Warriors Klay Thompson Tears Achilles, to Miss 2020-21 NBA Season
Devastating news for the Golden State Warriors.
After the high of selecting promising big man James Wiseman in the 2020 NBA Draft, the Warriors were dealt a heavy blow with the latest news on All-Star Klay Thompson.
Thompson, who missed the entirety of the prior season rehabbing a Torn ACL sustained in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals, was slated to return to the court this coming year. Those plans have vanished in an instant as the sharp-shooting guard has been diagnosed with a torn achilles on Thursday morning.
Klay Thompson suffered a torn right Achilles tendon, an MRI confirmed today in Los Angeles. Thompson suffered the injury in a workout yesterday in Southern California. He is expected to miss the 2020-21 season. pic.twitter.com/w733cWawK6
— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) November 19, 2020
The team has confirmed that Thompson will miss the entire 2020-21 season as the the 30-year old will return back to square one of the rehab process.
Simply devastating news.