Klay Thompson Thumb Injury Reportedly Diagnosed as Fracture; May Be out Weeks

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Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports added the ailment could cost Thompson "several games", but he's expected back by month's end. He will be re-evaluated on March 22.

The injury - originally believed to be a simple sprain - will keep Thompson out for at least four more games.

In either case, Thompson is sidelined by an injury sustained in the fourth quarter of a loss to the Timberwolves on Sunday in Minnesota.

Draymond Green will also be sitting out the Lakers game.

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Thompson, 28, is averaging 19.7 points and shooting at a 44 percent clip from distance on the season.

Injuries to these three All-Stars are not considered to be serious, sources said.

This is a clear sign the defending champions are valuing health heading into the playoffs, rather than making a run at the No. 1 seed.

Golden State is now 8-2 in their last 10 games, but trailing the Houston Rockets by two full games in the race for first place in the West.