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Cohn Zohn

Lowell Cohn's pertinent and impertinent take on sports

Stephen Curry runs

Steve Kerr just answered the required Stephen Curry status questions and here’s what he said. “I just saw him in the locker room. He said he’s feeling good.” Will he play? “I assume so. The only thing that would keep him from playing is if he goes out and warms up and comes in and says he’s not feeling well, but I don’t anticipate that. He said he woke up this morning feeling like he did yesterday which is a… Read More »

Kerr on why Curry won’t play

Steve Kerr just explained why Curry will not play tonight: “We talked to him after shootaround. He felt pretty good. He wanted to play. But ultimately we didn’t feel comfortable after four straight days of inactivity, throwing him into the middle of a playoff game not knowing how the ankle would respond. We felt a lot more comfortable putting him through a three-on-three tomorrow, probably a five-on-five on Saturday and really seeing if he’s OK or not. Wasn’t worth the… Read More »

Curry warms up

Curry warmed up, did ballhandling and took some shots. Then left the court and walked back to the locker room. He did not warm up a long time, not as long as usual. I have no idea what this means. Telling you what I saw.

How to stop Stephen Curry, or not

Here is an early link to my Thursday column. I was assigned to write a column on how a defense might handle Stephen Curry. Forget about actually stopping him. Phil Barber is writing a companion piece about handing LeBron James. The full text of my column runs below: Beat the hell out of Stephen Curry. That’s the considered opinion around the NBA. If you want to handle Curry, if you want to slow him down, knock his brains out. Call… Read More »

Stephen Curry took a fall

Here is a link to my Tuesday column about Stephen Curry’s fall and Game 4 between the Warriors and Rockets. The full text runs below: HOUSTON Stephen Curry flipped head over heels in the second quarter, and then he flew. As he flew, he told himself the flight was taking a long time. He wasn’t used to flying solo for extended periods and he worried he would land hard and hurt himself. Hours later, he remembered worrying about the length… Read More »