December 4, 2023

Stephen Curry expected to play against Thunder

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is expected to play Saturday against the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder, coach Steve Kerr informed reporters.

Curry participated in a walkthrough and can take the court docket barring a setback throughout pregame warmups, Kerr mentioned.

Following a tough fall Sunday whereas taking part in the Minnesota Timberwolves, Curry missed video games against the Timberwolves on Tuesday or the Thunder on Thursday. An MRI taken earlier within the week had proven no structural harm in his proper knee.

The Warriors, who’ve misplaced 5 straight video games, will not have guard Gary Payton II on Saturday due to a strained muscle in his left foot. He is ready to be reevaluated over the weekend.

Curry is averaging 30.7 factors per sport this season on 48.8% capturing from the ground, together with 44.6% from 3. He has scored at the least 30 factors in six video games — scoring 40 or extra in two.

Information from ESPN’s Kendra Andrews was used on this report.