Return of Klay Thompson: Star of the Warriors, which debuts in the season vs. Cavaliers

Klay Thompson is back!

After missing the last two and a half years with ACL and Achilles injuries, the five-time All-Star Warriors announced on Instagram that it would return to action when the Golden State hosted the Cavaliers on Sunday, January 9th. his first action in the NBA since the 6th match of the NBA 2019 final on June 13, 2019, meaning 941 days between matches.

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Naturally, Thompson announced his return in a way that only he could, and shared a clip by Michael Jordan and Bill Murray from the original “Space Jam.”

“As I stop by Chase (Center) tomorrow, Bill Murray is my spiritual beast,” Thompson wrote in the headline. “I AM SO excited to see YALL DUBNATION! LETS GET IT”

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The clip shows that Murray comes to the word Tune Squad late in the film and tells Jordan and Looney Tunes that he could “possibly help”.

After Thompson’s announcement, the Warriors made it official.

With Thompson’s return, the rich get rich because the Warriors own the second-best league 29-9 in his absence. Thompson’s teammate Stephen Curry plays at the MVP level, Draymond Green has made an effort that deserves the attention of Defensive Player of the Year, and other wings such as Jordan Poole, Otto Porter Jr. and Andrew Wiggins intensified in his absence.

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The status of Warriors as a legitimate title contender may allow Thompson to take action after increasing his participation in training.

Golden State hosts Cleveland on Sunday, January 9 at 20:30 ET on NBA TV.

Warriors 2021-22 schedule

date Opponent time (ET) National television
January 9 vs. Cavaliers 20:30 NBA TV
January 11 in Grizzlies 20:00 NBA TV
January 13 in Bucks 19:30 TNT
January 14 in Bulls 19:30 ESPN
January 16 in Timberwolves 20:00


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