In Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Warriors star Klay Thompson passed LeBron James in the record books. Specifically, he leapfrogged LBJ for the No. 3 position for all-time postseason three-pointers. With his 370th playoff three, Thompson sits just 15 short of Ray Allen for the No. 2 spot.
The fact that Klay will undoubtedly compete in more postseasons means that he'll easily pass Allen for second on that list-- placing him behind only his teammate, Steph Curry.
Klay has passed LeBron to become No. 3 on the all-time playoff threes list ?— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) June 14, 2019
He trails only Steph and Ray Allen. pic.twitter.com/HQ7cg2rM9r
After missing Game 3, Thompson broke a career streak of playoff appearances. With an average 20.3 points per game, Thompson has been indespensible for the Warriors this postseason, and came back in a big way in Game 4.
With their season on the line, the Warriors are expecting a huge performance out of Thompson in Game 6. With a history of unreal Game 6 efforts, Klay is likely to continue the trend Thursday against the Raptors.
Typically, fans consider Steph Curry as the best overall shooter in NBA history. Well, Klay Thompson should be considered an extremely close second. And At just 28 years-old, Klay Thompson can expect to play in many more playoffs beyond the 2018-19 postseason. With that in mind, you can expect for Klay to etch his name at the top of many more postseason records.