Stephen Curry ‘set to RETURN to Warriors’ lineup’ after missing last 11 games with a left shoulder subluxation, as Golden State sharpshooter will play for first time since December 14
- Stephen Curry hasn’t played since mid-December after injuring his left shoulder
- But he will reportedly return Tuesday and start vs. the Phoenix Suns at home
- The team went 6-5 with Curry out of the lineup, and now have a 20-20 record
- And the defending champs will hope to kick on in the second half of the season
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After a spell of 11 games on the sidelines, Stephen Curry will reportedly return Tuesday night for the Warriors.
ESPN has reported that Curry will start vs. the Suns, while it’s unclear how many minutes he’ll play in his first contest back.
The 34-year-old guard had missed time with a left shoulder subluxation, more commonly known as a partial dislocation.
Stephen Curry will return to the lineup after missing 11 games with a shoulder injury
He was listed as probable on the team’s injury report ahead of their game vs. Phoenix and practiced fully on Monday.
Curry exited the December 14 game vs. the Pacers in the third quarter with shoulder pain after trying to steal the ball from Indiana’s Jalen Smith.
Aside from that game, which the Warriors would lose 125-119, Golden State went 6-5 without Curry in the lineup.
Curry exited a December 14 game vs. the Pacers after trying to steal a ball from Jalen Smith
The sharpshooter will return to a team currently sixth in the Western Conference, with a 20-20 record.
However, Golden State has lost consecutive contests to the Pistons and Magic ahead of Curry’s return.
He’s averaging 30.0 points per game, 6.6 rebounds and 6.8 assists this season.
Curry led the Warriors to a title last June as they beat the Boston Celtics in six games