OAKLAND (AP) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion and will not practice until he is symptom free.
The Warriors announced the diagnosis Friday after Thompson went through neurological tests earlier in the day. Thompson was kneed in the head by Houston’s Trevor Ariza in the fourth quarter of Golden State’s Western Conference finals clinching win Wednesday night.
Thompson will be evaluated and will not be allowed back on the court until he clears the NBA concussion protocol guidelines.
Thompson was initially cleared to return to the game by team doctors. He ended up not playing and started developing symptoms after the game.
The NBA Finals start next Thursday against Cleveland.
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