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As Kevin Durant was helped off the court and “KD sucks” chants rained down from Toronto Raptors fans, the Golden State Warriors’ chances of winning a third consecutive NBA title seemed to be ebbing away.

Having suffered a calf injury in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals on May 10, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has been constantly bugged by the question: “When is Kevin Durant coming back?”

Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors is due undergo an MRI scan on Tuesday.

Durant was back on Monday – the two-time NBA Finals MVP was only cleared to return to practice on Sunday – and he initially showed no rustiness when he made his long-awaited comeback, making his first two three-pointers.

But it was short-lived. With 9:46 left of the second quarter, Durant fell to the floor after trying to burst past Serge Ibaka of the Raptors and left the court after appearing to suffer a lower leg injury.

With all this turmoil going on around them, the Warriors continued to battle and led by two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry and five-time All Star Klay Thompson, Kerr’s team went into half-time with a 62-56 lead.

The Raptors slowly dragged their way back into it though and, with Kawhi Leonard at the helm and just three minutes remaining, the Canadian side had a six-point advantage over their Bay Area counterparts.

But the Splash Brothers (Curry finished with 31 points and Thompson scored 26) turned the game on its head, hitting three straight three-pointers to give the Warriors a one-point lead with under a minute to go.

The Raptors’ long-time point guard Kyle Lowry had his chance to win the game and the Raptors first ever NBA championship but missed, meaning the Warriors won 106-105, ensuring the series returned to Oracle Arena in Oakland for Game 6 with the Raptors ahead 3-2.

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After the Raptors won in Oakland in Game 4 last week, many were predicting the Warriors’ historic run might be coming to an end.

But without one of their best players – Durant left the Scotiabank Arena on crutches – the Warriors proved yet again that they are the team to beat.

Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors attempts a shot against Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors

After the game, an emotional Warriors GM Bob Myers confirmed that Durant had suffered an Achilles injury and will undergo an MRI scan.