Is Stephen Curry playing tonight? Warriors’ superstar suffers quad injury

Warriors superstar Stephen Curry hasn’t been himself lately and, according to head coach Steve Kerr, he could miss Thursday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans with a bruised quadriceps.

In his last five games, Curry is still averaging 21.4 points per game, but he’s struggling to score efficiently, shooting 31.4 percent from the field and 29.5 percent from 3-point range.

The Warriors are still 3-2 down that stretch, but Curry’s shooting has been highly unusual, shooting 8 of 41 from the field and 2 of 19 from 3-point range in his last two games.

Here’s everything we know about Curry’s possible absence.

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Will Stephen Curry play tonight?

Following Wednesday’s loss to the Dallas Mavericks, it was revealed that Curry suffered a concussion to his left quadriceps. During his postgame press conference, coach Kerr said there is a “possibility” that the Warriors will rest Curry in New Orleans on Thursday night.

Curry backed his head coach’s statement, agreeing, saying, “How you feel right now, I’m not optimistic, but we’ll see.”

Curry has only missed two games during his MVP season so far – The Warriors are 1-1 in those two games.

Thursday’s showdown against the Pelicans marks the final game of Golden State’s road trip before returning home on Sunday, where All-Star guard Klay Thompson is expected to make his long-awaited return to the court for the first time in two. years after recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament. and Achilles injuries.

The Warriors host the Cavaliers at 8:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, so you’d have to assume that Curry will try to rest to join his teammate in the backcourt for that next matchup.

You can find the upcoming Warriors schedule below.

Warriors next schedule

Date Adversary Time (ET)
Thursday 6th January in Pelicans 8:00 pm
Sunday January 9 against the knights 8:30 pm
Tuesday January 11 in Grizzlies 8:00 pm
Thursday January 13 in bucks 7:30 pm
Friday january 14 in Bulls 8:00 pm