TAG: Klay Thompson

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 21, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Andrew Wiggins, Kevin Love Talks Reach Impasse Again

Andrew Wiggins

It’s been a peculiar start to Andrew Wiggins’ professional career. As news of LeBron James’ prodigal return to Cleveland caused a ripple effect throughout the league during the height of the free agent frenzy, it also unexpectedly rendered Wiggins’ future with the team that drafted him number one overall increasingly uncertain. Read More »

NBA / Jul 19, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Report: Klay Thompson Seeks Max Extension

Klay Thompson

If the Golden State Warriors prove forever unwilling to include Klay Thompson in its trade package to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love, they’ll surely do most everything possible to ensure he’s in the Bay for the long-haul. Undoubtedly using that assumption as leverage in contract discussions as well as the recently exploded market value for young, quality wings, Thompson and agent Bill Duffy are reportedly seeking a max-level extension from the Warriors before 2014-2015. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 11, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Report: Warriors Still Won’t Include Thompson In Love Trade

Kevin Love

LeBron James’ decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers has made them major contenders in the ongoing trade sweepstakes for Kevin Love, but the Golden State Warriors aren’t budging. According to Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News, the Warriors still won’t include Klay Thompson in any potential Love trade despite Cleveland’s emergence as a favorite in the proceedings. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 23, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Reports: ‘Wolves-Warriors Kevin Love Deal Is “Dead”

Kevin Love

And another theoretical trade bites the dust. Well, maybe. Multiple sources are reporting that the proposed deal between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors that would land Kevin Love in the Bay are “dead.” Read More »

Latest News / Jun 21, 2014 / 11:45 am

Report: Lakers Interested In Klay Thompson As Part Of Potential Kevin Love Trade

Kobe Bryant, Klay Thompson

The Kevin Love trade sweepstakes is nothing if not fluid. A new favorite to land the Minnesota Timberwolves superstar seems to emerge on a daily basis, only to fall back to the crowded pack of suitors once more details and context materialize. It’s unclear if the Golden State Warriors are just such an option, but they’ve reportedly developed a contingency plan with the Los Angeles Lakers involving Klay Thompson if Minnesota ultimately balks at their initial trade package for Love. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jun 19, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Report: Warriors Include Klay Thompson In Trade Offer For Kevin Love

Klay Thompson, Kevin Love

A legitimate favorite might have finally emerged in the ongoing trade sweepstakes for stranded superstar Kevin Love. The Golden State Warriors, a potential if unlikely landing spot for Love since the situation’s development, finally upped their ante on Thursday. According to reports, the Warriors have included highly regarded shooting guard Klay Thompson in their trade offer to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More »

Smack / May 19, 2014 / 10:24 pm

Are John Wall & Bradley Beal The Best Backcourt In The NBA? Wall Thinks So

Bradley Beal, John Wall

A lot of people figured the Wizards made a mistake giving John Wall a max extension last summer. But the former No. 1 pick led the Wizards to a No. 5 seed in the East and a thorough, 4-1 beatdown of the Bulls in the first round. Now Wall believes he and second-year shooting guard Bradley Beal are the best backcourt in the NBA. Read More »

NBA / May 1, 2014 / 2:15 pm

The 5 Best Backcourts In The NBA Playoffs

Deron Williams, Joe Johnson

The NBA kingdom is being conquered by the one-two punch of the point guard and shooting guard combo. Long gone are the days of Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon and Shaquille O’Neal banging away in the paint. The Memphis Grizzlies “grindhouse” style of basketball is the closest image of the days where the big men ruled the hardwood and people just refer to that style as “boring” in today’s game. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 28, 2014 / 10:00 am

Video: Klay Thompson Posterizes Big Baby

Klay Thompson

The new generation Warriors are the ultimate playoff highlight factory. From Baron DavisEarth-shattering poster over Andrei Kirilenko in the 2007 Playoffs to Steph Curry‘s reign of fire last spring, if you want YouTube moments before they actually hit YouTube, you have to go to Oracle. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 25, 2014 / 11:40 am

Jamal Crawford Drops Klay Thomson With Step-Back

Draymond Green, Jamal Crawford

After re-aggravating a calf injury late in the regular season, which kept him out of eight of LA’s final 11 games, Jamal Crawford struggled in the first two playoff games against the Warriors, shooting 6-for-19 for just 17 points combined in two games at home. But he had a mini resurgence in Game 3 (5-of-11, 13 points) including a nifty behind-the-back step-back that put Klay Thompson on his butt. Read More »