The talk of the Warriors over the course of this postseason has been the brilliance and dominance of Kevin Durant, coupled with the surprisingly so-so play of Stephen Curry.
But folks, did we just forget about Klay Thompson? A two-time All-NBA member considered to be part of the best shooting backcourt of all time?
In truth, you probably did, because the five-time All-Star has been an utter no show thus far in the playoffs and that FACT has somehow flown considerably under the radar.
Eric Gordon has outplayed Klay Thompson by a pretty large margin in this series so far...— Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller) May 7, 2019
Thompson's sheer no-show leads us to believe that some teams should absolutely question giving him a max contract in the summer.
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I don't know WHAT the hell is going on with Klay Thompson. pic.twitter.com/JfwIJIyDju— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) May 7, 2019
Through the first four games of this series, Steph and Klay have averaged making only five combined threes a game. That's often a QUARTER for those two. That's the biggest reason these games have been so close.— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) May 7, 2019