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OAKLAND -- The Warriors anticipate being close to full health Monday night when they face the Memphis Grizzlies at Oracle Arena.

Andre Iguodala, the veteran sixth man who missed the last three games with hip tightness, is expected to return. Veteran point guard Shaun Livingston, who missed the game Friday in Sacramento with a pelvic contusion, also should be available.

Both players fully participated in practice Sunday.

Elsewhere on the health front, center DeMarcus Cousins is scheduled to go back to Santa Cruz this week for additional practice sessions with the G League Warriors. He practiced Sunday at the NBA facility in downtown Oakland.

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“We didn’t scrimmage, but we got up and down the floor and ran quite a bit,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. “(Cousins) took part in everything.”

Cousins is 10 months removed from undergoing surgery to repair a rupture of his left Achilles tendon. The final hurdle is getting into NBA-level condition. Because there are fewer games in the G League, practices there are much more intense than those of NBA teams.

“His last couple weeks have been very good,” Kerr said. “But, again, it’s a really serious injury that he’s dealing with. It’s difficult for anybody to come back from, particularly a big man.

“So I want him -- and he wants to be -- very comfortable and confident when he’s out there for the first time. So wherever that takes us, we’re going to do.”