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Warriors superstar Stephen Curry expected to miss ‘a few weeks’: report


The Golden State Warriors will reportedly be without All-NBA guard Stephen Curry for “a few weeks” after he suffered a shoulder injury in a loss to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night, according to ESPN.

Curry injured his left shoulder and The Athletic reported that the injury keeps him sidelined. The Warriors will reevaluate their star point guard in two weeks.

The injury occurred when Curry was attempting a steal against a Pacers player and extended his left arm. Curry immediately grabbed his shoulder. Curry left the court and went directly to the locker room.

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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors grimaces after being injured in the third quarter of a game against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 14, 2022 in Indianapolis.
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Following the 125-119 loss to the Pacers, in which Curry scored 38 points before leaving, head coach Steve Kerr said Curry was in good spirits.

MRI tests were scheduled for Thursday to determine the severity of the injury.

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As usual, Curry is one of his team’s top point producers, averaging 30 per game to rank seventh in the NBA. He also dished out 6.8 assists and grabbed 6.6 rebounds, while shooting 50% from the ground.

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors prepares to shoot a free throw during a game against the Indiana Pacers on December 14, 2022 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors prepares to shoot a free throw during a game against the Indiana Pacers on December 14, 2022 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
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His loss in the starting five is important, but the Warriors are likely relieved their star player isn’t gone any longer.

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Jordan Poole is likely to take over at point guard in Curry’s place, while Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and others will be asked to step up.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry brings the ball up court against the Boston Celtics during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals in San Francisco on June 13, 2022.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry brings the ball up court against the Boston Celtics during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals in San Francisco on June 13, 2022.
(AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

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Golden State hasn’t gotten off to the start it usually is, with a 14-15 record that puts the Warriors in 10th place in the Western Conference standings.



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