Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is starting tonight against the Milwaukee Bucks despite a sprained right ankle.
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson will play on Saturday night against Milwaukee, the team announced.
Thompson was a game-time decision on Saturday. The sharpshooter sat out Friday’s 124–119 double-overtime win over the Celtics after spraining his ankle at the end of Tuesday night’s win over the Pacers. He scored a season-high 39 points against Indiana before leaving the game.
Ian Clark started in his place on Friday and scored six points in 16 minutes.
Golden State remains undefeated after 24 games, a NBA-record start. The Warriors holds a 28-game winning streak dating back to last season, which is the second-longest combined streak in NBA history.
The Warriors are still without starting forward Harrison Barnes due to an ankle injury.
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Stephen Curry led Golden State on Friday with a game-high 38 points. Draymond Green posted the first 5x5 game since 2012.
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