Golden State Warriors

Warriors’ Juan Toscano-Anderson on hustle play that caused laceration, concussion: ‘If I had to again, I would!’

“Ten times out of 10!” That’s the probability that Warriors forward Juan Toscano-Anderson would risk his body to save the basketball again, as he did in Golden State’s entertaining loss to the Celtics on Saturday night.

Toscano-Anderson flew over the scorers table late in the fourth quarter, landing hard but outside the view of the camera. But he required stitches to close a laceration on his head and also suffered a concussion, per Anthony Slater of The Athletic.

Here’s Toscano-Anderson’s postgame tweet. Any person that’s watched the Oakland native play hoops this season knows he’s for real, despite his concussed status.

Here’s the play, which resulted in a big-time 3-point basket from star guard Stephen Curry.

The effort there is a bit insane, which is also outstanding. Toscano-Anderson and the Warriors are lucky the injury wasn’t worse, however. Toscano-Anderson might be the most relieved; he’s still on a two-way contract. He’s playing as if he’s a Warrior for life, however, and after such a play, he might get a real contract, at the very least.

All eyes are on Toscano-Anderson’s injury and Curry, who suffered a twisted left ankle during the game, though he finished the contest strong with 47 unreal points (11 3-point shots made). How healthy will the club be on Monday against the 76ers? That’s the big question. But whatever Toscano-Anderson has to give, it appears he’ll leave it on the court, just like Curry.

(Photo credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports)

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