Head coach Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs shouts to his team during their game against the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of Round 1 of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on Tuesday in Oakland, California.
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Stephen Curry is still not close to returning from his sprained MCL. With both the Warriors and Pelicans looking to finish off sweeps, they'd meet in the earliest of second-round series around the National Basketball Association.
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Though the Warriors determined that Curry has made "consistent, functional progress" since injuring his left knee on March 23, it is not yet clear when Curry can advance to five-on-five full-court contact drills.
Curry, who has traveled with the team on the last two road trips, underwent his second re-evaluation on Friday and it indicated he's ready to increase his on-court rehabilitation. McGee first suffered the injury during the Warriors' Game 2 win over the Spurs on Tuesday. It comes down to a critical Game 4 at the AT&T Center, where the Spurs have mostly found success, except for Thursday's Game 3 and occasional losses in the regular season. The Warriors would have the same schedule for Games 6 and 7, if the Spurs avoid elimination.
As talented as the other three All-Stars are, the Warriors are a much more formidable team with Curry on the floor.