Steph Curry, Draymond Green to miss Warriors' preseason game in Seattle


OAKLAND -- The Warriors will be down two All-Stars when they face the Sacramento Kings in a preseason game Friday at KeyArena in Seattle.

Stephen Curry practiced Thursday but will not make the trip due to personal reasons.

Draymond Green was already declared out with soreness in his right knee, which has kept him out of practice since Monday.

“Draymond did not practice, but he’s feeling much better and got in some really good conditioning on the sideline, on the bike,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. “We’re just going to be safe and not play him tomorrow. We’ve got a day off Saturday, so we’ll take it day-by-day.”

Kerr did not divulge who would start instead of Curry and Green. Either Shaun Livingston or Quinn Cook could start for Curry, while Jonas Jerebko and Jordan Bell are the likely candidates to replace Green.

Damian Jones, however, will get his second consecutive start at center.

“The guys have been encouraging to him,” assistant coach Ron Adams said. “He was nervous that first exhibition game, but I think he’s going to get a lot more confident. He’s just starting to be who he can be.”

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