SAN FRANCISCO – 4-time NBA champion Stephen Curry has suffered a partial dislocation of his left shoulder and there’s no fast timetable for his return to the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors.
The staff introduced Thursday that Curry underwent an MRI examination in Philadelphia — the place the Warriors play on Friday — and it revealed the extent of the injury he suffered in Wednesday’s 125-119 loss at Indiana.
“The MRI confirmed that Curry experienced a left shoulder subluxation,” a Warriors assertion stated. “A timetable for his return will be provided in the coming days.”
Subluxation is outlined as a partial or incomplete dislocation of a joint.
Curry, the Most Beneficial Participant in final June’s NBA Finals, suffered the harm with 2:04 remaining within the third quarter attempting to strip the ball from Indiana’s Jalen Smith as he ran to the ring.
Curry held his shoulder till leaving the sport moments later and the 34-year-old guard was taken to the locker room.
ESPN, citing unnamed sources, reported Thursday that Curry would miss “a few weeks” with the harm.
Regardless of leaving early, Curry completed with recreation highs of 38 factors and 7 assists in addition to seven rebounds in opposition to the Pacers. He scored 27 factors within the two quarters, half of the Warriors’ first half whole as they trailed 74-54, and completed along with his 250th profession 30-point efficiency.
Golden State, looking for a fifth NBA title in 9 seasons, fell to 14-15 total and 2-12 on the highway.
Curry has averaged 30 factors a recreation this season and hit 50% from the ground. He has additionally averaged 6.8 assists and 6.6 rebounds a recreation.
Shedding Curry for any size of time can be a serious setback for the Warriors, coach Steve Kerr stated after Wednesday’s loss.
“Maybe it’s going to get tougher if Steph is out for a little while. If he’s out, for sure it will be tougher,” Kerr stated. “But you’ve just got to persevere, keep playing and keep fighting.”
Warriors ahead Andrew Wiggins, who missed Golden State’s previous 5 video games, was re-evaluated Thursday and cleared to return to practices with the staff. His return to play can be decided by his continued progress.
The Warriors added guard Ryan Rollins and middle James Wiseman to the roster from their developmental staff on Thursday.
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