Latest Klay Thompson News

Jerry West, a 3-time Hall of Fame selection and the inspiration for the NBA logo, dies at 86

Jun. 12, 2024 21:01 PM EDT

The NBA has never confirmed the worst-kept secret in basketball, that Jerry West is the player whose silhouette is depicted in the league’s logo. There’s probably a reason for that: West never wanted to be the logo. “I’m just part of the game,” West said in a...

Things to know about the NBA playoffs, which start Saturday

Apr. 20, 2024 06:05 AM EDT

The Boston Celtics had almost no trouble at all with the 14 teams that didn’t make the playoffs this season, going 35-4 against those squads. Against the teams that actually made the postseason, the Celtics were really good as well. Taking into account only the 16...

GM Mike Dunleavy, Warriors look to regroup after missing the playoffs with Curry, Green, Thompson

Apr. 18, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General manager Mike Dunleavy Jr. and the rest of Golden State's front office staff had a feeling this season would wind up short of the ultimate goal for a franchise that has won four NBA championships over the past decade. That's the way the season went for...

Klay Thompson wants do decompress from season before delving into what's next as a free agent

Apr. 17, 2024 21:08 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fighting his emotions from the most frustrating of nights, Klay Thompson peered high into the upper deck of Sacramento's Golden 1 Center and caught a glimpse of one remaining fan wearing his No. 11 jersey. That moment meant a great deal to him, a lasting memory...

Klay Thompson misses all 10 shots in what might have been his final game with the Warriors

Apr. 17, 2024 11:47 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson has provided so many memorable moments during his decade-plus run as Stephen Curry's Splash Brother running mate for the Golden State Warriors dynasty. The Game 6 heroics. The scores of 3-pointers. The shut-down defense against some of the...

Stephen Curry tells the AP why 2024 is the right time to make his Olympic debut

Apr. 17, 2024 11:29 AM EDT

Golden State guard Stephen Curry knew he was running out of chances to play in what would be his first Olympics, so he and his wife Ayesha started planning many months ago about how to make the Paris Games work for their family. Their growing family, that is. Ayesha...

The Kings eliminate the Warriors from play-in tournament with 118-94 win

Apr. 17, 2024 01:59 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The chants of “Light the Beam!” started midway through the fourth quarter as the Sacramento Kings kept piling on the Golden State Warriors. A year after having their season ended by their neighbors, the Kings dealt the Warriors a bit of payback in...

Without Curry, Green, the Warriors beat the Jazz 123-116 and wind up with the 10th seed in the West

Apr. 14, 2024 18:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr firmly believes his team still has a shot to make a splash this postseason — facing a familiar foe to start the uphill quest. Klay Thompson scored 25 points with six 3-pointers, Andrew Wiggins added 19 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the...

Warriors make 26 3-pointers, roar past Lakers for a key 134-120 win in Anthony Davis' injury absence

Apr. 10, 2024 01:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 27 points, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors capitalized on Anthony Davis' injury absence for a 134-120 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night. Andrew Wiggins had 17 points for the 10th-place Warriors, who hit...

Klay Thompson scores 32 points as Stephen Curry rests, Warriors beat stumbling Jazz 118-110

Apr. 07, 2024 23:40 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson found his offensive groove in a hurry, even on the toughest of shots with a defender in his face. Thompson scored 32 points and the Golden State Warriors ran away from the undermanned Utah Jazz early on the way to a 118-110 victory Sunday night....