Curry 'probable' to return to Warriors on Tuesday

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Incredibly, the Warriors have indicated that Curry won't be on a minutes restriction tonight, so expect him to be thrust right back into the fire. Those numbers were down from the 28.1 points a game and 53.4% shooting he averaged this season and 33 points a game and 59.7% shooting he averaged against the Warriors all year.

It seems like forever since Stephen Curry last played in an National Basketball Association game, but after much anticipation, it looks like he'll be back very soon.

"When you've been out five weeks and you want to play in the playoffs, I don't think one scrimmage is enough".

While the team did come out and beat the New Orleans Pelicans in convincing fashion in game one without Curry, the team did the same in game one of the series against San Antonio.

"It's been interesting. Obviously when I'm out there I've been playing well, playing at a very high level, we've been winning" Curry said.

The Warriors swept the Pelicans in the only other playoff meeting between the franchises in the 2015 first round as Golden State went on to capture its first championship in 40 years.

The better news is that the Warriors are making sure when he does return, he'll look like the Stephen Curry they have come to know and love.

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Savannah Guthrie anchored tonight's newscast, filling in for Lester Holt , with Kate Snow reporting on their longtime colleague. CBS News was unable to reach NBC for comment. "A woman approached me and asked me tearfully if I could help her", Curry said .

In an interview with reporters at the Warriors practice today as embedded below, Kerr indicated that Steph Curry is officially listed as probable for Game 2. However, if Golden State is to maintain its status as the odds-on favorite to repeat as champs they will undoubtedly need Curry to be at full strength. They've also connected on 47.9 percent of their shots from the field-good for fourth among playoff teams.

So what happened in Game 1?

And what a boost Curry's presence could be for the defending champions who are already clicking on both ends.

"The only factor in terms of allowing him to play is his health".

Man oh man, just imagine how different the world would be if Thompson never saved the Warriors' bacon in that fateful Game 6 against the Thunder back in the 2016 Western Conference Finals.

Draymond Green had a 16-point, 15-rebound, 11-assist triple-double while Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson combined for 53 points on about 50 percent shooting from the field.

Pelicans: The Pelicans' 126-120 win April 7 in Oakland snapped a 10-game losing streak to the Warriors.

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