Inexperienced was damage within the first quarter of Golden State’s 117-101 dwelling win over the Grizzlies, forcing him to the locker room for remedy.
Whereas the three-time NBA All-Star returned to the court docket once more within the second quarter, he didn’t play in any respect after halftime.
Nevertheless, Kerr revealed after the sport Inexperienced, 28, was not used solely as a precaution, with the staff deciding to “shut him down” regardless of encouraging X-ray outcomes.
The Warriors are subsequent in motion Thursday, when they host the strong-starting Bucks, however it’s not but recognized if Inexperienced will be capable of play for the reigning champions.
“They took X-rays. X-rays have been destructive,” Kerr mentioned after the victory over Memphis. “It did not make sense for him to exit and play within the second half. He kind of examined it out, and we determined to close him down. We’ll see what occurs. Hopefully, we acquired a pair days earlier than our subsequent sport. However we’ll see what occurs.”
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Inexperienced missed his solely shot in 14 minutes of motion Monday, although the Warriors didn’t battle in his absence.
Klay Thompson led the way in which with 27 factors, and Kevin Durant contributed 22 for Golden State, which is now 10-1 for the season.