Klay Thompson Return, Cavs vs Warriors Jan 9

Klay Thompson Return, Cavs vs Warriors Jan 9

The Cleveland Cavs take on the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, the 9th of January.

This is the long-awaited Klay Thompson Return, and basketball fans will get to see one of the great shooters of the NBA in action again.

Klay Thompson has not played an NBA game since the 13th of June 2019, which was 941 days ago.

The Klay Thompson Return to basketball will be great for the game, and Warriors fans will be happy the Splash Brothers are back and ready to fire.

The Cleveland Cavs are coming off a good win against the Portland Trail Blazers, whilst the Golden State Warriors will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak after losses to the Mavericks and the Pelicans.

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Cleveland Cavs @ Golden State Warriors

Venue – Chase Center

Tip Off – 7.30pm EST

Season Record W/L

TeamWin/LossHomeAwayLast 10
Golden State29-917-312-66-4

Season Points Averages

TeamPPGOPP PPGGame Total Ave
Cleveland 107.8102.6210.4
Golden State110.2101.4211.6

Quick Facts

  • Golden State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Golden State has won 6 out of the last 8 against Cleveland
  • Klay Thompson’s last NBA Game was 941 Days ago.


The Golden State Warriors need the win after a couple of losses in a row, and the emotions will be high with the return of one of the greatest shooters the game has seen.

Steve Kerr has said Thompson will start as soon as he is available. Don’t expect too much from Klay, but he has been shooting the ball well at training from reports.

The Warriors are always tough to beat at home and should get back on the winners table.

Prediction – Golden State Warriors (Win) ⭐⭐⭐

Player Prop – Klay Thompson + 12.5 Points

Player Prop – Steph Curry + 26.5 Points

Player Prop – Evan Mobley + 14.5 Points