Warriors’ Curry ‘unlikely’ to return this season: report

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FILE PHOTO: October 30, 2019; San Francisco, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after an harm in opposition to the Phoenix Suns in the course of the third quarter at Chase Middle. Obligatory Credit score: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports activities/File Photograph

Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry is “unlikely” to return this season, in line with a narrative Friday from Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report.

Curry underwent surgical procedure on his damaged left hand final Friday. At the moment, the staff introduced it will replace his standing in three months, which might have put Curry again on the court docket across the All-Star Recreation.

“A staff supply says the fracture was worse than initially thought, and it’s unlikely that he performs once more this season,” Bucher wrote.

This season was already a tough slide for the Warriors, who’ve appeared within the NBA Finals in 5 consecutive seasons — profitable in 2015, 2017 and 2018 — however are off to a 2-6 begin. Amongst different points, they misplaced Kevin Durant to free company and Klay Thompson is out for the season resulting from a torn ACL suffered within the Finals.

Curry, a two-time MVP, suffered the harm in opposition to the Phoenix Suns on Oct. 30 after touchdown arduous on his hand on a drive into the lane that ended with a collision with Suns middle Aron Baynes.

Curry, 31, averaged 20.three factors within the first 4 video games of the season and has a profession common of 23.5 factors per sport.

Golden State performs Friday evening at Minnesota.

—Subject Degree Media