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Steve Kerr says “it's a little bit concerning” Draymond Green remains sidelined


By Logan Murdock, Bay Area News Group

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Green, who didnít practice Saturday, has been dealing with a right shoulder injury that has sidelined him for the past two games. The Warriors plan to reevaluate Green on Sunday, but coach Steve Kerr admitted his sentiments on Greenís injury has evolved since it first happened on Dec. 8 in Detroit.
ďAt first it didnít seem like it would be more than a few days,Ē Kerr said. ďItís a little bit concerning that he hasnít made bigger strides but I still donít think its a major level of concern.Ē
Green’s right shoulder has been a lingering issue for more than a week. The two-time all-star missed a Dec. 6 matchup against the Charlotte Hornets, he returned for Friday’s matchup against the Detroit Pistons, scoring just two points, but dished out 13 assists to go along with six rebounds and six blocks.
In addition to Greenís injury, the Warriors announced that center Zaza Pachulia was questionable for Mondayís game against the Lakers (shoulder), while guard Shaun Livingston (knee).
Guard Nick Young also practiced for the first time since suffering a concussion. Young, who suffered a concussion in Monday’s game against the Portland Trailblazers, practiced Saturday and will have to get medical approval before the in order to play Monday night.
Pachulia, who injured his shoulder in a Dec. 8 matchup against the Hornets, has missed three games thus far this because of the ailment. Pachulia left shoulder has been has also been an issue for the 14-year veteran as heís missed four games this far because of the ailment.
Guard Stephen Curry also remains inactive, as he recovers from an ankle sprain. He’ll be re-evaluated next week.