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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
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Trading Harrison Barnes For 2 Role Players

Golden State Warriors: Trading Harrison Barnes For Role Players By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Golden State Gets: Timofey Mozgov and Randy Foye Denver Gets: Harrison Barnes and Marreese Speights The Golden State Warriors have one of the best starting 5′s in the NBA, which is the core of the team. Stephen Curry-Klay Thompson-Andre Iguodala-David Lee-Andrew Bogut...
Via HoopStuff
2 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

The Timberwolves boast tremendous upside following the Love trade. What a roller coaster ride it’s been for Wolves fans over the last few months. One day, we’re hearing rumors about the Warriors’ reluctance to depart with Klay Thompson in a deal for Kevin Love – causing laughter at both teams [a*]. Weeks later, a trade idea that appeared to have been quickly squashed ...
Via The Lottery Mafia
5 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
5 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
5 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
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Klay Thompson ‘Pissed’ Golden State Deliberated Dealing Him

Klay Thompson will be a restricted free agent next summer – Mandatory Credit: USATSI via CBS Sports The Cleveland Cavaliers are on the verge of acquiring highly touted big man, Kevin Love, effectively ending the everlasting speculation as to where he’d eventually wind up. At first, before Cleveland retained the rights of LeBron James, for a while, it was the Golden State Warriors...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: What is the Warriors’ Biggest Weakness?

Golden State Warriors: What is the Warriors’ Biggest Weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Warriors are an excellent team, 1 of the 10 best in the NBA, but they aren’t yet contenders. If they were in the East, they would be arguably the 3rd best team, but they are in the West and there are 8 teams that are 50 win teams in the West. It could be said that...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson said to be ‘pissed’ Warriors considered trading him

The Golden State Warriors were one of the teams most prominently mentioned in the Kevin Love trade conversations, and the talks largely centered around their willingness to include Klay Thompson in a potential deal. The Warriors reportedly were reluctant to include Thompson in a package for Love, though some reports said they finally were willing […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Is Klay Thompson The Next Big Thing?

When Paul George went down with a broken leg in Team USA’s August 1st scrimmage game, the NBA lost their best up-and-coming superstar. Now that the dust has settled on the injury, there are quite a few analysts looking around to figure out what players are going to take the next step and become the […] Golden State Warriors: Is Klay Thompson The Next Big Thing? - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green to land a significant new deal?

The Golden State Warriors selected forward Draymond Green with the 35th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, and weren’t expecting to get what they have ended up receiving. Green has become an extremely valuable role player that has established consistency off of the bench and has been a huge help for the Warriors in the playoffs over the last couple of seasons. He is an extremely...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Really Wants to Be The 3rd Splash Brother

The NBA teams decided to have some fun with photoshop recently and created classic movie remake memes. The Golden State Warriors created “Splash Brothers” featuring resident “splash bros” Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. DeMarcus Cousins felt a little left out and wants to be a part of the crew. Unfortunately, he didn’t quite make the cut. Apparently you have to have certain...
Via Geeks and Cleats
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Demarcus Cousins Tries Out to Be 3rd Splash Brother (Video)

The NBA duo known as the Splash Brothers is comprised of Golden State Warriors Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. The Sacramento Kings is that other northern Cali team that nobody really pays attention to, but one of it’s members (Demarcus Cousins) finds himself competing for a spot on Team USA’s roster with Steph Curry. Cousins clearly wants some of the Splash Brothers love, so...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Klay Thompson ‘pissed’ Warriors considered trading him

Ric Bucher has a column up at Bleacher Report examining the aftermath of the Warriors sticking their toes in the “trade for Kevin Love” waters then deciding against jumping in. The column revolves around the notion that the Warriors were the aggressors in the talks with Minnesota all along until they ultimately decided that trading for Love wasn’t in their best interest. Meanwhile...
Via No Guts, No Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Should Draymond Green Start At PF?

The Kevin Love trade talks mostly damaged Klay Thompson‘s stock while putting heavy expectations on him for the upcoming season, but David Lee wasn’t far behind. Despite being a regular double-double threat who averaged 18.2 points and 9.3 rebounds per game last season, Lee’s defensive flaws moved to the forefront of the conversation when the […] Golden State Warriors: Should...
Via NBA Draft Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Warriors Top Games of the Season

The Golden State Warriors are fast becoming one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. Lead by a star backcourt of Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry – dubbed the Splash Brothers – the team has some of the best shooters in the league. But the team has topped out the last few years as a good, but not great team. They’ve been too injury prone, with their best frontcourt players...
Via Bay Sports Report
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson happy he wasn’t traded

The Golden State Warriors were very active in trade discussions this offseason, especially when Kevin Love was still available before the Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves agreed to a deal in principle. Klay Thompson was one of the players that was mentioned most on the Warriors’ side of things, and it was very obvious that he didn’t want to leave Oakland. Now that...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Re-Sign Klay Thompson This Offseason

Golden State Warriors: Re-Sign Klay Thompson This Offseason By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content/Hoopstuff… Early on in the offseason the Warriors were discussed as a landing spot for former/current Timberwolves forward Kevin Love and were perceived as the favorites by many league observers. They had young but productive talent and a veteran forward themselves to put in a...
Via HoopStuff
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Have they really Improved?

Have the Golden State Warriors really improved? Are they legitimate title contenders or are they just a good playoff team who can’t get over the hump? Both those questions will be answered throughout the season. For the longest time the Golden State Warriors were in the Kevin Love sweepstakes, but their surprising decision to not include shooting guard Klay Thompson in the deal...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Klay Thompson the next Eric Bledsoe?

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been the subject of trade rumors in the summer before he becomes a restricted free agent. The Warriors brass has refused to include the lesser acclaimed Splash Brother in a trade with Minnesota for Kevin Love, opting to keep one of the league’s most dynamic backcourts intact for at least one more calendar year. Just a year ago, the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Expects To Remain With Warriors

Klay Thompson expects to remain with the Golden State Warriors next season. The Warriors have engaged the Minnesota Timberwolves in Kevin Love trade talks, but have excluded Thompson from the talks. "We got a good core. I feel we have one of the better backcourts in the league," Thompson said. "I feel like we have a team that can do big things. Health is going to be...
Via RealGM
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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