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Klay Thompson (Basketball Player) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Klay Thompson
Klay Alexander Thompson is an American professional basketball player with the National Basketball Association's Golden State Warriors. He is considered one of the greatest shooters in NBA history. Three-time NBA champion with the Warriors, he's a five-time NBA All-Star champion and twice the NBA Third Team winner. He was also named in the NBA's Second Defense Team. Thompson is the son of former NBA player Mychal Thompson. He played college basketball for three seasons with the Washington State Cougars, where he was twice selected for the first team of the Pac-10 conference. He was selected by Golden State in the first round of NBA Draft 2011 with the final 11th pick. In 2014, Thompson and teammate Stephen Curry set an NBA record with 484 points combined in one season, earning the pair the nickname "The Splash Brothers."
Born February 8, 1990, Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in
Listed weight 215 lb
High school Santa Margarita Catholic, (Rancho Santa Margarita, California)
College Washington State (2008–2011)
Position Shooting guard
League NBA
NBA draft 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11, Golden State Warriors
Team Golden State Warriors
Number 11

About Klay Thompson

In the 2011 NBA Draft, he was chosen 11th overall by the Team Golden State Warriors. He played a key role in the team's three NBA championships in 2015, 2017, and 2018. He and Warriors teammate Basketball Player Stephen Curry got the nickname"Splash Brothers" for their outside shooting prowess. In 2015, he was selected to his first NBA All-Star game.

Klay Thompson before fame

He started all 33 games as a freshman at School Washington State University and was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team.

Achievement of Klay Thompson

In January 2015, he set an NBA record for most points scored in a single quarter when he scored 37 points in the third quarter of a game against the Team Sacramento Kings.

Klay Thompson family life

Baseball Player Trayce, his younger brother, was picked by the Team Chicago White Sox in the 2009 MLB Draft, while Basketball Player Mychel, his older brother, also played in the NBA. His father is Basketball Player Mychal Thompson, the first overall pick in the 1978 NBA Draft. He dated Movie Actress Laura Harrier from 2019 to 2020.

Associations of Klay Thompson

Prior to joining the Team Milwaukee Bucks, Ellis worked with Basketball Player Monta Ellis on the Warriors.

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Latest information about Klay Thompson updated on March 20 2022.