Warriors All-Star guard Klay Thompson will miss the whole NBA season 2020-21 after tearing his right Achilles tendon during a practice game on Wednesday, the team confirmed on Thursday.
“Klay Thompson suffered a torn right Achilles tendon, an MRI confirmed today in Los Angeles,” the Warriors said in a statement.
“He is expected to miss the 2020-21 season.”
Warrior shooting Guard missed all of last season with a torn cruciate ligament that he suffered during the last year finals and the three-time NBA champion was composed for a big season alongside Stephan Curry with hand injury.
With Klay being out for the season Warriors have already made moves in transfers and looking for potential free agent targets and have identified former Suns Kelly Oubre Jr. as the best choice to fill the void of a shooter.
Kelly Oubre Jr. becomes the latest player traded to OKC for with three-way deal with Suns and OKC.
As far as Oubre is distressed with trades, Warrior would captivate the $14.4 million salary into their $17.2 million trade exception once the deal is sealed, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweeted