Kevon Looney aggravates chest injury, doesn't return to NBA Finals Game 5


The Warriors lost another injured player in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night.

The team announced that Kevon Looney aggravated the same chest injury that forced him to miss Game 3 against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, and he did not return during the Warriors' 106-105 win at Scotiabank Arena.

Looney picked up the injury during the Warriors' Game 2 win last week. The 23-year-old initially was ruled out for the remainder of The Finals, but he returned to the lineup once it was determined he could play through the injury. Before Game 4, Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters there was "no long-term risk involved with him playing."

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For his part, Looney seemed to be in high spirits after Game 5. He told reporters that he expects to play in Game 6 on Thursday night.

So, Kevin Durant likely won't be able to play in the last game at Oracle Arena, but Looney just might.

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