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Warriors injury update: Stephen Curry listed as questionable for Dallas, Houston games

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Slam Magazine and Bay Area News Group are reporting Curry out for Tuesday practice and now listed as questionable for the coming games

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Stephen Curry is ailing.

It began with him leaving the Christmas Day game against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a sore foot/calf after being worked on in the first half on the bench. Then, he gets beat up against the Sacramento Kings as Rajon Rondo landed on him during a scrum and he hits his chin.

It now appears that his injuries are catching up with him. Diamond Leung of the Bay Area News Group was the first to report:

The Bay Area News group followed up with this, and was reported through Slam:

Walton said he believed Curry was suffering from something similar to the calf strain that he sustained in his right leg last week but did not know the specifics. Curry after notching a triple-double in three quarters against the Kings would only say afterward that he was working through "the regular-season grind."

"There's a chance that he won't play in one or both," Walton said. "That's probably going to be a game-time decision or at least determined on how he's feeling tomorrow. [...] He hasn't said anything except for he wants to play. Even last night in the game 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."

Draymond Green (sore ankle) and Festus Ezeli (sore right foot) were among those who did not practice, as only eight Warriors chose to do so. Walton said the availability of many of his players was "up in the air." [...] "Guys are a little banged up, and it's just difficult right now with the other injuries that we have because to rest one or two guys is putting lot more stress on some of the other guys," Walton said. "If everyone was healthy right now, we'd probably most likely be resting a couple guys on this trip for at least one of the games. With the injuries we have, it's a little more complicated than that."

The facts are this: Curry wants to play, but the team, and probably more Luke Walton, would want him to sit. The coaching staff is in a rough spot at this point, because of the fact that Barnes and Barbosa did not make the trip. Walton added:

"Guys are a little banged up, and it's just difficult right now with the other injuries that we have because to rest one or two guys is putting lot more stress on some of the other guys," Walton said.

"If everyone was healthy right now, we'd probably most likely be resting a couple guys on this trip for at least one of the games. With the injuries we have, it's a little more complicated than that."

My guess? Curry goes, even though the team wants him to rest up. I think Curry gets his rest when the team returns back to Oracle for either the Denver or Charlotte games. This way, the team gets extra bodies back to help carry the load while he is out.