Golden State Warriors fans waited with gasping for breath to see if Stephen Curry would be available for the team’s playoff opener against the Denver Nuggets. On Friday, they received another major indication that the wind was blowing in the right direction for the two-time MVP.
According to the league’s 3:30 p.m. ET injury report, Curry is listed as a likely participant in the 7th game against Nikola Jokic and Co.
In fact, the update serves as an official confirmation of what has been widely reported by those in the league over the past 24 hours: that Steph will be on the field as the Warriors begin their push for a championship title. other NBA enemies.
That said, fans looking for him to play 35 minutes plus and 40 down in the competition will be good to pump the brakes, as Curry continues on a rampage.
Curry will be limited for one minute
Reports from Thursday’s Warriors script indicated that Curry looked fine doing his thing on the field. And the player himself has said that he will be completely ready to play when he is officially on the field to do so.
That said, the fact that the 34-year-old hasn’t appeared in a real game since sprained the ligaments of his left foot on March 16 during a game against the Boston Celtics. And he just got back to training this week. So fans can expect a minute limit to be in place when he returns.
“I don’t know the number, but he didn’t play 30, 35 minutes,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said on Thursday. He made similar statements the next day while noting that he hoped Steph would be available for Game 1.
Kerr further revealed that Curry played “three six-minute segments” during Dubs’ writing and looked good doing so. However, he still admits that there is still work to be done.
“He will have challenges, like anyone, but he is a hard worker. He’s been working really hard on his conditioning and rhythm over the past few weeks,” Kerr said. “His condition looks good; I want to be more concerned about just the time. Anytime you’re absent, you have to shake off some cobwebs. ”
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Rapper bets big on Dubs to win in the West
Multi-platinum rapper Drake may be the biggest fan of the Toronto Raptors, but he’s clearly feeling a certain way about the Warriors’ title pursuit. On Thursday, he revealed via his Instagram story that he’s made a big bet on the Bay Area crew to escape the Wild West.
The Recording Star seems to have thrown down the Golden State a whopping CA$200,000 to advance to the NBA Finals, a bet that could fetch him a million dollars if Steph and the boys step in. Yard.
“What an unpredictable year…” he wrote over a screenshot of the bet. “Can I see the future?” Dub Nation clearly hopes he can.
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