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Curry could make make Warriors return against Raptors

  • Stephen Curry could make a long-awaited return from injury when Golden State face NBA champions the Toronto Raptors.
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Modified 04 Mar 2020, 03:52 IST
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Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry

Steve Kerr says Stephen Curry could make his Golden State Warriors comeback against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday.

The two-time NBA MVP has been out of action since October due to a broken hand.

Curry trained with the Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State's G League affiliate, on Monday as he closes in on a return.

Warriors head coach Kerr on Tuesday revealed that the superstar guard may come up against the NBA champions at Chase Center.

Kerr said: "I heard everything [in Santa Cruz] went well, I'm happy that he got a really good scrimmage in.

"The physicality was the main thing for him - to go up and down and feel the screens, the bumps, the bruises ... all that stuff.

"I haven't talked with Steph yet, but talking with [Warriors director of sports medicine Dr.] Rick [Celebrini], everything went really well and so it's all good signs.

"Thursday is definitely a possibility."

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The injury-hit Warriors (13-48) are bottom of the Western Conference, while the Raptors sit second in the Eastern Conference at 42-18, but have lost three in a row.

Published 04 Mar 2020, 03:52 IST
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