Klay Thompson is typically one of the Warriors’ quietest players, but he is making his voice heard to support Wine Country wildfire relief efforts.

In a video posted Friday afternoon to his Twitter account, Thompson announced that he will donate $1,000 for every point he scores in Golden State’s next three home games to Redwood Credit Union’s wildfire relief fund. He is encouraging others to join him by donating at pledgeit.org/klay.

“Let’s stick together, because loved ones and families have been displaced and lost from these terrible events,” Thompson said in the video. “Property has been damaged, but we can build this thing back up if we stick together and donate.”


Warriors’ Klay Thompson to donate $1,000 per point to wildfire relief efforts

By Connor Letourneau Updated 12:51 pm, Friday, October 20, 2017

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Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, right, shoots against Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The Rockets won 122-121. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Photo: Ben Margot, Associated Press

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Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, right, shoots against Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The Rockets won 122-121. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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NEW ORLEANS — Klay Thompson is typically one of the Warriors’ quietest players, but he is making his voice heard to support Wine Country wildfire relief efforts.

In a video posted Friday afternoon to his Twitter account, Thompson announced that he will donate $1,000 for every point he scores in Golden State’s next three home games to Redwood Credit Union’s wildfire relief fund. He is encouraging others to join him by donating at pledgeit.org/klay.

“Let’s stick together, because loved ones and families have been displaced and lost from these terrible events,” Thompson said in the video. “Property has been damaged, but we can build this thing back up if we stick together and donate.”

Thompson’s announcement comes 10 days after he ended a group interview by offering his support for those affected by the recent Wine Country wildfires. “It puts life in perspective on what’s important,” Thompson said. “I know there have been some deaths, and it’s just really tragic. Us players will do something about it when things calm down.”

Thompson averaged a career-high 22.3 points per game last season. If he scores at that rate in the next three home games, he would donate $67,000 for wildfire relief.