The injury reports for the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors, who will play each other in an in-season tournament on Friday, have been made public. Golden State will be in perfect health, while Oklahoma will be missing a few important players.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will not be playing for the Thunder in this game, starting with their finest player. The talented guard is not able to play due to a left knee ailment. Gilgeous-Alexander aside, Keyontae Johnson and Kenrich Williams won’t be playing for the Thunder. Though initially deemed doubtful, Jaylin Williams is now anticipated to participate.
It should be more thrilling because, as was already noted, this is the first glimpse at an in-season tournament game. There is still a lot of suspense surrounding this clash, even though Gilgeous-Alexander’s absence is a major blow to OKC and the overall excitement of this game.
The NBA is hoping the in-season tournament will be a success since it should be a nice change of pace from the regular season games. However, no one knows precisely how the tournament will look. Both the Warriors and the Thunder have had strong starts to the season; Golden State is up to 4-1 while the Thunder are at 3-2.
Between two clubs that have big plans for this season, this game ought to be entertaining. At 5:00 PM PST, the Warriors and Thunder will begin play.