Klay Thompson has successful surgery on Achilles

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thomspson underwent a successful procedure to repair his ruptured Achilles’ tendon. While the injury suffered by Thompson is an abominable turn of events for both he personally and the Warriors, we, like the rest of the basketball world, are wising Klay a speedy recovery and look forward with great anticipation to the day when the Splash Brothers will be made whole once more.

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Klay Thompson out for season with torn Achilles

Sad news out of Warrior land. From Jenna Ciccotelli of Bleacher Report: The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday that guard Klay Thompson is expected to miss his second straight season because of a leg injury. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported Thompson tore his Achilles during a workout Wednesday, though he is expected to make a full recovery. He missed the 2019-20 season after he tore the ACL in his left knee during Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals. Wojnarowski reported Wednesday the 30-year-old would undergo tests over the following days, but “the severity of the injury is unclear.”…

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Klay Thompson dunking at Warriors practice

When he tore his ACL, Klay Thompson became the latest member of the M.A.S.H. Unit that the Golden State Warriors morphed into during last year’s NBA Finals. Thompson suffered the injury late in game 6 while completing a dunk, effectively ending the warriors’ chance at a three-peat. He has spent this season rehabilitating the injury and video from a recent practice of Thompson dunking indicates that the process has been proceeding according to plan. As a multiple-time sufferer of the same injury, there are a few things I observed that…

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Klay Thompson and Golden State Warriors agree to 5 year, $190 million deal

According to the San Francisco Chronicle’s Connor Letourneau, Klay Thompson has agreed on a 5 year, $190 million with the Golden State Warriors. Thompson suffering a torn ACL in Game 6 of the NBA Finals and will likely be out for most, if not all of next season, did not deter the Warriors from offering Klay the max. Even before free agency officially opened, the franchise offered Thompson a max deal- a deal he accepted on the spot. This past season Thompson averaged 21.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists…

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Klay Thompson expected to play in Game 4

According to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, Golden State’s Klay Thompson will return to the Warrior lineup for Game 4 of the Finals. Thompson missed the team’s 123-109 Game 3 loss due to an strained hamstring suffered in the later stages of Game 2.  Thompson tried to talk his way into playing in Wednesday night’s game but the Warriors aired on the side of caution and held Klay out.  Head coach Steve Kerr had this to say about the decision to not play Klay:  The whole point was to not risk…

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Klay Thompson out for game 3

From nba.com: OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson will not play in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Veteran guard Shaun Livingston will start in his place. The Golden Warriors guard’s status remained uncertain three days after he sustained a mild left hamstring strain. Thompson, who had been listed as questionable, was evaluated by the training staff before tipoff. Thompson did some running and shooting earlier in the day but Kerr says the Warriors weren’t going to play him “if there’s risk.” The two-time defending champion Warriors and Toronto Raptors are…

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Warriors and Klay Thompson at odds over Game 3, status still unclear

Klay Thompson’s status for the pivotal Game tonight is still uncertain but the team would rather him sit out tonight’s proceedings. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne , the Warriors officials would prefer if the All-Star guard would not play in Game 3 and rest the hamstring strain that cut his Game 2 short. Thompson is trying to sway them to green light him playing but it will be a gametime decision, something Klay himself had previously alluded to. With the series tied at 1-1, the Warriors probably…

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Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 3, Klay Thompson questionable

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr announced that Kevin Durant would not play in Game 3 of the NBA Finals as he is still dealing with the strained calf suffered in the Conference semifinals. Kerr did add that Durant would be on the practice facility floor later Tuesday for an individual workout. Kerr has previously mentioned that it would be possible for Durant to return with only one practice under his belt, terming it “feasible.” Per Nick Friedell of ESPN: Ultimately the timetable for KD’s return will be determined…

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Klay Thompson’s status uncertain for Game 3; Kevon Looney out for series

When Klay Thompson landed awkwardly from a jump shot and then left Sunday’s NBA Finals Game 2 with 7:59 left in the game, you could hear Warriors nation let out a collective “not again.” Injuries have become a common occurrence for the Warriors as of late with Kevin Durant getting hurt against the Rockets,   Andre Iguodala injuring his leg ( though he finished Game 1 and played in Game 2) and center Kevon Looney leaving earlier in Game 2 with a chest contusion.  Klay Thompson underwent an MRI Monday and it…

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Warriors get vital ( and costly) 109-104 win in Game 2 of NBA Finals

There is an old adage of playoff basketball, that a series does not really start until a road team wins a game.  If that holds any water, then the NBA Finals have truly begun.  The Golden State Warriors used a 20-0 run in the third quarter to take a lead they ultimately would not relinquish, as they would go on to win 109-104 an tie the NBA Finals at 1 game apiece. The Warriors got the win but it was not without cost. Center Kevon Looney left the game with…

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