As eager as everyone is to see Thompson back to his dominant All-Star self, that will come in due time.
LeBron James — a two-time gold medalist and three-time Olympian — is among 44 players announced by USA Basketball on Monday as finalists for the team that will play in the Tokyo Games
It has already been a rough start to the season for the Golden State Warriors. Now, Stephen Curry — the heart and soul of the team — has broken his left hand.
NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo triple-double fuels Milwaukee Bucks' win, LA Clippers thrash Golden State Warriors
In a battle featuring the last three NBA Most Valuable Players it was reigning MVP Antetokounmpo who emerged the winner, notching the first triple-double of the season.
NBA: Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr says Klay Thompson could miss entire season as he recovers from knee injury
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr warned on Tuesday that shooting guard Klay Thompson could miss the entire 2019-2020 season as he recovers from a serious knee injury
Tumultuous and exhilarating, the 2019 off-season saw superstars swap teams, franchises become overnight title favourites and the balance of the NBA shift. Ahead of the tip-off for the 2019-20 season, here's a look at the league's power centres:
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Houston Rockets' James Harden and Russell Westbrook express interest to play for USA at Olympic Games
James Harden and fellow Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook said that they want to play for the United States at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry says he plans to play for USA at next year's Games
Stephen Curry, a three-time NBA champion and two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, has never played for a US Olympic squad, although he did help American teams win the 2010 and 2014 Basketball World Cups.
Three-time NBA champion Draymond Green has agreed to a four-year maximum contract extension with the Golden State Warriors, linking him to the club until mid-2024.
NBA Finals 2019: Raptors are still favourites, but have a mountain to climb against rejuvenated Warriors in Oracle swansong
Raptors are still the better side between the two. But when they take the court, they’ll have to overcome Curry and Klay and the overwhelming comfort of Warriors’ champion mentality even when they’re down.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors forward Kevin Durant undergoes 'successful' surgery for ruptured Achilles tendon
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant underwent surgery Wednesday for a ruptured right Achilles tendon, confirming the injury and the operation in an Instagram posting.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors star forward Kevin Durant questionable for Game 5 after practicing with team ahead of crucial tie
Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, sidelined for a month by a right calf injury, practiced with the defending champions Sunday and could return for the must-win fifth game of the NBA Finals.
NBA Finals 2019: Raptors reach brink of first championship title after taking 3-1 lead against holders Warriors
Toronto advanced to the brink of a first NBA title as Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points and the Raptors ripped defending champion Golden State 105-92 Friday in the NBA Finals.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors forward Kevin Durant to miss Game 4 due to calf strain, Klay Thomspon could return
Golden State star forward Kevin Durant will miss game four of the NBA Finals on Friday with a right calf injury, but guard Klay Thompson will return, Warriors coach Steve Kerr said on Thursday.
NBA Finals 2019: Rampant Raptors move halfway to first-ever title with victory over injury-hit Warriors in Game 3
Upstart Toronto moved halfway to a first-ever title Wednesday with Kawhi Leonard scoring 30 points to lead the Raptors over the injury-hit Golden State Warriors 123-109 in the NBA Finals.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' Kevin Durant, Kevon Looney out with injury as Klay Thompson remains uncertain for Game 3
Injury-hit Golden State will not have Kevin Durant or Kevon Looney for Wednesday's third game of the NBA Finals while guard Klay Thompson remains questionable for the defending champion Warriors
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' Klay Thompson doubtful for third game against Toronto Raptors, Kevon Looney out indefinitely
Golden State guard Klay Thompson is questionable for Wednesday's third game of the NBA Finals with a left hamstring strain while reserve forward Kevon Looney is out indefinitely
NBA Finals 2019: Marc Gasol adjusts quickly, handles tough times with strong ability to make impact for Raptors
Marc Gasol dislikes speaking about himself, but the Spaniard is the talk of the NBA Finals for how well he's playing only four months after joining the Toronto Raptors.
NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' bid for three-peat faces toughest defensive challenge in Kawhi Leonard-led Raptors
If the Raptors are the toughest defensive squad that the Warriors have faced so far, the Warriors are the toughest offensive unit that the Raptors will face.