Nov 7, 2013, 10:21 AM PDT
The fragile status of Stephen Curry’s ankles always seem to have a way of tempering the enthusiasm surrounding the Golden State Warriors.
Just when everything was clicking on all cylinders, Curry rolled his left foot in the third quarter of the 106-93 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves and didn’t return. The Warriors announced that an MRI revealed that the injury was determined to be a bone bruise.
Curry was also briefly forced to leave the game after Ricky Rubio rolled up on his right leg while reaching for the ball. The right knee injury doesn’t appear to be a concern, because after being checked by trainers, Curry did this:
Our Warriors Insider Monte Poole writes that Curry is considered day-to-day and remained out of the game in order to prevent his latest injury from being something he deals with long-term. Curry’s health is instrumental to the Warriors’ success and he’s had many ankle issues in the past. This time, though, it feels different. With the Warriors’ roster depth, they have several players that can step up in the absence of Curry if it comes to that. It’s way too early to panic. Just ask Curry.
— The eyes of the nation will be down on the Farm on Thursday night. Stanford (5) and Oregon (3) will meet in a huge matchup with massive National Title implications. Stanford has won 13 consecutive home games, but their last home loss came at the hands of Oregon in 2011. Coincidentally, Oregon has won 18 consecutive true road games, but their last true road loss was against — you guessed it — Stanford in 2009. This could be the game of the year in college football.
— Here’s our most recent episode of cheating death. This guy did a backflip out of a helicopter in a homemade jet pack. He then successfully flew around Mt. Fuji. He later checked in five minutes late for his shift at Spacely’s Space Sprockets and was fired.
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— Or maybe he was trying to take the Olympic Torch into space. Because, yeah, that’s actually happening.
“I just really thought about it and decided I’m not happy. I’m not happy at all,” Moffitt told The Associated Press. “And I think it’s really madness to risk your body, risk your well-being and risk your happiness for money.
“Everybody, they just don’t get it and they think it’s crazy. But I think what I was doing is crazy.”
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