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Patrick McCaw Stretchered off After Injuring Back on Flagrant Foul, Brutal Fall

Golden State Warriors' Patrick McCaw dribbles during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw was stretchered off the floor in the third quarter of Saturday night's game against the Sacramento Kingsat Golden 1 Center following a hard fall.
After cutting along the baseline and receiving a pass from center Jordan Bell, McCaw elevated for a layup when Kings swingman Vince Carterundercut him and sent the 22-year-old tumbling to the hardwood:
Steve Kerr Was Pretty Mad at Vince Carter
McCaw laid on the ground for several minutes before he was placed on a backboard and removed from the game on a stretcher. The Warriors announced McCaw was "transported to UC Davis for further evaluation."
Carter was assessed a flagrant-1.
The Athletic's Anthony Slater relayed a photo of the scene on the floor while medical personnel attended to McCaw:
Members of both teams later came together for a prayer:
Slater also noted Kevin Durant tried to console Carter:
Kerr also attempted to comfort Carter, who was emotional:
Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, who's not with the team while he nurses a Grade 2 MCL sprain, sent his best wishes:
McCaw, in his second year out of UNLV, entered Saturday averaging 4.0 points, 1.4 assists and 0.7 steals per game this season.