Kevin Durant practices, set to play Saturday in return

Kevin Durant has been medically cleared to resume full practice beginning Friday and is scheduled to play in Saturday's home game against New Orleans if he experiences no setbacks.

Yet as Durant returns, two-time reigning MVP Stephen Curry is listed as doubtful to face the Pelicans because of a bruised knee.

The Pelicans made a big move to acquire DeMarcus Cousins at the trade deadline, but it wasn't enough to push them over the top, as they'll miss the playoffs for the second-straight year.

No one knows how long it will take for Durant to regain his mid-season form, but he was adamant that he's not going to hold anything back on Saturday. With Durant watching from the bench, the Warriors played some of their best basketball of the season. This will be the fourth and final matchup between the two teams this season after Golden State prevailed in each of their three prior encounters. However, it hardly bodes well for the Pelicans that Golden State is holding opponents to 99.9 points on 41.6 percent shooting during its current 13-game winning streak. At 65-14, the team is now 4.5 games clear of the San Antonio Spurs, who are going to play as the No. 2 seed in the playoffs.

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How will the rotation look with Durant back? .

Warriors coach Steve Kerr said after consulting with the training staff, there will not be a minutes restriction placed Durant since his knee is completely healed. When someone takes your job away, something happens to you and you can't do what you want to do every day, sometimes your patience runs thin a little bit. Prior to him going down on February 28, the Warriors were defeating opponents by an average of 12.5 points.

"Each day it got better".

"Obviously I wanted to be out there playing".

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