Draymond Green ‘probable’ while Patrick McCaw, Zaza Pachulia are ‘questionable’ for Blazers game
The Golden State Warriors are rolling right now, having won all of their last six games, but the success doesn’t mask the team’s continuing dealings with their banged-up lineup. Already without two-time MVP Stephen Curry, who is nursing an ankle injury, the Warriors are still uncertain of All-Star forward Draymond Green’s status for Monday’s home game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
According to Logan Murdock of The Mercury News, is currently listed as “probable.” Meanwhile, backup guard Patrick McCaw and reserve big man Zaza Pachulia are deemed “questionable” for the Blazers game, meaning Warriors head coach Steve Kerr could have a shorter rotation than usual Monday.
Draymond Green is still being bothered by a right shoulder issue, though he was able to play for 38 minutes and record two points, 13 assists, and six rebounds during Friday’s 102-98 road win over the Detroit Pistons. McCaw, meanwhile, has missed the Warriors’ last two games due to a concussion he suffered in a Dec. 4 victory against the New Orleans Pelicans. Murdock said that McCaw managed to go through practice Sunday, but has yet to pass the NBA’s concussion protocol.
Like Green, Pachulia is dealing with a shoulder issue (soreness). He’s played just once in the Warriors’ last three games.
Jordan Bell, Shaun Livingston, Andre Iguodala, Nick Young, and Omri Casspi are likely to see bump in minutes in case any of Green, McCaw, and Pachulia gets ruled out against the Blazers.