Curry returns to practice, still unlikely to play Game 3

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Golden State superstar Stephen Curry zipped around the court bouncing from spot to spot during his typical extensive post-practice shooting routine, driving to the basket past his regular practice coach Bruce Fraser.

Curry looked much like his healthy self except for a brace covering his injured right knee.

He returned to practice Friday to test his sprained knee and was strong in his lateral movement though the team didn't scrimmage at all. And the Warriors still considered him doubtful to play in Saturday's Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals at Portland.

Coach Steve Kerr reiterated Friday that Curry was unlikely to play despite going through part of practice. Kerr was surprised to see reports of Curry being ruled out based on a radio interview he had given earlier in the day on the ''Dan Patrick Show.'' Kerr said he should have been clearer that he meant ''probably'' out.

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