Steph Curry Reportedly Unlikely to Play Again This Season Due to Fractured Hand

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 24:   Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors stands on the court during their game against the LA Clippers at Chase Center on October 24, 2019 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 Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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If you thought it's been a bad start to the season for the Golden State Warriors, it's only going to get worse.

According to NBA insider Ric Bucher, it's "unlikely" that former MVP Stephen Curry will play again this season, as his broken hand presents a more dire situation than originally believed.

Golden State lost Kevin Durant to free agency, Klay Thompson is coming back from a torn ACL, and now Curry is out with this troublesome fracture. If Bucher's report is true -- it's yet to be confirmed, folks! -- it's pretty much curtains for the Dubs this season.

That's far too much firepower to lose and remain competitive, period. Good luck, Draymond and D-Lo!

You knew the Warriors were going to be patient bringing Curry back. But this report is something else entirely. It would be a death knell for their season.

Tank mode for the Warriors is officially upon us!

In just four games this season, Curry averaged 20.3 points on 40.9 percent shooting from the field and 24.3 percent shooting from behind the arc, along with 6.5 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game. In so many ways, there's simply no replacing what he does on a basketball court. Even a three-month absence would have been crippling, but now, the boys from the Bay have to prepare for the absolute worst.