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Let's get this straight right up top. The Golden State Warriors are not expecting to have All-Star forward David Lee back for their second-round series against the San Antonio Spurs.
"There are no expectations about David's role moving forward," coach Mark Jackson told the Oakland Tribune.
With that all said, there is a chance.
"It depends on how he's feeling and what the doctors and training staff and everybody else says about it," Jackson said. "But he's excited about it, and if he's healthy, and he can give us something, I will certainly utilize those minutes properly."
Lee tore a hip flexor in Game 1 of the Warriors first-round series and was initially expected to miss the entire playoffs. Jackson put him in the game for less than two minutes on Thursday, but that was only in an inspirational role.
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David Lee was thought to be out for the playoffs after injuring his hip in Game 1 against the Nuggets, but that might not be the case.
Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson believes that he could get more meaningful minutes out of forward David Lee during the team’s second-round matchup against the San Antonio Spurs. However, Jackson also said that there’s no expectation on Lee moving forward, as how his body responds will determine how much he plays, according to Carl Steward of The Contra Costa Times...
Warriors big man David Lee was thought to be lost for the season when he tore his hip flexor in Game 1 of Golden State’s first-round series against Denver. As it turns out, that rehab lasted all of 12 days.
Lee was back on the court in Oakland for Game 6 on Thursday as the Warriors attempted to complete the biggest upset of the NBA playoff so far by closing out the No. 3 Nuggets...
In a shocking turn of events, Golden State Warriors forward David Lee dressed for last night's Game 6 against the Denver Nuggets. Lee -- who had reportedly been shut down for the season with a torn hip flexor -- saw one minute of action, as the Warriors eliminated the Nuggets and advanced to the second round of the playoffs.Lee didn't participate in pregame warmups, but...
The Golden State Warriors will have forward David Lee active for their second-round series against the San Antonio Spurs. Still, this doesn't mean he'll be able to play a significant role, as he told reporters -- including Kyle Bonagura of CSN Bay Area -- that "we'll have to see how it progresses.""I'll be in uniform, but we'll just have to see...
Remember when David Lee recently tore his hip flexor, and he was assumed to be out for the season. Reasonable, considering the injury, right?
Well, this is the playoffs. And David Lee is apparently full aware. Defying all odds, and knowing that his Golden State Warriors are in the middle of a heated series with the Denver Nuggets, he has been cleared to play and could play a few...
David Lee is active for the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 against the Denver nuggets.
A source tells CBS Sports' Jeff Goodman that he could play 8-10 minutes.
Lee tore his hip flexor in Game 1 and was ruled out for the season.
The Warriors are 3-1 without Lee in the lineup in the playoffs.
According to Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports, David Lee who was supposedly done for the season after tearing his right hip flexor in Game 1 of their opening round series against the Nuggets, could return and play limited minutes for Thursday’s Game 6 in Oakland. The Warriors can close out the series with a win.
Golden State Warriors forward David Lee may play tonight against the Denver...
All-Star forward David Lee made a surprising return for the
Golden State Warriors in Game 6 against the Denver Nuggets on
Thursday night after not dressing the previous four games with what
the team had called a season-ending hip injury.
-It’s playoff basketball which mean players are banged up but will doing everything in their power to play. All you have to do is look at David Lee of the Golden State Warriors. Lee was ruled out of the playoffs a couple of days ago but he was cleared to play last night.
Lee checked into the game late in the 1st quarter and played a couple of minutes. Lee is the league’s leader...
Before David Lee tore his hip flexor, the Golden State Warriors frontcourt was already lacking in playoff caliber talent. Without Lee, the most potent interior option on the team, coach Mark Jackson went a different route. He featured a new lineup, featuring Stephen Curry, Jarrett Jack, Klay Thompson, rookie Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut.
The lineup destroyed the Denver Nuggets...
The Golden State Warriors never relented. They didn't back down when Andrew Bogut sat out rehabilitating his left ankle. They didn't buckle when they lost Game 1 at Denver. And they didn't quit when All-Star forward David Lee tore his right hip flexor in that playoff opener - and neither did Lee, for the matter.
For only the second time in 22 years, the Bay Area'...