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Amid Growing Injury Concerns, Massive Stephen Curry Update Will Please Warriors Fans

Published 01/04/2023, 11:27 PM EST

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The Golden State Warriors have made the most out of the cards they have been dealt over the past couple of weeks. Injuries have surrounded the team, sidelining most of the vital rotational players from the lineup. But finally, an update on the hopeful return of the team’s leading scorer back to the Warriors lineup will definitely please Warriors fans.

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Stephen Curry last played for the team before Christmas against the Indiana Pacers. Curry sustained a shoulder injury that has kept him out of the lineup ever since. But now, it looks like he might be making his way back onto the court.

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A report given by Anthony Slater suggests that Stephen Curry will most probably be making a return to the floor during their game against the San Antonio Spurs. Which is about four weeks since he got injured.

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The report had head coach steve Kerr giving an update. It said, “Steve Kerr confirms that Jan. 13 at San Antonio is a realistic target date for Steph Curry’s return: “I think so. He’s progressed really well.” Bob Myers went on @957thegame today and indicated the same.”


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Now that surely is news that Warriors fans had been dying to hear. With Curry back in the lineup, the Warriors will once again be unstoppable. Luckily, Golden State has been able to hold its own in the absence of ‘The Chef.

However, other players like Jonathan Kuminga, James Wiseman, and JaMychal Green will still be out of the lineup for another week. According to the report, “Warriors provide a list of injury updates. Jonathan Kuminga, James Wiseman and JaMychal Green will be out at least another week. They’ll miss final three games of this homestand. Andrew Wiggins is again back in live practice. Not ruled out for later this homestand.”

Though, some fans are still wondering why Andrew Wiggins has been missing games even after being cleared to play for the team.


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The Golden State Warriors managed to prove the analysts and doubters around the league wrong. Everyone had counted out the Warriors since they did not have their leading scorer on the lineup.

However, the team managed to hold their ground even without Curry. The team has played nine games without Curry in their lineup and managed to win six out of those nine games. Many role players stepped up to the occasion to keep the team afloat.


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Now head coach Steve Kerr knows what his role players are capable of since they played so well in Curry’s absence. But will the Warriors go on an even bigger winning streak with Curry’s return? Let us know what you think in the comments section down below.



Abhishek Dhariwal

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Abhishek Dhariwal is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He earned his bachelor's degree in English Honors from St. Xavier's College and his master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from AAFT School of Mass Communication and Journalism.

Edited By: Gideon Mathson