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While the injury-plagued Golden State Warriors are hoping to have Stephen Curry available, Jarrett Jack, David Lee and Klay Thompson appear more than capable of carrying the load for the time being.
Having Andrew Bogut back should also help matters.
With Curry uncertain to suit up, Golden State tries for a sixth win in eight games Thursday night against the visiting Dallas Mavericks.
Averaging team highs of 21.0 points and 6.4 assists, Curry missed Tuesday's 108-95 win at Cleveland after twisting his right ankle the night before. It's unknown how much time Curry, who underwent surgery on that same ankle in each of the past two offseasons, is expected to miss.
The Warriors (28-17) likely aren't in any hurry to rush him back after Tuesday's win. Jack, who started in place of Curry, had 26 points and a career best-tying 12 assists while Thompson scored a career-high 32 on 13-of-24 shooting.
"I had to channel my inner Stephen Curry," said Jack, averaging 1...
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The Warriors were able to cruise to an easy victory over the Cavaliers on Tuesday despite being short four of their top six players due to injuries and rest.
On Thursday against the Mavericks, the Dubs will likely be closer to full strength. Here’s The Chronicle’s Rusty Simmons:
Mark Jackson said Andrew Bogut (ankle), Harrison Barnes (knee) and Carl Landry (shoulder) will return...
The Golden State Warriors are currently chasing down the fourth spot in the West. The team is having a great season under second year coach Mark Jackson and players like Klay Thompson, Harrison Barnes and Steph Curry – whose injured – contributing. Even Andrew Bogut finally showed up in the line up. During the Warriors vs. Mavs Thursday night on TNT, Richard Jefferson reminded...
David Lee is going to have some familiar company at All-Star Weekend in Houston.
Harrison Barnes and Klay Thompson, Jarrett Jack’s favorite player, on Wednesday were both named by the NBA as participants of the Rising Stars Challenge.
Barnes and Thompson are part of a pool of 18 first- and second-year players who will be separated into teams when they are drafted gym-class style...
Jeremy Tyler has played quarterback, every position in the secondary, and some linebacker at Martin Luther King, Jr. High School in Lithonia, Ga. Bob Shoop would like to see Tyler making plays next year in his secondary. That could be a strong possibility after Tyler took a weekend visit to Vanderbilt which made a big impression on him.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Klay Thompson scored a career-high 32 points and the short-handed Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-95 on Tuesday night.
The Warriors were missing three starters -- guard Stephen Curry (ankle), center Andrew Bogut (ankle) and forward Harrison Barnes (knee). Also, Carl Landry, one of the first players off Golden State's bench, didn't...
David Lee finished an assist short of a triple-double, Klay Thompson scored 27 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 100-97 Thursday night.
Lee had 15 points, a season-high 20 rebounds and nine assists, and Jarrett Jack scored 13 points, including two free throws with 2 seconds left to help the Warriors win their third straight. Harrison Barnes also had...
Damian Lillard is having the best rookie campaign so far. Anthony Davis may very well be the future of the league. Terrence Ross is a highlight moment waiting to happen. Another rookie racking up the highlights is Warriors rookie Harrison Barnes. The former UNC stand out came in to the league with a reputation as a guy who is good at a little bit of everything, sort of in the...
Actually Andrew Bogut came back but I needed to make the title work for it to be a play on the Baby Got Back song. Just pretend got really says came and we’re good. Anyhoo! Last night Bogut made a surprise and somewhat coy return just one day after it was announced he would be sidelined for up to a month longer with his ankle injury. What, now Bill Belichick is also coaching the...
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An injury last night may have made up Stephen Curry's mind for him. The Golden State Warriors' guard was contemplating whether or not he should accept an invite to play in the three point contest during NBA All-Star Weekend. Last night, he rolled his ankle and had to exit the game.Curry has battled ankle problems off an on all season. Last night, he appeared to have...