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Live playoff updates today: Warriors vs. Blazers, Game 1 at 12:30 p.m.

Basketball fans do the wave towards the end of a time-out during the Golden State Warriors game against the Houston Rockets in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

Basketball fans do the wave towards the end of a time-out during the Golden State Warriors game against the Houston Rockets in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

Follow along as the Warriors begin the Western Conference semifinals against the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at Oracle. Get the latest score and analysis during the game from our writers.

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Live updates tonight: Warriors vs. Rockets in Game 5

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) congratulates teammate Shaun Livingston (34) after a basket against the Houston Rockets during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, April 18, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) congratulates teammate Shaun Livingston (34) after a basket against the Houston Rockets during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, April 18, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Follow along as the Warriors try to clinch their best-of-7 first-round series against the Rockets tonight at 7:30 in Game 5 at Oracle. Get the latest score and analysis during the game from our writers.

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Warriors’ Klay Thompson on Houston Rockets’ Jason Terry guaranteeing Game 5 win: ‘Good for him’

Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) attempts to shoot against the Dallas Mavericks in the first half of an NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) attempts to shoot against the Dallas Mavericks in the first half of an NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

OAKLAND — Rockets reserve guard Jason Terry guaranteed his team would beat the Warriors in Game 5 on Wednesday to send the first-round series back to Houston.

“We believe we can get a win here tomorrow, and that’s going to be a long flight for them to come back home to Houston,” Terry told reporters Tuesday at Oracle Arena.

“I’m guaranteeing it. I mean, if I don’t, then what? It’s a loss, right? So I guarantee a victory because that’s what it’s going to take. I know we can get a win here and this thing back home to Houston.”

The Warriors will play without Stephen Curry, who is out indefinitely due to a sprained right knee.

Asked about Terry’s comments, Warriors guard Klay Thompson said, “Good for him.”

“I don’t care,” Warriors center Andrew Bogut said. “I mean, we’ll see what happens. I guess he’s trying to rally the troops or whatever he’s trying to do.”

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Luke Walton won’t address Lakers job opening, says of Warriors: ‘I love my job here. I absolutely love it.’

Golden State Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton walks to the bench while playing against the Chicago Bulls in the second quarter of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton walks to the bench while playing against the Chicago Bulls in the second quarter of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

OAKLAND — Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton smiled as he deflected questions about head coaching openings and said he would only answer ones about the playoffs.

Asked about the Los Angeles Lakers job opening, the former Lakers player said, “All I’m worried about is the playoffs right now.”

Told he was among the coaches being mentioned for the Sacramento Kings job opening, he said, “Nice, it’s nice of them.”

Walton has also been linked to the New York Knicks’ possible opening if interim Kurt Rambis isn’t retained as head coach.

Walton spoke after he had been on the dais during the Coach of the Year press conference for Steve Kerr. Walton finished ninth in the voting, receiving one second-place vote and two third-place votes. He served as interim head coach when the Warriors went 39-4, including an NBA-record 24-0 start.

“I love my job here,” Walton said. “I absolutely love it. I love the playoff battles that we’re in right now. We’ve got prep work to do. Every bit of focus right now should be on the playoffs. So any questions I’m asked about anything else is a distraction in my opinion, and then I’m being selfish. So I’m not answering anything about anything except for our team and the playoffs.”

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Warriors’ Stephen Curry to miss at least two weeks due to right knee sprain

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) dribbles past San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) as he slips on the floor in the first quarter of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) dribbles past San Antonio Spurs’ Patty Mills (8) as he slips on the floor in the first quarter of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

OAKLAND — Warriors guard Stephen Curry is expected to miss at least two weeks due to the right knee sprain he suffered in Game 4 against the Houston, the team announced Monday.

An MRI exam revealed a Grade 1 sprain of the medial collateral ligament.

Curry is out for the remainder of the first-round series against the Rockets and if the Warriors advance is expected to miss games in the Western Conference semifinals against either the Los Angeles Clippers or Portland Trail Blazers.

“Thanks 4 all the prayers & messages,” Curry tweeted. “Can feel all the positive energy. God is Great! All things considered I’m Gonna be alright! #DubNation.”

The Warriors lead 3-1 in the series against the Rockets after a 121-94 win Sunday in Houston, but lost Curry to injury in the second quarter.

Curry suffered the sprain on the final play of the first half when he slipped on a wet spot on the court and saw his knee buckle.

He warmed up before the start of the second half with the intention of playing, but the team’s medical staff and coach Steve Kerr prevented his return.

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Warriors’ Stephen Curry ‘feeling good,’ expected to play in Game 4 against Houston Rockets

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) practices before their NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) practices before their NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

HOUSTON — Stephen Curry is expected to play in Game 4 of the Warriors’ first-round series against the Houston Rockets on Sunday after recovering from a right ankle injury.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Curry in the morning reported he woke up feeling good like he did Saturday after participating in 5-on-5 scrimmaging in practice.

Kerr said he assumed Curry would play, though no official announcement is expected to be made until after the reigning MVP goes through his pregame warmup.

Curry missed Games 2 and 3 after tweaking the ankle in Game 1. The Warriors lead the series 2-1.

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Live playoff updates today: Warriors vs. Rockets, Game 4

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, left, shoots around Houston Rockets forward Michael Beasley during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, left, shoots around Houston Rockets forward Michael Beasley during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Follow along as the Warriors and Stephen Curry take on the Rockets in Game 4 of their best-of-7 series on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. in Houston. Get the latest score and analysis during the game from our writers.

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