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Warriors Rule Klay Thompson Out for Game 3 Due to Hamstring Strain

Thompson exited Golden State's Game 2 win midway through the fourth quarter on Sunday night.

The Golden State Warriors have ruled Klay Thompson out for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Raptors on Wednesday. 

Thompson suffered a strained left hamstring in the fourth quarter of Golden State's 109–104 victory after attempting a three-point shot. He did not return to the game after scoring 25 points.

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Thompson continued to lobby the team on allowing him to play through the pain before he was officially ruled out. Thompson previously said he expected to play on Wednesday.

Thompson is averaging 21.5 points per game on 40.5% from three in 2018-19. 

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Golden State will look to take a 2–1 Finals lead on Wednesday night. Tip-off from Oracle Arena in Oakland is slated for 9 p.m. ET.