Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry told reporters Tuesday that he underwent platelet-rich plasma treatment on his sprained right knee, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
Curry said he had the treatment on the second day of his recovery process, after injuring his knee in Game 4 of the team’s first-round series against the Houston Rockets. The process is intended to facilitate healing, and “a derivation of platelet-rich plasma therapy" was notably used by Kobe Bryant during the 2011 off-season on his arthiritic right knee.
The reigning MVP continues his recovery and could return during the Warriors’ semifinal matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers. Golden State leads the series 2–0 after a come-from-behind win in Game 2. Game 3 is Saturday in Portland.
- Jeremy Woo