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Frustrating Week For Warriors' Stephen Curry

Curry Gets Edged Out of 2012 Olympics Team and will likely be sidelined out of tonight's game.



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    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, walks off the court during a timeout in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is at right. Oklahoma City won 115-114 in overtime. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is dealing with double disappointment this week.  First off, he did not make didn't the cut for Team USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, and on top of that, he will probably not play in today's game against Cleveland.

    USA Basketball released the 20 players selected for the 2012 U.S. Olympic men's team pool Monday, and Curry, who won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2010 World Championships, wasn't one of them.  

    He said he had his hopes up that he would repeat that - or at least make it to the trial stage.  But now he says this is just motivation for him for 2016.

    Also weighing on Curry's mind is his troublesome right ankle.  Monday was his first full practice since re-spraining his ankle Jan. 4 at San Antonio.  He said it didn't hold up as well as he had hoped - and will make a decision today on whether he'll play.  But Coach Mark Jackson is preparing for the worst and said Curry will probably not play.

    Curry missed the last six games after spraining his ankle for the third time in 16 days.