Only 18 more games remain in the shortened 66-game season for Golden State, and the team announced Wednesday that guard Stephen Curry likely will miss half of them.
According to a press release issued by the team, the earliest Curry could return from a chronically troublesome right ankle is April 11 or 12, against Portland or Dallas.
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Curry has said he wants to play this season. He's averaging 14.7 points and 5.3 assists.
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Following Tuesday night's narrow loss to the Lakers, the Warriors are 20-28, and holding 13th out of 15 teams in the Western Conference.
Warriors press release
Warriors guard Stephen Currywho has missed the last 10 games with a sprained right ankle, and 21 games overall this season due to injurywill continue his rehabilitation and will not play for the next two weeks, at which point he will be reevaluated. This course of action was chosen following consultations within the last week with Dr. Tim McAdams and the Warriors medical staff, as well as Los Angeles-based foot & ankle specialist Dr. Richard Ferkel.