‘Headband’ Klay Thompson returns in Warriors’ team photo

Headband Klay all smiles in 2020-21 Warriors group image initially appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

Klay Thompson hasn’t played a minute for the Warriors this season, however he still stays an essential part of the team.

The cherished Splash Sibling sat beside Steph Curry and Draymond Green in the Warriors’ main 2020-21 group image, which was launched Wednesday.

Making it even much better? Thompson was rocking a yellow headband.

Headband Klay was born upon Oct. 29, 2018, when Thompson set the NBA record by nailing 14 3-pointers versus the Chicago Bulls using a headband after cutting his forehead. Thompson stated he felt empowered like Jackie Moon, the imaginary headband-wearing Will Ferrell character in the basketball funny “Semi-Pro.”

The Warriors are anticipating having Klay Thompson and Andrew Wiggins on the wing next year together with Curry in the backcourt. However this is most likely the only time we’ll see Klay in a Warriors uniform this season.

It asks the concern, however — would Thompson be using a headband if he was playing this season?

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It’s likewise worth keeping in mind that hurt novice James Wiseman remains in the middle of the group image, supporting himself with crutches after going through knee surgical treatment on April 15.

The Warriors are getting ready for the play-in competition and a most likely date with the Los Angeles Lakers, however it’s tough not to think of next season when you take a look at this image with Thompson and Wiseman.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.