Klay Thompson RUMORS & NEWS

  • How success could hurt the Warriors when Klay Thompson is a free agent

    CBS Sports "The new collective bargaining agreement will allow players to sign massive new contracts in free agency. Players re-signing with the team that drafted them will especially benefit superstars like Stephen Curry and DeMarcus Cousins can sign max deals worth upward of $207 million. Yet despite..." January 15

  • Klay Thompson Would Have Interest In Extension

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement is expected to make contract extensions for veteran players more common, by loosening the restrictions on those deals, and – in some cases – making them more lucrative. Speaking to Sam Amick of USA Today, Klay Thompson was asked about the possibility..." January 12

  • Klay Thompson says his success has been surreal

    USA Today "Rocco was waiting. As anyone who knows Klay Thompson will tell you, there’s nothing the Golden State Warriors shooting guard loves more than spending time with his favorite English Bulldog (reading the USA TODAY Sports section before games, as it turns out, may be a close second). Yet still,..." January 12

  • Klay Thompson doesn't regret saying LeBron's 'feelings got hurt' in NBA Finals

    ESPN "After Klay Thompson took LeBron James to task before Game 5 of last season's NBA Finals for essentially claiming he snitched on Draymond Green while also saying James' feelings must have been hurt to resort to such squealing, the Cleveland Cavaliers proceeded to secure three consecutive victories..." December 24

  • Rumor spreader Brian Scalabrine was 'ducking' Klay Thompson in Boston

    CBS Sports "Former Warriors assistant coach and current Celtics TV analyst Brian Scalabrine created some drama in early November by spreading a rumor that Golden State was considering trading Klay Thompson to Boston. Scalabrine didn't have any sources for this rumor, he simply read it on a random website,..." December 15

  • Klay, what? Thompson dropped 60 -- and it could have been more

    ESPN "The Golden State Warriors rudely blasted the Indiana Pacers 142-106 as Klay Thompson seized a career-high 60 points in his three quarters of play. It was less a game than a chance for the Warriors to explore their imaginations as Thompson tested the outer reaches of his basketball..." December 06

  • Klay Thompson Doesn’t Think Marijuana Should Ever Be Used Recreationally

    Dime Magazine "On Friday, Warriors coach Steve Kerr made the somewhat surprising admission that he’s used marijuana on a couple of occasions during the past year and a half to help treat his ongoing back issues. Kerr missed a significant portion of Golden State’s historic 73-9 season due to complications from a..." December 05

  • GM Bob Myers: Warriors aren’t trading Klay Thompson

    CSN Bay Area "Brian Scalabrine's comments about Klay Thompson created quite the stir in the basketball world on Monday. On Wednesday, Warriors GM Bob Myers was asked about what transpired. "I think the hard thing is in this day and age of media, what I'd love to see, is if you're gonna say something like..." November 19

  • Unnamed NBA GM: Klay Thompson is not a good fit with the Warriors

    Sportsnaut "Rumors surfaced earlier this week that the Golden State Warriors might be open to trading All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson. Specifically, the indication was that Golden State might be in conversations with the Boston Celtics to send Klay back east (more on that here). While the Warriors..." November 17

  • Making sense of the Klay Thompson fake trade rumors and reality for the Warriors

    CBS Sports "On Monday, the internet invented a rumor. Brian Scalabrine was on XM Radio, and said he had "heard this weekend" that Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson might be available in trade, and that the Celtics were involved in talks. Scalabrine is a former NBA player, and a current analyst for..." November 15

  • Despite rumors, Warriors not looking to trade Klay Thompson

    USA Today "You knew this was coming, right? Klay Thompson struggles early on in this debut season of the Golden State Super Villains, sparking doubt about whether he’s a good fit with their new star-studded Warriors crew and questions about his dispensability. Add in their struggles with rim protection..." November 15

  • Ex-NBAer has ridiculous source for Klay Thompson trade rumors

    New York Post "If Brian Scalabrine wants to gain credibility in his new sports broadcasting career, he should reevaluate his sources. The former NBA utility player, who spent the majority of his career with the Celtics and returned to Boston in 2015 as a basketball analyst for Comcast SportsNet, tried to..." November 15

  • Warriors shoot down rumors that Thompson is available for trade

    SLAM Online "Celtics TV analyst Brian Scalabrine floated a rumor this morning that Klay Thompson may be “available”, and that Boston could be in play for the All-Star shooting guard’s services. Once the soundbite went viral, Scalabrine was quick to walk back his commments. The Golden State Warriors are..." November 14

  • Klay Thompson The Latest Addition To Never-Ending Celtics Rumor Mill

    CBS Boston "As expected, the Boston Celtics have found themselves involved in nearly every trade rumor that surfaces this season. The Celtics are reportedly in the mix for anyone and everyone should their current teams decide it’s time to explore a trade, thanks to Boston’s need for a true star and..." November 14

  • Klay Thompson Has A Very Simple Solution For How To Get Out Of His Shooting Slump

    Dime Magazine "By almost any measure, Klay Thompson has had a brutal start to the season. Through the first six games, he’s converted just nine of his 46 total three-point attempts (19.6 percent), this after shooting a deadly 42.5 percent last year. He finished second in made three-pointers last season behind..." November 08

  • Klay Thompson says Kevin Durant is not to blame for his current slump

    Fox Sports "The Golden State Warriors are still going through a learning curve after making some major offseason changes -- none bigger than the addition of Kevin Durant. Through six games, one player appears to be having the most difficult time adjusting to the new-look Warriors -- one-half of the Splash..." November 07

  • Klay Thompson responds to Cavaliers' Halloween tombstone cookies

    USA Today "LeBron James hosted a Halloween party over the weekend that — according to an apparent partygoer — featured a plate of cookies with the names of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson on tombstones with "2015-16" written across the front, referencing, of course, the Cleveland Cavaliers' historic Game 7..." November 01

  • Kevin Durant unfiltered on the state of his relationship with Russell Westbrook

    San Jose Mercury News "On NBA Draft night 2008, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook met as teenagers, just months before both turned 20. Together, for the next eight years, they built a relocated franchise from the ground up, nearing but narrowly missing the sport’s pinnacle season after season. They were teammates..." November 01

  • Klay Thompson upset over anonymous 'cowards' quote

    San Jose Mercury News "Klay Thompson was a bit grumpy this morning. He blew his tire on the way to the practice facility. “Get ready for some short answers,” he said before sitting down for an interview with reporters. But then Thompson was asked about ESPN’s recent story on Draymond Green, which detailed the fiery..." October 21

  • Klay sheds new light on 'not sacrificing' comment at Media Day

    CSN Bay Area "It was a single quote, and all through August and into September it stuck to Klay Thompson’s image like a wad of gum to the sole of his sneakers. I’m not sacrificing (bleep), because my game isn’t changing. Thompson was responding in a Yahoo Sports article to questions about the “sacrifices”..." September 27

  • Jason Terry Says James Harden Is Better Than Klay Thompson, Praises the Greek Freak

    Def Pen "Veteran guard Jason Terry is known by many as being one of the most upfront and honest guys around the league. Whether you ask his teammates, coaches, family or friends, they will all tell you the same. With that being said, Terry releasing a surplus of hot takes on SiriusXM NBA Radio Wednesday..." September 22

  • Klay Thompson ‘not sacrificing s—‘ with Kevin Durant joining Warriors

    Larry Brown Sports "It was not unusual for Kevin Durant to take somewhere in the range of 20-25 shots per game with the Oklahoma City Thunder last year. Now that he has joined forces with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, many have wondered how there will be enough shots to go around with the Golden State Warriors..." August 02