OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson won’t play in Game 3 due to a hamstring injury, the team announced shortly before tipoff on Wednesday.

This will be the first playoff game Thompson will miss in his career. In Round 1 against the Los Angeles Clippers, Thompson suffered an ankle injury but didn’t miss any time.

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Shaun Livingston will start in Thompson’s place. Fellow star Kevin Durant is also out, but is reportedly making progress toward returning to full contact practices ahead of Game 4.

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Thompson hurt his hamstring in Game 2 in Toronto after landing awkwardly after a three pointer in the fourth quarter. He left the game with 25 points and the Warriors won to tie the series 1-1.

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The Warriors will miss Thompson’s tenacious defense apart from his stellar shooting in Game 3.