Stephen Curry downplays hand harm after Warriors’ blowout win over Bulls — ‘I will be all proper’

Warriors star guard Stephen Curry fell onerous on his proper hand on a drive to the basket within the first half of Golden State’s 138-96 win over Chicago on Friday and winced in ache for a couple of minutes, however stayed within the recreation.

Curry mentioned after scoring 19 factors to assist the Warriors to their most lopsided win of the season that he’ll get his hand checked out by the crew’s medical workers, however he indicated he did not assume it was severe.

“Something that entails the palms, particularly the proper one, you are just a little involved,” he mentioned. “However the feeling got here again, the energy got here again. It hurts, however I will be all proper.”

Curry mentioned that at the beginning it introduced again flashbacks to when he suffered a damaged left hand after a tough fall firstly of the 2019-20 season.

“I’ve some PTSD from two years in the past,” he mentioned. “After I landed it felt sort of the identical however we’ll get it checked out and determine it out. Ought to be all proper.”

Curry is averaging 26.4 factors, 5.5 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 1.6 steals for the Warriors.

The Warriors, in the meantime, rested guard Klay Thompson as deliberate after he performed 20 minutes at Milwaukee in his third recreation again. They plan to “bump him up just a little bit” once they go to Minnesota on Sunday, coach Steve Kerr mentioned. The five-time All-Star missed 2 1/2 years due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament and an Achilles tendon harm.

Kerr is “hopeful” ahead Draymond Inexperienced (left calf tightness) returns Tuesday when the Warriors host Detroit. Inexperienced missed his third consecutive recreation and Kerr mentioned it makes extra sense to have him proceed rehabbing within the Bay Space somewhat than be part of the crew at Minnesota.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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