Will Steph Curry Play Tonight? Golden State Warriors vs Philadelphia 76ers: Predictions, Injury Updates, and Lineups

Published 04/19/2021, 4:49 PM 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 were snapped off of their four game winning streak as they were defeated by the Celtics. They now have a record of 28 wins and 29 losses and are the ninth seed in the Western Conference.


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The 76ers meanwhile continued their impeccable run of form with a victory against the Clippers. With a record of 39 wins and 17 losses, the 76ers are the best team in the East.

The Warriors face off against the 76ers tonight at 7:30 PM EST. Take a look at the predicted lineups and the injury updates.


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The 76ers are in an impressive run of form right now and talisman Joel Embiid is back to being his best. Given how loaded the 76ers are, they are favorites in this  matchup but might be in for a shocker if Steph Curry continues his lights out shooting.

Philadelphia 76ers injury updates and lineup prediction

After having an impressive win against the Brooklyn Nets, the 76ers made a massive statement with their latest 106-103 win against the Clippers. The 76ers truly look like a transformed side and can dominate any team in the league.

Feb 25, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) slaps hands with center Dwight Howard (39) after scoring against the Dallas Mavericks during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The 76ers have some major injury concerns ahead of their game against the Dubs. Starters Tobias Harris and Seth Curry are questionable against the Warriors. Backup veteran guard George Hill is out, while veteran Dwight Howard is also questionable.

The in-form Philly side face the Warriors and will be vary of the threat Steph Curry posseses.

Probable Lineup

Ben Simmons (G)

Furkan Korkmaz (G)

Mike Scott (F)

Danny Green (F)

Joel Embiid (C)

Golden State Warriors- Injury updates and lineup prediction

The Golden State Warriors meanwhile suffered a pretty close loss against the Boston Celtics who defeated them 119-114. Steph Curry continued his blistering run of form as he scored over 30 points for the tenth straight game with his 47 point performance.

Apr 17, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) controls the ball while Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker (8) defends during the first half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-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. Forward Joan Toscano Anderson is sidelined due to a concussion.

The Warriors face the 76ers who are in fine form. It will take a Steph Curry masterclass for the Dubs to win this game against Philly.

Probable Lineup

Steph Curry (G)

Kent Bazemore (G)


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Andrew Wiggins (F)

Draymond Green (F)

Kevon Looney (C)


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Who will win between the Golden State Warriors and the Philadelphia 76ers? Let us know in the comments below.


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.