Warriors' Stephen Curry cleared to play in Game 2 against Pelicans

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- The Golden State Warriors say superstar Stephen Curry is officially cleared to play and he's now expected to make his postseason debut in Game 2 against the Pelicans.

The last time Golden State got Stephen Curry back from a knee injury in the playoffs, he immediately returned to brilliance. In Game 4 of the Warriors' five-game Western Conference semifinals against Portland two years ago, he scored 40 points in an overtime win.

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Curry has not played since he suffered a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee on March 23. He returned to full practice with contact Thursday and scrimmaged 5-on-5 for the first time Friday.

The Golden State Warriors take on the New Orleans Pelicans at Oracle Arena in Game 2 of their NBA playoff series tonight. Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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