Major Update on Klay Thompson’s Injury Amidst Warriors’ Flawless NBA Run

Published 11/10/2021, 10:03 AM EST
Klay Thompson participates in a Golden State Warriors practice at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 before Thursday’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors. (Photo by Paul Chinn/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images)


Stephen Curry had an exceptional game against the Hawks, scoring 50 points and 10 assists. Moreover, this cruising victory over the Hawks marked the ninth win in a 10 game span for the Warriors. This performance led to several fans getting excited about Klay Thompson’s return. A lot of experts and fans believe that looking at the current form of the Warriors, with Klay, they will become unbeatable.

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Subsequently, trusted sources revealed the latest update on his return.

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Latest update on Klay Thompson’s return to the court

According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, while there is no update on the exact date of Klay’s return, executives have told him that they are confident he will be back to his old self by the end of the season.

While the statement victory over the Hawks is a testament to what Curry can do alone, Klay’s return is keeping Warriors fans on the edge of their seats

Curry has shown that he can be extremely lethal, even by himself. Even last season, he was the leading scorer in the NBA. However, Klay’s return is the icing on the cake in what is arguably a championship run for the Golden State Warriors.

November 8, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates against the Atlanta Hawks during the fourth quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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According to several experts, including ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, the Warriors are slowly becoming favorites to win the championship, especially if they continue this run of form which makes fans reminiscent of the 73-9 season. Klay’s return will only add firepower to an already exceptional offense.

On the First Take, Stephen A. Smith said, “If Klay Thompson comes back healthy Kendrick Perkins, the Warriors might win it all.” 

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With the veteran leadership of Draymond Green with the Splash brothers, and the young talents Gary Payton II, Damion Lee, and Jordan Poole, can the Warriors continue this consistency? Can they truly make a run at the championship, as several experts predict? Let us know what you think.

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Chaitanya Dadhwal

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Chaitanya Dadhwal is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Even though his journalism is driven by his desire to understand both sides of an argument and give a neutral perspective, he is biased towards Houston Rockets and Arsenal, and he has shown exactly how loyal he can be through tough times. Currently a Law student at Jindal Global Law School, he aims to have his own sports management firm one day and enjoys rap music during his time off.

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