Found April 26, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
Stephen Curry said on Thursday that his sprained left ankle would have kept him out of Game 3 if it were that night. A day later—the actual day of the game—his status is still uncertain. Curry is officially a game-time decision to play. He didn’t participate in morning shootaround on Friday. He was not available to speak to the media but is reportedly willing to take pain-killing shots to help him play, which probably is not the most favorable of signs. Mark Jackson, meantime, says he’s going to force his point guard to play if he’s still too hurt by game time. Via Carl Steward: “He’s a guy who has proven he will do anything within reason to put himself in a position to play,” Jackson said. “If he’s not playing, he’s hurt. I’m going to take care of him. Winning will take care of itself. I have a bunch of guys I believe in. I will not sacrifice any one of my guys for a game, for a win. It’s just not that important.” So, it doesn’t seem like Curry is 100 percent. But be that as it
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