Watch: Steph Curry’s son Canon presents Klay Thompson with game ball after return vs. Cavs

Watch: Steph Curry’s son Canon presents Klay Thompson with game ball after return vs. Cavs

With Klay Thompson set to make his long-awaited comeback against the Cleveland Cavaliers, emotions were high on Sunday at San Francisco’s Chase Center.

After a knee and Achilles injury that kept him out for over two seasons, Thompson stepped on the court with his teammates on Sunday for the first time in 941 days.

In his first game back, Thompson notched 17 points on 7-of-18 shooting from the field and 3-of-8 shooting from beyond the arc. The five-time All-Star added three rebounds, an assists and a block in 20 minutes against the Cavs.

Following his emotional return to the court, Thompson earned the game-ball from the Warriors’ 96-82 win over the Cavs on Sunday. In Golden State’s locker room, Thompson was given the ball from a special presenter.

Steph Curry’s young son Canon was the one to hand Thompson the game ball after his long-awaited return to the court.

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Thompson’s Splash Brother and Canon’s father tallied a game-high 28 points on 10-of-21 shooting from the floor with five rebounds, five assists and a steal in 37 minutes. Curry dropped in four triples on 11 attempts from deep against the Cavaliers.

Curry and Thompson will be back on the floor on Tuesday against Ja Morant and the red-hot Memphis Grizzlies.

The post originally appeared on Warriors Wire. Follow Warriors Wire on Facebook and Twitter.

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