Tag Archives: Klay Thompson

Thompson and Love Looming Over the 2016 NBA Finals

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Golden State was on the verge of completing a deal to bring in the most dominant rebounder the league has seen in decades. Intense debates internally among members of the Warriors front office, as arguments became so intense NBA legend and Golden State consultant Jerry West threatened to resign if a deal was completed. Ultimately, the Warriors opted against dealing …

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Cleveland Has No Answers for Green

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It’s no wonder how the Warriors set the NBA record for most 3-point field goals made in a single season during their 73 victory campaign. On any night, a different player is capable of altering the entire defensive philosiphy of their opponent. And with Golden State’s exceptional ball movement, as the team dished out 28.9 assists per game — the highest …

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Different Back Court Combination Lifts Golden State in Game 1

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Once again it was the back court duo that proved to be the difference for Golden State. Only during a 104-89 victory over the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the 2016 NBA Finals, it wasn’t the All-Star combination of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson carried the offense. Instead, Shaun Livingston and Leandro Barbosa — the backup guards for the vaunted Splash Brothers …

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Record Setting Performance from Thompson Keeps Season Alive

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By proving Stephen Curry isn’t the only Warriors player capable of setting long range shooting records, Klay Thompson ensured the Western Conference finals would extend to a Game 7. Distance wasn’t an obstacle for Thompson Saturday night, as he set a playoff record by connecting 11 times from 3-point range, keeping Golden State’s title defense alive. By the time he was …

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Warriors Set All-Time Wins Record as Curry Destroys 3-Point Mark

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The Warriors have achieved unmatched success for the past two years with the same formula: create just enough space for Stephen Curry to launch a shot. The distance from the basket no longer served as an obstacle for Curry, or for the entire Golden State roster, as the team buried a league record 1,077 shots from beyond the arc. Not …

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Thompson Out Duels Curry for 3-Point Shootout Win

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There was little doubt the 3-Point Shootout trophy would stay in Golden State. The only question was which Splash Brother would claim the honor for 2016. Stephen Curry claimed his first 3-Point Shootout title a year ago as he outlasted Klay Thompson in the final round by piling up 27 points.

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Podcast: Top 5 for 2015

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The Warriors are at the top of nearly every possible ranking through the first quarter of the season. Golden State has a 26-1 record, opened the year with 24 consecutive victories (the longest streak in league history) while playing with the most efficient offense and the eighth most efficient defense in the league. The team even avenged its lone loss …

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Golden State Begins Title Defense Without Kerr

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The coach that guided Golden State to its first NBA title in four decades won’t be in the building when the championship banner is raised into the rafters. Steve Kerr will be out indefinitely after he was forced to undergo a pair of surgical procedures on his back to prevent a rare spinal fluid leak over the summer. Following surgery …

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Podcast: The Fringe First Rounders

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The player selected in the first round of a fantasy basketball draft has to deliver. By missing out in the opening round, the rest of the draft becomes an uphill battle. The 2015-16 season has a clear-cut order of eight players, where there should be no deviating among those selections. Another fantasy stalwart is worth a first round pick, even …

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Top Fantasy Basketball 3-Point Shooters in 2016

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From the corners of the court, only 22 feet separate a shooter and three points. At its furthest point, 23 feet and nine inches at the top of the arc, the 3-point line has become too tempting for teams to ignore. Thirteen of the 30 teams in the league launched more than 2,000 shots from beyond the arc last season, …

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