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The Golden State Warriors got a big boost when the Houston Rockets beat Chris Paul for a thigh injury in Game 6.
Shams Charania Yahoo Sports reports that the Warriors plan to activate Patrick McCaw on Saturday for the first time after suffering a scary back injury in the regular season. McCaw, 22, left the game against the Sacramento Kings on March 31 after being beaten by Vince Carter and landing heavily on the ground, lying motionless for a few minutes.
McCaw returned to court earlier this month and has recently increased his activity. He told Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated his goal was to return before the end of the playoffs.
"It was definitely a life-changing moment for me" McCaw said. "It's so much bigger than basketball to say that I can stand on my own again and walk again, it's made everything so much bigger than what I've seen before, you really take it for granted." young and thinking that you will get it back if you make a mistake. "
McCaw scored 4.0 points and 1.4 assists per game in the regular season, and his return to active duty is unlikely to affect the outcome of the game Steve Kerr will McCaw [ McCaw is a role-playing player who missed two months – not Steph Curry.The warriors will not throw him into the fires of a game with the season
If we see McCaw ever on the ground, the odds are great I'll be in garbage time – either as part of a Warriors win or as the last seconds tick her title defense.