Warriors’ Kevon Looney scheduled to play Monday against Hawks

ORLANDO — Warriors center Kevon Looney (Neuropathy) is scheduled to play in Atlanta on Monday, coach Steve Kerr said, and will be on a minutes restriction upon his return.

Looney, who has missed most of the season with a neuropathic condition, went through warmups before Sunday’s game in Orlando. He will receive treatment Monday morning, at which point the Warriors will make a final decision on his availability.

After missing the preseason with a right hamstring injury, Looney, 23, played briefly in the season opener against the L.A. Clippers but left the game by halftime. It was later revealed that a neuropathic condition was complicating his recovery.

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With seven players listed on the injury report, the Warriors (4-16) have had fewer than 10 available players in each of the last seven games.

Other injury news: Also participating in warmups before Sunday’s game were guards D’Angelo Russell (thumb) and Jacob Evans (adductor). Both are on track to return before the conclusion of the Warriors’ five-game trip, most likely in Charlotte on Wednesday or Chicago on Friday. Guard Damion Lee (fractured hand) is with the team and was working out on an exercise bike.

Warriors center Kevon Looney going through warmups. pic.twitter.com/YwdZngYrcw

— Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) December 1, 2019

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Source:: The Mercury News – Sports


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