Klay Thompson Suffers New Injury; Warriors May Look For New Guard

Tanya Simon
November 19, 2020

It's unclear whether or not the Warriors fear Thompson's injury is a major one.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports this injury involves his lower right leg and notes Thompson will undergo testing within the next few days.

The rehabilitation process for an Achilles tear could easily take Thompson through the 2020-21 season meaning that we may not see him in action until the 2021-2022 campaign. He reportedly needed assistance walking out of the gym.

Hence, Thompson could find himself sitting yet another entire National Basketball Association season at the least of the injury proves serious.

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Thompson missed all of last season with a torn ACL in his left knee, but the Warriors were expected to be back contending for a title with a healthy Thompson, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green.

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The Golden State Warriors are already starting off on the wrong foot heading into the 2020-21 National Basketball Association season.

Thompson re-signed with the Golden State Warriors on a five-year, $190 million max contract on July 1, 2019.

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