Here’s the Steph Curry Fall that Scared the Bejesus Out of Everyone (Video)
For about an hour on Monday night, NBA fans thought the entire season was ruined.
Since January, it had been looking like we were destined for an epic Finals showdown between Steph Curry and LeBron James, the two most exciting basketball players in the world right now. Then came that terrifying Steph Curry fall late in the second quarter of Game 4 between the Warriors and Rockets—over the back of Houston’s Trevor Ariza, onto the floor neck-first—and we wondered if Curry was done for the season.
Hell, for a split second we wondered if Curry might be done forever. Falls like that can break a guy’s neck.
Take a look:
As you can imagine, Steph’s mom Sonya Curry was a wreck:
Fortunately, after about a minute on the floor, Curry got up and walked off the court under his own power. Then, after Curry went through the NBA’s concussion protocol, which determined that he had a head contusion (external bruise) rather than a concussion (internal bruise), the 2014-15 NBA MVP returned to the game…thus putting an end to the longest hour of every Warriors fan’s life.
Was Curry his usual exquisite self?
Not so much. But bad Curry is still better than no Curry. And unless either the Rockets or Hawks become the first team to come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a series, the Finals showdown between the Chef and the King that everyone’s been waiting for will probably still happen.
Hat Tip – [ESPN]