The expected 'Resurrection' by Klay Thompson: 941 days and two very serious injuries later, returns with the Warriors

When Klay Thompson played his last game, the world was different. It has been 941 days since the sixth party of the NBA Enders where the Warriors eaves broke

The expected 'Resurrection' by Klay Thompson: 941 days and two very serious injuries later, returns with the Warriors

When Klay Thompson played his last game, the world was different. It has been 941 days since the sixth party of the NBA Enders where the Warriors eaves broke the ligaments of his knee in the lost ring before the Raptors. A pandemic and a break of the Achilles later, when in November 2020 he was finalizing his return, one of the best shooters in history starred in the particular resurrection of him.

It has been tonight at the Chase Center of San Francisco, the majestic pavilion of the Warriors that was not even ready then. And before a rival who was also a wink of destiny, the Cavaliers, those against whom he lived four consecutive finals from 2015 to 2018, something unprecedented in the American professional leagues. As planned since Saturday pronounced the anxious one, "the wait is over," Klay was holder and only played x minutes. About to turn 32, the integration of it in the rotation of the second best equipment from the west to the Steve Kerr orders will be progressive and it will not play back to Back.

That June 13, 2019, Klay, son of Mychal Thompson, threw two free throws already with his left broken knee. No one could think that he was going to take two and a half years to return to the courts, to re-form a couple with Steph Curry, the unabordable Splash Brothers. After an exhaustive rehabilitation, in November 2020 everything jumped through the air at a preparation party at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, he broke the right Achilles. Perhaps the two injuries most feared by basketball players. Followed. A drama that put everything in question.

Klay started again. He stood in the hands of Rick Celebrini, the former Canadian footballer who is now the director of Sports Medicine of the Warriors, and traced a plan while the team passed through a couple of fallow seasons. Now, after a very cautious process, Thompson, the man who has the record of points in a single quarter (37), the guy who was able to score 60 points in a matching less than 30 minutes, returns when those of San Francisco They call again at the door door. Led by the best curry and Draymond Green and with the contribution of types that have been knowing how to fit (Andrew Wiggins, Kevon Looney, Jordan Poole, Otto Porter or Veteran Andre Iguodala; The young James Wiseman is also out for injury), they remain At the top of the west (29 triumphs in 38 matches) next to the Suns and are in all the quinielas at the title next to the Bucks and the Nets.

Updated Date: 09 January 2022, 22:48

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