The worst forecasts are finally a reality. Listen to him Klay Thompson, who could not play last season of the NBA with Golden State Warriors As a result of a serious injury to his right knee, he will see no action during the 2020-2021 cycle.
The insider Adrian Wojnarowski, of the chain ESPN, confirmed the worst existing omens regarding the injury suffered by the player during practice this Wednesday, noting that he suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in your right leg, which will have more than six months off the court.
In this way, the Warriors will be left without a key player in the scheme for the second consecutive season. Steve Kerr, facing a year in which many expected a rebound of what happened in the past contest, where was the second worst team in the NBA.
Source: Golden State’s Klay Thompson has suffered a season-ending Achilles tear.
– Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn)
November 19, 2020
Thompson and his injuries in the Warriors
The string of injuries suffered by the Splash Brother in the franchise they go back to the end of the 2018-19 season, where in the sixth and final game against Toronto Raptors He suffered an injury to his knee, which led to a torn cruciate ligament, which had him without playing the last tournament.
Despite this, the Warriors signed an extension of his contract with Thompson. for five seasons and $ 190 million, of which the first two years will be spent without stepping on a field. Bad news for the California franchise.
For this reason, the opening of free agency this Friday begins to take on greater importance, since they will look for an ideal replacement for the guard, although for this they will only have $ 9.3 million to hire.