Stephen Curry out vs Clippers with sprained ankle


Warriors guards Stephen Curry (sprained right ankle) and Klay Thompson (rest) will not play in Wednesday's contest against the LA Clippers, while forwards Kevin Durant (right calf strain), Draymond Green (right knee soreness) and Andre Iguodala will be available.

LeBron James is the only player to reach 20,000 points at a younger age than Durant.

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The Warriors have had their way on offense the previous two matchups against the Clippers this season.

Durant could reach 20,000 for his career when he makes his return from a right calf strain against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday and is humbled by the opportunity to become the second-youngest player in National Basketball Association history to accomplish the feat behind LeBron James. In the first on October 30, Golden State dropped 141, with Curry paving the way with a game-high 31.

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He had played in five consecutive games since making his return, averaging 35.2 points while shooting 57 per cent from the field.

Apart from his rookie year, Durant has never posted less than 25 points in a single season and has been a consistent scorer since he came into the league in 2007.

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Their return could see a more free flowing style of play from the visitors whenever they do get possession of the ball. No player has been involved in more EFL Cup goals this season than Bristol City's Matt Taylor (2 goals, 2 assists).

The Dubs are already running away with the Pacific Division with a 33-8 record, the only team in the division with a winning clip entering Wednesday.