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Golden State's Stephen Curry did not dress for Saturday night's game against Utah because of a sprained right ankle.
This will be the fourth straight missed game for Curry, who averages 14.7 points and 5.3 assists.
Al Jefferson of the Jazz is away from the team to attend his grandmother's funeral in Mississippi.
Jazz starting guard Raja Bell will also sit out with a strained left adductor that has hampered him all season and top reserve Earl Watson is inactive because of his severely sprained ankle.
Derrick Favors will start for Jefferson, who leads the Jazz with 19 points and 9.4 rebounds a game.
Richard Jefferson, who came to the Warriors from San Antonio for Stephen Jackson will be available, but will not start.
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