Warriors Confirm Klay Thompson Tore ACL in His Left Knee Thompson suffered the injury in the
third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
He was fouled by Danny Green while going for a breakaway dunk with the Warriors up 83-80.
Thompson immediately fell to the floor
and grabbed his left knee.
The Warriors star briefly returned to shoot two
free throws before returning to the locker room.
Golden State ruled Thompson
out for the rest of the game,
and he was seen leaving
the arena on crutches.
Before the injury, Thompson had
30 points on 8-for-12 shooting.
Steve Kerr, Warriors coach, via statement Steve Kerr, via statement With the Warriors missing
both Thompson and Kevin Durant,
who ruptured his Achilles in Game 5, the Toronto Raptors defeated the Warriors 114-110
for their first NBA championship.