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This past Tuesday there was a brawl in the game between the Indiana Pacers and Golden State Warriors (video of the fight after the jump). A handful of players were suspended and fined by the league, including Golden State Guard Klay Thompson, who was hit with a $35,000 fine. Unfortunately, for Thompson, that will not be his only punishment. His parents are also lowering his allowance!
Yes, you heard that right, the 23-year-old Thompson still gets an allowance, well kind of. You see, Klay Thompson does not have control of his money. His checks from the Warriors go straight to his parents, Mycal and Julie Thompson. Mycal, a former 12 season NBA veteran then gives his son money for living expenses, reportedly $3,000 a month for rent and $300 a week for spending money. Which definitely seems a little light for a guy making $2.3 million this season. “He will [find out he's been fined by us] when he sees that cash envelope show up a little short this w...
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Warriors guard Klay Thompson lets his dad, former NBA player Mychal handle his finances, and it appears he'll be paying a fine to more than the NBA for his role in the Warriors-Pacers brawl.
On top of Klay Thompson’s 35,000 fine for his part in Tuesday night’s Warriors-Pacers fight, is a personal fine, from his father. Yes, Klay’s father, former NBA player, Mychal Thompson, who is in charge of his bank accounts, will be putting a restriction on his son’s allowance to teach him a lesson. And guess who’s picking up the extra cash…Klay’s brother, Mychel...
If you’ve watched a fair number of Warriors games this season, chances are you’ve made fun of Klay Thompson at some point. It’s just what happens when you watch someone who is so frustratingly inconsistent.
Now here’s a story that will let you make fun of him even more—not because it has to do with Thompson bricking more layups, but because it’s just so damn comically...
I know as people read this they are going to assume the title and reaction from the parent is a joke. For all intensive purposes, Klay Thompson’s parents are dead serious.
Klay Thompson is in his second year in the NBA out of Washington State. He’s made improvements this season, and is averaging 16 points a game.
The 23-year-old Thompson is the son of former NBA center Mychal...
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and avenge their earlier loss as they...
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