Warriors' Draymond Green out another 2 weeks with calf strain

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Draymond Green’s calf injury isn’t getting better.

The Golden State Warriors forward will miss at least another two weeks due to his left calf strain, the team announced Sunday. The injury is tied to “the involvement of a disc in his lower back.”

Green first left the Warriors’ win against the Cleveland Cavaliers last Sunday with his calf injury. He was on the court for the opening tip of that game, as it was Klay Thompson’s first back after he suffered an ACL and Achilles injury that kept him out for about 31 months. Green fouled just seconds into the contest and left, as he wanted to be on the floor to honor Thompson.

The 31-year-old hasn’t played since, and has missed the Warriors' past three games. Green has averaged 7.9 points, 7.6 rebounds and 7.4 assists in 34 games this season, his 10th with the Warriors.

“The main thing is to be safe and cautious,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said, via The Athletic’s Anthony Slater. “It’s a long season. That’s my sense, that we’re being cautious.”

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green
The calf injury is tied to "the involvement of a disc" in Draymond Green's lower back. (AP/Jeff Chiu)
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