Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers

Klay Thompson ruled questionable for Game 2, remains 'optimistic' about playing

klay-thompson-060218-ftr
Klay Thompson (Getty Images)

Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Klay Thompson is dealing with a high left ankle sprain, according to Yahoo! Sports' Shams Charania.

Thompson sustained the injury in the first quarter of Game 1 after an incidental collision with Cavs guard J.R. Smith.

After heading to the locker room for evaluation, the injury was reported as a left lateral leg contusion. He returned to the game after being re-taped.

In the Warriors 124-114 overtime win in Game 1, Thompson finished with 24 points on 8-for-16 shooting. Thompson told reporters during Saturday's media availability that he is optimistic he will be able to play in Game 2.

Keep up to date with all of the latest :tag: news!
Sure Not Now

As 2015 Finals MVP Andre Iguodala is doubtful for Game 2, Golden State is at risk of losing another starter to injury. Thompson's official status for Game 2 is questionable.

The Warriors host the Cleveland in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

More from NBA.com

anthony-davis-072618-ftr-getty.jpg
Why Davis will lead the league in scoring this season
Scott Rafferty
andrew-wiggins-jamal-murray-raptors-081218-ftr-getty
When Canadian talent faces the Raptors in 18-19
Carlan Gay
carmelo-anthony-rockets-07202018-ftr-getty.jpg
Carmelo's fit with the Rockets is complicated
Scott Rafferty
james-harden-081018-ftr-getty.jpg
Biggest offseason move each team made in Southwest Division
Scott Rafferty
best-rim-protector-081018-ftr-getty.jpg
Heat Check: Who is the NBA's best rim protector?
NBA.com Staff
star-returns-081018-ftr-getty.jpg
When DeRozan and other stars return to play former teams
Scott Rafferty and Gilbert McGregor
More News