“He’s feeling better today,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr stated throughout a video convention with reporters after Monday’s observe. “He went through practice, participated fully, so we anticipate he’ll play [Tuesday].”
Curry, who’s averaging 29.9 factors per sport this season, was a shock last-minute scratch previous to Saturday’s 102-100 loss to the Hornets. The different excellent news for the Warriors is that Kerr is optimistic that each James Wiseman (wrist) and Kevon Looney (ankle) will play in opposition to the Knicks after going via all of Monday’s observe. The Warriors need to see how every warms up and responds Tuesday earlier than making a ultimate resolution.
“If they’re both ready to play, they’ll both play,” Kerr stated of his bigger rotation with each huge males back within the fold. “Obviously we can’t play 12 guys, so I’m going to have to make some moves, and that’s what I’m going to do. I’m not going to tell you what I’m going to do because I got to talk to our players first, but if Loon and James are both active, then they’ll both be in the game.”
Kerr stated he anticipates Looney being back within the beginning lineup if he is ready to play. Looney has been out since rolling his ankle on Feb. 2. Wiseman has been out since Jan. 30 after injuring his wrist.