Steph Curry: My mind went to dark place over Tiger's accident
Feb 20, 2021; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry stands on the court before a game against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center.  Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports

Warriors' Stephen Curry: My mind went to a dark place over Tiger Woods' car accident

The sports world was shaken to its core on Tuesday after news broke about golf star Tiger Woods being seriously injured in a rollover car accident. 

Many athletes sent well wishes to Woods and Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, who isn't such a lousy golfer himself, said he feared for Woods' life after seeing images of the rolled-over vehicle. 

"It's very unfortunate this day and age when you get a text like that and hear about Tiger," Curry told ClutchPoints. "Obviously your mind goes, well for me, it went to a dark place. Thankfully, he didn't have any life-threatening injuries, but it's just unfortunate and sad knowing all that he's been through these last couple of years. So, thankfully, he's okay, from what I hear. I don't know too many details."

Woods was the only passenger in the vehicle that rolled over after 7 a.m. Authorities had to use hydraulic rescue tools to remove Woods from his vehicle. He was unable to stand on his own and underwent surgery on his legs at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. The injuries are not considered life-threatening. 

The 45-year-old is one of the greatest golfers of all time. He's tied for first all-time in PGA Tour wins and has won 15 majors. 

Curry and Woods have always had a strong relationship. Earlier this month, Curry admitted that Woods gave him "the biggest pep talk of all time" when the Warriors trailed the Memphis Grizzlies 2-1 in the Western Conference semifinals in 2015. Curry notched 33 points the next game to tie the series and eventually went on to win the NBA title. 

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University and currently is in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90.

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