Stephen Curry participated in some stationary shooting drills at team practice on Saturday as the Warriors prepared for their series against the Blazers, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.
Curry sprained his MCL in Game 4 of Golden State’s opening round series with the Rockets, but the improvements were enough for coach Steve Kerr to say he had not yet ruled out Curry for Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals, although he added it was “obviously not much of a chance,” according to ESPN.
An MRI showed no signs of structural damage to the star’s joint, but the Grade I sprain was still expected to keep Curry off the court for at least two weeks.
Before the injury to his right knee, Curry had missed Game 2 and 3 with a sprain to his right ankle. The reigning MVP missed just three of Golden State’s games this season while leading the team to a record 73 wins.
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