Draymond scratched, won't play in Warriors' game vs. Raptors


Steph Curry wasn't the only star missing from the Warriors' starting lineup Friday night in Tampa, Fla.

Draymond Green didn't start, with Juan Toscano-Anderson taking his place in Golden State's lineup at tipoff against the Toronto Raptors. Green was on the bench, and in uniform, at the start of the game, but he won't take the floor, according to NBC Sports Bay Area's Kendra Andrews.

Green was listed as probable with a sprained left finger in the NBA's 2:30 p.m. PT injury report following Thursday's 116-109 loss to the Miami Heat.

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Curry, who missed five games last month after sustaining a bruised tailbone on March 17, was ruled out with the injury earlier Friday. Coach Steve Kerr said the Warriors are optimistic Curry can return Sunday against the Atlanta Hawks, noting that Golden State also has a scheduled day off Saturday.

Perhaps Green, who played in all but seven of the Warriors' 48 games entering Friday, also will benefit from an extra night off.

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