Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson said he intends to play at the NBA all-star level again when he returns to the floor.
"When I get back on the court, I expect to be a very effective player. I'm sure I'll return to the arena in my best form.
The day we met with reporters before training camp, all the basketball players on our team had to write their goals for the season. And, great thing, every player wrote that he wanted to take the championship title. I like that we're all together in our hopes for the season," Thompson said.
The 31-year-old basketball player, who hasn't played since June 2019 because of a string of injuries, previously reported his possible return in late November or early December. "Golden State plans for Klay to make his season debut at home.
"When I step back on the floor I expect to be a very effective player."@KlayThompson tells @TheFrankIsola & @Scalabrine he’s confident he’ll be in top shape when he returns to the court— SiriusXM NBA Radio (@SiriusXMNBA) September 30, 2021
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During the 2018/19 season, the guard averaged 21.5 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 34 minutes while making 40.2 percent of his shots from beyond the arc.