The NBA world sent Klay Thompson prayers after learning he tore his Achilles

🤮 small thing to a giant

Injuries stink, man. Point blank. Period. They are the absolute worst part of sports.

Unfortunately, Klay Thompson has gone through two major injuries in the last year. In 2019 in game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Raptors, Thompson tore his ACL.

Now, apparently, Thompson has torn his Achilles tendon just a few weeks away from the actual start of the NBA season. He injured his heel in a workout on Wednesday night. The Warriors were holding out hope it wasn’t too serious.

But when he got an MRI on his heel on Thursday morning and the results showed a torn Achilles, according to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

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

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 19, 2020

He’s also reporting that he should be able to make a full recovery from it.

Based on the type of tear, Thompson has been told to expect that he will make a full recovery, a source tells ESPN.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 19, 2020

Still, that is devastating. First, just for Thompson to have to miss two seasons in the midst of his prime because of injury is an absolute gut punch. There’s also the fact that the NBA will be without Steph Curry-Klay Thompson duo for two seasons on top of that, which is two seasons too long.

There’s no good way to cut this. Still, the basketball world sent words of encouragement to Thompson after getting the news.

Steph Curry sends his prayers up for fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson

— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) November 19, 2020

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@KlayThompson praying for you bro! God speed

— Bobby BP Portis (@BPortistime) November 19, 2020

Prayers up for my man @KlayThompson hate to see stuff like this!

— Eric Paschall (@epaschall) November 19, 2020

small thing to a giant

— Breanna Stewart (@breannastewart) November 19, 2020

Praying for the bro @KlayThompson

— Victor Oladipo (@VicOladipo) November 19, 2020

Praying for u bro@KlayThompson

— Jamal Murray (@BeMore27) November 19, 2020

Praying for @KlayThompson

— Isaiah Thomas (@isaiahthomas) November 19, 2020

@KlayThompson prayers up

— Marreese Speights (@Mospeights16) November 19, 2020


— 13am Adebayo (@Bam1of1) November 19, 2020

Prayers and empathy go out to @KlayThompson Having had injuries that kept me away from the game I know how devastating it can be emotionally. If anyone can get through this and come back, I’m sure it’s Klay with his great work ethic. @warriors @ESPNNBA @NBATV @NBAonTNT @NBAcom

— Rick Barry (@Rick24Barry) November 19, 2020


This is devastating. But, hopefully, Thompson will finally be able to come back and be something close to his regular self when this is all over.

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Source:: ForTheWin

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