Stephen Curry didn’t just shake off a slump in leading the Golden State Warriors to the brink of a second consecutive NBA title. He also defended his signature shoes. In the wake of Curry’s substandard performances at the start of the Finals, the newest version of his Under Armour shoe, the Curry 2, was panned by critics after it was released Wednesday.
Curry, who had an explosive 38 points in the Warriors’ 108-97 Game 4 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, saw the criticism of the shoes and said he wished he’d brought a pair to wear to show them off. “If I had them in the road bag I would have definitely worn them,” Curry said, “and showed you how fire they are.”
Source: Brian Windhorst of ESPN
Kawhi Leonard Probable for Tuesday Debut
The Spurs listed forward Kawhi Leonard as probable for Tuesday’s road matchup at Dallas, which means it’s likely that the two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year will make his season debut against the Mavericks.
The club originally targeted Saturday’s game at Phoenix as a potential debut for Leonard, but sources on Friday said the forward wanted “a couple more days” to recover from the right quadriceps tendinopathy that has kept him out of all 27 of the Spurs’ games thus far this season.
Source: Michael C. Wright of ESPN
Sources: Hornets’ Cody Zeller Undergoes Surgery, to Miss 6 Weeks
Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller will undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee on Tuesday, league sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. He’s expected to miss six weeks.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN
Clips’ Danilo Gallinari Suffers New Glute Injury
On the same night the LA Clippers will welcome back one starter, another starter re-exits the lineup due to injury.
Power forward Danilo Gallinari, who missed 13 games with a glute injury and returned to action this past Wednesday, will miss Monday night’s game against the Toronto Raptors due to what coach Doc Rivers says is a new glute injury suffered in Gallinari’s second game back Saturday against the Washington Wizards.
Source: Lawrence Murray of ESPN
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