25 March, 2018
While Curry said he experienced no issues with his ankle during the outing, another absence could be in store based on the results of the MRI.
Javale McGee had fallen backwards onto Curry's left leg.
It was a solid win clouded by another Curry injury. Curry will have an MRI Saturday. Stay tuned for the latest Stephen Curry injury update.
"It's kind of a unusual, cruel twist of fate". He rehabs his ankle for the last couple of weeks, gets that strong, and then the knee goes.
"It's like a juju or something on us".
And if Curry isn't around to play in a first-round series against those teams, or if he's not the explosive Curry that is at the heart of so much of what makes Golden State special on offense (something just as detrimental, as evidenced in the 2016 playoffs) those three teams pose serious matchup problems. "It's kind of scary, to tell you the truth".
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Terry Rozier added 16 points for the Celtics, who outscored Portland 38-23 in the fourth quarter. And Draymond Green missed Friday's game with a pelvic contusion.
Having all four of them healthy for the postseason made the Warriors virtually unbeatable last season, as they won their first 15 postseason games before eventually losing one to the Cavaliers, and settling for a 16-1 playoff record - the best in National Basketball Association history. "We'll see what happens. But we aren't making any decisions now". Our last news headline is Jordan Bell going to Steph Curry for advice on how to deal with his ankle injury. Curry was visibly hurt and had to limp out of the court.
Instead, the Warriors have emphasized long-term health to their star players.
Golden State has been cautious dealing with player injuries this season and is now without All-Stars Kevin Durant (incomplete rib fracture), Draymond Green (pelvic contusion) and Klay Thompson (thumb fracture) and Omri Casspi (ankle sprain).
Thompson was reevaluated Thursday but was not cleared for full-contact and remains out for a while, and Durant won't even be reevaluated until the 30th.
Nets guard D'Angelo Russell got his first triple-double of the year with 18 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds, but Kyle Lowry outdid him with one of his own posting 25 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds in a 116-112 win for the Raptors.