Heat Center Eddy Curry May Play The First Time Since 2009

icon
Thursday January 19th, 2012

Heat center Eddy Curry may see some playing time tonight for the first time since 2009 in tonight’s matchup against the Lakers, according to the Miami Herald.

“It’s going to feel great, It’d feel even better if I can do a Mike Miller and just go 6 for 6. I’m not anticipating that. That’s a pretty tough act to follow,” Curry told the Herald of his return to the court.

Curry has been rehabbing from a hip flexor strain incurred at the start of training camp.  He is still day-to-day and is still being evaluated by the Heat’s training staff.  Head coach Erik Spoelstra is optimistic that Curry will return soon if not tonight against the Lakers, according to the Herald.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.