The Golden State Warriors will attempt to steer the ship Wednesday night against the Phoenix Suns with a roster combination at their disposal that they haven’t been able to use for the past three years.
The Athletic’s Anthony Slater took to Twitter on Tuesday, March 29 to lay out the trio that the Dubs will elope with for the first time since 2019.
“Everybody besides James Wiseman and Steph Curry is in for the Warriors vs Suns tomorrow night,” Slater tweeted. “Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala will go public together for the first time since 2019.”
Iguodala was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies and eventually landed in the Miami Heat following the Warriors’ loss to the Toronto Raptors in the 2019 NBA Finals. Thompson tore his ACL net in Game 6 of that series and missed two seasons. the next tournament and a half due to that injury, as well as a torn achilles tendon he sustained in November 2020.
Green has missed 30 mid-season games this season due to a back injury, while Iguodala returned to the ring on Monday night after 21 consecutive games out due to a back problem.
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Curry Still Injured, Won’t Play This Week Against Top Western Teams
The Warriors trio fans have been craving to see for the past three years have appeared together in six-quarters of the games against the Washington Wizards on March 14 and the Boston Celtics on March 16.
Curry sprained a ligament in his foot against Boston in the second half after Celtics guard Marcus Smart collided with point guard Dubs while diving for a loose ball. Curry has missed six games since, of which Golden State was able to set a record of just 1-5. Curry is also expected to miss at least the next two games against the Suns and Utah Jazz. Both will be played at the Chase Center in San Francisco.
Dubs fans were robbed of their chance to see the team’s Big 3 reunite on January 9 when Thompson returned to face the Cleveland Cavaliers, as Green began experiencing symptoms of a back injury during the game. there. He started the competition for ceremonial purposes, but was stripped of his first whistle and did not compete again for more than two months.
Warriors in danger of losing at home before the knockout round
Curry’s exact return date is unknown, although he is expected to return before or before the playoffs. However, where will the Warriors start after the season is currently in place.
The Dubs led the league in win/loss records in the weeks leading up to the season’s opening, but injury has set them back significantly. As of Tuesday afternoon, Golden State was ahead of the Suns (1st seed) and Grizzlies (2nd seed) by 13.5 games and 5 games, respectively.
The Warriors have led the Dallas Mavericks by just one game, with six games remaining on the schedule for each team. Dubs had two and a half games on the Jazz field, with seven games left before the regular season ended.
Slater tweeted Monday that Golden State is now more likely to drop to the 4th seed than to keep their current position, and should really be worried about falling to 5th and losing it completely. home advantage in the first leg of the knockout round.
“Warriors are now just one point ahead of the Mavericks in the losing column. Dallas won the tiebreak,” Slater wrote. “They are playing better than they are now and have a slightly easier remaining schedule. The Mavericks probably love the 3rd seed. The Warriors are in danger of going beyond 4th place.”
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