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Warriors vs. Raptors, NBA Finals 2019: Klay Thompson, Kevon Looney leave Game 2 with injuries

Already without Kevin Durant and with DeMarcus Cousins just returning this round, both Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney left Game 2 without returning.

2019 NBA Finals - Game Two Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

The second half of Game 2 of the 2019 NBA Finals was not kind to the Golden State Warriors, who had both Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney leave the game with injuries.

Thompson apparently injured himself after landing awkwardly after a 3-point shot as Toronto Raptors wing Danny Green was running at him. It seemed as though he tried to walk it off for a bit before finally signaling to his teammates that he could no longer get up and down the court.

Thompson was officially ruled out with left hamstring tightness late in the game, according to a tweet by Ramona Shelburne.

Looney took a spill late in the first quarter and was diagnosed with a left chest contusion.

With Kevin Durant already out and DeMarcus Cousins just returning this series after an extended postseason absence, the Warriors’ roster is getting increasingly thin, which puts even more pressure on the Strength In Numbers philosophy against a gritty Toronto Raptors team.

Despite the injuries, the Warriors were able to build and hang on to a lead in the second half. Nevertheless, it will certainly be something to pay attention to with Durant’s status still in doubt.

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