With all the damage Stephen Curry racked up in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the Thunder, the Warriors should be thankful the only extra injury he's dealing with is a swollen elbow. Although that elbow did look quite bulbous when it became swollen in that game after Curry dove into the crowd and fell on it again later in the game, the MVP plans to play in Game 3.

After Golden State's practice on Friday, Curry reiterated that his elbow shouldn't be a factor when the series' first game in Oklahoma City tips off on Sunday. He told Ethan Sherwood Strauss of ESPN that the injury “doesn't affect the range of motion” so Curry expects no problems shooting and handling the ball:

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“Oh, it's fine. Swelling went down, so no worries.”

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However, the Warriors star did admit that it the elbow isn't at full strength:

“It's sore, just because of the impact… It's uncomfortable, but it's not necessarily painful.”

Curry is lucky the injury came at this point of the series, providing him three days between Game 2 and 3 as the teams traveled from California to Oklahoma.

Game 3 tips off Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET on TNT.

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