Klay Thompson not with Warriors to attend grandfather’s funeral

Klay Thompson will not be with the Golden State Warriors for the next few days because he will be with his family for his grandfather’s funeral.Thompson’s grandfather had been ill in recent weeks. Last month Thompson flew to Portland for what was believed to be a final visit with his grandfather, who was ailing. His grandfather told him to go back to work, so Thompson flew back...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Klay Thompson to defend Three-Point Contest title

Klay Thompson will attempt to make it two in a row by defending his 2016 3-point contest title during 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend on Feb. 18, sources say per a report from ESPN’s Chris Haynes. Thompson’s Golden State Warriors backcourt partner, Stephen Curry, however, remains undecided.In last year’s contest, Thompson’s electrifying final round produced 27 points, outpacing...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers send out tweet showing frustration over All-Star snubs

For the second consecutive season, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has been snubbed as it relates to a spot on the Western Conference All-Star team. Reserves were announced on Thursday with both Lillard and back-court partner C.J. McCollum failing to make the team.Instead, the Golden State Warriors received two more nods with Klay Thompson and Draymond Green joining starters...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Hotline Bling: Dion Waiters is relentless with the redial

As part of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, NBA players now have a hotline to call to complain about the work of NBA refs. It's a place to vent about officials without drawing a technical or "accidentally" spitting out a mouthpiece. As always, these calls and answers are genuine and definitely not fictional inventions from this author. Remember, when that hotline blings,...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Thompson wishes he played in 4th, could have scored 80

The most impressive thing about Klay Thompson’s 60-point performance against the Indiana Pacers Monday night is that he played just 29 minutes. The Golden State Warriors had such a commanding lead that Thompson didn’t even play in the fourth quarter, so he is now left to wonder what could have been. And, make no mistake about it, Thompson wanted to keep playing after he was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson drinks beer while speaking to reporter

Klay Thompson did not have his best game in Wednesday night’s win over the Toronto Raptors, and he simply couldn’t wait to drown the sorrows of his poor shooting night in an ice cold beer. After scoring just 15 points on 4-of-15 shooting (3-of-11 from 3-point range), Thompson drank a Coors Light while speaking to a reporter: Talking to Klay after tonight's game and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors shoot down Klay Thompson trade rumors

The rumors surrounding the Golden State Warriors shaking up their incredibly talented roster have already begun, and the latest one doesn’t even involve Kevin Durant. Brian Scalabrine, a former Boston Celtics fan favorite who now works as an analyst for Comcast SportsNet, said on SiriusXM NBA Radio over the weekend that he heard Klay Thompson “might be available” via trade...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson already tired of talking about Warriors ‘superteam’

Klay Thompson has a long road ahead of him as it pertains to dealing with the media given he’s admitted he’s already tired of fielding questions about the Golden State Warriors assembling a “superteam” with the addition of Kevin Durant. The Warriors are coming off a league-record 73-win regular season and with the addition of Durant, a repeat appearance in the NBA Finals...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson rips Bucks, says he's looking forward to rematch

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson literally could not miss on Wednesday night. He dropped 43 points, 27 of which came in the third quarter, in the team’s 128-103 drubbing of the Phoenix Suns. It’s almost as if he was warming up for something in the near future, something big. Well, as it turns out, the Warriors have their rematch against the Milwaukee Bucks at Oracle...
Via The Sports Daily
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson: Warriors 'have a chance' at 70 wins this season

Even before the 2015-2016 season tipped off, the Golden State Warriors were on a mission to silence their doubters.So naturally, the defending NBA champions are also looking to improve on their own performance from last season—by besting their impressive 67-15 record. Heck, they could take a shot at the Chicago Bulls’ record 72-win season if they wanted it.And at least one of...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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