Warriors hold out Curry for at least one game

Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has a right calf strain and is questionable for their game at Dallas on Wednesday.

As for whether interim coach Luke Walton is relieved that an MRI didn't reveal something more serious, that's not quite accurate.

Walton said only injured players rather than those needing rest would miss the Mavericks game because of how beat up the Warriors (29-1) are. He is averaging 30.5 points, 6.4 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game.

"Even (Monday) night in the game (a victory over the Kings) when I saw him in the game limping, and I tried to take him out, he gave the wave-off and said that it was fine". Having won three straight games heading into Wednesday night, Dallas will look to shock the world and take down the mighty Warriors for their second loss of the season.

Curry is considered day to day by the Warriors, who play Thursday at Houston.

The Warriors are already without forward Harrison Barnes, who's dealing with a sprained left ankle, and guard Leandro Barbosa, who's still recovering from a sprained left shoulder.

"We told the guys we need everyone else to step up, but not in an individual attitude, as 'I'm going to go get these points for us, '" Walton said. "We'll sit down and go over game plan and strategy in person instead of on the telephone, and it'll just be nice to have him around again on the road".

Walton said Curry didn't have too much trouble accepting the medical decision.

"He hasn't said anything except for he wants to play", Walton added. "A lot of that will be decided between the medical staff and Steph. That will present itself as the days go on here".

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