After a thrilling Game 1 between the Rockets and Warriors, anticipating was building ahead of what to expect in Game 2.
Golden State are aiming to take a 2-0 series lead and defend homecourt before heading to Houston for Games 3 & 4.
But they’re chances were dealt a serious blow early on in the first quarter.
Curry went up to nonchalantly challenge Clint Cappella for a rebound.
But as he swiped at the basketball, his left hand appeared to jolt backwards.
The two-time MVP was initially unaware of the injury until he looked at his hand and then quickly rushed back to the bench to see the team doctor.
When cameras zoomed in to Curry’s left hand, it quickly became apparent that he had dislocated one of his fingers.
The 31-year-old rushed back to the dressing room to get a better diagnosis.
But he returned later in the first quarter with tape around two of his fingers, suggesting he is fine to continue.
NBA on TNT’s Allie LaForce had the inside information on Curry’s injury and confirmed it was a dislocated middle finger that he suffered.
“Steph Curry dislocated his left middle finger,” she said.
“They popped it back in.
“X-rays were negative, he’s going to continue to play.”