Klay Thompson doesn't care if Cavs' Tristan Thompson plays in Game 2

Golden State Warriors Klay Thompson warms up before the start of Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center in Houston Texas on Wednesday

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Cleveland Cavaliers center Kevin Love (0) moves the ball against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) in game one of the 2018 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena.

The NBA said Thompson's Flagrant 2, which was assessed for his actions in contesting a jump shot by Warriors guard Shaun Livingston, was downgraded to a Flagrant 1 upon league office review.

Love had wandered on to the court late in the Golden State Warriors' 124-114 overtime win on Thursday night, as Cavs forward Tristan Thompson and the Warriors' Draymond Green were getting into a heated altercation on the floor. I make the contest, and next thing I know, I was being kicked out for a good contest that we learn in training camp.

Warriors guard Klay Thompson had said earlier Friday he wasn't concerned about Tristan Thompson's status for Sunday's Game 2.

Prior to Thompson's exiting the court, Love was seen walking onto the court as Brothers went to the scorers table to relay his ruling.

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"I've got a sore ligament", Thompson told reporters.

That caused a skirmish, and led to Thompson appearing to tell Green to meet him in the tunnel.

Per NBA rules, any player who leaves his team's bench during an altercation will be suspended for the next game, without any exception. "I mean, he's great on the [offensive] boards". "That was very uncalled for, especially if two guys are just talking". "Kevin [Durant] threw me the ball and he threw it to me like we were still playing".

Information from ESPN's Chris Haynes and Dave McMenamin was used in this report. And if anybody is offended because you're playing the game the way the clock and the rules are telling you to play, then I think that's silly.

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