Warriors' Jackson likely out until Friday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Golden State Warriors small forward
Stephen Jackson is expected to be out until Friday against Boston
because of a sprained left hand.

Jackson, averaging 18.6 points per game, aggravated the injury
at the shootaround Friday and did not play that night against

He also did not suit up against Charlotte on Saturday, and coach
Don Nelson said he'll probably skip games at Orlando on Monday and
Miami on Tuesday.

"We're going to give that a chance to heal up a little bit,"
Nelson said. "Whenever he's feeling better about it, he can

The injury left the Warriors without their top two scorers.
Corey Maggette, averaging 19.1 points, missed his eighth straight
game Saturday with a strained right hamstring and isn't with the
team. Nelson said he was unsure if Maggette would join the club on
the road trip.