Oakland, California (Sporting Alert) – The Golden State Warriors will be without leading guard Stephen Curry for tonight’s NBA clash with the Miami Heat at Oracle Arena.
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Curry has re-injured his right ankle again during a team shootaround and will miss the game, although the team said the problem the injury doesn’t appear to be too serious.
“It was really a freak injury,” head coach Mark Jackson said. “I’m not a doctor, but I can’t imagine it turning into something more.
“I won’t get into timetables and all of that, but we’re not concerned.”
So with Curry out, Jarrett Jack has been handed the starting place and will start alongside Klay Thompson at the guard positions.
Harrison Barnes, David Lee and Festus Ezeli complete the starting line-up for the Warriors.
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James lead the Miami Heat starting line-up.
Golden State Warriors Team: Klay Thompson – G; Jarrett Jack – G; Harrison Barnes – F; David Lee – F; Festus Ezeli – C
Miami Heat Team: Dwyane Wade – G; Mario Chalmers – G; LeBron James – F; Udonis Haslem – F; Chris Bosh – C