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Warriors GM says team embracing high expectations

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers believes he has done all he could to improve the roster with the moves he made - and didn't make - this summer. Myers' main concern is no longer the talent on the team. Instead, it's how healthy that talent can remain through the grind of the NBA's 82-game season. Myers gave Golden State fans good...
Via AP on Fox
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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
42 minutes ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Clock ticking for Warriors, Thompson

With an expiring contract, rising stock, an astute agent and an employer that loves him, Klay Thompson is positioned to receive one of the largest contracts in Warriors history. The Warriors say they want to reward him. But giving him an extension before the Oct. 31 deadline, without first clearing salary-cap space, could force the team into the luxury tax in 2015-16. Not giving...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson’s Agent: Thompson a Better Two-Way Player than Kobe Bryant

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson is one of the best shooters in the NBA.  His ability to lock up on the defensive end of the court on top of his silky smooth offensive game makes him arguably one of the three best shooting guards in the league. Thompson is fresh off a solid FIBA World Cup performance and is due for a contract extension. In today’s world of overpaying...
Via Standing O Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thompson 'Super Excited' Warriors Didn't Trade Him For Love

Klay Thompson was involved in trade speculation with the Minnesota Timberwovles and Kevin Love, but preferred to stay with the Golden State Warriors. "I'm super excited to be back," Thompson said. "I love the Bay Area. I love the Warriors, the fans. I just love our team. "I wasn't really pissed. I was more just worried about being traded, just because...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Prefers To Avoid Becoming Free Agent In 2015, Seeks Max Deal

Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have until Oct. 31 to reach a new contract extension. Faliure to reach a deal would lead to Thompson becoming a restricted free agent in 2015, a scenario he and his agent prefer to avoid. Bill Duffy is widely known to be demanding a maximum deal for Thompson and sees the shooting guard as the best two-guard in the NBA. "I don't...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson rises to NBA elite with golden offseason

Klay Thompson bound out of the celebratory Team USA locker room, his feet floating forward but his eyes focused downward on the new piece of memorabilia that he carried like a newborn. It was the kind of basketball you never bounce. Each of his NBA brethren on this American team that won the FIBA World Cup gold medal had signed the ball, and Thompson — a 24-year-old from the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The ‘Splash Bros.’ Have Fans In Spain Too

Despite being 5,700+ miles away in Bilbao, Spain. The “Splash Bros.” duo of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson still have a loyal fan base as this Warriors supporter proves during Tuesday’s Team USA basketball game versus New Zealand. The post The ‘Splash Bros.’ Have Fans In Spain Too appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Klay Thompson’s Perfect Role With Team USA

Yes, Golden State Warriors fans. For about the 10,000th this summer, we’re going to talk about Klay Thompson. But unlike all those other times before when we were either shaking our heads about the Dubs not trading him for Kevin Love or defending the decision to make him off limits, this time around, we’re going […] Golden State Warriors: Klay Thompson’s Perfect Role With...
Via NBA Draft Blog
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Slasher DeRozan Vs. Warriors Shooter Thompson

The Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson has been gaining increased notoriety as the sixth man in Team USA’s rotation this summer while many pundits had incorrectly predicted the Raptors slasher DeMar DeRozan would be left off the roster. In the classic NBA comparison of slasher vs. shooter, which of DeRozan and Thompson really has the edge as the better player?
Via Pro Bball Report
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors, Leandro Barbosa agree to contract

The Golden State Warriors have been looking to improve their depth over the last couple of weeks, and they finally found their man. According to reports, the Warriors have agreed to a deal with veteran guard Leandro Barbosa. Barbosa has been searching for a deal over the past couple of weeks, and has been obviously healthy while playing with the Brazilian national team. According...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: 5 Reasons Keeping Klay Thompson Makes Sense

Keeping Klay Thompson: When Golden State Warriors management remained stubborn on a potential Kevin Love trade this summer, it quickly found out how it feels to be a basketball net under a barrage of Splash Brothers threes. The criticism was swift, unrelenting and harsh, pelting the Dubs for their off-limits stance on Klay Thompson. When Love […] Golden State Warriors: 5 Reasons...
Via NBA Draft Blog
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The summer of Klay Thompson

Stephen Curry deserves your attention. He is a great shooter — maybe the best shooter in the league. The Warriors have been feverishly trying to figure out how best to take advantage of Curry and his talents. Mark Jackson helped transform the Warriors into a solid defensive team with his deadly outside shooting, sometimes hiding Curry defensively with his shortcomings on that end...
Via Crossover Chronicles
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The summer of Klay Thompson

Stephen Curry deserves your attention. He is a great shooter — maybe the best shooter in the league. The Warriors have been feverishly trying to figure out how best to take advantage of Curry and his talents. Mark Jackson helped transform the Warriors into a solid defensive team with his deadly outside shooting, sometimes hiding Curry defensively with his shortcomings on that end...
Via Bloguin Best
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson's father says Jerry West, Kerr prevented Love trade

Diamond Leung of the Bay Area News Group transcribed a radio interview with Klay Thompson's father, who said that owner Joe Lacob and GM Bob Myer wanted to trade Thompson for then-Minnesota-Timberwolves forward Kevin Love, but front office advisor Jerry West and coach Steve Kerr "took (Thompson) off the table." Thompson was involved in months of trade talks about being...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson: “I’m Looking to Take a Huge Leap”

Klay Thompson isn’t much of a talker, especially not to the media. He’s a nice guy who will give an interview if you ask him in person. But he’s not volunteering to be anybody’s spokesperson. Which is why when I texted him to ask for an interview, and he immediately responded in the affirmative, I knew he was feeling good. “I’m ecstatic.” Why? Because he fulfilled...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Golden State Warriors Passed On Arron Afflalo

If Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report is to be believed, the pressure on Klay Thompson to dazzle his fans and critics in the upcoming 2014-15 NBA season might have just multiplied. In a story published Thursday about how Thompson was unhappy his name was thrown around this summer in Kevin Love trade talks, Bucher also […] NBA Rumors: Golden State Warriors Passed On Arron Afflalo - Hoops...
Via NBA Draft Blog
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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