Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry on Tuesday will undergo an MRI on his injured right ankle, which remains very swollen, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Curry suffered the injury late in the Warriors’ 125-115 road victory in New Orleans. X-rays returned negative on Monday night,
Curry, 29, scored 31 points, had 11 assists and grabbed five rebounds in 35 minutes against New Orleans. Curry sprinted in an attempt to close out on a pass with 57.9 seconds remaining, yet as he extended he rolled his right ankle after stepping on the foot of the Pelicans’ E’Twaun Moore as he attempted to stop.
Curry, a two-time NBA MVP and two-time champion, is averaging 26.1 points, 6.3 assists and 5.1 rebounds in 22 games this season. He had recurring ankle injuries early in his career, playing in just 26 games in the 2011-12 season, but has played 78 games or more in each of the past five seasons.
Source: Shams Charania of The Vertical
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