Warriors’ Curry: ‘No setbacks’ in MCL rehab

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr (left) talks to guard Stephen Curry (30) after an injury against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter at Oracle Arena in Oakland March 8, 2018. — Picture by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr (left) talks to guard Stephen Curry (30) after an injury against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter at Oracle Arena in Oakland March 8, 2018. — Picture by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10 — Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is progressing on schedule in his rehab from a knee injury.

Curry, sidelined since March 23, suffered a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his first game back from an ankle injury and might not play until the second round of the playoffs. That’s the schedule set forth by Warriors head coach Steve Kerr.

“I haven’t had any setbacks,” Curry told the San Jose Mercury News. “So that’s the positive, every day has been something good, advancing the rehab process. I’m looking forward to making more progress as we get towards the playoffs.”

Per the Warriors, Curry is scheduled to be re-evaluated next week. He was on the court prior to Sunday’s game in Phoenix working on his jumper. While he didn’t give a specific return date, he did signal progress in his rehab process.

“It’s been an interesting two weeks so far,” Curry said during the 20-minute interview. “Just trying to get some rhythm, some strength back, some flexibility, range of motion, all that type of stuff.”

Curry did note the depth of the Western Conference playoffs will present a serious challenge for the defending champions. Houston clinched the top seed in the conference.

“At the end of the day, we know what it takes,” Curry said. “We’re a championship team, a championship pedigree.” — Field Level Media/Reuters

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