Stephen Curry Undergoing MRI On Injured Knee

11:46am: Curry will miss Monday’s game vs. Oklahoma City as the Warriors continue to evaluate his injury, according to Anthony Slater of The Athletic, who tweets that it might take a couple days for the team to officially announce a diagnosis and timeline for the All-Star guard.

8:35am: The Warriors got a win over Dallas on Saturday night, but lost their star player along the way, as Stephen Curry exited in the third quarter due to an apparent left knee injury.

According to Kendra Andrews of ESPN, X-rays on Curry’s knee were negative, but he’s undergoing an MRI to determine the severity of the injury.

The injury occurred when Curry was defending Mavericks guard McKinley Wright IV with just over two minutes left in the third quarter. The two players’ knees appeared to collide on Wright’s drive and Curry immediately came up limping (video link). The two-time MVP, who was called for a foul on the play, checked out of the game, was briefly examined on the bench, then made his way to the locker room.

The Warriors won’t have a clear sense of whether Curry will have to miss time – and how long an absence might last – until they get the results of the MRI.

“Any time a guy gets an MRI, there’s a concern level,” head coach Steve Kerr said, per Andrews. “We’ll just have to wait and see the results. … This has happened many, many times over the years. So fingers crossed he’s OK.”

Curry has only missed one extended stretch of games so far this season — he sat out 11 contests in December and January due to a left shoulder subluxation. He was unavailable for four other games over the course of the season, but three of those were rest nights on the second halves of back-to-back sets.

The 34-year-old has been playing at his usual All-NBA level so far this season, averaging 29.4 points, 6.4 assists, and 6.3 rebounds in 38 games (34.6 MPG), with an eye-popping shooting line of .495/.427/.922.

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