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Klay Thompson
Klay Thompson
Position: G
Born: 02/08/90
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:205 lbs. / 93 kg.
Salary: $15,501,000
Despite the Warriors’ historic 14-0 start, there has been some concern and criticism over the play of Klay Thompson, whose scoring average is down from 21.7 points per game a year ago to 16.2 points per game this year. Don’t tell that to Mychal. “They’re not paying attention, obviously,” Thompson said “Klay is fine. He had that sore back to start the season. That hindered his play some, no doubt about that. But when he’s out there healthy, just because he’s not scoring in the 20s, it doesn’t matter. Steph is on such a roll he has to shoot the ball the way he’s shooting it now. It’s something we’ve never seen before.
And after rallying from 17 down to beat Brooklyn in overtime Saturday night for their 11th straight win to start the season, they’re within four wins of tying the 1994 Rockets and the ’48-’49 Washington Capitols for the best start in NBA history. The inevitable talk of whether the Warriors can equal or beat the Bulls’ 72-10 mark in 1996 is starting to percolate in those places where such inanities percolate. And they don’t think they’re anywhere close to maximizing their potential. “Imagine if we were firing on all cylinders,” Klay Thompson said. “It’s going to be a scary thing to see. We’re getting there. We’re close. It’s still early November, but it’s a very encouraging thing.”
Curry spent the summer working on being more efficient in the Warriors’ offense, getting from point A to point B quicker with the ball, while maintaining explosiveness. All of the flips, floaters and left-handed runners he makes are not shots he comes up with on the fly during a game. They are all in his repertoire. “He makes it look so easy, night after night,” Thompson said. “Obviously it’s tough for him to put these numbers up for 82 games, but he surprises us every night.”