Klay Thompson undergoes Achilles surgery
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Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson underwent surgery Wednesday to repair his torn right Achilles tendon, the team announced.

Dr. Richard Ferkel performed the surgery in Los Angeles.

Thompson, 30, tore his Achilles last Wednesday during a pickup game in the L.A. area and is expected to miss the entire 2020-21 campaign. He missed all of last season due to a torn left ACL he suffered in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals.

If Thompson doesn't return to action until the 2021-22 season, he'll have gone almost two-and-a-half years without playing an NBA game.

The NBA granted the Warriors a $9.3-million disabled player exception Wednesday, sources told The Athletic's Shams Charania. It reportedly expires on April 19.

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