Stephen Curry out at least 2 weeks with sprained right knee

In this Sunday, April 24, 2016 photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry carries popcorn as he limps out of the Toyota Center after Game 4 in the first round of the NBA playoff series against the Houston Rockets, in Houston. Golden State's record-setting run toward a second consecutive NBA championship may come down to an MRI on the sprained right knee of Stephen Curry. The NBA's reigning MVP missed the second half of a win over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 on Sunday and was expected to have the medical test later Monday. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

In this Sunday, April 24, 2016 photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry carries popcorn as he limps out of the Toyota Center after Game 4 in the first round of the NBA playoff series against the Houston Rockets, in Houston. Golden State's record-setting run toward a second consecutive NBA championship may come down to an MRI on the sprained right knee of Stephen Curry. The NBA's reigning MVP missed the second half of a win over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 on Sunday and was expected to have the medical test later Monday. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Stephen Curry will miss at least two weeks for Golden State with a sprained ligament in his right knee, dealing a blow to the Warriors’ hopes of following a record-breaking season with a second straight championship.

The Warriors said an MRI on Curry’s knee Monday determined he had a Grade 1 sprain of the MCL in his right knee and will be re-evaluated in two weeks.

That timetable would lead to Curry missing the rest of the first round of the playoffs and likely at least four games in round two if the Warriors are able to advance.

Golden State leads Houston 3-1 in its first-round series. Game 5 is Wednesday night in Oakland.basketballNBAplayoffsStephen CurryWarriors

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