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Warriors whip Kings 95-77 in season opener

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Stephen Curry had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Klay Thompson scored 19 points and the undermanned Golden State Warriors made Steve Kerr a winner in his coaching debut, rolling past the Sacramento Kings 95-77 on Wednesday night. Marreese Speights added 16 points to help the Warriors overcome the first hurdle of Kerr's tenure. Golden State played without...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA Preseason Predicitons: Western Conference – Pacific

Frontrunner - Golden State Warriors Improving each of the last three seasons under Mark Jackson, the Warriors had their best season since 1992, finishing with a 51-31 record. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson both had an extremely good scoring year, especially from behind the arc where they both shot above 41%. It was their silky-smooth stroke that earned them the nickname “the splash...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Scores 35 In 119-112 Victory Over Denver Nuggets

Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors Friday night shooting guard Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors helped lead his team to a 119-112 victory over the Denver Nuggets in the preseason finale. Klay Thompson has proved he is ready for the regular season. In the 36 minutes he played he finished with 35 points. Point guard Stephen Curry added 17 to the team with 11 assists...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors' Lack Of Max Extension Offer Frustrates Thompson's Camp

Klay Thompson's camp is frustrated that the Golden State Warriors have not offered a maximum contract in their ongoing extension talks, according to sources. Thompson and the Warriors Friday's nearing extension deadline. Joe Lacob has yet to become comfortable offering Thompson a maximum deal, sources said. A source close to Thompson said any offer shy of a max would be ...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson’s Camp Says Anything Less Than Max Money is “Absurd”

The Golden State Warriors and Klay Thompson have been butting heads for a while now. Golden State was unwilling to throw Thompson in the potential Kevin Love trade, but they aren’t willing to give him max money. Thompson’s camp feels their guy is worth every penny.  Klay Thompson’s camp is frustrated that the Golden State Warriors haven’t offered a maximum contract in their...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Rumors: Klay Thompson's camp are 'frustrated' over max contract negotiations

It would seem that the Golden State Warriors' would want to bring back their star Shooting Guard, Klay Thompson, no matter the price, but that doesn't seem to be the case. Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears reports that Thompson's camp are frustrated with the Warriors' reluctance to offer a max contract and, due to that, the contract negotiations have stalled.Sources:...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New Couple Alert: Warriors Klay Thompson and Vine star Hannah Stocking

Does Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson have a new boo? It certainly seems that way. Thompson has been getting cozy with Vine personality Hannah Stocking. If Hannah looks familiar to you, its because in August she was ducking from the camera when spotted out with Cavs guard Kyrie Irving. I told you, athletes love a referral. photos via @KlayThompson, @HannahStocking
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: Golden State Warriors

The Warriors haven’t had this kind of consistent success since the days of Rick Barry in the 70′s, and the fans have been tortured long enough; they deserve this, regularly being one of the loudest arenas in the league. Turning down Kevin Love, Golden State is riding their current core, all following the coattails of Curry’s mind-shattering shooting ability, into the darkness...
Via Analytics Game
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Western Conference Preview – Inspirational Speech Edition – Pacific Division

Once again an L.A. team will reign supreme in this division and once again it won’t be that ONE L.A. team. Yes, the Clippers are the toast of the division. There are two teams in this division who will battle for lottery glory, two teams that will battle for conference supremacy and one team ready to prove last year was no fluke. Let’s see who goes where and what motivational...
Via Oregon Sports News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Prefers Security Of Extension Over Waiting For Cap Rise In 2016

Instead of signing a contract extension with the Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson could sign a one-year deal next offseason and become an available free agent in 2016. The NBA's salary cap is expected to rise in 2016. Still, Thompson prefer the security of a new deal now instead of waiting for a potential cap rise. "It really is tempting to do all that," Thompson...
Via RealGM
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Is a Klay Thompson Fan

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson who grew up in Southern California idolized Kobe Bryant. After dropping 25 points in three quarters of action at the Staples Center in a 120-105 preseason victory against the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant said the fourth year guard “has the whole package.” His splash brother sibling Stephen Curry is a fan of his backcourt partners game too...
Via Hooped Up
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Lights Up Lakers For Easy 25 Points (Video)

  Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward laid the hammer down on top of the Portland Trailblazers' Joel Freeland Thursday night to give the hoop junkies a taste of what's to come this upcoming NBA season. Hayward contributed 14 points, five rebounds, four assists, one block, and one steal to aid Utah for the 109-105 victory. The post Klay Thompson Lights Up The Lakers...
Via Basketball Bicker
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thompson, Warriors far apart in contract talks

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, who is fresh off an offseason that saw him win a gold medal for the United States in the World Cup and find himself in multiple trade rumors involving Kevin Love, is reportedly far apart in negotiation extensions with his current team. According to CSN Bay Area, there is about $2-$3 million annual difference between what Thompson wants and...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Warriors, Thompson Apart By $2-3M Per Year In Extension Talks

The Golden State Warriors and Klay Thompson are $2-3 million per year apart in discussions for a contract extension, according to sources. Thompson is seeking a maximum salary contract -- or close to it -- while the Warriors are hovering around a deal of $13 million per year. The Warriors have until Oct. 31 to extend Thompson. Thompson was involved in trade speculation with Kevin...
Via RealGM
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers drop exhibition vs. Warriors in first game since Sterling sold

  Klay Thompson scored 20 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 112-94 in the teams' preseason opener on Tuesday night. David Lee had 13 points and Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Nemanja Nedovic each scored 12. Curry fouled out with 7:18 left in the third quarter on a three-point play by Chris Paul that tied the score at 68. Blake Griffin had...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters, John Wall Argue Over Best Backcourt Claim in NBA

Several months ago, the Golden State Warriors backcourt duo of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson claimed to the best backcourt in the NBA. Then John Wall said that made-up distinction belonged to he and Brad Beal. Earlier today, Beal added […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors Want To Sign Klay Thompson To Extension

The Golden State Warriors are interested in signing Klay Thompson to a contract extension. Thompson was the subject of trade rumors this offseason with the Warriors ultimately deciding to leave him off the table for Kevin Love. "We value him in the highest way, and we want to keep him on this team for a long time," Bob Myers said Tuesday. Myers preferred to keep the backcourt...
Via RealGM
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors top ten best plays from the 2013-14 NBA season

There are few teams in the association that can shoot the lights out like the Western Conference’s Golden State Warriors since they boast, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Last season, the Warriors made the playoffs and if you missed any of the awesome highlights from their 2013-14 NBA season, you might want to check out the below video. Check out the Warriors top ten best plays...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry thinks Klay Thompson is among best shooting guards in NBA

One of the notable players on Team USA for the 2014 FIBA World Cup was Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson who provided a nice shooting streak during the team’s gold medal run. Thompson’s teammate Stephen Curry was also on the squad and during a recent interview with the San Jose Mercury News, Curry spoke highly of his teammate. When asked if he’s one of the best two...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: The Klay Thompson crossroads

The Golden State Warriors kept Klay Thompson over Kevin Love. By doing that they feel that he gives them a better chance to win than Love does. Whether or not that’s true remains to be seen. However, if they truly feel that Thompson is a more valuable player than Love, that means they have to pay Thompson a max contract or risk losing him next season to free agency. What will the...
Via isportsweb.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Grading Curry and Thompson’s Performances for Team USA

Golden State Warriors: Grading Curry and Thompson’s Performance’s for Team USA By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff… During the World Cup only two NBA franchises had multiple players represent Team USA and they weren’t two marquee organizations like the Celtics or Lakers or even new “it” teams like the Cavaliers or the Heat, they were the Sacramento...
Via HoopStuff
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent: Klay Thompson is a better two-way guard than Kobe

TweetGolden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will be entering a contract year in 2014-2015 and if you believe his agent, Thompson is a better player right now than Kobe Bryant. According to agent Bill Duffy, Thompson — fresh off of playing a key role in Team USA’s FIBA gold medal performance — is the best shooting guard in the NBA right now. Duffy is widely known...
Via Los That Sports Blog
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson’s Agent Says His Client is Better Than Kobe

Sharpshooter Klay Thompson is coming off a successful run in Spain during the FIBA World Cup. Some questioned Golden State for not pulling the trigger on a Kevin Love deal, but they refused to give up Thompson and we can see why. Thompson will be seeking a max contract soon, which his agent fully thinks he deserves based on his bold statement. Duffy is widely known to be demanding...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Klay Thompson Prefers To Avoid Becoming Free Agent In 2015

Coming off an impressive showing in the FIBA World Cup of basketball, Warriors guard Klay Thompson is looking to cash in immediately. Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have until Oct. 31 to reach a new contract extension. Failure to do so would lead to Thompson becoming an unrestricted free agent.   RealGM is reporting via agent Bill Duffy that Thompson wants a max deal, and...
Via Thacover2
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Klay Thompson Prefers To Avoid Becoming FA In 2015

Coming off an impressive showing in the FIBA World Cup of basketball, Warriors guard Klay Thompson is looking to cash in immediately. Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have until Oct. 31 to reach a new contract extension. Failure to do so would lead to Thompson becoming an unrestricted free agent.   RealGM is reporting via agent Bill Duffy that Thompson wants a max deal, and...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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