The Golden State Warriors announced on Thursday afternoon that Andre Iguodala, who has been listed as questionable with a left lateral leg contusion, will not play in Thursday’s critical Game 5 matchup against the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals.
Klay Thompson, who was also listed as questionable with a left knee strain, is available to play.
Injury update for tonight's Game 5 at Houston: Klay Thompson (left knee strain) is available to play. Andre Iguodala (left lateral leg contusion) is out.
— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) May 24, 2018
Iguodala suffered the leg injury after colliding with Rockets guard James Harden in Game 3 of the series, and has not played since.
“(Iguodala is) day to day,” Kerr said before the game on Thursday. “He’s dying to play, but he’s not healthy enough to play.”
Steve Kerr on Iguodala: "Day to day. He's dying to play, but he's not healthy enough to play."
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) May 24, 2018
Thompson suffered his injury early in Game 4 on Thursday after he drove to the basket but was blocked by Clint Capela.
Klay Thompson went to the locker room shortly after this play pic.twitter.com/5tRtSYzzIr
— Def Pen Hoops (@DefPenHoops) May 23, 2018
The Warriors and the Rockets will kick off Game 5 of the series at 9 p.m. ET on Thursday in Houston.
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