When Stephen Curry‘s knee was initially evaluated and the MRI results revealed a Grade 1 knee sprain, the Warriors officially announced that he'd be re-evaluated in two weeks (on May 9th).

Well, Golden State's training staff has been tracking his progress and working with him tirelessly, giving him treatment up to three times a day. Curry has stated that he feels confident that he can return for Game 3 on Saturday, two days ahead of schedule.

It appears that Warriors general manager Bob Myers shares those sentiments, to an extent.

Diamond Leung of the Bay Area News Group reported on whether Myers anticipates that Curry will return before the two-week timeline. From Leung:

“I don't know that it'll be before,” Myers told 95.7 The Game. “It might be after.”

“I know everybody wants to know is it going to be Saturday, is it going to be Monday? It's in that range, but it's hard to say. But those games (3 and 4) are so close together…

“I don't know if he's coming back (ahead of the two-week timetable),” Myers said. “Nobody knows. He doesn't know. He thinks he is, but that's good.”

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If Curry plays in Game 3 on Saturday, he'll be back two days before the original two-week timeline. If he returns for Game 4, the two week predication will be right on the money.

Myers also discussed what kind of work Steph has been able to put in and how that relates to when he might come back to the court:

“He's got to play a little bit of 3-on-3 or 5-on-5,” Myers said. “He hasn't done any of that stuff yet, and I just think until you are actually trending towards playing basketball, it's hard to speculate as to what the date will be. If he's able to do that before Saturday, then you see where you're at.

“But you don't really know until you start pushing the envelope as far as basketball activities, and he's not doing that stuff yet. Can that stuff be done in the next few days? I suppose.”