first_imgHowever, Thompson’s 2018-19 season came to a disastrous end when he suffered a torn ACL in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Raptors. He is expected to miss most, if not all, of next season.”I’ve said for a long time I want Klay to be a Warrior for life, and so (the injury) doesn’t change anything as far as I’m concerned,” Golden State owner Joe Lacob told Yahoo Sports earlier this month. “You know I have the utmost regard for Klay’s talent and for him as a person. I’m pretty sure we’ll talk this summer, and he’ll hopefully be a Warrior for life.” And, yes, Klay Thompson is getting the five-year, $190 max from Golden State, sources reiterate. A done deal even before today— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) July 1, 2019The 29-year-old star has been planning to stay with the organization but was ready to explore other options if Golden State did not offer him a max contract.Thompson was reportedly open to meeting with other teams, including the Lakers and Clippers. But, he didn’t need to with the max deal in place. Related News Klay Thompson seen with LeBron James on ‘Space Jam 2’ set The five-time All-Star finished the season averaging 21.5 points and 3.8 rebounds in 78 games. He’s been a consistent offensive presence for the Warriors, knocking down 41.9 percent of his 3-point attempts over his eight-year career. Klay Thompson has moved closer to being a Warrior for life.According to multiple reports, including the New York Times and The San Francisco Chronicle, the Golden State sharp shooter agreed to a 5-year, $190 million deal with the team Sunday.last_img read more