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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry surprised coach Steve Kerr with how quickly he found his groove the past two games after returning from a right knee injury, even with a few more misses than usual for the MVP.

Now, Curry and the Golden State Warriors push into the Western Conference finals against Oklahoma City counting on their superstar to be fully healthy for an entire round for the first time this postseason.

There's no way he won't be making as big an impact as he possibly can as the defending champions move closer to their goal of a repeat title.

"Hopefully, it will be close to 100 percent by Monday night," Curry said after Friday's practice.

Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson, who carried the load on both ends of the floor during Curry's absence for much of the first two rounds, is counting on it.

So far, Curry's return has been seamless - even more so than Kerr had foreseen. The Coach of the Year figured there might be a transition period as everybody got comfortable again.

"It has (been smooth)," Thompson said. "Anyone can see that. He hasn't missed a beat."

Draymond Green practiced after injuring his left ankle during Wednesday's series clincher against Portland, while 7-foot center Andrew Bogut sat out Friday's workout with a strained muscle in     .