Stories tagged: Klay Thompson
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Kevin Durant’s dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3
Kevin Durant dropped a 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds left as the Golden State Warriors rallied for 118-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The …
Sat., June 3, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
Klay Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end
The Golden State Warriors won’t worry about how many shots Klay Thompson misses as long as he keep preventing his opponent from making them on the other end of the …
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Tim Kawakami: Watch out: Improved Golden State gets Kevin Durant back
They splashed and twirled their way to their 12th consecutive victory, they’ve all but clinched the No. 1 overall seed in the postseason, and now the Warriors have a next …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Klay Thompson lifts Golden State over Orlando
Klay Thompson scored 21 of his 29 points in the first quarter and the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Orlando Magic 122-92 on Thursday night.
Tue., March 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson lead Warriors to win
Stephen Curry scored 29 points on his 29th birthday, Klay Thompson added 28 and the Golden State Warriors used a frenetic fourth-quarter rally to snap a three-game skid and beat …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Aaron Gordon headlines the field for All-Star dunk contest, Klay Thompson defends his 3-point title
Aaron Gordon leads dunk contest field, Klay Thompson set to defend 3-point title on All-Star Saturday night in New Orleans.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 5:59 p.m.
Irving clutch against Warriors again as Cavs win 109-108
With another clutch shot, Kyrie Irving took the Warriors on a trip down memory lane. Irving dropped a short, turnaround jumper over Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left as the …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 10:52 p.m.
Klay Thompson scores 60 for Warriors in rout of Pacers
Klay Thompson had an NBA season-high and career-best 60 points for the highest-scoring performance by a Golden State player in more than 42 years, and the Warriors whipped the Indiana …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 10:52 p.m.
Al Attles has seen some history-making scoring performances
Al Attles made all eight of his field-goal tries for 17 points during Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game on March 2, 1962. Attles coached Rick Barry the day he scored 64 …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 11:34 p.m.
Klay Thompson leads U.S. past Spain; gold-medal game next
The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team is still a little better than Spain.
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
U.S. men’s basketball edges France 100-97; Thompson scores 30
Three wins from gold, and still no reason to think it will be easy for the U.S. men’s basketball team.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 9:24 p.m.
Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors
Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Durant, Anthony lead 12-player U.S. Olympic basketball roster
Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
Anthony, Thompson among 10 set for U.S. Olympic basketball
With LeBron James taking a pass, Carmelo Anthony alone will have a chance to become the most-decorated Olympian in men’s basketball history.
Thu., June 16, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
LeBron James, Cavaliers down Warriors to force Game 7
LeBron James scored 41 points, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the NBA Finals packing for California by beating the rattled Golden State Warriors 115-101 on Thursday …
Tue., June 14, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Warriors remain confident of winning second straight title
Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his face.
Mon., June 13, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving each score 41 as Cavs stave off elimination with 112-97 win over Warriors
LeBron James laughed at Klay Thompson’s comments this week about the NBA being a man’s league. Instead, he thought of a punishment far worse than anything he could say.
Sat., June 11, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
Brian Schmitz: U.S. will hardly field Dream Team for Rio Olympics
This won’t be a reincarnation of The Dream Team. It won’t even be The First Team.
Fri., June 10, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Stephen Curry scores 38 points as Warriors move closer to another NBA title
LeBron James said Game 4 was another “do-or-die” scenario for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:48 p.m.
Klay Thompson wants to play in Rio
Not even Zika worries will deter Klay Thompson from playing in the Olympics if asked.
Sat., May 28, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Thompson’s 41 points, 11 3s save Golden State’s season
Klay Thompson made a playoff-record 11 3-pointers and scored 41 points, and the defending champion Golden State Warriors forced a seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 108-101 …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC
“We ain’t going home! We’re not going home!” Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 10:57 p.m.
Klay Thompson has carried Warriors this postseason
OAKLAND, Calif. – A far cry from his brash, former basketball-playing father, Klay Thompson is perfectly content to be the soft-spoken, second superstar behind MVP Stephen Curry. He is more …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 9:26 p.m.
Couch Slouch: How to beat the Warriors
So can these 73-9 Golden State Warriors be vanquished this postseason? Of course they can. Heck, Oscar Robertson would tell you that a starting five of Kevin Hart, Justin Bieber, …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Picking Olympic roster tough task for U.S. men’s basketball
In another Olympic sport, the U.S. might be dreaming of a gold-silver-bronze medals sweep.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 11:17 p.m.
NBA notes: Klay Thompson wins 3-point contest
It was going to take a sizzling performance for someone to take the shooting title away from Stephen Curry, and Klay Thompson got hot at the perfect time.
Thu., Dec. 31, 2015, 8:26 p.m.
Klay Thompson scores 38 as Warriors beat Rockets
Klay Thompson scored 38 points and the Golden State Warriors overcame star Stephen Curry’s absence to beat the Houston Rockets 114-110 on Thursday night.
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015
Marcus Thompson: Warriors’ Klay Thompson is back in All-Star form
Klay Thompson emerged from the bowels of the Warriors’ training area gripping his left wrist.
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015, 8:17 p.m.
With streak over, regular season begins for Warriors
Every victory raised the stakes for the Golden State Warriors.
Mon., June 8, 2015
Injury-riddled Cleveland rocks Warriors
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Big Three has faded. The Terrific Two is gone. And the Cleveland Cavaliers are still heading home with the NBA Finals knotted up at a game …