Many moons ago we were raving about the Golden State Warriors who were 6-2 through their first eight games. That same day we also posted about the collision between forward David Lee of the Warriors and Wilson Chandler of the Knicks. Lee’s elbow got crossed up with Chandler on a rebound, and some of Chandler’s teeth got stuck in Lee’s elbow (see the video). We had no idea at the time that the injury would end up derailing the Warriors’ season.
Lee wound up missing the team’s next eight games and the Warriors struggled going 1-7 without him. They won his first game back but have lost six in a row since then. Knowing how valuable Lee is to the Warriors, you’re probably wondering how a tooth to the elbow kept him out for over two weeks. Now you know why:
That is one freaking hideous picture. My apologies to you David for wondering if you were soft.Google+