It feels like a hot minute since we saw Andre Iguodala on the Warriors basketball court.
The veteran swingman has been sidelined with a neck injury since Game 4 of the Warriors’ first-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets, but Iguodala hopes to return for this series because He is chasing his fourth game. Won the NBA championship with the Golden State Warriors.
Before Game 5 of the first round, the Warriors announced that Iguodala would be out with an injury to the left cervical disc in his neck. The team plans to reassess him within a week’s time.
Iguodala, 37, is limited to 31 regular-season games and has only appeared in the first four games of the first-round playoff series.
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How is Andrew Iguodala’s injury?
Iguodala has been battling a left cervical disc injury. It’s unclear when he was injured, but it was discovered after the Suns’ Game 4 against the Nuggets on April 24.
The team initially said it would re-evaluate him within a week. In early May, the team announced that “Iggy” was making good progress and would be reassessed again within a week.
Andre Iguodala, who has missed the team’s last three playoff games with a neck disc injury, is progressing well with his recovery and will be reassessed again in a week. pic.twitter.com/wfNawFxtKh
— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 5, 2022
He missed the final game of the first-round series and everything since.
Will Andre Iguodala play in Game 1 with the Celtics?
In a surprisingly positive turnaround for the Warriors, Iguodala is now listed as problematic Thursday’s game 1vs. Boston.
Iguodala told reporters during NBA Finals media day that his goal was to return to the Warriors’ Finals lineup, but he took comfort in helping his teammates despite not playing with them.
“Just trying to end the season on two feet,” Iguodala said. “If I do it, it will be a successful season. You come back to my goals come back [to the Warriors]which is similar to the mood I was in when I first signed with the team in 2013.
Andre’s impact on this team goes far beyond the pitch pic.twitter.com/s1Fj6J09Sj
— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) June 1, 2022
“It’s the same thing – getting us back to where we should be and we’re back here. Huge achievement, but more than that for any team. [I’m] Just doing everything I need to do around the clock. “
The Warriors are looking to clinch their fourth championship in the past eight seasons.
Which channel are the Warriors vs. Celtics on?
- date: Thursday, June 2
- TonV channel: ABC
- live streaming: Sling TV | Watch ESPN
Game 1 of the NBA Finals will air on ABC. Viewers can also stream Game 1 on Watch ESPN or Sling TV.
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Warriors vs. Celtics start times
- date: Thursday, June 2
- time: 9 PM ET 6 PM PT
Game 1 of the NBA Finals will begin on Thursday, June 2 at approximately 9:00 p.m. ET. The game will take place at the Chase Center in San Francisco.
Warriors-Celtics series schedule
Here’s the full schedule for the 2022 NBA Finals.
|date||game||time (ET)||TV channel|
|June 2||game 1||9 pm||ABC|
|June 5||game 2||8pm||ABC|
|June 8||game 3||9 pm||ABC|
|June 10||game 4||9 pm||ABC|
|June 13||Game 5*||9 pm||ABC|
|June 16||Game 6*||9 pm||ABC|
|June 19||Game 7*||8pm||ABC|