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In a sneak preview for the finale of his Facebook series “Stephen vs. The Game,” Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry gave fans a look at a nasty muscle contraction he suffered after Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals.
In the video, Curry can be seen walking into his house with a very noticeable limp, and is later seen sitting in a chair receiving medical attention on his quad.
“Oh my god, this one is way bigger!” An onlooker says while pointing at the point guard’s leg.
“It’s his muscle contracting,” a woman says as she works on the other quad.
A few weeks after the Finals, Curry told Complex Sports he had a “team” of family and friends over after Game 6 to reflect on the season. He did not mention the massive muscle contraction at the time.
“There is something to your body just, ya know, kinda letting go,” Curry says in his Facebook series. “And the way that my leg reacted was kind of a sign that it was over. So it was time for the summer.”
Curry also reflected on his emotions after his team lost in the NBA Finals for the first time since 2016.
“There’s a lot of different things that you kinda think about,” he said. “‘I wish I would have made that shot’ or ‘I wish we would have won either Game 3 or 4 at home and made it a different series,’ but at the end of the day I know I gave it my best shot and it just didn’t work out. I never cheat the game. I give everything I have to it. And I understand that sometimes you win and sometimes you lose.”
The final episode of “Stephen vs. The Game” will be released Monday night on Facebook Watch.
This post was originally posted at https://www.sfgate.com/warriors/article/Steph-Curry-Finals-muscle-contraction-injury-quad-14190032.php.