The Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 series lead by rallying past the New Orleans Pelicans Thursday night in a 123-119 overtime victory.
The Warriors became the third team in NBA postseason history to come back from at least 20 points down entering the fourth quarter. The others were the 2002 Celtics and the 2012 Clippers.
Stephen Curry, who hit seven 3s, scored 40 points...
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Past the obvious advantages, earning one of the two top-seeds in the NBA playoffs is an accomplishment that usually sets expectations somewhere near ridiculous and paints a target squarely on the back of the conference’s top-team.
But for the Golden State Warriors, who are currently at the forefront of a significant power-shift within the Western...
The Pelicans kept it close with the Warriors in Game 2 on Monday night. But in the end, the Warriors pulled away due to a Klay Thompson shooting spree in the fourth quarter. Klay scored 14 of his 26 points in that final chapter.
Here are the highlights of his play:
It’s such a conundrum to go against the Warriors. If it’s not MVP candidate Stephen Curry, it’s the walking dynamite...
When Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is feeling it, there’s not a player on the planet that can stop him. Heck, there’s not a player on the Warriors, Stephen Curry included, that could best him in a shooting contest.
Making it look like he was playing rookie mode against the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, Thompson went for a ridiculous 37 first-half points. More...
Once again Splash Brother number two Klay Thompson went off. Dropping 26 points in the second quarter of his 37 total before halftime versus the visiting Grizzlies.
“I’m at my best when I’m moving well without the ball,” Thompson said. “I can score whenever I want, I feel like, but it’s best when it’s within the rhythm of the offense and the ball has moved from side...
Klay Thompson turned a meaningless game for the Golden State Warriors -- and a huge one for the Memphis Grizzlies -- into must-see TV for a moment.
Memphis almost made everybody tune in for another reason.
Thompson scored 26 of his 42 points in a sensational second quarter, and the Warriors held off a frantic rally to beat the undermanned Grizzlies 111-107 on Monday night.
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Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors shoots the ball during their game against the Los Angeles Lakers at ORACLE Arena on March 16, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images).
After playing in 64 of the Warriors 66 games, Klay Thompson will miss the next five or six to rest a sprained ankle.
Thompson left Monday night’s game at the end of the...
In case you missed it, Klay Thompson set the NBA record for most points scored in a single quarter after putting up 37 points in the third quarter of Friday night’s game against the Sacramento Kings. Thompson broke the previous record of 33 points, accomplished by George Gervin and Carmelo Anthony in 1978 and 2008,
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On Friday night, Klay Thompson scored 37 points in the third quarter of the Warriors game versus the Kings, for the greatest quarter in NBA history.
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Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors set a new NBA record last night, going absolutely bonkers in the 3rd quarter and scoring 37 points. By himself! In one quarter! Thompson’s outburst broke the record of 33 points shared by George Gervin and Carmelo Anthony.
Thompson did it all – catch and shoot three pointers, step-back threes, mid-range jumpers, drives to the...