Shaun Livingston Injury: Updates on Warriors Guard’s Toe and Recovery

September 23rd, 2014 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »

Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston is expected to miss a majority of training camp as he continues to recover from offseason toe surgery, general manager Bob Myers announced Tuesday.   

Rusty Simmons of The San Francisco Chronicle first reported the news, noting it's possible Livingston misses the entirety of camp:

Livingston, 29, underwent surgery on his right big toe on Aug. 13 and was initially expected to be out six-to-eight weeks. Given the timing of the injury, Myers' pessimism isn't much of a surprise. An eight-week injury would keep him out until the middle of October, so the main takeaway here is that Livingston is on the slow end of the initial timetable.

The Warriors open training camp in October. Their first of eight preseason contests is against the Los Angeles Clippers on Oct. 7 as part of a week-long stay in Los Angeles for games against both Staples Center tenants.

While odds remain in Livingston's favor for returning before the regular season opens, his absence is a concern. The former first-round pick signed a three-year, $16 million ...

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