Only days after Kevin Durant suffered a cracked Achilles ligament in Game 5 against the Toronto Raptors, Klay Thompson tore the ACL in his left knee during Game 6 on Thursday night, and the Warriors declared early Friday morning.
Thompson left Game 6 with less than three minutes staying in the second from last quarter after he ascended for a dunk to complete off a quick break and was fouled by Raptors watch Danny Green while noticeable all around. Thompson descended in all respects awkwardly on his left leg and promptly tumbled down to the court and snatched at his knee in apparent agony.
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Thompson stayed on the floor for a few minutes and after that was at last accompanied into the passage heading toward Golden State’s locker room. In any case, the sharp-shooting watchman convoluted and advanced pull out onto the court, as he wouldn’t have had the option to come back to the contest (had he had the opportunity to) on the off chance that he didn’t shoot his free tosses. Thompson thumped down both free tosses to give the Warriors an 85-80 lead late in the second from last quarter.
Following the free tosses, Thompson was again expelled from the game and reclaimed to the locker room to have the injury analyzed. Just minutes after the fact, the Warriors declared that Thompson would miss the rest of the game with a left knee injury.
After the game, Warriors head mentor Steve Kerr was naturally resentful about observing another of his key contributors go down with a genuine injury, and he alluded to Thompson’s ACL tear as “crushing.”
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“At the point when Klay goes down and is out for the game, it’s simply kind of a, ‘You gotten be messing with me. This needs to stop,'” Kerr stated, by means of ESPN. “In any case, it’s simply … the way it’s gone, and I don’t have the foggiest idea if it’s identified with five straight periods of playing 100 or more amusements and simply all the mileage; however, it’s staggering.”
The injury comes at an intense time for Thompson, as he is set to enter unhindered free office this mid-year, and he will now likely miss a noteworthy lump of the 2019-20 seasons. Still, however, considering the way that he remains generally youthful (29) and that he is one of the best shooters that the game has ever observed, there will probably be no deficiency of suitors for his administrations. It will interesting to see however on the off chance that the injury scares off any potential suitors, or on the off chance that it makes the Warriors mull over offering Thompson the maximum cash that he is qualified for.