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Klay Thompson's injury will force the Warriors to rethink next season

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Woj: Klay's torn ACL won't impact his stock in FA (2:00)

Adrian Wojnarowski reports on Klay Thompson's torn ACL that he suffered in Game 6, saying the Warriors still intend to offer him a max contract. (2:00)

What does Klay Thompson's ACL injury mean for his future and the Golden State Warriors?

The disappointment of the Warriors falling short in their quest for a third consecutive championship was overshadowed by the news late Thursday night that Thompson tore the ACL in his left knee when he landed awkwardly after being fouled on a transition dunk attempt.

Thompson will now head into unrestricted free agency for the first time in his career while rehabbing the injury and facing an uncertain timeline for his return during the 2019-20 season, much like teammate Kevin Durant, who suffered a ruptured Achilles during Game 5 of the NBA Finals. How will that impact Thompson and how can Golden State replace him in the short term?