Draymond Green’s absence from the Warriors could extend into February.
Green has been out since January 6, save for the seven seconds he played on Klay Thompson’s debut, to take the floor with his teammate for the first time in two years.
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Here’s everything we know about Green’s injury and how long he might be sidelined.
What is Draymond Green’s injury?
Green’s left calf put it on during warm-up exercises before Thompson’s return against the Cavaliers on January 6. Green had already missed the Warriors’ previous game and has now missed the team’s last 10 games.
On January 16, the Warriors announced that multiple tests linked Green’s calf injury to involvement of a disc in his lower back. According to the NBA’s official injury report, Green has a left L5-S1 disc injury.
How long will Draymond Green be out?
With the Jan. 16 update saying Green will be rerated in two weeks, the earliest he could return against the Rockets is Monday, Jan. 31.
On Tuesday, January 25, The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears appeared on San Francisco’s KNBR, where he shared that he’d spoken to Draymond, adding, “I’m kind of hearing grumbling that there’s no light at the end of the tunnel now, which is certainly a scary thing for Draymond and the Warriors.
Warrior’s 2021-22 schedule
|date||opponent||time (ET)||National TV|
|January 29th||against nets||8:30 p.m||ABC|
|31 January||at rockets||8:00 pm||–|
|February 1st||at Spurs||8:30 p.m||–|
|3 February||against kings||10:00 p.m||–|
|February 7th||at thunder||8:00 pm||–|
|February 9th||at jazz||10:00 p.m||ESPN|
|February 10th||against curtsy||10:00 p.m||–|
|February 12th||against Lakers||8:30 p.m||ABC|
|14th of February||at Clippers||10:30 p.m||NBA TV|