Jonathan Kuminga Steps into Starting Role for Draymond Green For Tonight vs Thunder

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 30: Jonathan Kuminga #00 of the Golden State Warriors looks on against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game at Chase Center on December 30, 2022 in San Francisco, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

The Golden State Warriors are set for a crucial matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder, aiming to secure a victory to prevent slipping into a losing record.

Unfortunately, the Warriors face this challenge without the contributions of two key players.

The injury report reveals that Steph Curry is sidelined due to a right knee strain, with a scheduled re-evaluation later in the week.

Additionally, Draymond Green is absent from the lineup due to a league suspension triggered by an incident involving Rudy Gobert in the previous game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Jonathan Kuminga is set to take the starting position in place of the injured Draymond Green on Thursday against the Oklahoma City Thunder, marking the commencement of Draymond’s 5-game suspension.

Kuminga will be the initial choice to fill the void in the starting lineup, having maintained averages of 12.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 0.9 three-pointers per game in 28 starts.

The Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder matchup will tip off tonight at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

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