STEPHEN CURRY RULED OUT FOR AT LEAST THREE MONTHS FOLLOWING SURGERY

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Stephen Curry underwent surgery on his broken hand in Los Angeles on Friday.

The two-time NBA MVP was hurt during his team’s game against the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, as he suffered a bad fall while going for a layup during the third quarter.

Golden State plan to provide a further update on Curry, whose hand became caught under Suns big man Aron Baynes, in three months – meaning he is unlikely to play again until February 2020.

The 31-year-old – a six-time All-Star – averaged 20.3 points and 6.5 assists in four games at the start of the new season.

His absence is a further blow to the Warriors, who lost Kevin Durant during the offseason and are also without long-term absentee Klay Thompson.