The opening game of the Western Conference semi-finals between the Golden State Warriors and the New Orleans Pelicans went to the dubs in blowout fashion. Two-time MVP Steph Curry didn't play as he's rehabbing from an ankle injury that's kept him out of the lineup for nearly two months.

The official word is now in from Curry's Head Coach:

He's probable, Kerr also added:

So, it really seems like Curry will play on Tuesday but will his minutes be restricted?

Oh boy... This is not good news for the Pelicans or us fans. The Warriors looked awfully dominate without the services, shooting ability, and leadership of Steph Curry on the floor on Saturday.

Head coach Alvin Gentry for the Pelicans is going to need to make an adjustment to the starting lineup if he wants to be able to match-up defensively with what Golden State does. We'll have to wait and see what shakes out, but what we do know is that barring any kind of crazy setback, Curry will be in the game on Tuesday.

 

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