Stephen Curry and Tyreke Evans Want Their Rookie Year Back for X-Mas

December 9th, 2010 by Justin Hasan Leave a reply »
After stellar 2009-10 rookie campaigns, Stephen Curry and Tyreke Evans are experiencing much tougher sophomore seasons.

On Wednesday, Stephen Curry sprained his right ankle for the fourth time this season.  Four sprains in two months suggest that Curry has been returning from previous sprains prematurely.  Curry is a tough player, but there is a good chance that the Golden State coaching staff will hold him out for an extended period of time to ensure that the ankle is fully healed this time before allowing him to return to the court.

The Golden State point guard has been averaging 20.1 points, 5.6 assists, 3.3 rebounds, 2.2 steals, and 1.7 steals per game, while shooting almost 49 percent. Considering he was a first round fantasy pick this year, any prolonged absence would be devastating to Curry fantasy owners.

According to the Contra Costa Times, the Warriors have signed Acie Law to presumably add some depth to the backcourt in Curry’s absence.  Although x-rays on the ankle were negative for a fracture, the short history of ankle injuries and signing of Acie Law are strong indicators that Curry could be out for a prolonged ...

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