OAKLAND, Calif. — Star ensure Stephen Curry stays controversial for Game 2 of a Golden State Warriors’ playoff array opposite a Houston Rockets on Monday, after rolling his right ankle in a second entertain of Game 1.
Though Curry was benefaction for his team’s use on Sunday, he got diagnosis on a ankle rather than participate. Curry arrived during a use trickery with no manifest limp, yet did not fire after practice, as is his common routine.
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Stephen Curry would have played some-more in Game 1 had Warriors manager Steve Kerr let him, yet Kerr is holding a prolonged proceed with Curry’s harmed ankle.
Warriors manager Steve Kerr pronounced of Curry’s status, “He’s questionable. He didn’t use today. He’s removing treatment. We’ll have an refurbish tomorrow.
“He’s doing a small improved than yesterday. Again, he’ll get diagnosis today, get some rest, get off his feet, and do a same thing tomorrow during shootaround and see how he’s feeling.”
On how a Warriors competence adjust, Kerr quipped, “Kind of changes things. We don’t seem to be as good of a coaching staff when Steph goes out. we don’t know why.
“Steph missed 3 or 4 games this year. We did fine. We’ve got to find opposite ways to score, yet we’ll ready for that and see what happens.”
Kerr pronounced Shaun Livingston will start if Curry cannot.
The Warriors went 2-1 in a 3 games Curry missed during a unchanging season: a 114-91 detriment to Dallas on Dec. 30, a 114-110 win over a Rockets on Dec. 31 and a 109-105 win over a Hawks on Mar 1.
When asked either he expects Curry to play, Warriors core Andrew Bogut said, “I’m not certain during this point. He’s still banged up, still rehabbing yesterday. You know Steph’s rival and wants to play each diversion he can, yet we consider we’re in a position where we’ll substantially be smart, as Coach Kerr said.”
If a Warriors do rest Curry for Game 2, it will yield him an extended layoff. Game 3 in Houston is on Thursday.
“We always cause [the schedule] in,” Kerr said. “One approach to demeanour during it is if we don’t play him, that’s … 4 [days] in between. Again, we’ll reassess tomorrow.”