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Kerr: KD (ankle) practices, 'not ready' for Wed.

HOUSTON -- Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will not play Wednesday night against the Houston Rockets because of a sprained right ankle.

"Kevin did not practice," Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said after Tuesday's practice. "He'll miss [Wednesday]. Just day-to-day, but he's not ready to play tomorrow."

Durant initially injured the ankle in Sunday night's loss to the Phoenix Suns. With 6:34 left in regulation Durant came down on Suns center Deandre Ayton's foot and turned his ankle. He left the game and did not return.

Warriors officials were not concerned that it would be a lingering issue, but Kerr has said several times in recent weeks that the organization will take a cautious approach with players as the group prepares for what it hopes will be another long playoff run.

For his part, Durant did not seem concerned about the injury. He got some shots up after Tuesday's practice and will be re-evaluated over the next few days.

After Wednesday's game, which begins a four-game road trip, the Warriors don't play again until Saturday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder.