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Jul 26, 2014
Stephen Curry participates in every part of practice — other than scrimmage

Warriors guard Stephen Curry participated in every part of practice Tuesday night except for the scrimmage, the latest sign of progress as he nears his return from a broken bone in his left hand.

Curry, who hasn’t played in a game since he suffered his injury in an Oct. 30 loss to the Suns, wore a red no-contact jersey during Tuesday’s session. As teammates and coaches jokingly called him “Tom Brady,” Curry went through skill work, defensive drills and light shooting with no issues. Though Curry is not scheduled to scrimmage this week, he has impressed head coach Steve Kerr with his conditioning.

He looks really good,” Kerr said. “He’s putting himself through some brutal workouts, so his conditioning is about as good as it could possibly be for somebody who hasn’t scrimmaged, just because of what he does and how he goes about his work.”

The Warriors don’t have an official timetable for Curry’s return, but he is expected back sometime next month. League sources have told The Chronicle that a return March 1 against the Wizards is a possibility.

Though other lottery-bound teams might not want a player of Curry’s caliber back out of fear he’d hurt the franchise’s chances of landing the top pick in June’s draft, the Warriors remain insistent that they will put Curry in the lineup when he’s ready.

“I think it’s important for Steph and Andrew (Wiggins) to play with each other and get to know each other,” Kerr said. “I also think it’s important for Steph to play without the guys we’ve lost who aren’t going to be back next year: (Kevin Durant), Shaun (Livingston), Andre (Iguodala).”

Kerr reiterated Tuesday that he doesn’t expect guard Klay Thompson to return from a torn left ACL this season.

Connor Letourneau is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer. Email: [email protected]. Twitter: @Con_Chron