Klay Thompson expected to return Friday against Nuggets

According to Nick Friedell of ESPN, Golden State head coach Steve Kerr said that he expects two guard Klay Thompson to play Friday against Denver. Thompson has missed the team’s last two games due to soreness in his right knee. He will be an welcome addition back to the Warriors who are coming off getting poundcaked by the Boston Celtics, 128-95 on Tuesday night. Center Kevon Looney is also expected to return to action Friday after being sidelined with pelvic soreness.

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Klay Thompson out against Celtics with knee soreness

Defending NBA champ Golden State Warriors star two guard Klay Thompson will miss the team’s Tuesday night game against the Boston Celtics with right knee soreness, according to Nick Friedell of ESPN.  This is the second consecutive contest Thompson has missed with this same issue. Despite some up-and down play offensively, Thompson is averaging 22.0 points , 3.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists on 47% from the floor. Thompson is an integral piece to the Warriors’ drive to three-peat. 

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Klay Thompson out tonight against 76ers

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will miss the team’s game tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers due to illness. At this point, there is no word on if Thompson could miss additional games. This season Klay is averaging 21.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 34.2 minutes per contest.

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Klay Thompson sets single game three point record, scorches Bulls for 52

At least from the perspective of long-range shooting, Klay Thompson has not been himself to start the 2018-19 campaign. Coming into The Warriors’ game against the Chicago Bulls he had been averaging just 15.1 points per contest and shooting just 40% from the floor. He had only made 5 of his 36 three-point attempts on the season. The Bulls were very accommodating in helping Thompson break out of his shooting funk in a major way. He hit an NBA record 14 three-pointers en route to a 52 point night. Thirty-six…

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Golden State pounds Houston 115-86 to force Game 7 in Western Finals

The Houston Rockets are returning home, much to their chagrin the Golden State Warriors are following them. Golden State’s 115-86 defeat of the Rockets, who were without Chris Paul, in game 6 sets up the Western Conference Finals for a game 7, the ultimate win-or-go home scenario. The real Klay Thompson finally showed up and dropped 35 points, including nine three-pointers on 13-of-23 shooting. Stephen Curry scored 29 points on 12-of-23 shooting, while Kevin Durant scored 23, but only shot 6-of-17 from the floor. James Harden scored 32, but missed…

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Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala questionable for Western Game 5

As the Golden State Warriors prepare for battle in game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, they may have to do so without two starters. Andre Iguodala missed game 4 with knee soreness after colliding knees with James Harden and the Warriors could also be without Klay Thompson, as according to the team’s official Twitter account, both are questionable: Injury report for tomorrow night's Game 5 at Houston: Andre Iguodala (left lateral leg contusion) & Klay Thompson (left knee strain) are questionable. Patrick McCaw (lumbar spine contusion) is out. —…

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Game 7 :Cavs Win!

There will be so much yakking from the myriad of sports outlets about the 50+ year drought, talk of The Drive, The Fumble, The Shot and how the Cleveland sports curse has finally been broken. This will not be one of those pieces. The Cleveland Cavaliers did complete a fairly improbable comeback from a 3-1 deficit in winning the NBA title by defeating the Golden State Warriors in game 7, 93-89. Finally, we had a hotly contested game in this series that has been defined by the teams taking turns…

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Game 6: We’re Going Back to Cali

After the beat downs of the Cavaliers served up by Golden State in the first two games of the finals, Cleveland looked like they had no business on the court with Warriors. Game 2 was particularly troubling because I’d never, in all my years of watching the NBA Finals, see a time check out in a finals game. After a comeback in game 4, to give them a commanding 3-1 lead heading back to the friendly confines of Oracle Arena, game 5 was thought to be a prelude to a…

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Game 5: Not So Fast Warriors!

The story surrounding game 5 was the suspension of Draymond Green and how his absence would impact both ballclubs. The other questions were would this, along with being at home in a potential series clinching game, put an extra chip on the Warriors’ shoulder and would the Cavaliers come out aggressively as they had in game and would they avoid the costly mistakes that cost them the previous contest? Through the first half, this was by far the most competitive and entertaining game of series. It was more in line…

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