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Warriors' Klay Thompson (knee soreness) misses game vs. Jazz

The Warriors guard is experiencing some soreness on his surgically repaired left knee and did not play Sunday.

Klay Thompson missed Sunday’s game against the Jazz due to knee soreness.

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson did not play in Sunday’s game against the Utah Jazz due to left knee soreness. The Warriors won, 94-92, in a game where defense often came first.

Jordan Poole scored 20 points on Sunday night and started in place of Thompson, shooting 7-for-13 overall.

ESPN reported earlier Sunday that Thompson had experienced soreness on his surgically repaired left knee and is considered day-to-day for Golden State.

Thompson has been on a minutes restriction since returning to the Warriors’ lineup on Jan. 9. The five-time All-Star is averaging 14.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists in six games this season.