2018 NBA Finals
2018 NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala out for Game 1 of NBA Finals due to left leg injury

From NBA.com Staff

May 30, 2018 2:19 PM ET

The Warriors will be without Andre Iguodala during Game 1 of The Finals on Thursday.

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Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala will miss a fifth straight game due to a left lateral leg contusion, the team announced on Wednesday.

The Warriors say Iguodala's latest medical evaluation shows his recovery is making progress, but the pain and inflammation remain surrounding his left knee. 

"Warriors forward Andre Iguodala, who missed the last four (4) games of the Western Conference Finals after suffering a left lateral leg contusion/bone bruise in Game 3 vs. Houston on May 20, was evaluated by the team’s medical staff yesterday. The evaluation indicated that Iguodala is making progress; however, the pain that accompanies the bone bruise persists, as does inflammation of the nerve surrounding his left knee. He is currently listed as out for Game 1 of the NBA Finals and will be re-evaluated again prior to Game 2," the team said in a statement released Wednesday.

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Iguodala injured his leg in Game 3 of the West finals against the Houston Rockets

The Warriors will re-evaluate Iguodala prior to Game 2 on Sunday. 

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