Stephen Curry Plans to Return Tuesday vs. Pelicans If Medical Staff Approves

Stephen Curry Plans to Return Tuesday vs. Pelicans If Medical Staff Approves

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Steph back? Not quite for Game 1. The Golden State Warriors star sat out Saturday night’s 123-101 romp over the New Orleans Pelicans.

Unfortunately for the Pelicans, it appears they won’t get such a reprieve for Game 2.

“If it were up to me, I would have played for about 20 minutes tonight,” Stephen Curry told ESPN’s Chris Haynes. “The plan is to return Tuesday, but ultimately it’s up to the training staff. I feel good.”

Curry has missed 22 of the Warriors’ last 23 games (including the playoffs). His latest ailment was a Grade 2 MCL sprain suffered in a March 23 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

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