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When asked about nearly leaving Warriors, Iguodala provides... an answer of sorts

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When asked about nearly leaving Warriors, Iguodala provides... an answer of sorts

Andre Iguodala joined the Warriors in July 2013.

In July 2017, he nearly left Golden State.

How close was he really to signing with a different team last summer?

"Ah, man. I'm getting at the age where I forget what happened last week," Iguodala answered after shootaround on Monday. "Pretty much at that stage. I'm forgetting my kid's birthday.

"That's when you know you're getting old."

In September, ESPN's Chris Haynes provided a detailed summary of Iguodala's free agency.

Some of the most noteworthy nuggets:

- At the onset of free agency, the Warriors' preliminary three-year, $36 million offer, with a partial guarantee in the final year, was viewed by Iguodala and his camp as a disappointing overture.

- The Rockets left without a commitment, but there was strong sentiment that he was Houston-bound.

- The Warriors were granted a last-minute assembly out of respect ... they didn't know it, but Iguodala's objective in sitting down with them was to personally say goodbye.

In the end, Joe Lacob agreed to give Iguodala a three-year year deal worth $48 million guaranteed.

The 2015 Finals MVP got what he wanted.

"After you win two championships and then you have a realistic opportunity to compete for one yearly, I don't think you can be in a better situation," Iguodala said on Monday.

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

Steph Curry was a full participant in Warriors practice on Thursday

Steph Curry was a full participant in Warriors practice on Thursday

Steph Curry is close to returning to game action.

The two-time MVP was a full participant in practice on Thursday, Steve Kerr told reporters.

According to the head coach, Curry is questionable for Game 1 vs the Pelicans.

On Wednesday, Warriors GM Bob Myers said that it's "conceivable" for Curry to play on Saturday night.

"If he can get in tomorrow's practice and Friday and doesn't have any setbacks and feels physically ready, then there's a chance he can go," Myers said. "But if there's any notion of him having any issues in any area, he wouldn't go on Saturday.

"But the good news is, if he's practicing -- which is the plan -- that means you're pretty close."

One practice down, one more to go.

More to come...

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

Bob Myers: 'It's conceivable' that Steph Curry plays in Game 1 vs Pelicans

Bob Myers: 'It's conceivable' that Steph Curry plays in Game 1 vs Pelicans

Bob Myers is on the mend.

The Warriors' general manager underwent hip surgery on Tuesday.

But you aren't reading this because you are looking for an update on Myers' health.

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You want to know if it's possible for Steph Curry to be in uniform on Saturday night against New Orleans.

"It's conceivable," Myers said on 95.7 The Game on Wednesday. "He's gonna try and practice ... if he can get in tomorrow's practice and Friday and doesn't have any setbacks and feels physically ready, then there's a chance he can go.

"But if there's any notion of him having any issues in any area, he wouldn't go on Saturday. But the good news is, if he's practicing -- which is the plan -- that means you're pretty close...

"So... conceivable -- I don't want to put a percentage on it because I don't know -- but I'm not saying inconceivable ... we'll know more pretty soon here."

Curry sustained a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee on Friday, March 23.

Game 1 vs New Orleans will be played five weeks and one day from the original injury.

The Warriors practice on Thursday at 12pm PT, so be sure to check back for an update on Curry when Steve Kerr speaks to the media...

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller