Klay Thompson's first five years in historical context

"I'm going to go with myself." That was Klay Thompson's response when asked to name the league's best shooting guard. While media members and players alike were quick to dismiss this proclamation, Thompson has a right to make this claim due to the success he's had over his first five NBA seasons. As a result of playing on the same team as the reigning MVP (Stephen Curry) and a...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steph and Ayesha Curry took the perfect field trip to the White House

The Golden State Warriors visited the White House on Thursday, where they were honored for winning last year's NBA title and got roasted by President Obama with classic Bulls joke.While Klay Thompson was bored out of his mind (kidding, but hilarious photo), nobody seemed to have more fun than Stephen and Ayesha Curry. The couple toured the White House just like you would.They took...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith pulls a Marshawn on 3-point contest slight

J.R. Smith stole a page from Marshawn Lynch’s playbook while bemoaning how he’s been excluded from next Saturday’s 2016 Foot Locker 3-point contest during NBA All-Star weekend in Toronto. When asked why he wouldn’t go into great detail to suggest the possible reasons why has been omitted despite having the beyond-the-arc pedigree that arguably warrants his inclusion, Smith...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

What competition? Curry will defend his 3-Point Shootout crown

This year's NBA Three-Point Contest at All-Star Weekend is filled with some of the deadliest shooters ever. The Golden State Warriors are obviously well represented, with the event's defending champion—and the planet's best shooter—Steph Curry, set to battle his fellow splash brother, Klay Thompson. Those two alone make for must-see TV. Throw in everybody else, and we're probably...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player on the Golden State Warriors 2015 NBA Finals-winning team

Can you name the 13 players who were part of Golden State's 2014-15 NBA championship-winning team?
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The top five NBA performances this past week

Here at The Sports Fan Journal, we like to fancy ourselves as being for the people. Part of that mission statement is catching you up on the latest in the NBA. Now, we know you can’t watch every second of hoops the NBA has to offer. Keeping that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the top five performances of the past week. You’re welcome. Dwyane Wade: 27 points (11-22), 8...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson best highlights from 45 points against Mavericks

As the Golden State Warriors continue their incredible regular season, Klay Thompson put together another incredible performance last night against the Dallas Mavericks. Thompson finished with a season-high forty-five points and grabbed five rebounds in the Golden State victory to stay undefeated at home this season. Check out some of his best highlights in the below compilation...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Splash, bro: Klay's 45 powers Dubs to 40th straight home W (Video)

It can't always be easy playing second fiddle. Just ask Kobe. But Klay Thompson sure doesn't seem to mind cruising around in the passenger seat of the Batmobile. Stephen Curry's got the wheel, but where would Batman be without his tights-wearing sidekick? Every now and then Thompson takes the keys and takes off. Such was the case Wednesday night at Oracle Arena. Thompson mowed down...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Splash Brothers Action Movie Poster

The Golden State Warriors high-powered duo of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson captured action movie poster style in this piece illustrated by Hyperthree Ye from China. The post Splash Brothers Action Movie Poster appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Warriors’ Klay Thompson on Spurs: They’re a monster

The Golden State Warriors are the best team in the NBA right now with a 38-4 record. It has been an incredible season for them and they are showing no signs of slowing down. Klay Thompson has been excited about the season that they have had, but he does not believe they are alone in the Western Conference. During a recent interview, Thompson mentioned the San Antonio Spurs and called...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch the process behind making a life-sized Klay Thompson bobblehead

On Jan. 14, the Golden State Warriors will be giving away 10,000 bobbleheads of Klay Thompson and his bulldog, Rocco, when the team hosts the Los Angeles Lakers:One lucky fan, though, will get a somewhat terrifying life-sized bobblehead of Thompson (6-foot-7) and Rocco (1-foot-4):How does one make a nearly seven-foot bobblehead? For those who are interested, NBA.com published a...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Expected To Be Picked By Bucks In 2011

Klay Thompson expected to be drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2011 NBA Draft. The Bucks picked one spot ahead of the Golden State Warriors at No. 10. "Honestly, I thought I was going to go to Milwaukee," said Thompson. "They told me they really liked me, and they needed a wing. When they traded their pick, I was kind of nervous in the draft. I said, “Oh, shoot. These guys...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

James Harden not buying Klay Thompson as NBA’s best SG

Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriorrs recently called himself the NBA’s best shooting guard. This is debatable and is a view that is, shockingly, not held by Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden. After naming Steph Curry the best point guard, which isn’t debatable, Thompson gave himself the nod as the league’s top shooting guard in an interview with Diamond Leung...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James gets amazing chasedown block on Klay Thompson

As you probably know by now, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is one of the best defensive players in the association and he showed off that defensive effort today. In the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors, it appeared that Klay Thompson has an easy lay-up attempt until LeBron made a flying block to prevent the basket: LeBron sick chase down block on Klay Thompson...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson's New Year's resolution: more dunking

With a little less than two weeks to work on it, Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson already has his New Year's resolution all set.Sounds sort of like mine, though it's a bit different: Visit Dunkin' Donuts more and watch the NBA Finals again.
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson wants to dunk on more people next year

2015 was a pretty good year for Klay Thompson. He played in his first all-star game and won an NBA championship. Thompson also received the first paycheck of his new contract extension, and celebrated with Chick-fil-A. So, what does one half of the “Splash Brothers” want to accomplish in 2016? He’d like to put a few more people on posters, for starters. Klay Thompson's New...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson explains glum looking photo

Klay Thompson introduced his first signature shoe -- the KT1 -- at an Anta event in the Bay Area on Saturday. He also took the opportunity to clear up some photos that surfaced during the summer. Thompson did a press event with Anta over the summer, and one particular picture went viral. It showed Thompson looking less than thrilled to be there: .@KlayThompson explains why he...
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December 19, 2015  |  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...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson obsessively checked MLB trade rumors about his brother

    Klay Thompson may be one of the best shooters on the planet and nearly a 20-point per game scorer in the NBA, but in some other respects he’s just like the rest of us. Yes, during the MLB Winter Meetings, even the Golden State Warriors guard is obsessively checking trade rumors online. Thompson joined “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday and talked about how he spent...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics News & Notes 12/10/15: Golden State Warriors Unsure If Klay Thompson Can Play Friday Against Boston Celtics

Missing Harrison Barnes for the past six games, the Warriors may be without another key cog Friday night when they battle the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden.
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Injury: Warriors Guard’s Status Uncertain For Celtics Game

The Boston Celtics will try to hand the Golden State Warriors their first loss of the season, and their cause could be helped by a shorthanded Warriors club. Warriors swingman Klay Thompson injured his ankle in the Warriors’ win over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, and his status for Friday night’s game in Boston is still up in the air. Thompson told reporters Wednesday he wants...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson is questionable for Friday's game against Celtics

Golden State Warriors swingman Klay Thompson is day-to-day with a sprained right ankle and is listed as questionable for Friday's game against the Boston Celtics, according to Inside Bay Area.Thompson did not participate in Warriors practice on Wednesday, but did some light shooting afterwards and said the sprain was "very mild." He appeared to be walking around fine."I felt a lot...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson best highlights from 39 points against Pacers

As the Golden State Warriors continue their incredible regular season, Klay Thompson put together one of his best nights so far in the season. Last night, the Warriors faced off against the Indiana Pacers and Thompson put together an incredible night which included thirty-nine points. Check out some of his best moments in the below video compilation: *** Thompson Best Highlights...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Klay Thompson catch fire and just destroy the Indiana Pacers

The Golden State Warriors barely even needed Stephen Curry to beat the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night and stretch their perfect record this season to 23-0, and that's because Klay Thompson put on just a ridiculous performance.Thompson dropped 39 points on 13-of-21 shooting, included 10 3-pointers.He drained corners 3s with ease.He took dudes off the dribble and pulled up in their...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson Goes Off In Indy, Warriors 23-0

Klay Thompson took his turn scorching a team on the Golden State Warriors win-a-palooza tour. Notching 39 points and six assists before spraining his ankle in the 4th quarter. Which was still enough to help pace the Dubs to their 23rd win in a row to start the season in Indiana. “It’s pretty surreal, especially in this league,” Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson said. “…There’s...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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