Fall 2021 SS Magazine

Warriors' Patrick McCaw tweets inspiring message after scary back injury

Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw said that “God definitely is watching over me” as he tweeted about persevering through trials from James 1:2-4. He also thanked everyone for their thoughts and prayers.

McCaw took a scary fall on Saturday night in a game against the Sacramento Kings, as he was undercut by Vince Carter of the Kings while he was going up for a basket.

“I just hope he’s okay,” Carter told Sporting News. “I play this game because I love it and enjoy it and not for that, not to see young guys get hurt. He has a bright future and I hate to see it.”

McCaw tumbled over and landed on his back on the hardwood. He was taken off the floor by a stretcher and went to the hospital for X-ray, CT scan and MRI exams, which came back all clear. According to a team statement, the injury will be referenced as a lumbar spine contusion and he will undergo a follow-up review with a specialist on Thursday.

Please join us in praying for a speedy recovery for Patrick McCaw.

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