The Golden State Warriors have announced that Steph Curry will be sidelined for an unspecified amount of time due to a serious knee injury.
The 34 year old who was named the NBA Finals MVP for 2022, had to be withdrawn in the third quarter of the Warriors’ 119-113 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.
Curry collided knees with Mavericks’ guard McKinley Wright IV while trying to defend a drive, although head coach Steve Kerr insisted that Curry would return before the regular season ended.
“He’s going to come back this season and hopefully sooner rather than later,” Kerr told the press, but the Warriors confirmed on Monday that Curry had sustained “partial” ligament tears and would remain out until further notice.
Steph was not part of today’s match where the Warriors recorded a 141-114 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Curry – who previously missed 11 games earlier this season due to a partially dislocated shoulder – won his fourth NBA title in 2022 with the Warriors, who sit eighth in the Western Conference.
By Stella Anyango