Having lost Klay Thompson to the NBA, the WSU Cougars entered this season with one proven scorer: Faisal Aden. Then they found another one as Brock Motum turned into one of the Pac-12′s most improved players.
After a rough start that included some poor shooting games and some injuries, Aden had just started to play well, with great efficiency, when he suffered a torn ACL against...
(Eds: Adds details, quotes. Adds contribution line. With AP Photos.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer Klay Thompson feels a little bit more like Golden State's team manager lately than a first-round pick.
This is hardly how the determined rookie expected his early days in the NBA to go: observing from the sidelines as his teammates work under new Warriors coach Mark Jackson...
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December 13, 2011
While Klay Thompson waits for his rookie NBA season to begin (we couldn’t care less if his new league ever begins), his former team got off to an interesting start without him last night, and a few things were immediately clear from WSU’s 89-81 loss to Gonzaga.
**If the Cougs could make a free throw or layup, they might have won, despite the eleventymillion three-pointers the...
SPOKANE -- When Klay Thompson and DeAngelo Casto passed up their senior seasons to turn pro, many basketball “experts” predicted a season bordering on disaster for the Washington State Cougars. When the Cougars twice fell behind by 21 points midway through the second half of their season opener Monday, the experts were looking ... well, pretty expert.
(Eds: Adds details, quotes.) By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press Don't go looking for superstars on this year's Washington State basketball team, with Klay Thompson gone to the NBA and DeAngelo Casto off to play pro basketball in Turkey.
But the Cougars do have three starters and several other key players back from last year's NIT semifinal team.
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October 26, 2011
Our man on the Washington sports beat Jason Green weighs in with his look at the top 5 Washington State Cougars Hoops Players of All Time! Klay Thompson makes the list at Number 1.