Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is expected to play on Monday night for the first time since November 15.
Green, one of the team’s star players, has missed 11 straight games with a sprained toe on his right foot and the Warriors have posted a 6-5 record in his absence.
He has appeared in 13 games this season, averaging 6.9 points, 7.5 rebounds and 7.2 assists.
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“Just excited to be back on the floor,” Green told ESPN on Sunday after practice.
“It’s been a while since I really played basketball, so I’m excited.”
Golden State host Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night, which is at 3.30am GMT.
The reigning NBA champions are currently top of the Western Conference with an 18-9 record.