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Stephen Curry injury status up in the air after Heat loss

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After their disappointing loss to the Miami Heat on Thursday, Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry will reevaluate his status after his tailbone started acting up yet again.

Per Anthony Slater of The Athletic, Curry will wait to see how he’s feeling before suiting up against the Toronto Raptors on Friday. To recall, Curry missed five games due to his tailbone setback. The two-time MVP came back sooner than expected on Monday against the Chicago Bulls.

Curry seemed fine during the Bulls game, but against the Heat, the sweet-shooting guard grimaced after drawing a charging foul on Victor Oladipo in the first quarter. He remained in the game and finished with 36 points and 11 rebounds. He shot 47.4 percent from the field, including 45.5 percent from deep.

Apart from Curry, Kevon Looney and Jordan Poole are also dealing with injuries of their own.

This is yet another challenge for the Steve Kerr-coached squad, which has been struggling to squeeze out victories all season. While their roster looks talented, it appears the team still lacks the chemistry displayed by playoff-caliber crews. The absence of Klay Thompson obviously hurt the Warriors’ chances as he’s an automatic 20-25 points per night, in addition to spacing the floor and offering top-notch defense.

With their loss to the Heat, the Warriors dropped to a 23-25 record for 10th place in the Western Conference. They still have a strong opportunity to lock a spot in the play-in tournament. But Stephen Curry needs to stay on the floor for them to even have a fighter’s chance.