Stephen Curry (leg) anticipated out by All-Star break
Stephen Curry is anticipated to be out by the All-Star break in mid-February with a left leg damage, sources informed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Warriors stated Sunday that Curry has partial tears to the superior tibiofibular ligaments and the interosseous membrane and can miss Monday’s sport in opposition to the Thunder, however that “additional clarity on a potential timeline will be established in the coming days.”
Curry was injured with 2:01 left within the third quarter of Saturday night time’s win over the Mavericks after his left knee collided with Dallas guard McKinley Wright IV’s knee whereas Curry was defending him.
The Mavericks referred to as a timeout, and Curry instantly limped to the bench, the place he was met by two group trainers. They examined him all through the timeout, and as gamers returned to the court docket to renew play, Curry limped again to the locker room. He acquired an X-ray, which got here again damaging, the group stated Saturday.
Curry was later dominated out of the rest of the sport. He completed with 21 factors on 7-of-11 taking pictures with seven assists.
Curry banged that very same knee within the second half of Golden State’s sport in opposition to the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night time. Coach Steve Kerr stated Saturday night time he wasn’t positive whether or not Curry’s damage in opposition to Dallas was impacted by that.
This could be the second prolonged absence for Curry this season. He missed 11 mixed video games in December and January due to a left shoulder subluxation. During that point, the Warriors went 6-5.
Information from ESPN’s Kendra Andrews was used on this report.