Anthony Slater says Warriors ‘can’t afford’ Steph Curry to miss too much time

Mar 8, 2024, 1:00 PM

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Could Steph Curry’s latest injury cost the Golden State Warriors in the long run? Anthony Slater certainly things it’s a possibility.

The Athletic’s Anthony Slater joined Stiles & Watkins Friday to talk about the latest surrounding Curry’s ankle injury suffered Thursday night. They also discuss how the Warriors turned their season around, and what the Western Conference looks like at the moment. Plus, are the Sacramento Kings destined to face Golden State in the postseason?

All that and more on Sactown Sports.

“They’re looking at it today. I mean, it’s likely he’ll miss time at this point,” Anthony Slater said Friday about the Curry injury. “I don’t think it’s going to be anything crazy long. But yeah, sprained his ankle and you know he has history with [ankle injuries], but they’ve held up well the last several years. They can’t afford him missing too much time though, considering the standings crunch.”

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Additional topics discussed include:

  • The latest on Stephen Curry’s ankle injury
  • Can the Warriors get by without Curry for now?
  • What changed for the Warriors 2023-24 season?
  • Is Draymond Green the key factor to Golden State’s turnaround?
  • Who is the biggest threat in the Western Conference right now?
  • Slater’s thoughts on the Kings roster this season and where they sit
  • Why do teams not want to be in the Play-In tournament?
  • Is Kings-Warriors destined for the Play-In?

Click here to watch and listen to the full interview with Anthony Slater

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