Klay Thompson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Klay Thompson calls out Blake Griffin

    ESPN Los Angeles "The trash talking between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors has started -- even before their first-round playoff series became official late Wednesday night. Earlier in the day, Warriors guard Klay Thompson called Clippers forward Blake Griffin out for flopping and playing..." April 18

  • Warriors' Klay Thompson draws raves as elite shooting guard

    San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors head coach Mark Jackson is wont to spew hyperbole, so when he claimed last month that Klay Thompson is "the best two-way shooting guard in the world," it was widely written off as rhetoric. But with Thompson's ever-growing game having taken even more shape in April, Jackson's claim..." April 16

  • Thompson to miss Cavs game due to grandfather's funeral

    CSN Bay Area "Klay Thompson will not play Friday against the Cleveland Cavaliers and his availability for Sunday's game in Portland is undetermined, the Warriors announced Thursday morning. Thompson's absence is due to the death of his grandfather and not related to his recent lower back strain." March 14

  • Warriors' Klay Thompson has become top defender

    San Francisco Chronicle "It looked like Ish Smith had beaten Klay Thompson along the baseline and would jitterbug into the lane for an easy layup. But Thompson might have just been toying with Smith. The Warriors' shooting guard glided with recovery speed and then extended through the air to swat away Smith's attempt..." March 12

  • Teammates untroubled by Klay Thompson's slump

    San Francisco Chronicle "Klay Thompson shot 3-for-20 from the floor Friday night in Utah, but the Warriors still managed to pull out a 95-90 victory. The shooting guard has made 27.8 percent of his shots and 29.6 percent of his three-point attempts over the past four games, but the Warriors have gone 3-1 during the..." February 05

  • Struggles of Barnes, Thompson hurting Warriors

    CSN Bay Area "They're subject to stunning lapses on defense. They're treating the ball as if it has a contagious disease. And, maddeningly for the Warriors, they're getting open shots and missing them. Meet, once again, Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes. Remember them? The team's last two lottery..." December 21

  • Warriors have found a new star in Klay Thompson

    CSN Bay Area "The search for a star in the latest Warriors' victory ended in a familiar place, at the typically warm fingertips of Klay Thompson. The third-year shooting guard fired in a game-high 25 points, including 5-of-8 3-point shooting, to ensure the Warriors walked out of Oracle Arena on Saturday..." November 17

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  • Warriors exercise options on Barnes, Thompson and Ezeli

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors announced Friday the team has exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Klay Thompson and the third-year contract options on forward Harrison Barnes and center Festus Ezeli, which are all for the 2014-15 NBA season. Under the terms of the NBA’s current collective..." October 26

  • Thompson glad to see Iguodala join Warriors

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Warriors were thrilled when they achieved the offseason coup that landed Andre Iguodala in a sign-and-trade deal and no one was happier about the acquisition than Klay Thompson. The shooting guard is the only Warrior who played in all 82 regular-season and 12 postseason games last season..." September 12

  • Is Klay Thompson’s Potential Being Overrated?

    Blue Man Hoop "In his sophomore season in the NBA, Klay Thompson is well-known around the league now for his three-point shooting. Being a part of the “Splash Brothers” duo in Golden State, head coach Mark Jackson dubbed Thompson and Stephen Curry as the best shooting backcourt in history. When drafted with..." June 23

  • Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes invited to Team USA Camp

    Oakland Tribune "The Warriors' Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes will participate in Team USA's minicamp in Las Vegas in July, according to sources. And point guard Stephen Curry is back in the national team mix, too. The camp this summer is for Team USA officials to get a good look at the promising young..." June 07

  • Klay Thompson fails to provide a much-needed lift for the Warriors

    Oakland Tribune "Eight nights earlier, he was the man who gave the Warriors a chance against the heavily favored San Antonio Spurs. By scoring 34 points in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series, Klay Thompson became Robin to Stephen Curry's Batman. But the second-year shooting guard was rarely..." May 18

  • Warriors' Thompson playing tough defense

    San Francisco Chronicle "At times, it felt as though Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson had gone missing during the final four games of his team's first-round victory over Denver. But head coach Mark Jackson always knows where to find his second-year player when it seems like he has pulled an in-game disappearing..." May 05

  • Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari focuses on returning by start of 2013-14

    Denver Post "Which month will Gallo be back? That's a looming, long-term question for the Nuggets, as Danilo Gallinari prepares for left knee surgery, likely next week. Speaking by phone, Gallinari said Monday his doctor told him recovery from surgery could take at least four months. He might be able to..." April 09

  • Thompson's last second heroics lift Warriors over Kings

    CSN Bay Area "Apparently winning ugly is the Warriors’ new thing. Two days after escaping with a win at home against lowly Toronto, Golden State added another tally to the win column with a sloppy 87-83 victory against Sacramento at Oracle Arena. This one, however, provided some excitement. Klay..." March 07

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    Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson of GSW and Lance Stephenson of IND each fined $35,000 for escalating the altercation.

  • Klay Thompson is better than you think

    Golden State Of Mind "year ago, people were talking about Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson as one of the steals of the 2011 draft. The lanky guard with a sweet shooting stroke was drawing praise as a potential superstar, a guy who could challenge Stephen Curry as the best three-point shooter in the league. He..." February 25

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    Eric Gordon for Klay Thompson. Dead. Never existed.