Found November 02, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
Watching the Warriors-Clippers game Thursday night, you probably noticed Klay Thompson had a Dunleavy-esque disappearing act the day after exploding for a career-high 38 points in just three quarters against the Lakers. Thompson, who was named the fifth starter over Harrison Barnes this week, finished with just 10 points on seven shots. Charles Barkley said on TNT that he’d be taking seven shots in the first five minutes of the game coming off a 38-point night. Thompson was just as critical of himself at Saturday’s shootaround. Here’s what he said, per Marcus Thompson: “Yeah, that’s inexcusable to take only seven shots,” Thompson said after Saturday’s shootaround. “At least get up 10. I’m out there to be a threat and I’m not that much of a threat if I’m only taken seven shots.” [...] Thompson said he thought he played well in the flow of the game. He didn’t take any bad shots. The looks he got against the Lakers just weren’t there against the Clippers. But that’s the next level o
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