Lakers broadcaster Mychal Thompson affords some perception into the standing of his son, Warriors guard Klay Thompson, in an interview with Mark Medina of USA Right this moment.
Klay hasn’t performed since struggling a torn ACL in his left knee throughout final 12 months’s NBA Finals. Golden State cleared him for mild taking pictures drills earlier than the hiatus, however he’s not anticipated to return to motion this season irrespective of when the shutdown ends.
“He’s strolling round wonderful,” Mychal mentioned. “… He has to get that clearance from his medical doctors and the Warriors. They haven’t talked about that but.”
Klay’s restoration is difficult by the league-wide shutdown of staff services, regardless that some groups can be permitted to reopen as quickly as Friday. Injured gamers all through the NBA have been pressured to do rehab work by themselves whereas they anticipate the state of affairs to be resolved.
“He’s annoyed he can’t work out along with his teammates,” Mychal mentioned. “He simply works out on his personal like everyone else. He can’t work out with different guys in teams. It’s a must to discover a place to shoot by yourself and do your individual workouts. These guys know what to do. You run your sprints alone and might discover an empty health club. Get a key to an empty health club and go shoot. All of those guys have connections to a health club.”