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Klay Thompson

American Professional Basketball Player

Klay Thompson
Klay Thompson, American Basketballer source: Instagram

Klay Thompson is known as the second-most famous player of the Golden States Warriors (GSW). Similarly, he is the three-time NBA Champion with GSW and has played almost a decade in the NBA with the Warriors.

Likewise, he has helped lead the Warriors into their first-ever Championship title in 2015 ever since 1975. In addition, Klay is also one of the prime players in the 2017 and 2018 tags.

Klay Thompson | Early Life, Family & Education

Klay Thompson opened his eyes in Los Angeles, California. Similarly, he has taken birth to Julie Thompson, and former NBA player Mychal Thompson. Moreover, Klay’s father was the first overall pick and is a two-time NBA Champion.

Furthermore, he has two siblings who are older than him named, Mychel Thompson and Trayce Thompson.

In addition, Thompson completed his high school at Santa Margarita Catholic High School. Likewise, he went to Washinton State University for a college education.

Similarly, Klay studies at WSU for three years till he got drafted by the Golden State Warriors in 2011.

Klay Thompson | Age, Height & Horoscope

Thompson is currently 30 years old as his birthday falls on February 8 in the year 1990. Likewise, his sun sign happens to be Aquarius.

Similarly, he has accumulated a height of 6 feet 6 inches and a weight of 215lb.

However, other body measurements are not available in any sources as of now. Though he is an athlete so he has a good physique.

He wears Klay Thompson KT2 Players Edition basketball shoes, which feature “Whitehawk,” “Blackhawk, “Fadeaway,” and “The Bahama” colorways.

Klay Thomoson| College Career

The Californian joined Washington State University after high school to play for the Washinton State Cougars.

Freshman Year

Klay began all the games under the coaching of former NBA player Tony Bennett. Similarly, he was named to the Pacific-10 All-Freshman Team and All-Freshman Honorable Mention Team.

Sophomore Year

Likewise, in Great Alaska Shootout, Klay was named the Most Outstanding Player for setting a record for 43 points in a single game. Moreover, he led the Cougars to the Shootout Championship.

In addition, the 30 years player also falls among the fastest Cougar to reach 1,000 points hence being named to the All-Pacific-10 First Team.

Junior Year

Furthermore, in his junior year at the WSU, Thompson was named to the All-Pacific-10 First Team by leading his scoring team. Likewise, he became the first cougar to be named Pacific-10 Player of the week three times.

Moreover, he sets records at the 2011 Pac-10 with 43 points and eight three-pointers. In addition, Klay became one of Washington State University’s leading scorers.

Klay Thompson| NBA Career

In the first season, the Californian scored his season-high of 26 points against the Boston Celtics. Moreover, he made it to the NBA All-rookie First Team. Similarly, Klay played a role as a defensive player and overall a basketball player under Mark Jackson‘s coaching.

 

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In the 2013-14 season, Thompson and Curry set a record for the most combined three-pointers. Following, they followed it up with 484 combined three-pointers breaking their previous record. Furthermore, GSW signed him for a four-year extension, and he won the NBA championship title against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

In addition, this duo won their second championship title, where Thompson’s defensive skills shined in the game. Though Thompson injured his hamstring and later on tore his Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Therefore, he misses out on the 2019-20 game.

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National Career| Klay Thompson

Similarly, the NBA star received a gold medal in 2009 while playing for the United States team.

Likewise, he also played in the 2016 Rio Olympics, where the USA team once again managed to grab the gold.

Klay Thompson: Injury

In the year 2019, Thompson suffered a painful torn ACL (Achilles tendon). Similarly, this was the one to keep him away throughout the 2019-20 season.

Moreover, he also undergoes surgery for his injury in November. Furthermore, the athlete tweeted that he has been recovering well and is walking out.

In addition, Klay also said that he began mobility exercises to strengthen his calf muscle.

Klay Thompson | Relationship & Personal Life

The NBA star was in a relationship with American actress and model Laura Harrier. Similarly, they began dating around the year 2018.

 

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Likewise, this duo hadn’t confirmed their relationship for a long time despite being seen together. However, in the year 2019, they both attended the Vanity Fair Oscars bash, where they seemed happy as ever.

Moreover, currently, the pair are reportedly broken up because of Klay Thompson cheating rumors.

Klay invited some girls to hang out with him and his friends while Thompson was still with Laura. Similarly, the girl posted on her TikTok account, which quickly gained the media’s attention, citing it to be the reason for their separation.

Furthermore, Laura and Thompson have stopped following each other on social media and have deleted all of their photos together.

Klay Thompson | Net Worth, Salary & Charity

Net Worth And Salary

Klay’s net worth is around $50 million. Similarly, in contrast to last year’s $19 million, he is earning over $32 million this season.

Likewise, from his endorsements, he receives $15 million. In addition, Thompson signed a $190 million max contract, which only increases his salary and value as a player.

In addition, he signed a 10-year deal worth $80 million and was also sponsored by BodyArmour SuperDrink and Electronic Arts.

House

Similarly, talking about Thompson’s house, he has a beach house in Orange County, the East Bay. Likewise, he purchased the house in the year 2015 for $2.2 million. Furthermore, the house is of Spanish style and is a single-story home.

Moreover, Klay’s home consists of a central courtyard with a pool and spa, two guesthouses, and a patio with ocean views.

In addition, he also has a rec room with a bar, lounge area, and pool table.

Charity

The NBA player helped raise money that would proceed to the relief of the people affected by the Northern California Wildfires in 2017.

Similarly, he donated $1000 for every score against particular rival teams. Likewise, Klay ended up raising more than $360 thousand.

Klay Thompson | Social Media Profile

This 30-year NBA player is quite active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Likewise, his Instagram account has 7.5 million followers and he shares a lot of pictures of himself with his teammates.

Similarly, his Twitter account has 1.3 million followers.

Some FAQs

When did Klay score 37 in a quarter?

Klay scored 37 points in the third quarter on January 23, 2015, against the Kings.

Did Hannah Stocking and Thompson date?

According to Laura, Thompson had dated the YouTube star Hannah Stocking for at least a year.

How tall is Klay Thompson?

Klay Thompson has accumulated a height of 6 feet 6 inches.

How many rings does he have?

Similarly, he has three rings from 2015, 2017, & 2018.

Quick Facts

Full Name Klay Alexander Thompson
Birth Date February 8, 1990
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Nick Name The Splash Brother
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Education Washinton State University
Horoscope Aquarius
Father’s Name Mychal George Thompson
Mother’s Name Julie Thompson
Siblings Two; Mychel and Trayce Thompson
Age 32 Years Old
Height 6 ft 6 in
Weight 215 lb
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Build Athletic
Profession NBA player
Current Team Golden State Warriors
Position Shooting Guard
Active Years 2011-present
Marital Status Unmarried
Ex-Girlfriend Laura Ruth Harrier
Kids None
Net Worth Approx. $50 million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Merch Jersey, Socks
Last Update May 2022

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