Klay Thompson Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, Family, Biography & More
Some Lesser Known Facts About Klay Thompson
- Does Klay Thompson smoke?: Yes
- Does Klay Thompson drink alcohol?: Yes
- Thompson is the son of Mychal Thompson, former Basketball player, and the No. 1 overall pick in the 1978 NBA Draft- ahead of Hall of Famer Larry Bird.
- His mother, Julie Thompson was a Volleyball player. She played volleyball at the University of San Francisco.
- When Thompson was 2 years old, his family moved to Lake Oswego, Oregon where he met his fellow and future NBA player Kevin Love.
- When Thompson was at college, he was charged with possessing marijuana, which was against the law. Because of the situation, Klay was forbidden from his final regular-season game at Washington State University.
- Thompson was selected by the Golden State Warriors as the 11th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.
- In 2014, Thompson and his teammate Stephen Curry scored 484 three-pointers; at that time it was an NBA record for most three-pointers scored by two teammates in one season. Because of this feat, they were given the nickname “Splash Brothers”.
- In 2008, as per Rival.com, Thompson was ranked as the sixth-best shooting guard and as the 51st best player in the country.
- Thompson was a member of the USA’s national team which won a gold medal at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and the Rio Olympics 2016.