Stephen Curry picked up a shoulder injury in the loss against the Indiana Pacers. The Warriors fans are concerned over his return, and Steph has missed 4 games for the Warriors since the incident. It was midway through the 3rd quarter of the game that Steph hurt his shoulder. Steph is diagnosed with a left shoulder subluxation, in layman’s terms, it is a partial dislocation.
Initially, the reports suggested that the injury will keep Steph out for 2 weeks. The Warriors will be cautious to rush his return, as the defending champions are off their pace this season. Despite the team’s overall performance being subpar, Steph has often stepped up for the Warriors to grind a win. Before the injury put a halt on Steph’s game time, he averaged 30.0 points, 6.8 assists, and 6.6 rebounds.
These are the numbers the Warriors desperately need at the moment to give them a chance to defend their title. In Curry’s absence, the team has won just 2 games out of 5. Jordan Poole and Klay Thompson have become the primary scorers for the Warriors, and are indeed feeling the heat. Steph will probably miss the next 8 games before he makes his return.
Stephen Curry injury report: Chef out for two weeks
The Golden State Warriors have issued a statement that confirms Stephs’ absence, which ought to dishearten the Warriors fans. Steph will be missing out for the Warriors for at least 2 weeks, which means the Warriors will be 7-8 games against him. With the win on Christmas day against the Memphis Grizzlies, we hope to see the Warriors team gain some momentum going into the next 7 games.
Stephen Curry injury update: pic.twitter.com/UQoABVCcbX
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Fans are aware that a shoulder injury can be a very tricky task to recover from if not taken care of in the right way. With the latest announcement, we can be certain that the Warriors will be cautious of the situation. The defending champions will not rush the return of Curry. They are making wise decisions by sacrificing in the short run than losing in the long run. The season is a long one, and for the next couple of games, the available players will have to make do without their 2x MVP.
It is a tough ask for the team going into the next couple of games, but it is what it is, the Warriors have no other option. The Warriors fans will be right behind their team and hope the best for Curry to make a speedy return. With the win against the Grizzlies, all that the team needs to do is maintain their momentum and not slip up.
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