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SportAndre Iguodala to undergo MRI, reportedly has sore Achilles

08:40  19 may  2019
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Lillard felt 'a lot of contact' on Iguodala's game-sealing play

Lillard felt 'a lot of contact' on Iguodala's game-sealing play Andre Iguodala blocked a game-tying 3-point attempt from the Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard late in the Golden State Warriors' 114-111 win on Thursday to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Iguodala aggressively pursued Lillard during the final possession, giving him little room to breathe. Lillard said postgame he thinks there was a bit too much contact. "I know it's a tough position for the referees to be in to make a call at that point in the game," Lillard said, according to ESPN's Tim MacMahon. "Tried to get a little bit of space the first time. He grabbed my arm, and I lost the ball a little bit.

Andre Tyler Iguodala (/ɪɡwəˈdɑːlə/ ig-wə-DAH-lə; born January 28, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

On Monday Andre Iguodala will have an MRI scan on his left knee. According to Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver, the injury Iguodala Iguodala has been much healthier this season. Mercury News' Marcus Thompson II reported Iguodala himself confirmed that the MRI would take place on Monday

Andre Iguodala to undergo MRI, reportedly has sore Achilles© Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Andre Iguodala will undergo an MRI on his left leg on Sunday due to an injury issue.

Iguodala left Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals Saturday night midway through the first quarter due to a mysterious injury issue and returned in the fourth. His Golden State Warriors won the game 110-99 to take a 3-0 lead over the Portland Trail Blazers. After the game, Steve Kerr said Iguodala had some soreness in his left leg and would undergo the MRI.

ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported after the game that Iguodala has been dealing with an Achilles tendon issue.

Iguodala played just 18 minutes in the win, the fewest amount of minutes he’d played in any single game during this postseason. The 35-year-old is averaging 10.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.0 blocks and 1.2 steals per game in these playoffs. He was instrumental in the Warriors' series win over Houston and helped seal the Game 2 win over Portland.

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Andre Iguodala expected to play in Game 2 after clean MRI on leg.
Andre Iguodala appeared to aggravate his leg injury toward the end of the Golden State Warriors’ Game 1 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Thursday, but the veteran swingman is expected to be available for Game 2. The Warriors announced on Friday that Iguodala underwent an MRI and it came back clean. Andre Iguodala’s MRI was clean, team says. Expectation is he will play in Game 2. — Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) May 31, 2019 Iguodala was seen grabbing his left leg after making a hook shot with just under two minutes remaining in Game 1.

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