Kevin Durant will play Saturday against Pelicans

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Kevin Durant expected to return Saturday vs. Pelicans
Thursday April 6th, 2017

After missing 19 games since he injured his knee Feb. 28 against the Wizards, Kevin Durant will play on Saturday night against New Orleans, the team announced.

Coach Steve Kerr said Friday that Durant will not have any minute restriction against the Pelicans, ESPN's Chris Haynes reports

The Warriors have gone 15-4 without Durant, and enter the weekend on a 13-game winning streak. 

Golden State has three games to play before the start of the playoffs. 

Durant averaged 25.3 points per game, 8.2 rebounds per game and 4.8 assists per game in 59 appearances before sustaining the injury.

The Warriors have already clinched the Western Conference regular season title. 

Guard Stephen Curry will miss the game due to a left knee contusion.

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