OAKLAND, Calif. – The Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins is expected to miss the rest of the postseason with a big left injury to the quadriceps, but hopefully returning back to the NBA Finals, said resources at Yahoo Sports .
But the Warriors said, for the worst: a tired quad review and a postseason run with no cousins.
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cousins have long been injured in the first quarter, when he pursued a loose ball and his left leg gave after taking a hand on the ball. The 6-foot-10 center immediately took his left quadriceps and asked to be pulled from the game.
He refused help in the locker room of teammates and walked in his own power to check on cameras catching what seemed to be a remarkable injury in his courtyard
The big warriors of the Warriors were only a few months away from returning from one left to left Achilles who deferred him within a year, and for the first time in his nine seasons in the NBA, he experienced his first taste of the long playoff play.  "It's hard, sure," said Stephen Curry. "You're feeling for him, considering what he's been through last year, it's a big stage, the playoffs, he's looking forward to it. I do not know the extent of the injury at this point. it's time to be more than just a man in person, in terms of him, what he is through, it's tough to be sure.There is no sugarcoating at all.You are nervous seeing that opportunity again on the big stage taken from him like this. "
Cousins who average 16.3 points and 8.2 rebounds in 30 games this season, face another big blow that can end his season for the second consecutive
but have Warriors are also other issues.
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"You just love this group," Clippers coach Doc Rivers says. "They do not send."
And with a certain sign of frustration in the way the game came out, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green left the arena without meeting the media.
That was the first game of the Warriors to be defeated during the shot-clock where they led 15 or more halftime points. And according to the Elias Sports Bureau, the Clippers became the second team in NBA history to trail 23 or more points in half and win.
"We have some hard guys," Clippers said Steve Ballmer at Yahoo Sports wins. "Physically and intellectually, we have some hard guys Damn, I love our guys."
With the physical nature of the Clippers, a team with no All-Star in the roster, the Warriors no longer need this series.
Patrick Beverley continues to be physically fit with Durant, delivering body shots from his head and elbows while declining the ball. And Durant got some hard screens, one from JaMychal Green who stung him and replaced him for a few seconds.
A cheating on an expanded first-round series is not perfect for a favorite championship.  Montrezl Harrell, who has 25 points and 10 rebounds on the bench for the Clippers, pulls his JBL Pill speaker after the locker room game and plays "Clean Up Man" by Willie D. Houston's own
everyone is smiling and fans from the visiting team on Monday.
"We are really a team that does not leave," Harrell says as he sits on the podium next to Lou Williams, with a game-high 36 points and 11 assists. "We are competing and playing very well in four quarters, but I think we've done it tonight, and when we get off, we do not hang our heads." We just went back to the notch at the defensive end, <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt ( More from Yahoo Sports: "data-reactid =" 60 "> More from Yahoo Games: