Klay Thompson – Biography
Klay Thompson – Klay Alexander Thompson is a professional basketball player originally from the United States who now plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Thompson was born on February 8, 1990.
In addition to being a four-time NBA champion, a five-time NBA All-Star, a two-time All-NBA Third Team honoree, and a former member of the NBA All-Defensive Second Team, he is widely considered to be one of the best three-point shooters in the history of the sport. In addition, he has been a member of the United States national team, which has won gold medals by competing in the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016.
Klay Thompson – Biography & Personal Details
|Klay Alexander Thompson
|Game 6 Klay
|Date Of Birth
|8 February 1990
|Los Angeles, California, United States/
|33 years old (As 2023)
|Santa Margarita Catholic High School
|Washington State University
|Playing video game, Listening Music, Travelling
|Basketball Player, Actor
|Shooting guard, Small forward
|Golden State Warriors,
Santa Cruz Warriors
NBA All-Rookie Team (2012)
All-NBA Team (2016)
Performance of the Year Fan Award (2017)
NBA All-Defensive Team (2019)
Best Comeback Athlete ESPY Award (2022)
Klay Thompson – Family, Relationship and Afair
Julie and Mychal Thompson welcomed their son Thompson into the world in Los Angeles. During his time in college, his mother played volleyball for both the University of Portland and the University of San Francisco. Meanwhile, his father was selected first overall in the 1978 NBA draft.
Mychel Thompson, Thompson’s older brother, was a basketball player for Pepperdine University and also spent some time in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Cavaliers. Trayce Thompson, Thompson’s younger brother, went on to become a Major League Baseball player.
Between the years 2018 and the beginning of 2020, Thompson was romantically involved with the American actress Laura Harrier.
Family & Marital Status
|Brother-Mychel Thompson, Trayce Thompson
|Laura Harrier (2018 to 2020)
Hannah Stocking (2014 – 2015)
Tiffany Suarez (2015-2016)
|In Centimeters –198 cm
In Meters-1.98 m
In Feet and Inches –6’6″
|In Kg –100 kg
In Pounds –220 lbs
|Body Measurements (Approx.)
|Chest Size-46 inches
Waist Size-36 inches
Bicpes Size-16 inches
Klay Thompson College Career
- While playing for Tony Bennett at Washington State University, Thompson was a freshman and started all 33 games. He led his team in 3-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage, and he averaged 12.5 points per game.
- Both the Collegehoops.net All-Freshman Honorable Mention Team and the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team recognized him for his outstanding performance.
- In the beginning of his sophomore year, Thompson led the Cougars to victory in the Great Alaska Shootout title.
- He was honored as the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player after setting a tournament single game record with 43 points in the title game. Also, this was the third highest single-game point total in the history of Western State University.
- Following his accomplishment of becoming the third fastest Cougar to achieve 1,000 points, Thompson was selected for the first team of All-Pac-10 players.
- In the course of the season, he was selected as a candidate for the John R. Wooden Award in the middle of the season and received two Player of the Week awards from the Pac-10 Conference.
- The No. 1 jersey that Thompson wore while he was a student at Washington State University was retired on January 18, 2020.
- In addition to becoming the seventh WSU athlete in any sport whose number has been retired, he became the second player in the history of the WSU men’s basketball team to receive this honor, following in the footsteps of Steve Puidokas.
- Following the conclusion of his junior year, Thompson made his decision to enter the 2011 NBA draft and was ultimately taken eleventh overall by the Golden State Warriors.
- As a result of this pick of a guard, there was rumors that the Warriors might move starter Monta Ellis; however, the transaction did not take place until March of 2012.
- Thompson set a new season best with 32 points scored on January 29, 2013, when the Cleveland Cavaliers were the opponent.
- Thompson and Stephen Curry, according to Warriors coach Mark Jackson, established the best shooting combo in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA). They made a total of 483 three-pointers during that season, which was the most ever made by a pair of NBA players at that time.
- Following their victory against the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the playoffs, the Warriors were scheduled to face the San Antonio Spurs in the second installment of the series.
- Thompson extended his contract with the Warriors for a period of four years on October 31, 2014, and signed the extension. The following day, he made a career-high 41 points in the Warriors’ victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, which they obtained by a score of 127-104.
- During a victory over the Sacramento Kings by a score of 126–101 on January 23, 2015, Thompson scored a career-high 52 points, including 11 three-pointers during the game.
- When Thompson made three three-pointers against the Los Angeles Clippers on March 8, 2015, he moved ahead of head coach Steve Kerr (726) on the all-time record of the National Basketball Association.
- After scoring 29 points in a game against the Detroit Pistons on October 29, 2017, Thompson became the 11th player in the history of the franchise to surpass 9,000 points in his career. The game was a loss by a score of 115–107.
- In the game that took place on December 20, 2017, he defeated the Memphis Grizzlies by a score of 97–84. He scored 27 of his 29 points in the first half of the game and hit his first nine field goals.
- During the course of his rehabilitation, Thompson was placed on the roster of the Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State’s NBA G League affiliate, on November 28, 2021.
- Wiseman was also included in this assignment. On December 1st, he was called back again. On December 11th, Thompson and Wiseman discovered that they had been transferred to Santa Cruz once more.
- Thompson moved up to tenth place on the all-time career three-pointers list on October 29, 2023, when he scored 19 points and made five three-pointers in a victory over the Houston Rockets by a score of 106–95. This accomplishment allowed Thompson to surpass Jamal Crawford.
- In a victory over the Sacramento Kings by a score of 102–101 on November 1, Thompson scored 14 points and made a jump shot that proved to be the game-winning shot.
- Thompson got involved in a confrontation on the court with Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels during a game that took place on November 14 versus the Minnesota Timberwolves. This incident was the commencement of a team brawl between the two teams.
- Rudy Gobert, the center for the Timberwolves, was attempting to pull Thompson away from McDaniels when Draymond Green put Gobert in a chokehold because of his attempt. At the conclusion of the altercation, Thompson, Green, and McDaniels were all kicked out of the game.
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Klay Thompson Cars Collection:
- Mercedes-Benz G-Class
- BMW i8
- Land Rover Range Rover Velar
- Lincoln Continental