Will Steph Curry Play Tonight? Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics: Predictions, Injury Updates & Lineup

Published 04/17/2021, 11:30 AM EDT
Apr 6, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) dribbles the ball against the Milwaukee Bucks in the second quarter at the Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports


The Golden State Warriors continued their impeccable run of form as they defeated the Cavaliers. With their latest win, they have a .500 record of 28 wins and 28 losses. They currently stand as the ninth seed in the Western Conference.

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Boston Celtics, meanwhile, won their fifth game in a row as they defeated the Lakers. They now have a record of 30 wins and 26 losses and are the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference.

The Warriors face off against the Celtics tonight at 7:30 PM EST. Take a look at the predicted lineups and the injury updates.

Predictions

The Celtics are looking unstoppable right now. Both Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown are in impeccable form and can torch any opponent’s defenses. Given how balanced their roster is and the impressive form they are in, they surely have an edge over the Warriors in this matchup.

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Golden State Warriors- Injury updates and lineup prediction

The Golden State Warriors winning run continued as they won their fourth game in a row with a blowout 119-101 victory against the Cavaliers. Steph Curry continued his blistering run of form as he scored over 30 points for the ninth straight game.

Golden State Warriors forward Kent Bazemore (26) and forward Juan Toscano-Anderson (95) and guard Stephen Curry (30) and forward Draymond Green (23) during the game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Golden State Warriors at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Warriors will miss some key players due to injuries. Klay Thompson is out with an Achilles’ injury. Rookie center James Wiseman is sidelined indefinitely with a torn meniscus. Guard Kelly Oubre Jr, is also questionable as he recovers from a wrist injury. Even backup center Eric Paschall is out with a hip injury.

The Warriors face the Celtics team who are in fine form. It will take a Steph Curry masterclass for the Dubs to win this game against Boston.

Probable Lineup

Steph Curry (G)

Kent Bazemore (G)

Andrew Wiggins (F)

Draymond Green (F)

Kevon Looney (C)

Boston Celtics injury updates and predicted lineup

The Boston Celtics continued their fantastic run of form of five victories in a row with a victory against a resilient Lakers team as they beat them 121-113. Forward Jaylen Brown put on a fantastic performance as he scored a game high 40 points shooting 17-20 from the field.

Mar 14, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) celebrates with teammates after the end of the third quarter against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The Celtics will be a missing a couple of players against the Warriors through injuries. Backup center Robert Williams is out with a knee injury, while new signing Evan Fournier is out due to the league’s health and safety protocols.

The Celtics are in impeccable form and have a relatively healthy side available side. They will look to maintain their winning form against the Dubs.

Probable Lineup

Marcus Smart (G)

Kemba Walker (G)

Jaylen Brown (F)

Jayson Tatum (F)

Tristan Thompson (C)

Who will win between the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics? Let us know in the comments below.

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Aditya Mohapatra

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Aditya Mohapatra is a sports enthusiast who primarily covers the NBA for EssentiallySports. Having graduated in Mass Communication, he has prior experience in writing for ABP News, and has been writing for EssentiallySports since November 2020. This die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan feels that LeBron James is the best thing to have ever happened to the NBA, and will hold a healthy debate with anyone suggesting otherwise.

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