);
Golden State Warriors

Golden State Warriors announce Steph Curry's NBA return will be further delayed

Absent since suffering a broken left hand against the Phoenix Suns at the beginning of November, two-time MVP Steph Curry was originally hopeful of returning to face the Washington Wizards this weekend.

Instead, the Golden State Warriors released the following statement, announcing that the superstar guard will remain sidelined for a little while longer.

As mentioned in the release, the expectation is that Curry will return sometime in March, with Steve Kerr admitting at practice that Curry was not exactly pleased with the decision.

"He was not thrilled, but Steph is always very rational and easy to speak with. He put up a little fight, but also understood why we wanted to take extra precaution," Kerr said.

Curry averaged 20.3 points and 6.5 assists in his four appearances this season, with the Warriors holding a 1-3 record in those games.

Golden State possess the league's worst record overall at 12-47 as they prepare to miss the postseason for the first time since 2012.

More from NBA.com

#Kobe
NBA Soundsystem: Remembering Kobe Bryant
NBA.com Staff
#AnithaPaulDurai
Anitha Pauldurai honoured with Padma Shri
Yash Matange
#Vucevic #Curry #Porter
Running Diary from Tuesday's action
NBA.com Staff
#LBJ
4 stats to know from LeBron's 46-pt showcase
Yash Matange
#NetsHeat
Nets showcase defensive potential in win over Heat
Yash Matange
#Sabonis
Sabonis exits game vs. Raps with injury, set for MRI
NBA.com Staff
More News