Klay Thompson Reportedly Suffers Season-Ending Achilles Injury (UPDATE)

According to Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes, Thompson is thought to have "suffered a significant Achilles injury." He's set to undergo an MRI on Thursday morning.

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UPDATED 11/19, 1:43 p.m. ET: Klay Thompson has suffered a season-ending Achilles tear, Adrian Wojnarowski reports.

Source: Golden State’s Klay Thompson has suffered a season-ending Achilles tear.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 19, 2020

See original story below. 

Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors suffered a leg injury while working out on Wednesday.

An NBA source in the know about Klay Thompson’s injury simply answered to me: “Not good.”

— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpears) November 19, 2020

Unfortunately, the injury seems serious. According to Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes, Thompson is said to have possibly "suffered a significant Achilles injury."

The Warriors guard is set to undergo an MRI on Thursday morning.

Yahoo Sources: The fear is Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson has suffered a significant Achilles injury. An MRI scheduled for tomorrow morning.

— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) November 19, 2020

Thompson's possible injury involves his lower right leg today, source tells ESPN. Again, his ACL had been on his left knee. https://t.co/V5JTcG9pBy

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 18, 2020

Several members of the Warriors organization are headed down to LA to be there with Klay when he has his MRI.

— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) November 19, 2020

Multiple players, including LeBron James, took to social media to send their prayers for a speedy recovery. 

Praying a lot @KlayThompson is cool!! Like it’s super minor. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

— LeBron James (@KingJames) November 18, 2020

Prayers up man @KlayThompson 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

— Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) November 19, 2020

Praying for you bro 🙏🏾 @KlayThompson

— Paul George (@Yg_Trece) November 19, 2020

Damn hope you good bruh @KlayThompson 🙏🏽

— CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) November 19, 2020

Thompson's latest injury comes after the Warriors star tore the ACL in his left knee while playing against the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. He subsequently missed all of last season due to the injury. Thompson averaged 21.5 points per game during the 2018-19 season.

The new NBA season is scheduled to begin on December 22.

In other news, the Warriors drafted James Wiseman with the No. 2 overall pick on Wednesday.

Why should #DubNation be excited about tonight's pick?

"He's just bursting with potential."#DubsDraft || @Chase pic.twitter.com/ZNhXn52V79

— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) November 19, 2020

This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

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