2018 NBA Finals: Warriors vs. Cavaliers
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala will play in Game 3 of The Finals
From NBA Twitter reports
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Roughly an hour before Game 3 of The Finals, the word was out: Andre Iguodala is back in the mix for the Golden State Warriors.
The Warriors announced that the 2015 Finals MVP would be available for the first road game of the series, marking his return from a left lateral leg contusion that kept him out of action since midway through the Western Conference finals.
Andre Iguodala (left lateral leg contusion/bone bruise) is available to play in tonight's Game 3 at Cleveland.
— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) June 7, 2018
Warriors coach Steve Kerr told the media on Wednesday that Iguodala is a game-time decision tonight. He said Iguodala will warm up before Game 3 and a decision on his status will be made after that.
“It’s all leaning in the right direction,” Kerr said, adding there’s “a good chance” Iguodala will play in Game 3.
Here’s more from Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle, via Twitter: “Andre Iguodala, who practiced yesterday and today, will be a game-time decision. Kerr said there’s “a good chance” Iguodala will play Game 3.
Kerr said Tuesday that Iguodala was improving from the knee injury he suffered in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. Iguodala was officially listed as questionable before his status was upgraded Thursday evening..
On Monday, 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.
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