Stephen Curry suffers nasty-looking ankle injury

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has taken Stephen Curry's ankle injury in stride, considering it a blessing in disguise through this early part of the season, as it may help the team become less reliable on his shooting talents. Curry would love to play in his hometown of Charlotte, but it is extremely unlikely that he will be medically cleared.

The two-time MVP underwent an MRI today that revealed his right ankle didn't suffer any structural damage, according to The Vertical. At 19-6, the Warriors are just a half-game behind the Houston Rockets. The Warriors announce via press release that they will re-evaluate Curry's sprain in two weeks.

Curry injured the right ankle late in Monday's 125-115 win over the New Orleans Pelicans.

"It was a dumb play because I tried to go for a steal", Curry said. I got caught on E'Twaun's shoe as I went by him and couldn't catch myself. After the game, he was in a walking boot with crutches.

Despite the injury, Curry returned to Davidson, where he starred in college, to watch the Wildcats defeat VMI on Tuesday night. The 29-year-old is averaging 26 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds in 23 games this season.

Vanessa Coleman