The Golden State Warriors simply welcomed again Draymond Inexperienced from a prolonged damage absence. Now, it appears like they will be with out celebrity level guard Stephen Curry for many, if not all, of the remainder of the common season.
Curry was injured throughout a controversial play in opposition to the Celtics on Wednesday night time when his leg obtained rolled on by Boston guard Marcus Good as each gamers wrestled for a free ball. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was important of Good following the competition.
“I assumed it was a harmful play,” Kerr mentioned. “I assumed Marcus dove into Steph, and that is what I used to be upset about. A number of respect for Marcus. He is a hell of a participant, a gamer, a competitor. I coached him within the World Cup just a few summers in the past. We talked after the sport and we’re good. However I assumed it was a harmful play.”
The Celtics’ scrappy, defensive pest claimed there was no ill-intent on the play although.
“I noticed the ball, I dove for the ball, attempting to make a play,” Good mentioned. “Sadly that occurred. … I am positive I will get known as soiled. However I do know who I’m. … I play very exhausting and I go away the whole lot on the courtroom. … My teammates, my colleagues, they know I am not a grimy participant.”
Curry’s damage comes only one recreation after the return of Inexperienced from a again damage that saved him out two and a half months. Between that recreation on Monday and Wednesday’s recreation, Curry, Inexperienced and Klay Thompson have performed a complete of simply 11 minutes collectively this season. And the Warriors have but to play a recreation with all 5 of their common starters — Kevon Looney and Andrew Wiggins.
Golden State is presently in third place within the Western Convention standings at 47-23.