Golden State's Curry returns in Game 4 against the Blazers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry will return from a right knee sprain for Game 4 of Golden State's playoff series against the Trail Blazers on Monday night.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Curry's return would depend on how he looked in pregame warmups. Moments later, the star guard did not appear to be hampered by the sprain he sustained in Game 4 of the first-round series against Houston.
The Warriors announced his availability a short time later. Kerr would not say whether Curry would start.
Curry has not played in the first three games of the Western Conference semifinals against the Blazers. The Warriors lead the series 2-1.
Curry led the Warriors to an NBA-record 73 wins in the regular season, a year after leading the team to its first NBA championship in 40 years and winning the MVP. He averaged just more than 30 points this season.