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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will likely miss the start of the regular season after sustaining a sprained left ankle, multiple outlets reported Saturday, September 30.
Green was injured earlier this week during a pickup game at Chase Center in San Francisco.
The timetable makes it a strong probability that Green won’t be available when the Warriors open the regular season on October 24 against the visiting Phoenix Suns.
Golden State opens the preseason on October 7 against the Los Angeles Lakers. Training camp begins Tuesday and Green is expected to discuss his injury with reporters a day prior.
Green signed a four-year, $100 million deal with the Warriors in the offseason.
Green 33, averaged 8.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 6.8 assists in 73 games last season. He shot a career-best 52.7% from the field.
Green has career averages of 8.7 points, 7.0 rebounds, 5.6 assists, 1.4 steals, and 1.0 blocks in 758 games (608 starts) with Golden State since being a second-round pick (35th overall) out of Michigan State in the 2012 draft. – Rappler.com