Klay Thompson SG GS 4 Days
Klay Thompson shot 12-of-19 from the field for 30 points against the Grizzlies on Saturday with three boards, five assists, two steals and three 3-pointers.
The Grizzlies sure could have used Tony Allen tonight and Klay got clean looks all night, especially in the first half. Thompson has been phenomenal at shooting the rock all over the court and his big preseason has obviously translated to the regular season. He's become a top-five shooting guard in the NBA and shows no signs of slowing down.
Klay Thompson SG GS 8 Days
Klay Thompson hit just 8-of-20 shots, but caught fire in the fourth quarter and finished with six 3-pointers on his way to 22 points, seven assists and a steal in Tuesday's unbelievable comeback win over the Raptors.
The Warriors trailed by 27 early in the third quarter but then stopped the bleeding, started hitting threes and never looked back, closing out the game on a 64-28 run that left the Raptors stunned. This marked the first time in Thompson's career that he has hit at least six 3-pointers in consecutive games, he drained eight of them in Sunday's win over the Kings.
Klay Thompson SG GS 10 Days
Klay Thompson made a career-high eight 3-pointers vs. the Kings' porous perimeter defense on Sunday, finishing 8-of-11 from downtown for 28 points.
Thompson has made at least five 3-pointers in a game 17 times during his brief career, and the Warriors are a pristine 15-2 in those games. Impressive as his shooting display was, it's not entirely surprising since the Kings are near the basement in both 3-pointers allowed and 3-point percentage allowed.
Klay Thompson SG GS 14 Days
Klay Thompson grabbed a regular-season career-high 10 rebounds against the Mavericks to go with 20 points, two assists and three 3-pointers in 38 minutes.
He didn't grab more than five boards in any game since Nov. 2. Thompson has been a little careless with the ball, turning the ball over four times in each of his last three games, something he didn't do even once in the previous 13. On the other hand, Thompson and Stephen Curry are two of the best 3-point shooters and could finish one and two in triples this season.
Klay Thompson SG GS 15 Days
Klay Thompson matched his career high with eight assists in Tuesday's win over the Pelicans, adding 22 points five boards, one steal, one block and three 3-pointers on 8-of-18 shooting.
It's the third time he's scored at least 20 in his last four games. He leads the NBA in 3-point makes, catch-and-shoot attempts and he doesn't have any holes on offense so far this year. Thompson's big preseason was no fluke and he looks like he'll be able to keep this up for the rest of the season in some capacity.
Klay Thompson SG GS 18 Days
Klay Thompson scored a game-high 30 points against the Blazers on Saturday, making 10-of-13 from the field for 30 points with one rebound, one assist, one steal and two 3-pointers in 27 minutes.
He made eight of his nine attempts in the first half, and hit all eight attempts from the line. Thompson is shooting 48 percent from downtown this year and had an overall field goal percentage of 51.8. He's shooting 66.7 percent on his shots from within eight feet and his teammates have been able to set him up for some easy buckets. Klay won't be this good, but it's not too far-fetched to think he can stay above 48 percent from the field with a 3-point percentage of 44 percent since he's hitting treys from all around the arc.
Klay Thompson SG GS 19 Days
Klay Thompson hit just 6-of-20 shots on Friday, scoring 19 points with three rebounds, three assists and two steals.
Thompson still hit four 3-pointers and it's the mark of a solid fantasy play when they can have a redeeming feature on a bad night. It's also not surprising that he would struggle with both of the team's main distributors out.
Klay Thompson SG GS 27 Days
Klay Thompson was on fire in Thursday's win over the Thunder, shooting 10-of-15 from the field for 27 points with five boards, two assists, three blocks and six 3-pointers in 38 minutes.
The Warriors are 13-2 when Klay scores 27 or more, but they got a little lucky tonight with Andre Iguodala arguably hitting the shot of the season. Thompson is up to 3.7 triples per game on a sterling 52.6 percent from downtown on the year. Clearly, his terrific preseason was no fluke.
Klay Thompson SG GS 1 Month
Klay Thompson was on fire in the fourth quarter with 19 points in Wednesday's win over the Wolves, finishing with 30 points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal, two blocks and six 3-pointers on 11-of-21 shooting.
He was just 2-of-9 in the first half, then completely turned it on with a 9-of-12 shooting clip in the second half. Thompson is proving that his stellar preseason was no fluke and he's added a lot to his arsenal on offense. He's overshadowed by Stephen Curry, but he's one of the best scoring shooting guards in the NBA.
Klay Thompson SG GS 1 Month
Klay Thompson cooled off on Thursday with 10 points, one rebound, one assist, two steals and one 3-pointer in 38 minutes.
He had a career-high 38 points on Wednesday, so there was nowhere to go but down tonight. Shooting guards tend to be the most inconsistent of any position in basketball and even a skilled guy like Klay isn't immune to an off night. He had a terrific preseason and should have a career year in his third season.