The main attraction on Monday night at Oracle Arena wasn’t the preseason game taking place between the Warriors and the Jazz but instead the return of Stephen Curry to the NBA hardwood. The crowd welcomed him back with a rousing ovation during player introductions and again when he hit his first jumpshot with three minutes left in the second quarter. Curry would eventually pull himself out of the game to ice and rest what was an expected sore ankle. Despite Curry’s early exit, there were some bright spots for the Warriors including David Lee’s 19 point, 14 rebound, 5 assist, 4 steal performance. But perhaps what stuck out the most in the Warriors’ narrow 83-80 victory over the Jazz was the play of their rookie center, Festus Ezeli...
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