Stephen Curry Injury: Warriors Guard Could Be Shut Down Rest Of Season

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is becoming more and more frustrated with his recurring ankle injury, which was apparent after the team's 115-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings in which he didn't suit up. And instead of yanking him in and out of the lineup, the team and Curry himself may find it best to simply sit it out for a while, as noted by CSN Bay Area's Matt Steinmetz.

When asked his status for the rest of the season, Curry was less than optimistic:

"I'm just trying to get healthy," Curry said, "I'm getting fed up with dealing with the same thing over and over again and trying to push through it and not being able to produce like I want to on the floor.

"That's my main goal, to get healthy. What that means I'm not sure yet. I'll continue to do my rehab and my treatment and listen to the (training) staff. I'm sure we'll have a better idea what we're going to do going forward later."

With Monta Ellis out of the picture, much of the future of the franchise hinges on the ankles of Stephen Curry and Andrew Bogut. Bogut is certainly out of the picture for a while, and if the team decides to put Curry on the shelf, that could signify a 'pack-it-in' mentality of the team trying to retain their top-7 protected draft pick this season. On the other side of the coin the team has won three straight and have ownership saying the exact opposite, leaving some players to keep from projecting too far into the future:

"I'm going to take this game by game," Lee said of the rest of the season. "We have to take a step back and see what they're going to do with Steph Curry and that's going to be a big part of us moving forward."

Being without Monta, Curry, Udoh or Bogut, the W's will need more great offensive outpours from their role players and dubstitutes, because David Lee can't do it all. We'll get another chance to see how they resopnd against the Celtics Wednesday night.

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