Warriors' Thompson tore ACL in Game 6, agent says

Klay Thompson knee

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the injury Thompson suffered was as serious as it appeared.

The Golden State Warriors not only lost the National Basketball Association championship on Thursday night, but they lost another star player late in the game when Klay Thompson suffered a knee injury after landing awkwardly in the third quarter.

Thompson was injured after being fouled by Toronto's Danny Green on a breakaway dunk with 2:22 left in the third quarter as the Warriors, down 3-2, fought to keep their season alive.

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If another player had taken the free throws, Thompson wouldn't have been allowed to return to the game.

It stands to reason that the Warriors may have been on the cautious side with Thompson after what happened to Kevin Durant this series but, nonetheless, Thompson did end up leaving the arena on crutches. After having witnessed Kevin Durant go down for the season with a ruptured Achilles in Game 5, fans and fellow National Basketball Association players feared the worst as Thompson went back to the locker room.

Thompson nailed both of those free throws and was subsequently sent to the locker room for further examination.

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