Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is ‘on track’ to make Game 1 against the Denver Nuggets as he recovers from a foot injury.
Curry has missed the final 12 games of the season after being injured against the Boston Celtics while diving for a loose ball and colliding with Marcus Smart.
Shams Charania of The Athletic is reporting that he is expected to make his return for Game 1 against the Nuggets as long as he clears Thursday’s team scrimmage without further complications.
His expected recovery from a sprained left foot will be a massive boost for the Warriors who have been relying on Klay Thompson as their only experienced, high-level scorer to close the season.
Curry, 34, averaged 25.5 points, 6.3 assists and 5.2 rebounds in 64 games this season and broke the NBA’s all-time record for 3-pointers made.
The eight-time All-Star and two-time MVP has career averages of 24.3 points, 6.5 assists and 4.6 rebounds in 826 games over 13 seasons with the Warriors.
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