Ankle Injury Keeps Warriors Point Guard Stephen Curry Out of Game 2 Against Rockets - NBC Bay Area

Ankle Injury Keeps Warriors Point Guard Stephen Curry Out of Game 2 Against Rockets

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    Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after hitting a three-point shot against the Houston Rockets in the second quarter in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 16, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

    NBA MVP Stephen Curry is out for the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of their playoff series against the Houston Rockets because of an injured right ankle.

    Curry cut short his pregame routine Monday night after appearing to be in discomfort dealing with the ankle.

    He began his extensive warmup routine before leaving the court about 5 minutes later, putting little pressure on the tender ankle while taking several shots.

    How he felt before the game was to determine whether he played. He didn't take part in the morning shootaround Monday or practice on Sunday after getting hurt late in the first half of Game 1 on Saturday.

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