Iguodala upgraded to 'questionable' for Finals Game 3
NBA.com Global on Jun 06, 2018 07:58 AM
FILE - OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 12: Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a dunk against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Five of the 2017 NBA Finals on June 12, 2017 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
NBA.com staff report
Already up 2-0 in The Finals, the Golden State Warriors got some potential good news about their roster as Game 3 nears.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr says forward and former Finals MVP Andre Iguodala is improving from the knee injury he suffered in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. Per Kerr, Iguodala is expected to be upgraded to "questionable" for Game 3. Kerr also said he is hopeful the veteran can play tomorrow (Thursday, PHL time), but if not, Kerr is hoping Iguodala will go in Friday's (Saturday, PHL time) Game 4.
Via Twitter, TNT analyst David Aldridge reports: "Per Steve Kerr, @andre did some on-court work Monday and said he felt better; Kerr said Iguodala would likely be listed as questionable for Game 3 Wednesday, with the hope he’ll be available for Game 4 if he can’t play tomorrow."
Per Steve Kerr, @andre did some on-court work Monday and said he felt better; Kerr said Iguodala would likely be listed as questionable for Game 3 Wednesday, with the hope he’ll be available for Game 4 if he can’t play tomorrow.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) June 5, 2018
On Monday (Tuesday, PHL tiem), ESPN.com's Chris Haynes reported that Iguodala hasn't experienced pain in his left knee for the past few days and was expecting to return soon. Iguodala is averaging 7.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game in the 2018 postseason.