November 30, 2020

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Klay Thompson tears his Achilles tendon and misses his second full season

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Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson, was struck again by bad luck. ESPN journalist Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the three-time NBA champion suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon that will keep it out for the second season in a row.

Thompson, The 30-year-old underwent an MRI on Thursday that confirmed initial fears following his right leg injury during a workout on Tuesday. He is expected to make a full recovery although it will take him the entire season.

The Warriors later announced that Thompson is expected to be out for the season: “Klay Thompson suffered a torn right Achilles tendon, as confirmed today by an MRI in Los Angeles. THompson suffered the injury in training yesterday in Southern California. The 2020-21 season is expected to be missed & rdquor ;, read the note.

Another blank season

The shooting guard, a born scorer who contributed to the Warriors’ successes, He comes from missing the entire 2019-20 season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. The next season 2020-21 will be the second in a row that will be forced to remain outside the team.

It is likely that the strategy dThe Warriors heading to free agency is affected in an effort to secure a suitable replacement for the 2020-21 season.

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