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ESPN's Shelley Smith Having Tests After Health Scare in Warriors Locker Room

"I'm good," Smith says after the ordeal

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    ESPN's Shelley Smith Having Tests After Health Scare in Warriors Locker Room

    ESPN reporter Shelley Smith said Sunday night she was doing well and undergoing tests at an East Bay hospital for stroke symptoms after a scare in the Golden State locker room following the Warriors' 113-111 victory over San Antonio in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

    (Published Monday, May 15, 2017)

    ESPN reporter Shelley Smith said Sunday night she was doing well and undergoing tests at an East Bay hospital for stroke symptoms after a scare in the Golden State locker room following the Warriors' 113-111 victory over San Antonio in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. 

    Smith shared details with The Associated Press via text message and reported "I'm good" after the ordeal, which she said was being evaluated as a possible stroke. Fortunately, a Golden State team doctor was nearby and Smith was immediately moved to the training room to be attended to by the medical staff. She was then taken to a nearby hospital for further evaluation. 

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    Smith — a regular at Golden State playoff games and practices in recent seasons — shared a photo of herself smiling via social media saying: "I'm good!!! Waiting for test results! Thankyou everyone!!" 


    Dan Martinez, the Warriors' public relations director, posted on Twitter crediting the fast-acting staff around during the frightening moment. "Thankful to work around such talented & caring people," he wrote. 


    On Saturday, the Los Angeles Daily News featured breast cancer survivor Smith in an uplifting Mother's Day story.