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Steve Kerr Announces Major Injury Update For DeMarcus Cousins

A closeup of DeMarcus Cousins laughing during a game.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 02: DeMarcus Cousins #0 of the Golden State Warriors smiles on the bench during the final minutes of their game against the Denver Nuggets at ORACLE Arena on April 02, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins continues to heal from a torn quadriceps muscle that has cost him much of this year's playoffs.

Now, it is looking increasingly likely that Cousins takes the floor at some point tomorrow when the two-time defending champions open up the 2019 NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors. Cousins has been scrimmaging with his team and continues to make progress.

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr offered another update on Cousins today. He said the big man is "pain-free" and that it is more of a matter of "rhythm, timing and conditioning."

Cousins is still questionable for Game 1 but appears to be trending toward playing.

While Cousins might be back as soon as tomorrow, Kevin Durant remains out for Golden State. He did travel to Toronto with the team.

Game 1 of the NBA Finals is set for 9 p.m. ET tomorrow from Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. ABC will broadcast the action.

It will be the first time in their dynasty era that the Warriors will be opening an NBA Finals on the road.