“Warriors Missing the Playoffs”: After Missing 5 Games Due to Injury, Major Stephen Curry Update Sent Shockwaves Throughout the NBA World

Published 02/23/2023, 11:06 AM EST

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The Golden State Warriors‘ season has been underwhelming, to say the least. The Dubs have shown promise at different parts of their season but couldn’t establish their dominance throughout the season. Currently, the San Francisco side sits at the ninth position in their conference with an equal number of wins and defeats. While fans are hoping for a miracle to salvage their season, the latest update on Stephen Curry doesn’t suggest a late Christmas gift for them. The Golden State Warriors gave major updates on Curry’s return from injury and fans bombarded social media with their reactions.

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Stephen Curry has been out of the Dubs lineup since his injury against the Dallas Mavericks and according to recent reports, his recovery might take longer than anticipated. The Dubs fans were absolutely devastated as their season’s hopes went from something to nothing at all.

Fans react as Stephen Curry’s return from Injury might take longer than anticipated

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Stephen Curry faced a leg injury during the game against the Dallas Mavericks at the start of the month. According to earlier updates, Curry was supposed to be evaluated after the All-Star break.

It seems like the evaluation after the All-Star break has been completed, as according to the latest reports, the Warriors’ superstar will be reevaluated next week. The Warriors camp delivered the concerning news in a rather positive manner via Twitter. They had good words for the superstar’s health, but that didn’t calm the fans down.

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Curry is facing his second major injury in the 2022-23 season as he continues to miss games for the Warriors. He faced a shoulder injury during a game against the Indiana Pacers in December 2022, that sidelined him for more than just a few games.

Fans expressed their frustration on Twitter after learning about the latest update on Curry’s injury. Here are some of the reactions

The fans’ concerns aren’t unfounded, as the Warriors have continuously managed to perform without their fiery personalities. 

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The Warriors superstar, Draymond Green would agree with such an assessment as he recently dissected the team’s defensive issues.

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Draymond Green on the Warriors’ defensive issues

After the loss against the Los Angeles Clippers, Draymond Green was asked about his concerns about the team’s defensive capabilities. Green was expressive and didn’t mince his words as he replied to the question. “Defense is all about will and a want-to defend. Defense isn’t fun.” said Green.

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Additionally, other teams in the West have made a lot of reinforcements to their squads before the trade deadline. Safe to say, the issues with the Warriors are evident and the need for a miracle is becoming clearer by the day.

 

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Shankha Shuvra Das

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Shankha Shuvra Das is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He holds a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Economics and has extensive experience in freelance content creation, especially in the field of technology. Shankha's passion for covering the sport of basketball stems from his love for the NBA, which he has been following closely for several years now.
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