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durant helps warriors absorb absences to curry, green in win

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durant helps warriors absorb absences to curry, green in win

(click here if you are having trouble viewing the gallery and video on your mobile device.)if you haven’t subscribed to planet dubs on itunes, do it here.charlotte, n.c. – the trainer’s room suddenly became filled with the nba’s best shooter and the nba’s best defender. fortunately for the warriors, they still had one of the game’s best scorers.life without stephen curry and draymond green would cripple most franchises. but not every team has kevin durant, who only had to be himself to lift the warriors to a 101-87 victory over the charlotte hornets on wednesday. he posted his ninth career triple double with 35 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and it did not even seem as if he needed to do anything differently than he already has done in his 10-year nba career.“it felt like i could go to my bag of tricks to pull some stuff out,” durant said. “i don’t expect it to be like that every single game. but tonight i thought it called for it.”there were plenty of reasons.curry could no longer entice defenders with his gravity to swarm him to account for his shooting accuracy and to spread the floor for his range. green could no longer throw opponents off balance on defense with his aggressiveness, or on offense with his versatility. warriors center zaza pachulia only played four minutes and 31 seconds before he left the game with more soreness in his left shoulder. warriors guard patrick mccaw sat out after the team determined he had a concussion stemmed from ...