Found December 30, 2011 on
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The Golden State Warriors could be without their starting backcourt of Monta Ellis and Stephen Curry for Saturday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Ellis will definitely miss the game after he flew to Mississippi to attend the funeral of his grandmother.
Curry is dealing with a sprained ankle that forced him to miss Wednesday's game against the New York Knicks and kept him out of practice Friday.
Ellis is leading the team in scoring with an average of 21.0 points per game.
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The Warriors could get point guard Stephen Curry back for Saturday's game against Philadelphia, but they don't expect shooting guard Monta Ellis to play as they attempt to maintain momentum from impressive victories over Chicago and New York.
Curry, who missed Wednesday's win over the Knicks with a sprained right ankle, was able to do pre- and post-practice work Friday...
Guard is in Mississippi for his grandmother's funeral and won't be back in Bay Area in time for the game
Just last night the Philadelphia 76ers were in a dogfight with the Utah Jazz. The outcome didn't favor the Sixers, though, as they fell just short after failing to capitalize on Utah's miscues. But they can't hang their heads on the loss or else they will slip up against a Golden State team that features a real threat in the scoring department, Monta Ellis.
The Golden State Warriors will likely have Stephen Curry back but are expected to be without backcourt teammate Monta Ellis when they host the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors will likely have Stephen Curry back but are expected to be without backcourt teammate Monta Ellis when they host the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
The Warriors outscored the Knicks 28-14 in the 4th quarter last night and they outrebounded the Knicks 47-31, as they dominated this game late. Monta Ellis only shot 8 of 22 from the floor, but he still led the way for the Warriors last night with 22 points, 1 rebound, 8 assists and 1 steal. Brandon Rush also had a great game with 19 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Monta Ellis shook off a terrible first half to finish with 22 points and eight assists, Brandon Rush added 19 points off the bench and the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks 92-78 on Wednesday night.
Playing without injured guard Stephen Curry, the Warriors led by...
Andre Iguodala had 14 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, Lou Williams added 23 points off the bench, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a sluggish start to beat the Golden State Warriors 107-79 on Saturday night. One night after blowing a 13-point lead in a loss to Utah, Philadelphia fell behind by that same margin before outscoring the Warriors 69-41 over the second and third quarters.