Klay Thompson RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Durant 'didn't really notice' 1st time playing with Thompson, Green

    The Score "It was only for a short two-minute span, but for the first time since agreeing to sign with the 73-win Golden State Warriors near the start of free agency, Kevin Durant was on the floor in an actual game with his new teammates in Draymond Green and Klay Thompson for the U.S. men's Olympic..." July 23

  • With Durant's arrival, Klay Thompson says he'll sacrifice like Manu Ginobili

    CBS Sports "When players say individual statistics don't matter, they're usually lying. Yes, some accomplished veterans and dedicated role players are secure enough to ignore their numbers, but everybody around the league knows you're judged on your stats and often paid because of them. Just like fans do,..." July 21

  • Is Draymond Green Throwing Shade At Klay Thompson For Not Congratulating The Cavs?

    Uproxx "Say what you will about Draymond Green and his cockiness and his borderline questionable play, but at the end Game 7 on Sunday, when the Cleveland Cavaliers had just spoiled his team’s historic season and snatched away the NBA title on their home court, the Warriors’ forward swallowed his pride..." June 21

  • Klay: It's a failed season if we lose Game 7

    The Score "Seventy-three wins or not, the Golden State Warriors' 2015-16 campaign will almost certainly be judged on their ability to win a championship, not an abundance of regular-season wins. Klay Thompson reiterated this point Thursday following the Warriors' Game 6 defeat, stating the team's..." June 17

  • Jefferson puts Klay Thompson in his place with all this 'man's game' talk

    CBS Sports "For two weeks, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers have battled in the NBA Finals ... and in the headlines. Surprisingly, the normally reserved Klay Thompson has been in the middle of most of it. The Warriors guard said he thought Timofey Mozgov's pick on him "seemed dirty" after..." June 15

  • Richard Jefferson responds to Klay Thompson's complaints

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Cavaliers fought back on the court in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, defeating the Golden State Warriors to fend off elimination. It now appears a more confident Cavaliers team is ready to do the same off the court. Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson fired back at Warriors All-Star..." June 15

  • Klay Thompson’s Father Takes More Shots At LeBron

    Black Sports Online "Klay Thompson’s father, Mychal Thompson is on some “get off my lawn” mess in regards to his latest comments about LeBron James. Thompson spoke to Diamona Leung of Bay Area News and had these comments to say about LeBron, This is interesting to say considering his son’s team have come to be a..." June 13

  • Klay Thompson on LeBron: 'I guess his feelings just got hurt'

    Sportsnaut "The Golden State Warriors will be without Draymond Green for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, as the All-Star was issued his fourth flagrant foul of the playoffs. Talking about the altercation between Green and LeBron James that led to the flagrant, Green’s teammate and fellow All-Star Klay Thompson..." June 12