Star point guard Stephen Curry will play tonight for the Golden State Warriors versus the Phoenix Sun. In fact, Curry, who has been sidelined for several weeks with a sholder injury, will start in his return to the lineup for this game at the Chase Center, here in San Francisco, CA, reports ESPN’s Kendra Andrews.
The 34-year-old missed the Warriors’ past 11 games with a left shoulder subluxation and his minute load, although not determined, is expected to be monitored. The Golden State vs Phoenix game begins at 10:00 pm ET and will televised live on TNT. Read more: Latest NBA results on Jan. 6
Curry is averaging 30 points, 6.8 assists and 6.6 rebounds per game this season. He is also shooting 50% from the field. Curry is also shooting 43.4% from 3-point range with 62.5 effective field gold percentage from played games 26 this season.
Curry said on Friday that he would make his return “when I’m ready” and after reportedly taking part in contact and 5-on-5 sessions that same day for the first time since his injury returned to full participated in a full practice session as well as scrimmaging again on Monday.
Golden State has gone 6-5 without Curry since he got injured on Dec. 14, while the defending NBA champion is 20-20 overall, lost two in a row and sit seventh in the Western Conference.