Field of Links: Another Curry injury scare, Ray Lewis whips out his credit card for Ahmad Brooks, LamBEARghini
Nov 19, 2013, 9:58 AM PDT
Stephen Curry is the Golden State Warriors’ most valuable player by a mile. With that in mind, it’s always terrifying for Dubs fans when Curry hits the floor. On Monday, Curry suffered a mild concussion when he took a hard blow to the head as Utah Jazz forward Marvin Williams fell on top of him. Curry was down for two minutes while being examined by trainers. He left the game with what was described as a headache at the time.
He’ll be forced to miss Wednesday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Warriors easily won the game 98-87. They hit 12 three-pointers and gathered 57 rebounds en route to their fourth straight victory.
— Before Monday Night Football, Ray Lewis whipped out his American Express card on television and offered to pay half of Ahmad Brooks’ fine (if he gets one) for hitting Drew Brees on Sunday. Lewis, like most analysts, was furious that Brooks was flagged for what looked like a potentially game-winning sack.
For The Win took the time to transcribe Lewis’ comments on Brooks. Here’s a portion of the transcript.
“If they fine this kid, Trent, I’m gonna pay half of this kid’s fine, because of one reason — because of one reason — defenders have to be respected as men before anything else. […] And that man laid a clean hit and that cost the San Francisco 49ers a complete football game yesterday and could have cost them in the playoffs.”
— As if professional athletes don’t make enough money already… New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith got paid $60 for his performance in a VIDEO GAME. Little digital J.R. helped a fan win a bet by beating the Heat in NBA 2K13. The fan felt compelled to “split the pot” and mailed half of the money to Smith.
Field of Links:
— Speaking of cash for nothing… The Chicago Blackhawks are selling vials of melted ice from their championship season for $99.
— The $130 fee paid by Donte Whitner to the Cuyahoga County Court in Cleveland, Ohio may finally be paying off. Our 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco reports that Whitner’s hearing to change his name to “Hitner” will be taking place today.
— If you’ve been to this blog before, you know we have an unhealthy obsession with bears acting like people. Here’s the ultimate example of that. A BEAR IN A LAMBORGHINI!
— NFL player quits football to become a firefighter. He’s the third NFL player to unexpectedly hang up the cleats recently.
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