Stephen Curry could be sidelined for a while

Stephen Curry

Warriors point guard Stephen Curry could be out for an extended period of time.

Curry suggested after Tuesday’s win at Sacramento that he was ready to sit out to get his ankle healthy. He didn’t say he was shutting it down for the remainder of the year, but he did say getting his sprained right ankle healthy was a priority.

“If he’s 100 percent, he will play this season,” Lance Young, Curry’s agent, said via text.

Curry isn’t 100 percent healthy. Still, the decision to focus on getting the ankle completely healthy is a change of gears. Before the trade, Curry was doing all he could to stay on the court. At shootaround Tuesday morning, he said he was feeling good and ready to play.

But after the trade, which several players said privately they viewed as a death sentence for this season, Curry had a change of heart.

— Reported by Marcus Thompson II of theĀ Bay Area News Group

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