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New Warriors center Cauley-Stein sidelined for training camp

By ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 01, 2019 06:29 AM

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By Janie McCauley, Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New Warriors big man Willie Cauley-Stein will be sidelined for training camp with a left foot injury, while Klay Thompson is making progress from a July 2 surgery for a torn left anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

General manager Bob Myers said at Monday’s (Tuesday, PHL time) media day that Cauley-Stein strained his foot last week while scrimmaging. Cauley-Stein is scheduled to be reevaluated in about a month with an update on his status expected at the end of October.

“Other than that, we’re healthy,” Myers said at new Chase Center, where the Warriors will begin training camp Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time).

The No. 6 pick in the 2015 draft, Cauley-Stein averaged 10.1 points and 6.4 rebounds with the Sacramento Kings.

Golden State doesn’t have its usual depth at center, but re-signed Kevon Looney to a three-year contract.

The Warriors have reached five straight NBA Finals but two-time Finals MVP Kevin Durant departed for the Brooklyn Nets this offseason.

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