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Klay Thompson

USA BASKETBALL NOTES:

  • Gold Medals: 2016 Olympic Games, 2014 FIBA World Cup, 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship.
  • Named on Feb. 10, 2020, a finalist for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team. 
  • Member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team, played in all eight USA games, started six games, averaged 9.9 ppg., 2.5 rpg. and added 1.6 apg. in 21.1 minutes per game to help lead the USA to an 8-0 record and a third-straight gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games from Aug. 6-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Shot 36.4 percent from the field (28-77 FGs), 32.7 percent from 3-point (16-49 3pt FGs) and 77.8 percent from the foul line (7-9 FTs).
  • Member of the 2016 USA National Team that finished its pre-Olympic tour with a 5-0 record. Averaged a team second-best 14.2 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 2.2 apg. and made a team-high 17 3-point shots.
  • Named a member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team on June 27, 2016.
  • Started for the victorious USA White Team in 2015 Showcase and recorded 15 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists in 24 minutes of action.
  • Member of the 2014 USA World Cup Team that finished 9-0 and won the gold medal. Played all 9 games and averaged a team second-best 12.7 ppg., 2.2 rpg., 2.1 apg., 1.0 spg., shot 52.3 percent from the field, 41.5 percent (22-53) from 3-point, while averaging 23.6 minutes a game.
  • In 2014 World Cup play, recorded 20 points (7-12 FGs, 4-8 3pt FGs) against Slovenia in quarterfinals action; Accounted for 18 points (7-10 FGs, 4-7 3pt FGs) against Finland; Recorded 16 points in semifinals victory over Lithuania; Posted 15 points and 5 rebounds versus Mexico; Had 12 points in gold medal game win over Serbia; Scored 12 points in win over New Zealand.
  • Played all 4 exhibition games during the 2014 USA Men's National Team Tour, averaged 11.0 ppg., 2.5 rpg., 2.0 apg., shot 41.7 percent from the field, 47.8 percent (11-23) from 3-point, while averaging 21.89 minutes per game.
  • Named a member of the 2014 USA World Cup Team on Aug. 23.
  • Recorded 8 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal in almost 15 minutes of action for the victorious USA White Team in the abbreviated 2014 USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Named a member of the 2014-16 USA Men’s National Team on Jan. 23, 2014.
  • Recorded 8 points, 4 rebounds in 21 minutes of action for the USA Blue Team in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013.
  • Selected a member of the 2012 USA Basketball Select Team that trained against the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team.
  • Selected a member of the 2009 USA U19 World Championship Team that finished 9-0 and won the gold medal.
  • Averaged during the FIBA U19 World Championship 7.8 ppg., 4.4 rpg., 2.0 apg., and shot 51.6 percent (16-31 3pt FGs) from 3-point.

NBA HONORS:

  • Named All-NBA third team in 2015 and 2016.
  • Named All-NBA Defensive first team in 2019.
  • Named to 2012 NBA All-Rookie first team.
  • Five-time (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019) NBA All-Star Team selection.
  • Selected a 2016 NBA West Conference All-Star, finished with 9 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal in 21:05 of action.
  • Voted a 2015 NBA Western Conference All-Star starter and recorded 7 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists in 19:42 of action. 
  • Won the 2016 Foot Locker 3-Point Contest during the All-Star Weekend in Toronto, Canada.
  • Participated in the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge played during the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend and recorded 11 points and 2 rebounds in 14:29 minutes of action.
  • Tied for 12th in voting for 2013 NBA Most Improved Player.
  • Finished sixth in voting for 2012 NBA Rookie of the Year honors.

NBA MILESTONES:

  • Helped lead Golden State to the three NBA Championships (2015, 2016 and 2018).
  • Has made at least 200 3-point field goals in each of the last seven seasons (2012-13 – 2018-19), an NBA record shared with teammate Stephen Curry.

  • On the Warriors’ all-time regular-season career leaders lists, ranks second in 3-pointers made (1,798), third in 3-point percentage (.419) and fifth in free throw percentage (.848).
  • Set an NBA playoff record with 11 3-pointers in Game Six of the Western Conference Finals versus Oklahoma City Thunder (5/28/16). Recorded 41 points on 11-of-18 shooting from 3-point.
  • Made 276 3-point field goals in 2015-16, the third most in NBA history.
  • Set the NBA record for most points scored in a quarter and most 3-pointers made in a quarter, tallying 37 points in the third frame on a perfect 9-of-9 from 3-point versus Sacramento (1/23/15).

  • Joined Stephen Curry as the only players in NBA history to hit at least 200 3-pointers in seven consecutive seasons (2012-13 to 2018-19).

  • Combined with his backcourt mate, Stephen Curry, to hit 678 three-pointers in 2015-16, the most by a tandem in a single season in NBA history.

  • On Dec. 5, 2016 versus Indiana, became the fourth player in Warriors history to score 60 points in a game, joining Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry and Joe Fulks. Scored 60 points in 29 minutes, becoming the first player in the shot clock era (since 1954-55) to score 60 points in a game with fewer than 30 minutes played. Became the first Warrior in nearly 43 years to score 60 points in a game (last, Rick Barry with a career-high 64 on 3/26/74 vs. Portland, 3/26/74). Hit a career-high 21 field goals, shooting 21-of-33 (.636) from the field, 8-of-14 (.571) from 3-point range and 10-of-11 from the free throw line. 

  • Won the 3-Point Contest at 2016 NBA All-Star Saturday Night, tying Stephen Curry’s 3-Point Contest record (set in 2015) with a score of 27 points in the final round.

  • Led the NBA in points on catch & shoot opportunities in two seasons (2013-14, 2016-17).

  • Holds NBA single-game record for most 3-point field goals made (14) and attempted (24), set on Oct. 29, 2018 at Chicago.

  • Shares NBA record for most field goals made in a quarter with David Thompson (13), versus Sacramento (3rd Quarter on 1/23/15).

  • Has third-longest streak in NBA history with a made 3-pointer in 95 consecutive games, 12/11/16 - 1/8/18, trailing only Stephen Curry (157) and Kyle Korver (127).

  • Made 200 3-pointers for the seventh-straight season, joining Stephen Curry as the only players in NBA history to do so.

  • Made 10 3-pointers in first half at Chicago (10/29/18), setting a new NBA record for most 3-pointers in the first half and tying Chandler Parsons (1/24/14) for most in a half in NBA history.

  • Set an NBA record for points in a quarter with 37 points versus Sacramento (1/23/15), going a perfect 13-of-13 from the field and 9-of-9 from 3-point range in the third frame, besting the previous record of 33 points set by George Gervin (4/9/78) and Carmelo Anthony (12/10/08).

  • Set an NBA record for threes in a quarter with nine versus Sacramento (1/23/15), surpassing the previous record of eight set by Michael Redd (2/20/02) and Joe Johnson (12/16/13).

  • Shares NBA record for most 3-point field goals attempted in a half (14) with J.R. Smith, James Harden and Stephen Curry, at Chicago (10/29/18).

  • Has NBA records for most 3-pointers made in first five seasons in the league (1,060) and first six seasons (1,328).

NBA NOTES:

  • Completed in 2018-19 his eighth NBA season, all with the Golden State Warriors.
  • Through 2018-19, has played in 615 NBA regular season games, started 578 times, has compiled 11,995 points (19.5 ppg.), 2,130 rebounds (3.5 rpg.), 1,416 assists (2.3 apg.), 561 steals (0.9 spg.), while shooting 45.9 percent from the field, 41.9 percent from 3-point and 84.8 percent from the foul line.
  • Has appeared and started in 123 career postseason games, has averaged 19.3 ppg., 4.0 rpg., 2.2 apg., 1.0 spg., and shot 44.2 percent from the field, 41.5 percent from 3-point and 84.1 percent from the foul line.
  • Played and started in 78 games in 2018-19, averaged 34.0 minutes a game, 21.5 ppg. (18th in NBA), tied career-high 3.8 rpg., 2.4 apg., 1.1 spg., 46.7 percent from the field, 40.2 percent from 3-point and 81.6 percent from the foul line.
  • Suffered a left knee torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during Golden State's series-ending Finals loss to the Toronto Raptors (6/13/19).
  • Made 200 3-pointers in 2018-19 for the seventh straight season, joining Stephen Curry as the only players in NBA History to do so.
  • Led Golden State to back-to-back NBA Finals wins in 2017 and 2018, averaged 15.0 ppg., 3.9 rpg., 2.1 apg., 0.8 spg., shot 39.7 percent from the field, 38.7 percent from 3-point and 78.8 percent from the foul line in the 2017 playoffs (17 games) and 19.6 ppg., 4.1 rpg., 1.8 apg., 0.8 spg., shot 46.5 percent from the field, 42.7 percent from 3-point and 87.1 percent from the foul line in the 2018 playoffs (21 games).
  • Led Golden State to 2016 NBA Finals, averaged during the playoffs 24.3 ppg., 3.7 rpg., 2.3 apg., 1.1 spg., shot 44.4 percent from the field, 42.4 percent from 3-point and 85.4 percent from the foul line.
  • Helped lead Golden State to the 2015 NBA Championship. In 21 playoff games in 2015, averaged 18.6 ppg., 3.9 rpg., 2.6 apg., 0.8 spg., and shot 44.6 percent from the field, 39.0 percent from 3-point and 80.0 percent from the foul line.
  • Drafted in the first round, 11th overall choice of the 2011 NBA Draft. Became an early entry candidate after three collegiate seasons at Washington State University.

COLLEGIATE NOTES:

  • Played three seasons at Washington State University, averaged 17.9 ppg., 4.8 rpg. and 2.6 apg. in 98 career games.
  • Led Pac-10 in scoring in 2010-11.
  • Left school ranked first all-time in school history in 3-pointers with 242, third in points with 1,756 and scoring average with 17.9 ppg.
  • In both his sophomore and junior seasons, was named All-Pac-10 Conference first team and The Sporting News All-Conference first team, while also earning USBWA and NABC All-District honors.
  • As a freshman, was named to the six-man 2009 Pac-10 Conference All-Freshman Team and was named to the Collegehoops.net All-Freshman Honorable Mention Team.
  • As a junior in 2010-11, appeared in 34 games (33 starts), averaged 21.6 ppg., 5.2 rpg., 3.7 apg. and 1.6 spg. in 34.7 minutes.
  • Ranked 11th in the nation in scoring in 2010-11.
  • As a sophomore in 2009-10, appeared in 31 games (30 starts), averaged 19.6 ppg., 5.1 rpg., 2.3 apg. and 1.4 spg. in 35.4 minutes.
  • Led the Cougars to the 2009 Great Alaska Shootout Championship by scoring a tournament single-game record 43 points.
  • As a freshman in 2008-09, appeared and started in 33 games, averaged 12.5 ppg., 4.2 rpg. and 1.9 apg.

PERSONAL NOTES:

  • Full name is Klay Alexander Thompson.
  • Father, Mychal, was the No. 1 overall pick of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers and played 12 seasons in the NBA, winning two NBA Championships with the Lakers.
  • Older brother, Mychel, appeared in five games for the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2011-12. Younger brother, Trayce, was chosen in the second round of the 2009 Major League Baseball draft by the Chicago White Sox and is currently playing in the majors with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • Mother Julie played volleyball at the University of San Francisco.

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USA BASKETBALL STATISTICS:

TEAM
G/S
MIN/AVG
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2016 OLY 8/6 169/21.1 28-  77 .364 16-  49 .327 7-  9 .778 20/ 2.5 79/   9.9 13 2 6
2016 MNT 5/2 100/20.0 24-  55 .436 17-  43 .395 6-  7 .857 14/ 2.8 71/ 14.2 11 1 2
2015 MNTX 1/1   24/24.0   6-  13 .462  3-  10 .300 0-  0 .--- 4/ 4.0 15/ 15.0 6 0 0
2014 WC 9/0 212/23.6 45-  86 .523 22-  53 .415 2-  4 .500 20/ 2.2 114/ 12.7 19 7 9
2014 MNT 4/0   87/21.8 15-  36 .417 11-  23 .478 3-  4 .750 10/ 2.5 44/ 11.0 8 3 1
2014 MNTX 1/1   15/15.0   4-    7 .571   0-    2 .000 0-  0 .--- 3/ 3.0 8/   8.0 1 0 1
2013 MNT 1/0   21/21.0   3-    8 .375   1-    2 .500 1-  2 .500 4/ 4.0 8/   8.0 0 0 0
2009 U19 9/6 174/19.3 25-  53 .472 16-  31 .516 1-  2 .500 40/ 4.4 70/   7.8 18 6 6
Totals
38/16
802/21.1
150-335
.448
86-213
.404
20-28
.714
115/  3.0
409/ 10.8
76
19
25

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