User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
Warriors' Curry limited because of strained quad

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry says he will play limited minutes for the foreseeable future because of a strained right quad.

Advertisement
Curry said before the Warriors hosted the Suns on Sunday night that an MRI on his quad revealed the strain. He said he injured his quad during Golden State's win at Boston on Wednesday and began to feel pain again during Friday's victory over Atlanta.

''It was getting kind of worse and worse, especially if I sat down for an extended period of time, it got a little stiff,'' Curry said. ''It's tolerable. There's just a potential for when that muscle fatigues for other things to creep up, and that's what we're trying to avoid.''

Warriors coach Mark Jackson said there's no set limit on the All-Star point guard's minutes. Both said they will communicate with each other during games to determine when - and how much - Curry plays.

Curry, who has had two surgeries on his right ankle, said he has not dealt with a quad injury before. But he believes he can play through the pain while the muscle heals without doing further damage.

Curry was in the starting lineup Sunday night and was expected to defend Phoenix's Goran Dragic, who had 34 points and 10 assists in the Suns' win over the Warriors on Feb. 8.

''I would imagine if I was him and Dragic scored 10 points, I would say I was fine,'' Jackson joked. ''If Dragic scored 30, I would say (the quad) was kind of tight.''

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Bulls win 107-100, Pelicans cover
Wizards rough up Celtics, 101-88
Grizz snap 4-game skid, top Heat 103-95
Road dog Pacers rough up Nets, 110-85
Jazz hammer 76ers, 'under' connects
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NBA Pro Basketball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NBA Hot Streaks
9-3 L12 G-Plays, +1,380 This Year
4-2 L2 Days, +1,253 This Year
28-11 L39 Guaranteed Plays
5-1 Run, 63% +1,250 This Year
10-2 L12 Totals, 16-8 L24 Picks
6-2, +465 Last 8 Selections
3-0 L3 Guaranteed Plays
9-4 L13 NBA Selections
6-3 Last 9, 30-17 Last 47 Picks
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
2014 NBA SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Stephen Nover + 1380
Mark Franco + 1256
Kevin Rogers + 1253
Last 7 Day Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kyle Hunter + 270
Jimmy Boyd + 265
Michael Black + 198
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Dave Cokin 64 %
Joe Nelson 63 %
Mark Franco 61 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Mark Franco + 1507
Joe Nelson + 1120
Bill Marzano + 767
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kyle Hunter + 664
Bruce Marshall + 473
Jimmy Boyd + 355
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 759
Bill Marzano + 731
Kyle Hunter + 585
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
2014 VI College Bowl Betting Guide