Thompson told ESPN it’s “premature to say there’s no more dynasty” just because he’s hurt and Durant is gone.
Klay Thompson on those who say the Warriors' dynasty is over: "To say the dynasty is over is a little ignorant because I'm going to come back better and even more athletic. It would not be smart to count the Dubs out." pic.twitter.com/BVshD0xzR2
— Chris Montano (@gswchris) August 1, 2019
Thompson also predicts he’s going to come back from his injury better than ever. The 29-year-old Thompson tore his ACL during the Warriors’ Game 6 loss to the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals. Despite the injury, Thompson still received a max contract from the Warriors when free agency opened.
While the Warriors should still be formidable if Thompson misses time, the West got a lot more difficult in the offseason. If the Durant-less Warriors want to win it all, they’ll have to contend with the revamped Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers.
Getting past those teams isn’t impossible, but the Warriors’ road to another Finals appearance isn’t the guarantee it has been in previous seasons.
(Yahoo Sports NBA H/N: FTW)
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