Steve Kerr "Optimistic" Stephen Curry Returns For Game 1

Things are looking up for the Golden State Warriors after Steve Kerr said he is "optimistic" that Stephen Curry will return for Game 1 versus the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, per Kendra Andrews of ESPN.

Kerr added that the 2-time MVP participated in scrimmage on Thursday, clocking in three six-minute spurts. Nonetheless, he did say nothing is final as of yet, with another re-evaluation coming on Friday.

The 2016 Coach of the Year did add that if Curry does return, the point guard will be on a minutes restriction.

To his credit, Curry did look good when footage of him in practice surfaced on Twitter. 

However, the 8-time All-Star did reveal in his media scrum today that there is still some discomfort in his foot. Nonetheless, Curry said that regardless of whether he's 100 percent or not, he is still confident he can make an impact to win.

Warriors fans will certainly continue sitting on the edge of their seats as they await for any confirmatory news on Curry's status for Saturday. 

Golden State hosts Nikola Jokic and the Nuggets in San Francisco for their playoff opener.

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