Warriors Guards Stephen Curry (left ankle) and Kelly Oubre Jr. (left wrist) will be available for the game in Philadelphia on Monday.
Curry, 33, won’t miss time after rolling his left ankle off the screen in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Boston loss. Curry ended the game and nearly led Golden State to victory in 37 minutes with 47 points, seven rebounds and three assists.
After Curry went through the shootaround without setbacks, he was upgraded from questionable for the game on Monday evening against the 76ers.
“He’s feeling really good,” said head coach Steve Kerr. “I’m honest, I didn’t think he would play when I saw him hobble at the end of this game (in Boston). But he explained to me that this has happened in the past and he is wearing his ankle braces. What happened when he rolls his ankle like he did last night the brace protects his ankle. Because it protects, it kind of wedges itself in his leg.
“The other day you saw him hobble at the end of the game was it’s not his ankle. It was at this point on his leg that the braces got stuck, and he explained that the pain went away very quickly. It was a quick turnaround, but therefore it’s a quick turnaround. He feels really good. ”
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Oubre will also return on Monday after missing the last five games with a wrist injury and falling off the bench for the first time this season. Kent Bazemore, who played well for Oubre, will continue to join Shooting Guard.
“I like the energy, I like the rotation,” said Kerr, whose team won four of their last five games. “So we’ll stick with it as long as we think this is our best chance to win the game.”
Striker Juan Toscano-Anderson, who entered the league’s concussion protocol after a bad fall in Saturday’s loss in Boston, was banned from the game on Monday. Kerr said he wasn’t sure how long Toscano-Anderson will be out.