The Golden State Warriors lost Game 3 of the NBA Finals, 116-110, on Wednesday night, and Golden State will hope that's all they lost. Late in the fourth quarter of the contest, Warriors star guard Steph Curry was in some serious pain after Boston Celtics big man Al Horford appeared to land on top of Curry's lower leg during a scrum for a loose ball.
Curry, who scored a game-best 31 points on Wednesday night, ultimately got back to his feet and remained in the game for a couple more minutes before coach Steve Kerr waived the white flag and pulled his starters. When asked about Curry's injury after the game, Kerr said that the team would know more on Thursday. Curry, meanwhile, said that he thought it felt like a mild foot sprain.
“I'll be all right,” Curry said after Game 3. “I got caught underneath Al [Horford]. Obviously there'll be some pain, but I'll be alright. Figure out how it feels tomorrow and get ready for Friday.. [It was] the same thing I did against Boston during the regular season, but not as bad.”
Curry then added a sentence that should put Warriors fans at ease, a bit: “I don't feel like I'll miss a game.”