During the Warriors vs Lakers tonight, Steph Curry will make his comeback. The last time Curry played Warriors defeated Dallas Mavericks. Since then, he suffered a leg injury which came in the 3rd quarter of the game.
Although Steph Curry only played 26 minutes in that match. Curry finished with a game-high 21 points, six rebounds, and seven assists. After that, Curry hasn’t played and also missed 11 crucial NBA games. The Warriors are currently 7-4 since his absence and they might miss on their playoff spot.
However, Steph Curry might return sooner than we expected. As mentioned earlier, he has missed 11 games because of a lower leg ailment. Against the Dallas Mavericks, he sustained a contusion as well as partial tearing to his lower leg.
Steph Curry appears to be ready to play on court without any barriers. March 5 has been stated as his return date after the recent All-Star weekend. As per the sources, Curry has made the expected and planned progress in his rehabilitation. So, keeping this in mind we might see Steph Curry playing against Lakers.
Curry has recently had the opportunity to take part in individual shooting training in addition to sessions and games. Curry has made substantial progress in the training according to the Warriors. The officials said he was increasing his practice time on the court from the last 2 days.
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Steph Curry needs to step up as a playoff seat on stake
The Golden State Warriors’ problems they were facing was being covered as Steph Curry was performing. After winning over Boston Celtics in the championship series 2021-22, this is the first injury he experienced.
Steph Curry was performing exceptionally well this season. It was stopped by this injury he’s facing. Since then, Warriors are a different squad without him or with him compromised.
Warriors has won all last 5 games coming into crucial game against the Los Angeles Lakers. They have been excellent and fiercely competitive despite absence of Curry. However, facing Lakers without Curry will be a great challenge for the Dubs.
When Steph Curry is on the court, Steve Kerr’s team has an offensive rating of 116.1 this season. Without Curry, it only dropped to 115.4. With the recent form of the Golden State Warriors, the gap appears to be minuscule.
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