Klay Thompson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Klay Thompson's Dad: 'Showtime Lakers would beat new time Warriors'

    The Score "Mychal Thompson wasn't shy when asked about his Showtime Lakers' chances against son Klay's Golden State Warriors. "I think in a seven-game series, Showtime vs. New Time, I'm going with Showtime," the senior Thompson said on ESPNLA 710, according to Diamond Leung of Bay Area News..." November 25

  • Klay Thompson celebrated first pay check of new contract with Chick-fil-A

    Larry Brown Sports "Last year, the Warriors and Klay Thompson agreed to a four-year extension worth $70 million to keep the sharp-shooting back court of he and Stephen Curry together through the 2016-2017 season. The extension kicked in this season, meaning Thompson is making quite a bit more now and that calls for a..." November 24

  • Klay Thompson's father believes the Lakers will play spoiler to the Warriors

    Sporting News "The Warriors are rolling and nobody can stop them. Except for the Lakers, apparently. While the Lakers have one of the worst records in the NBA, Mychal Thompson, a two-time champion with the franchise and father of Warriors star Klay Thompson, believes that'll work in their favor when they..." November 22

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Klay Thompson (back) and Draymond Green (flu) won't have minutes limit tonight, but Luke Walton will be observing carefully.

  • Klay played through 'back stuff,' admits he should have sat out

    CSN Bay Area "There was a bounce to Klay Thompson’s step late Monday night, and not just because he led the Warriors in scoring for the first time this season. There was a bounce because Thompson’s aching back has subsided enough to allow him to, well, bounce. That alone is cause for good cheer, given he was..." November 10

  • Warriors' Klay Thompson: 'We should have a chance to reach 70' wins

    CBS Sports "The defending NBA champions have won their first three games of the season, so what's 67 more? In a Google Hangouts Q&A, Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson said that they're capable of hitting the 70-win mark if they stay healthy and get "a lot of lucky bounces," via the Bay Area News..." November 02

  • Heart on the mend, Thompson rejoins the Warriors

    San Francisco Chronicle "News and notes from the Warriors’ off-day, leading up to tomorrow night’s game against the Clippers at Staples Center: Klay Thompson returned to the team for today’s practice after a difficult few days in the Bahamas, where his father, Mychal, lost a brother and sister within a two-week..." October 20

  • Hannah Stocking Put Klay Thompson On Blast For Cheating

    Busted Coverage "You guys remember Hannah Stocking, right? We introduced you to her about a year ago as Klay Thompson’s girlfriend and is basically the hottest chick on the planet. Well, it looks now like that relationship is toast because Hannah blasted Klay on Twitter last night after she says she caught him..." October 13

  • Klay responds to Doc: '(The Clippers) couldn't handle their business'

    The Score "Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers loves to talk smack about the rival Golden State Warriors, and the Warriors love to respond in kind. Rivers told reporters on Media Day that his Clippers matched up well with the Warriors, then poured gasoline on the fire in an interview with..." October 10

  • Klay Thompson on Bucks not drafting him: 'I thank God every day'

    CBS Sports "Back during the 2011 draft night, a complicated three-team deal paved the way for Klay Thompson to end up on the Golden State Warriors. The Sacramento Kings, Charlotte Hornets (Bobcats at the time) and Milwaukee Bucks completed this three-team deal that led to Milwaukee taking Jimmer Fredette with..." September 25

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Golden State, meanwhile, expects to have four Team USA mini-camp attendees: S. Curry, K. Thompson, D. Green and H. Barnes

  • Mychal Thompson on Dellavedova: 'It's a joke to think he can stop Steph'

    CBS Sports "Outspoken former NBA player Mychal Thompson, who happens to be the father of Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, thinks that the praise for Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova has gotten out of hand in the NBA Finals. Like Charles Barkley, Thompson believes that Curry's struggles..." June 11

  • Klay Thompson cleared to play in Game 1 of NBA Finals

    CSN Bay Area "Klay Thompson has been saying for two days that he would be cleared to play in the NBA Finals. Official word came around 2 p.m., after the Warriors guard passed the final tests as required by league protocol. Thompson sustained a concussion last Wednesday in Game 5 of the Western Conference..." June 02

  • Klay Thompson's uncertain status highlights lack of understanding on concussions

    USA Today "The most important role player in the NBA Finals is a man you have likely never heard of. Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, the director of the league's concussion program that was put into place four years ago, will play a major part in deciding Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson's playing status..." June 02

  • Report: Thompson headache-free, expects to play Game 1

    Fox Sports "On Saturday, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he is planning to have star guard Klay Thompson in the starting lineup for Game 1 of the NBA Finals. On Sunday, another voiced chimed in on the situation, and it’s more good news for the Warriors. Yahoo Sports! Marc Spears tweeted Sunday..." June 02

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Warriors G Klay Thompson (concussion) is not having headaches, feels good and expects to play in Game 1 of Finals on Thursday, source said.

  • Klay Thompson Diagnosed With Concussion

    Real GM Basketball "Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion. Thompson was hit in the head by Trevor Ariza during Game 5 and developed symptoms that evening." May 30

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    Warriors get good news, as Klay Thompson's agent, Bill Duffy, tells @USATODAYsports the guard cleared tests & did not have concussion.

  • Klay Thompson developed concussion-like symptoms after game, team says

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson developed concussion-like symptoms after Wednesday night's series-clinching Game 5 win over the Houston Rockets, the team announced. Thompson left the game with a lacerated ear after being accidentally kneed in the head by the Rockets' Trevor..." May 28

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Mychal Thompson to Yahoo on his son Klay’s concussion: "He said he just needs a good night's sleep. Threw up & says he feels a lot better."

  • 2014-2015 All NBA Teams named

    NBA.com "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the 2014-15 All-NBA First Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the NBA in Player Impact Estimate (PIE), which measures a player's overall statistical contribution..." May 21

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    Monte Poole @MontePooleCSN

    G Klay Thompson, who has missed last 3 games, upgraded from doubtful to probable for #Wizards tonite, according to #Warriors.

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Steve Kerr said Klay Thompson will be out a week or 10 days.

  • Klay Thompson Out 7-10 Days With Ankle Sprain

    Real GM Basketball "Klay Thompson will miss one week to 10 days for the Golden State Warriors with a right ankle sprain." March 17

  • Mychal Thompson upset Warriors able to rest Klay as relative paying for tickets among fans who missed out at Denver

    Inside the Warriors "Mychal Thompson, the father of Warriors guard Klay Thompson, is unhappy that the team was able to rest healthy players including his son at Denver on Friday. “This is a disgrace to the fans,” Mychal told 95.7 The Game as he was in town to broadcast the Los Angeles Lakers game Monday. “It is a..." March 17

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Bogut, Iguodala, Curry and Thompson will rest tonight.

  • George Gervin does not feel Klay Thompson broke his record

    Larry Brown Sports "Klay Thompson may have set an NBA record last week by scoring 37 points in a quarter, but George Gervin does not feel that his record was broken. Gervin, along with Carmelo Anthony, was the previous record holder with 33 points scored in a quarter. The big difference is that Gervin accomplished..." January 29

  • Warriors' Curry, Thompson to participate in 3-point contest

    Yahoo! Sports "The Golden State Warriors' backcourt of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson plan to participate in the NBA's three-point shooting contest during All-Star Weekend in New York, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Atlanta's Kyle Korver, Portland's Wesley Matthews, and the Los Angeles Clippers' J.J...." January 27

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Klay Thompson got the seven stitches removed from his forehead and will play without the bandage tonight.

  • Warriors’ Klay Thompson gamble paying off in spades

    New York Post "The Golden State Warriors found themselves in quite the enviable position this summer. Already armed with possibly the best shooter in NBA history in Stephen Curry, the best shooting power forward in the NBA, Kevin Love, was theirs for the taking. All it would cost them was Klay Thompson, a..." November 22

  • Report: Klay Thompson would have entered 2010 NBA draft with a Lakers first-round promise

    Pro Basketball Talk "In 2011, Klay Thompson left Washington State after three years. He impressed in workouts and worked his way up to No. 11 in the draft, where the Warriors took him. Three years later, the Lakers were reportedly interested in trading their No. 7 pick to get him. Instead, he stayed with Golden..." November 18

  • Klay: I should give Bogut a percentage of my contract

    CSN Bay Area "Through three games this season, Klay Thompson is leading the NBA at 29.7 points per game. Head coach Steve Kerr places a great emphasis on ball and player movement, and Thompson is benefitting from the new philosophy. On Monday, the 24-year old shooting guard, who signed a four-year, $70..." November 06

  • Klay Thompson's Contract Only A Max Under $66.5M 15-16 Cap

    Real GM Basketball "Klay Thompson's extension with the Golden State Warriors is not a max contract despite reports to the contrary, according to sources. The first-year salary of a true max contract is set as a percentage of the cap rather a dollar figure amount, which is 25 percent of the cap for players coming..." November 05

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    NBA players of the week: Heat's Chris Bosh (25.7 pts, 11.3 rebs, 4 assts) in East & Warriors' Klay Thompson (29.7 pts, 45.5% on 3s) in West.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Klay Thompson is a done deal with Warriors. Four-year maximum extension just agreed this afternoon

  • Klay Thompson, Warriors Hold No New Extension Talks

    Real GM Basketball "Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors have not held new extension talks ahead of Friday's deadline. Thompson would become a restricted free agent in 2015 without a new deal." October 31

  • Klay Thompson becomes eligible for higher qualifying offer

    Pro Basketball Talk "By starting the Warriors win over the Kings last night, Klay Thompson positioned himself to make a little more money next season. Of course, Thompson’s preferred way to get paid is a contract extension, but Golden State has yet to make a max offer. So, Thompson must consider..." October 30

  • Mark Jackson expects Warriors' Klay Thompson to get max deal

    Oakland Tribune "Former Warriors coach Mark Jackson at a time when the team is negotiating a contract extension for Klay Thompson said he expects the guard will ultimately receive a maximum-salary contract. "He's a guy that will make a boatload of money and in my opinion the best two-way shooting guard in the..." October 23

  • Sources: Warriors, Klay remain millions apart on extension

    CSN Bay Area "After his "Splash Brothers" sidekick, Stephen Curry, fouled out midway through the third quarter Tuesday night, Klay Thompson seized the preseason moment, which lasted precisely 112 seconds. Thompson furrowed his brow, cranked up his passion and poured in the points. He made a turnaround..." October 09

  • Does Klay Thompson deserve a max contract?

    Hoops Hype "When you are one of the best players on the international stage of the FIBA World Cup, should there even be a debate on who is the best player in your household? Don’t ask that question to the 1978 No. 1 overall pick Mychal Thompson, you already know the answer you are going to get. Selected..." October 02

  • Warriors want to sign Klay Thompson to extension

    Oakland Tribune "Warriors general manager Bob Myers offered no comment on how contract extension talks are going with guard Klay Thompson, but he made it clear the team wants to get a deal done. "We value him in the highest way, and we want to keep him on this team for a long time," Myers said..." September 24

  • Clock ticking for Warriors, Thompson

    CSN Bay Area "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..." September 18

  • Klay Thompson rises to NBA elite with golden offseason

    USA Today "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..." September 16

  • Warriors consulted Curry, who wouldn't trade Klay for Love

    CSN Bay Area "On May 29, amid swirling rumors that the Warriors were reportedly contemplating trading Klay Thompson to Minnesota for power forward Kevin Love, Stephen Curry let it be known he didn't want Thompson to be dealt. "I definitely want him to continue to be my backcourt mate and keep pushing," Curry..." August 13

  • Is Klay Thompson the next Eric Bledsoe?

    Sheridan Hoops "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..." August 05

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    Klay Thompson initially hoped extension done b4 USA camp, but source says "he's honored to play for USA & not thinking about anything else"

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    Probasketballdraft @Probballdraft

    Not to burst Cavs fans bubble but if Warriors are willing to include Thompson that trumps Cavs. Wolves prefer Klay bc more ready per source.

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    NBA Reporters @TheNBAReporters

    Reports.. Staff and personnel of the Warriors Organization are becoming frustrated in Kerr's un-willingness to deal Klay Thompson

  • Iguodala: Warriors Shouldn't Trade Klay Thompson

    Real GM Basketball "Andre Iguodala believes the Golden State Warriors should not include Klay Thompson in a trade for Kevin Love. “That’s not going to happen,” Iguodala said on Sirius XM on Thursday. “I want to clear that up right now. We should not trade Klay Thompson. “I tell Klay this every day. I text Klay and..." June 26

  • Has Klay Thompson killed Kevin Love-Warriors trade?

    USA Today "As we've learned so many times before this time of year, trade talks are often dead until they're not dead. They always seem to have this wild way of coming back from the grave, like some sort of NBA version of The Walking Dead where general managers rise up and grab their cell phones just in time..." June 24