Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 1/17/13
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Playing without Stephen Curry is never an ideal situation for the Golden State Warriors, who were struggling even before their star guard re-injured his surgically repaired ankle. His absence certainly won't help Golden State end its nearly 16-year-old road losing streak to the San Antonio Spurs. The Warriors look to avoid a 28th straight defeat in San Antonio and 16th consecutive loss overall in the series Friday night versus the Spurs, who seek their 14th home victory in a row. Curry stepped on a teammate's foot and sprained his right ankle during the team's Wednesday shootaround, and didn't play that night in a 92-75 loss to Miami. "As crazy as it sounds, it could have happened in a game,'' Curry said. "It was a freak kind of play.'' Coach Mark Jackson said the injury doesn't appear to be serious, though he isn't sure when Curry will be healthy enough to return. Golden State (23-14) has dropped four of its last five games and is 10-31 without Curry, who is averaging 20.5 poi...
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