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APNewsNow. Stephen Curry is starting for the Golden State Warriors against the Hornets on Saturday night after missing the last two games with a right ankle injury.
Curry, who averages a team-high 20.5 points, landed on teammate Festus Ezeli's foot during Wednesday's shootaround before the Warriors played Miami. Without him, they scored a season-low 75 points against the Heat and followed with a 95-88 loss at San Antonio on Friday night.
''He'll be fine,'' Golden State coach Mark Jackson said. ''He'll start. You won't see me bring him off the bench.''
While Curry is back, Golden State will be without David Lee for the first time. Lee rolled his left ankle against the Spurs, and although he finished the game, the Warriors decided not to have him play on it on consecutive days. He had his foot in an ice bucket an hour before the Hornets' game.
Lee averages 19.8 points and 10.8 rebounds. Jackson said former Hornet Carl Landry, averaging 12.2 points, would replace Lee as a starter.
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Good news: Stephen Curry will return for the Warriors Saturday night against the Pelicans Hornets. Bad news: David Lee will not be playing.
Curry returns to the Warriors lineup after the team went 0-2 in his absence due to yet another sprained right ankle.
From Rusty Simmons of the Chronicle:
Curry went through pregame agility drills with the Warriors’ head athletic trainer and...
Good news, bad news for the Golden State Warriors. Stephen Curry will play against the New Orleans Hornets Saturday night. The bad news: David Lee will sit out with an ankle injury, according to Warriors beat writer Rusty Simmons.
Hopefully, Curry isn't rushing back. Curry had been sidelined with the ankle injury since Wednesday.
On the season, Curry is averaging...
Andrew Bogut, the Bay Area beard, may be closer to making his Warriors return.
Bogut walked through Golden State's shootaround Friday, according to the SF Gate, but he's still without a timetable to return.
The center is reportedly making progress in his rehab from ankle surgery. Bogut, who wore a brace on his left ankle, reportedly got extra work in after the shootaround...
Forward/center Jeremy Tyler was re-assigned by the Golden State Warriors to their D-League affiliate, Santa Cruz. Tyler, 21, has averaged 1.1 points and 3.1 minutes in 16 games with the Warriors this season. He has been shuttled up and down four times from Santa Cruz, where he is averaging 15.0 points, 8.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 30.5 minutes in four games.
So, Stephen Curry is out indefinitely after spraining his ankle Wednesday morning. He missed the game later that night against the Heat and the Warriors looked painfully lost without him.
Curry said Wednesday night after the game that he’s day-to-day. Mark Jackson echoed that on Thursday:
“Still getting treatment and still day-to-day,” Jackson said. “He’ll travel but not...
The Golden State Warriors are hoping to have Stephen Curry back as they try to avoid falling further back in the Pacific Division race.
The New Orleans Hornets still own one of the worst records in the Western Conference, so coach Monty Williams isn't celebrating their recent success.
With Curry's status unclear, the Warriors will try to halt their longest losing streak...
Tyler is schedule to play for the team's home game on Sunday in Santa Cruz against the Erie BayHawks.
When the Golden State Warriors come to town, the San Antonio Spurs know they're' in for a fast paced game and San Antonio wouldn't want to have it any other way.
These aren't your "boring" Spurs that liked to slow the game down, this balanced mix of veterans and youth has the team thinking a run and gun pace while still defending.
It's an incredibly...
The Warriors put up a fight for most of the game but the San Antonio Spurs were able to get another home win (15 straight home wins), 95-88.
Tony Parker finished with 25 points and 8 assists including this nifty "and 1" on Golden State in the third quarter.
Check out TP doing some havoc on the Warriors last night as he connects on a basket after the harm.
Tim Duncan and David Lee will be the matchup for tonight's game between the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors.
Duncan is coming off another impressive performance against the Memphis Grizzlies. He had 19 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 blocks and helped carry San Antonio to a win. The Warriors will be tested with Stephen Curry's recent ankle injury so the Warriors...
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LA Clippers -12.5
David Lee's ankle was "purple" and "popped and cracked like
Bubble Wrap" after the Warriors' win Saturday over the New Orleans Hornets, the SF Gate reported.
That doesn't sound like a guy who should be playing basketball Monday against the Los Angeles Clippers, but Lee has other plans: "You know I'm not missing that game."
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Jarrett Jack had 18 points and 10 assists, Stephen Curry made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and Golden State rallied from seven points down in the final 11 minutes to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-99 on Monday.
Curry finished with 28 points, Klay Thompson added 18 and David Lee had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Warriors, who have beaten the...
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Golden State Warriors turned a three-point deficit into a six-point advantage with a late 9-0 run Monday afternoon and then held on for a 106-99 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers that allowed the Warriors to win the season series from the Pacific Division-leading Clippers. The Warriors, who entered the game as the only team to have beaten the Clippers...