Stephen Curry exits with tweaked ankle vs. Spurs, will not return

  • Stephen Curry exits with tweaked ankle vs. Spurs, will not return

Stephen Curry exits with tweaked ankle vs. Spurs, will not return

He limped into the tunnel grimacing in pain and frustration, then initially stayed in the game to shoot free throws before heading to the locker room. Curry has already missed 11 games this season due to a sprained right ankle, and he tweaked it again during Golden State's win over the Spurs last night.

Curry has been dealing with issues on the same ankle throughout the season.

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Curry scored two points in two minutes against the Spurs. The Warriors then immediately yanked Curry out for Cook.

On the season, he is averaging 26.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists.

The initial reports were that Curry's injury wasn't severe enough to rule him out of playing on the Warriors' upcoming two-game roadtrip entirely.

The Spurs are still waiting for the impending return of star forward Kawhi Leonard, though wisdom suggests it might take him a few games to reincorporate himself to the Spurs' equation once he makes his return from a quad injury.

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr leans on Chelsea Lane - who oversees physical performance and sports medicine for Golden State - to come to a verdict, with the long-term view in mind - beyond even earning the Western Conference's number one seed.

"We still have three All-Stars when Steph goes down", Kerr said.

Warriors reserve center/forward David West sat out for a second consecutive game because of a cyst in his right arm. Curry did not get on the plane postgame with the Warriors to fly up to Portland for Friday night's contest, nor will he join the team in Minnesota for a weekend game against the Timberwolves.

"It's a little different", Kerr said. Warriors second-year guard Patrick McCaw will continue to wear a light brace on his injured left wrist for at least another week.