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When is Klay Thompson coming back? January 9th?

The Golden State Warriors announced the health condition of their basketball player Klay Thompson.

Klay Thompson is one of the better back shooters in the NBA league and a man who has saved the Golden State Warriors several times in the playoffs.

Klay Thompson Warriors (Photo source Warriors Wire)

He suffered two serious injuries in a row: tearing of the anterior cruciate ligaments of his left knee and rupture of the Achilles tendon on his right leg.

The Warriors star suffered the first injury in the final series in 2019 with the Toronto Raptors, and then the second most serious injury in sports at one of training session – the Achilles tendon.

Thompson won three championship rings with the Warriors and was an All-Star participant five times.

That is why Klay Thompson missed two full seasons, and according to his Warriors team, he is recovering and responding very well to the therapies, so his return is expected for the upcoming 2021/22 season.

When is Klay Thompson coming back from injury

(Updated January 8, 2022) Klay Thompson will be in the team of the Golden State Warriors for the match with the Cleveland Cavaliers on the Sunday night January 9th. (Updated January 8, 2022)

“The exact date of his return will depend on the recovery process. Klay had surgery on November 25, 2020, due to a torn Achilles tendon, and he is expected to participate in some exercises at our training camp these days,” the Warriors said.

(Updated November 23) Shams Charania, an Athletic journalist, reports that the Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson is returning at the end of December, a week before Christmas.

Klay Thompson Stats

  • PPG 21.5
  • RPG 3.8
  • APG 2.4
  • PIE 10.3
  • HEIGHT 6’6″ (1.98m)
  • WEIGHT 215lb (98kg)
  • COUNTRY USA
  • LAST ATTENDED Washington State
  • AGE 31 years
  • BIRTHDATE Feb 08, 1990
  • DRAFT 2011 R1 Pick 11
  • EXPERIENCE 8 years

Klay Thompson Contract

Klay made $33 million while rehabbing this season, and his annual salary will increase each year. Klay Thompson will be paid just over $43 million in the final year of his deal, when he turns 34 during the 2023-24 season. After final year Klay will negotioet possible extension with Warriors

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Klay Thompson Career Highlights

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