Klay Thompson had a career-first in the game between the Warriors and Phoenix Suns on Tuesday at Footprint Center. Check it out here .
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Thompson was born in Los Angeles to Julie and Mychal Thompson. His mother was a volleyball player in college for the University of Portland and University of San Francisco, while his father was the first overall pick of the 1978 NBA draft.
When Thompson was two, he and his family moved to Lake Oswego, Oregon, where he was childhood friends and Little League teammates with fellow future NBA star Kevin Love. Thompson and his brothers were raised there as Catholics.
When Thompson was 14, his family moved to Ladera Ranch, California, where he graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita in 2008.
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Booker said the Warriors will “rightfully” use that fact in any verbal altercation.
Thompson appeared uncharacteristically frustrated by a subpar performance. The five-time All-Star — and yes, four-time NBA champion — went 1-of-8 for two points in 19 minutes. Per Andrews, he missed all four shot attempts when guarded by Booker.
Meanwhile, Booker tallied 34 points, seven assists, and three steals. Although the guards bickered throughout the game, Booker expressed admiration for Thompson afterward.
“We’re just two competitors,” Booker said. “I love Klay Thompson. I have for a really long time. But it’s not going to excuse from us being competitive and talking to each other. I’ve always admired his game, how he plays on both ends of the ball. And obviously, the rings speak for themselves.”
Following a 64-win season, the Suns got unceremoniously booted by the Dallas Mavericks in a second-round Game 7 blowout. Booker doesn’t have any rings yet, but he’ll look to change that fact this season.
The Suns have started the season 3-1, including a season-opening win over Dallas. Phoenix plays the next five games at home before going on a four-game road trip and returning to host Golden State on Nov. 16.
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On Tuesday night, the NBA had a huge Western Conference matchup on the schedule. The Phoenix Suns hosted the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors.
While the Suns got a convincing win over the Warriors by the score of 134-105, the talk was the altercation between Devin Booker and Klay Thompson.
In the third quarter, Booker and Thompson were spotted exchanging words with one another, eventually leading to the two going chest-to-chest, resulting in double technical fouls. The two had to be separated.
Thompson was ultimately ejected from the game when receiving another technical foul, earning himself his first career ejection.
After the game, Booker revealed that Thompson was taunting him by saying “four rings” repeatedly during the game. While he does say that he loves Thompson, it was not going to stop him from competing and talking to one another.
“We’re just two competitors,” Booker said, h/t ESPN’s Kendra Andrews. “I love Klay Thompson. I have for a really long time. But it’s not going to excuse from us being competitive and talking to each other. I’ve always admired his game, how he plays on both ends of the ball. And obviously, the rings speak for themselves.”
Thompson has four NBA championships to his credit. He returned for the first time since the 2019 NBA Finals after tearing his ACL and rupturing his Achilles last season, and won his fourth ring.
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