In keeping with studies from NBA insider Shams Charania and Warriors reporter Anthony Slater, Klay Thompson’s return to the court docket possible received’t be in December.
The Warriors don’t plan for Klay Thompson to debut on both Dec. 20 or Dec. 23 dwelling video games, sources inform me and @anthonyVslater. Thompson will not come again on Christmas. So earliest attainable return can be Dec. 28 — with Thompson ramping up conditioning over subsequent couple weeks.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) December 16, 2021
In keeping with Charania, the Warriors don’t intend to play Thompson in both of their dwelling video games on December 20 towards the Kings or December 23 towards the Grizzlies. In keeping with NBCSports, the Warriors plan on bringing Thompson again at Chase Heart, which suggests he received’t play on Christmas when the Warriors play the Suns. The earliest attainable date can be December 28, when the Nuggets come to city.
In a radio interview with 95.7 The Game on Tuesday, the Warriors president of basketball operations Bob Myers mentioned that Golden State has not but decided an actual date for Thompson’s return.
“All is nicely,” Myers mentioned per Alex Espinoza. “I’m excited for it to occur, too. We haven’t even determined internally when it’ll be. We’ll speak to [director of sports medicine and performance] Rick [Celibrini] and Klay. However the excellent news is, there’s a light-weight. In the event you’re on this tunnel, it’s been a protracted tunnel for Klay, and you may see this mild. Because the nearer we get, such as you guys, I need to see him so dangerous, for our workforce, for a lot of causes, for him.”
As of late, Thompson has been within the last levels of his rehab from his Achilles harm and is at the moment specializing in his conditioning. This season, the Warriors are 23-5 and can play Friday towards the Celtics.