Losing five of their last six games, the Golden State Warriors are really struggling to find any success due to injuries.
Not only is Stephen Curry out with a shoulder injury, but Andrew Wiggins remains sidelined due to an adductor injury that has kept him out since December 5.
Ahead of their Christmas Day game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, head coach Steve Kerr spoke to the media on Saturday and while he did deliver good news on Donte DiVincenzo’s status, Kerr did say that Andrew Wiggins will not play on Christmas against the Grizzlies.
While he did participate in the team’s practice on Friday, Wiggins will remain on the sideline and miss his tenth consecutive game.
In a total of 22 games this season, Wiggins has averaged 19.1 points and 5.1 rebounds per game while shooting 51.1 percent from the floor and 45.0 percent from three-point range.
With Steph Curry out, the Warriors have been searching for answers offensively and while having Andrew Wiggins would have greatly helped the Warriors in their game against the Grizzlies, they will once again turn to Klay Thompson and Jordan Poole to carry a lot of the heavy lifting in terms of scoring.
Wiggins’ next chance to play for the Warriors will be on Dec. 27 against the Charlotte Hornets.
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