finals. They now have two recent MVPs playing in their prime that are accompanied by two other All-NBA players in their prime. Curry and Thompson each nailed four 3-pointers. "He's a fighter. If he's out there, he's not going to make any excuses", Durant said of Leonard, who is averaging a career-high tally of 27.8 points and 7.7 rebounds during the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Pau Gasol finished with 18 points, followed by Aldridge (17) and Danny Green (16).

Kawhi Leonard (sprained left ankle) will not return to today's game.

"Usually, things happen in the world and you go to work and you've got your family and you've got your friend and you do what you do, but to this day I feel like there's a cloud, a pall, over the whole country, in a paranoid surreal sort of way that's got nothing to do with the Democrats losing the election", Popovich said.

"He understands the game".

The Warriors in the regular season lost two of three to San Antonio.