IFWT_Curry injury

Stephen Curry returned from a knee sprain that kept him out for four games, and dropped 40 points on the Portland Trail Blazers, helping the Golden State Warriors win the western conference semi-finals.  So naturally, blaming Curry’s substantial drop in production on injury, is met with a side-eye from numerous people.  Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard is one of those people.

“No excuses,” Damian Lillard tweeted Tuesday night as the Thunder beat the Warriors 118-94 to take a 3-1 lead in the western conference finals.

Of course Lillard’s tweet was met with opposition since Curry dropped 40 on him and eliminated his team from the playoffs.  Lillard answered back that he’s tweeting as a fan and there’s no excuses on his end for losing either.

*tweets in gallery above*

Curry has been a shell of himself – missing shots, throwing away passes, losing his dribble and completely unable to prove that there’s Curry-esque agility in that knee. “He’s playing at 70 percent, at best,” a source close to Curry told The Vertical.

Stephen Curry scored 19 points on 20 shot attempts in Game 4 and 24 points on 7-of-17 from the field in Game 3.  Clearly he’s not his usual dominate self but blaming it on injury is a cop out.  1. He was playing well before 2. The Warriors and their fans incessantly poked fun at the Cavaliers for blaming their failure on losing TWO of their star players in Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love during the 2015 NBA Finals.

Curry himself says he’s “fine” and refuses to use injury as an excuse.  Everyone else should do the same.

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