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Position
G
 
Jersey
11
Name  Klay Thompson
Born  2/8/1990
Height  6-7
Weight  205
College  Washington State
6/21/2014 4:11:00 PM
Description: Klay Thompson could be on his way out of Golden State. The Warriors are looking to package Thompson as part of a trade for Minnesota forward Kevin Love.
Insight: That doesn't necessarily mean that Thompson would be traded to the Timberwolves. According to the Los Angeles Times, the Warriors could involve a third team in the deal including the Lakers, who were forced to use Wesley Johnson, Nick Young and Xavier Henry at small forward last season. Thompson has averaged 16 ppg on 43.5 percent shooting during his three NBA seasons.
 
4/16/2014 2:23:00 PM
Description: Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson may suit up but he isn't expected to play Wednesday, according to Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: The Warriors are resting Stephen Curry, David Lee, Andre Iguodala and Jermaine O'Neal in the final game of the regular season and are expected to keep Thompson and Draymond Green on the bench too. Thompson has averaged a career-high 18.5 points with 3.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.8 threes in 80 games this season. The only game he missed prior to Wednesday was due to the death of his grandfather back in March.
 
3/16/2014 7:51:00 PM
Description: Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will return to the lineup Sunday at Portland.
Insight: Thompson left the team after the death of his grandfather and missed Friday's game. Harrison Barnes started in his place and played 41 minutes but had just six points on 3-of-8 shooting. He'll go back to the bench Sunday.
 
3/12/2014 10:40:00 PM
Description: Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will miss Friday's game against the Cavaliers due to the death of his grandfather, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: He's starting Wednesday's game against the Clippers and will travel to the Bahamas for the funeral afterward. He'll be back in time for Sunday's game against the Blazers. Steve Blake and Jordan Crawford will fill in for Thompson Friday, though Draymond Green may also see some extra minutes.
 
3/4/2014 9:27:00 PM
Description: Klay Thompson's contested two with less than a second remaining gave Golden State a 98-96 win over Indiana Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Insight: He also played solid defense on Paul George, who watched his three-pointer rim out as time expired. Thompson logged a game-high 41 minutes and led the Warriors with 25 points on 10-for-20 shooting. He's made at least two threes in each of his last five games.
 
2/28/2014 10:44:00 PM
Description: Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson nailed five treys and had 25 points Friday against the Knicks.
Insight: He did his damage in 29 minutes of play. It was his third straight game with less than 30 minutes. Thompson averaged 19.4 points and 3.0 threes his first 41 games, but even with Friday's results factored in he has averaged just 14.5 points and 2.1 triples his last 17 games.
 
Cold2/5/2014 11:23:00 AM
Description: Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson has fallen into a shooting slump, going 25-of-85 (.294) his last five games.
Insight: Teammate Stephen Curry said Golden State's coaches encouraged Thompson to keep shooting and attributes the slump to fatigue, according to the San Jose Mercury News. "I just remind him that it's his third year, and he's played a lot of minutes and added obviously some responsibilities on both sides of the floor just to make sure he understands you're going to get heavy-legged a couple times throughout the season." Thompson leads the Warriors with 37.9 minutes per game and the NBA with 125.2 miles traveled on the court, according to stats.nba.com.
 
1/15/2014 6:11:00 PM
Description: Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson was spotted wearing a brace on his right knee at Wednesday's shootaround, according to Monte Poole of csnbayarea.com.
Insight: Thompson played 41 minutes in the Warriors' last game Friday against the Celtics. He should be able to play Wednesday.
 
12/8/2013 10:21:00 AM
Description: Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson put up 30 points in Saturday's win over Memphis.
Insight: It was a nice bounceback effort for Thompson after scoring just five points the previous night at Houston. The 23-year-old from Washington State is averaging a career-high 37.7 mpg this season. He should be starting in all fantasy leagues.
 
11/24/2013 10:18:00 AM
Description: Golden State guard Klay Thompson scored 30 points before fouling out Saturday against the Trail Blazers.
Insight: He hit 10-of-13 field goals in just 27 minutes of action. Thompson was a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line. The Splash Brothers (Thompson and Stephen Curry) have accounted for 36.3 percent of the team's offense this season (517 points in 14 games).
 
Hot11/17/2013 10:21:00 AM
Description: Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson led all scorers in Saturday's game against the Jazz with 25 points on 9-of-14 shooting.
Insight: Thompson has attempted 6.8 threes per game and made a scorching 51.5 percent of them this season to average 20.9 ppg.
 
Hot11/6/2013 11:06:00 PM
Description: Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson is averaging 24 points and 3.8 threes per game through the first five games this season.
Insight: His 30 points Wednesday against Minnesota gave him three games with at least 27 points this season.
 
10/29/2013 6:28:00 PM
Description: Klay Thompson will remain the Warriors starting shooting guard even after Harrison Barnes (foot) returns from his injury, according to Marcus Thompson of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Warriors coach Mark Jackson was considering using Thompson as the sixth man following the departure of Jarrett Jack to the Cavaliers, but Thompson will stay in the role he had last season, when he started all 82 games and averaged 16.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.0 steals and 2.6 threes in 36 minutes per game.
 
5/9/2013 9:18:00 AM
Description: Warriors guard Klay Thompson torched the Spurs for 34 points and 14 rebounds Wednesday in Game 2 of the Western Conference semi-finals.
Insight: He was 8-of-9 from downtown and 13-for-26 overall. Twenty nine of his 34 came in the first half. The series is tied at one a piece heading into Friday night's Game 3 in Oakland.
 
3/28/2013 10:14:00 AM
Description: Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson missed 12 of his 13 field goal attempts Wednesday against Sacramento and had four points.
Insight: Thompson has been extremely frustrating to own this season. He's averaging 16.3 points and 2.6 threes but he has cold shooting games like Wednesday's far too often.
 
3/17/2013 9:20:00 PM
Description: Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson made six threes and had 26 points Sunday versus the Rockets.
Insight: Thompson has scored at least 20 points in six of his last nine games. He's making 3.6 threes per game in that span.
 
2/21/2013 9:55:00 AM
Description: Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson went off for 28 points Wednesday in a win over Phoenix.
Insight: Twelve of those points came on three-pointers with another twelve coming from inside the three-point line. Wednesday was the sixth time this season Thompson (16.6 ppg) has eclipsed 25 points.
 
1/29/2013 11:00:00 PM
Description: Warriors guard Klay Thompson scored a career-high 32 points on 13-of-24 shooting with seven rebounds, two assists, three blocks and six threes Tuesday against the Cavaliers.
Insight: With Stephen Curry, Andrew Bogut, Harrison Barnes and Carl Landry out, we knew Thompson was going to get a ton of shots. Fortunately, he made a bunch. Thompson is averaging 18.1 ppg in January, his best month this season.
 
1/28/2013 10:25:00 AM
Description: Warriors guard Klay Thompson (illness) missed Sunday's practice, but is probable for Monday's game against Toronto.
Insight: Warriors coach Mark Jackson made practice optional, so Thompson didn't have to force himself to play. The guard who is averaging 16.0 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 2.5 apg and 2.7 threes per contest should be able to take the court Monday.
 
1/27/2013 4:11:00 PM
Description: Warriors guard Klay Thompson (illness) missed Sunday's practice. SOURCE: Marcus Thompson, Bay Area News Group
Insight: Warriors coach Mark Jackson made practice optional, so Thompson didn't have to force himself to play. The guard should be able to take the court Monday when Golden State plays the Milwaukee Bucks.
 

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