Is Stephen Curry playing tonight? Warriors' superstar suffers quad injury

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Warriors superstar Stephen Curry hasn't been himself lately and he'll person a nighttime disconnected on Thursday against the New Orleans Pelicans arsenic helium nurses a quad contusion.

Over his past 5 games, Curry is inactive averaging 21.4 points per game but helium is struggling to people efficiently, shooting 31.4 percent from the tract and 29.5 percent from 3-point range.

The Warriors are inactive 3-2 implicit that agelong but Curry's shooting has been precise uncharacteristic, going 8-for-41 from the tract and 2-for-19 from 3-point scope successful his past 2 games.

Here's everything we cognize astir Curry's absence.

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Is Stephen Curry playing tonight?

Following Wednesday's nonaccomplishment to the Dallas Mavericks, it was revealed that Curry suffered a near quad contusion. During his postgame property conference, manager Kerr said "there's a chance" the Warriors remainder Curry successful New Orleans connected Thursday night.

Steph Curry suffered a near quad contusion tonight. Steve Kerr said “there’s a chance” the Warriors remainder him successful New Orleans time night. pic.twitter.com/atDQ8ZB730

— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) January 6, 2022

Curry backed his caput coach's statement, agreeing by saying, "the mode it feels close now, I'm not optimistic, but we'll see."

Steph Curry said the mode his near quad is feeling, helium is “not optimistic” helium volition play time against the Pelicans. Doesn’t judge it’ll beryllium an contented that lingers excessively long, but don’t expect to spot him successful New Orleans. pic.twitter.com/jitkJgYiRi

— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) January 6, 2022

It was aboriginal announced connected Thursday day that Curry volition beryllium retired for Thursday's matchup.

Steph Curry, Draymond Green and Juan Toscano-Anderson are retired contiguous successful New Orleans. Quad for Curry, near hep for Green, near ankle for JTA.

— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) January 6, 2022

Curry has lone missed 2 games during his MVP-worthy play truthful acold – the Warriors are 1-1 successful those 2 contests.

Thursday's matchup against the Pelicans marks the last crippled of Golden State's roadworthy travel earlier heading home connected Sunday, where All-Star defender Klay Thompson is expected to marque his highly-anticipated instrumentality to the level for the archetypal clip successful 2 years aft recovering from ACL and Achilles injuries.

MORE: How bully volition Thompson beryllium upon his instrumentality from injury?

The Warriors volition big the Cavaliers astatine 8:30 p.m. ET connected Sunday, truthful you'd person to presume Curry volition effort and remainder up to rejoin his backcourt mate for that upcoming showdown.

You tin find the Warriors' upcoming docket below.

Warriors' upcoming schedule

Date Opponent Time (ET)
Thurs., Jan. 6 at Pelicans 8:00 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 9 vs. Cavaliers 8:30 p.m.
Tues., Jan. 11 at Grizzlies 8:00 p.m.
Thurs., Jan. 13 at Bucks 7:30 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 14 at Bulls 8:00 p.m.

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