Warriors All-Star guard Klay Thompson suffered a lower leg injury on Wednesday and is undergoing tests to determine the severity of the injury, the team announced Wednesday.
The current worry is that he suffered a significant Achilles injury, according to Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes. An MRI is reportedly scheduled for Thursday morning.
Thompson suffered the injury during a workout in Southern California, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Thompson was unable to place weight on his lower right leg while leaving the gym, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania.
A source told The Undefeated's Marc Spears that Thompson's injury was "Not good."
Thompson, 30, was looking to make his return this season after suffering a left ACL tear during the 2019 NBA Finals. Wednesday's injury was related to his right leg.
The Warriors guard was fully cleared to train without restriction in mid-June, nearly one year after he suffered the injury against the Raptors.
Thompson agreed to a five-year, $190 million deal to stay with the Warriors at the start of last summer's free agency. Thompson averaged 21.5 points per game in 2018–19 while shooting 46.7% from the field and 40.2% from three.
In late October, NBA teams were informed they're allowed to open their facilities for offseason group workouts and scrimmages of up to 10 players. It is unclear if Thompson's workout was team-organized.
The Warriors selected center James Wiseman with the No. 2 overall pick in Wednesday's NBA draft.