Latest Klay Thompson News

Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3-1 lead

Apr. 21, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard missed the NBA playoffs last season, in multiple ways. He wasn't playing the games. He wasn't feeling the games, either. That's not a problem this season for the 2014 NBA Finals MVP. Healthy and happy, Leonard has the Toronto Raptors one win away from the second round. He...

Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

Apr. 21, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A little scoreboard watching inspired Klay Thompson and Golden State. Seeing Houston up 3-0 on Utah combined with having dropped a game at home, the Warriors got back to business. Kevin Durant scored 33 points and Thompson added 32 in a 113-105 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on...

DeMarcus Cousins injures left quadriceps early in Game 2

Apr. 16, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Starting Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins' postseason could be in jeopardy after he injured his left quadriceps muscle in the first quarter of Monday night's 135-131 Game 2 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round of the playoffs. "There's a pretty significant quad...

Warriors squander 31-point lead, Clippers tie series at 1-1

Apr. 16, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lou Williams led the Los Angeles Clippers to the largest postseason comeback in NBA history. Landry Shamet hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds left, Stephen Curry couldn't answer on the other end, and the Clippers somehow rallied from 31 points down on the road to stun the...

Without tunnel try, Steph Curry will need new pregame shot

Apr. 15, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry's pregame tunnel heaves have become such a spectacle at Oracle Arena that hundreds of cameras rise in the air to capture the moment. He won't have that anymore when the Warriors move across the bay to San Francisco to Chase Center next season. Everybody figures Curry...

Home-court advantage? Warriors had it, now 76ers need it

Apr. 14, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

Opening day of the NBA postseason was no time to be home. Not home for the summer. Home for a game. Only the Golden State Warriors managed to win there Saturday in a rough day for the higher seeds. Both No. 2s lost, and the Brooklyn Nets won the game and the crowd in Philadelphia, where home fans turned on the...

Curry's 38 points lead Warriors to Game 1 win over Clippers

Apr. 14, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr preached to the Golden State Warriors to not "take the bait." The bait being Patrick Beverley. Stephen Curry scored 38 points and made eight 3-pointers to give him the most in postseason history, and the top-seeded Golden State Warriors began their quest for a three-peat...

Fresh off loss at Golden State, Clippers return for playoffs

Apr. 12, 2019 9:30 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — This is such a different time for the Clippers and Warriors from their days as fierce rivals who swung elbows, tussled and trash-talked at every chance. Both franchises were finding themselves then, from a testy Christmas matchup in 2013 in Oakland to a chippy seven-game first-round...

Warriors start playoff road, without LeBron there at the end

Apr. 11, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

The Golden State Warriors are set to begin their quest for a third straight title, and this time it's up to someone else to try to stop them. With LeBron James gone to the West and this year gone entirely from the postseason, the Eastern Conference headquarters for the NBA Finals won't be in his home for the...

Carter scores 32, Grizzlies beat Warriors 132-117 in finale

Apr. 11, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis rookie Jevon Carter had the game of his career on the final night of the regular season against a skeleton crew of Golden State Warriors. Carter, who entered the game averaging 3.7 points, scored a career-high 32 points, Justin Holiday added 22 and the Grizzlies beat the...