Stephen Curry knows Wednesday was a bad day for ankles belonging to the Curry brothers. Seth Curry injured his ankle late in the Philadelphia 76ers' win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. According to Justin Grasso of Sports Illustrated, Curry does not believe the ailment is severe, and he's taking it day-to-day.
Doc Rivers says Seth Curry injured his ankle late in the game yesterday. He doesn’t believe it’s severe.. More of a “day to day” situation #Sixers
— Justin Grasso (@JGrasso_) January 7, 2021
Seth Curry was officially listed as questionable for the Sixers' contest against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center.
Late in the fourth quarter of L.A.'s 108-101 win at the Chase Center, Stephen Curry can be seen rolling his ankle while (possibly) stepping on Patrick Beverley's foot. Seth hopefully wasn't watching.
Stephen Curry rolled his ankle…. https://t.co/5vKdr149JP
— Alex. (@dbs408) January 7, 2021
Stephen Curry finished the play before coming out of the game, though he did stand on the sidelines until the final buzzer rather than limp to the locker room.
The ankle roll fittingly capped Stephen Curry's worst performance of the season, as he put up 13 points on 5-for-17 shooting.
Stephen Curry famously dealt with repeated ankle injuries throughout the first years of his career in Golden State, but he revamped his training approach and has thankfully avoided serious ankle problems since.
The two-time MVP's status for a rematch against the Clippers, set for Friday, is up in the air, though he's listed as “probable.” Stephen Curry participated in the Warriors' limited practice on Thursday.
Steve Kerr said Steph Curry is "feeling pretty good" after ankle tweak but the team had a light practice. None of the veterans participated in the team court work. But Curry is "probable" against Clippers tomorrow.
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) January 7, 2021
Steph Curry is averaging 29.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 6.3 assists while shooting 35.6 percent from downtown through eight games.
Seth has already proven to be a valuable court-spacer early into his first season in Philadelphia. He is averaging a career-high 17 PPG on 59.5 percent 3-point shooting for the 7-1 Sixers.