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Report: Warriors’ Stephen Curry not 100 percent healthy
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Report: Warriors’ Stephen Curry not 100 percent healthy
Wednesday May 25th, 2016

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Despite his unwillingness to blame his various injuries for his dropoff in performance, Warriors guard Stephen Curry has not been playing at 100% health, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.

Curry told reporters after the Warriors’ 118–94 Game 4 loss to the Thunder on Tuesday that he felt “fine” physically and that his knee was “good enough” to play on. But Wojnarowski reports that his sources close to Curry say “he’s playing at 70 percent, at best.”

Warriors coach Steve Kerr dismissed the reports that his star isn’t healthy on Wednesday.

“He’s not injured,” Kerr said, according to Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding.

Curry missed four playoff games after spraining his knee in the Warriors’ Game 4 win over the Rockets on April 24, and hurt his elbow when he fell during Game 2 against the Thunder.

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Curry scored 19 points on Tuesday and went just 2 for 10 from three-point range. He has averaged 24.5 points per game during the playoffs, compared with a league-leading 30.1 points per game during the regular season.

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Down 3–1 to the Thunder, the Warriors will host Game 5 at Oracle Arena on Thursday at 9 p.m. ET.

- Erin Flynn

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