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Klay Thompson assigned to G League

·4 min read

Shams Charania: Another step in Klay Thompson’s return process: The Golden State Warriors assigned Thompson to G League Santa Cruz for increased practice reps, sources tell me and @Anthony Slater.
Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Adam Lauridsen @GSWFastBreak
Warriors’ mid-game Klay/Wiseman news dump appreciated. Take our mind off whatever this is we’re watching. – 4:27 PM

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
Another step in Klay Thompson’s return process: The Golden State Warriors assigned Thompson to G League Santa Cruz for increased practice reps, sources tell me and @Anthony Slater. – 4:23 PM

Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina
Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Klay Thompson is scrimmaging back in the Bay Area, while James Wiseman is continuing his rehab work. Andre Iguodala with team on current trip, but won’t be cleared to play. – 2:54 PM

Kerith Burke @KerithBurke
Per Kerr, Klay and Wiseman are not on the roadtrip. Klay is doing 5×5 scrimmages, Wiseman continues his work, Kerr doesn’t think Wiseman is scrimmaging yet, he does not ask team doctors daily. They’ll tell him when Wise is ready for next thing. – 2:07 PM

Malika Andrews @malika_andrews
Warriors injury updates, per Steve Kerr:
+Klay Thompson will continue to do 5-on-5 work while the Warriors are on this two-game road trip
+Andre Iguodala (knee) is on the trip but will not play
+James Wiseman is not yet doing 5-on-5 – 2:06 PM

Gary Washburn @GwashburnGlobe
Boston Globe Sunday NBA Notes: After two years on sideline, Klay Thompson aching to rejoin #Warriors bostonglobe.com/2021/11/27/spo… via @BostonGlobe11:16 AM

Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
Fans at Chase Center chanted Klay Thompson’s name as he stayed on the bench after the Warriors secured a victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday. warriorswire.usatoday.com/2021/11/27/wat…7:00 AM

Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
Fans at Chase Center chanted Klay Thompson’s name as he stayed on the bench after the Warriors secured a victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday. warriorswire.usatoday.com/2021/11/27/wat…8:00 PM

Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
Fans at Chase Center chanted Klay Thompson’s name as he stayed on the bench after the Warriors secured a victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday. warriorswire.usatoday.com/2021/11/27/wat…11:28 AM

Marcus Thompson @ThompsonScribe
The vulnerability of Klay Thompson.
https://t.co/61jjD0m63i pic.twitter.com/PojaIT8GNP10:23 AM

David Aldridge @davidaldridgedc
The dude @Marcus Thompson crushes, again. Just crushes. On Klay Thompson, and the interminable wait, in @TheAthletic (w/our offer for new subscribers through Nov. 29-$1 a month for 12 months): https://t.co/gZqouP31vl pic.twitter.com/eb6MHDpCWm10:00 AM

Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Stephen Curry on Klay Thompson: pic.twitter.com/QnEeDroM3i1:18 AM

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Klay stayed on the bench long after game ended as teammates and coaches offered words of encouragement. Draymond: “I can just show my love, show my support … it’s beautiful to watch him conquer his journey.” (Photo via @Jlshobar) pic.twitter.com/ZBf6sklXJs1:07 AM

Adam Lauridsen @GSWFastBreak
I wrote this a year ago, and how Klay has handled himself since has only made me believe it more. “Klay and the Warriors’ core are not defined by their good or bad luck, but by what they’ve done with it.” blogs.mercurynews.com/warriors/2020/…1:05 AM

Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
Klay Thompson is just now walking off the court back to the locker room. He’s accompanied by Steve Kerr, Steph Curry and Draymond Green who were all out there talking with him. – 12:55 AM

Kerith Burke @KerithBurke
Klay is still out on the bench with a towel on his head and a staff member talking to him. – 12:46 AM

Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
It’s now been about 20 minutes since the game ended and Klay Thompson is still on the bench with a towel over his head pic.twitter.com/5bvnXjQgCO12:34 AM

Marcus Thompson @ThompsonScribe
Klay is still on the bench, towel over his head – 12:30 AM

Marcus Thompson @ThompsonScribe
Klay Thompson has not left the Warriors’ bench. The remaining fans are chanting THOMP-SON! THOMP-SON! And he was just soaking it in, nodding his head to the chants – 12:28 AM

More on this storyline

Anthony Slater: Klay Thompson and James Wiseman remained back in the Bay Area during this four-day Warriors road trip. Klay is increasing the intensity of his scrimmaging, Wiseman is still not yet cleared for 5-on-5 contact work. -via Twitter @anthonyVslater / November 28, 2021

Monte Poole: Neither Klay Thompson nor James Wiseman is likely to join the Warriors when they leave Saturday for a two-game road trip, per coach Steve Kerr. Team returns home for showdown with the Suns on Friday 12/3. -via Twitter @MontePooleNBCS / November 26, 2021

Kerith Burke: Doc Rivers on Klay’s imminent return: “I think he’ll be fine. Unless he forgets to shoot. Which I don’t think he will.” -via Twitter @KerithBurke / November 24, 2021

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