5:14 AM ET
TORONTO — Golden State Warriors swingman Klay Thompson left Sunday night’s 109-104 NBA Finals Game 2 win over the Toronto Raptors in the fourth quarter with left hamstring tightness. He will have an MRI on Monday in Oakland to determine the severity of the injury, the team said.
Thompson was hurt with 10:40 left in regulation after he landed awkwardly. He stayed in the game for a couple of minutes before motioning to his team to foul so he could come out of the game. Thompson eventually left with 7:59 remaining, then hobbled to the bench.
After a few moments, he headed back to the locker room with members of the Warriors’ training staff to be checked out. He walked out of Scotiabank Arena with a limp but seemed confident he would be able to play in Game 3 on Wednesday.
“Oh, yeah,” said Thompson, who scored a team-high 25 points, when asked if he’d be all right.
Thompson’s teammates and coaches also are feeling good about his chances after seeing all the injuries he has played through in the past.
“Klay said he’ll be fine, but Klay can be half-dead and he’d say