Thompson was born to Julie and Mychal Thompson in Los Angeles.
When Thompson was two years old, his family relocated to Lake Oswego, Oregon, where he became friends with Kevin Love, another future NBA player, and played Little League with him.
There, Thompson and his siblings received a Catholic upbringing. American professional basketball player Klay Alexander Thompson plays for the National Basketball Association’s Golden State Warriors (NBA).
He won four NBA championships with the Warriors, was selected to five NBA All-Star games, twice made the All-NBA Third Team, and once made the NBA All-Defensive Second Team. He is part of the 2014 World Cup winning team.
As a freshman for Tony Bennett at Washington State University, Thompson started each of the 33 games and led his team in 3-point field goal percentage and free throw % while averaging 12.5 points per game. He was selected for the Collegehoops.net All-Freshman Honorable Mention Team and the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team.
After his junior season, Thompson declared for the 2011 NBA draft, and the Golden State Warriors picked him with the 11th overall pick.
The Warriors were rumored to trade starter Monta Ellis when this guard was selected, but that didn’t happen until March 2012. Thompson’s shooting prowess was commended by Warriors general manager Larry Riley, who also expressed optimism that Thompson’s defensive abilities will improve under new coach Mark Jackson.
Thompson is an outstanding free-throw shooter in addition to being a prolific and effective shooter, particularly from distance. It has been said that he shoots with “textbook” and “picture-perfect” form.
The 32-year-old NBA player is primarily a catch-and-shoot player who uses back-cuts and screens created by teammates to create space for his incredibly accurate quick-release jumper, even though he is capable of handling the ball in the Warriors’ offence.
He is an outstanding free-throw shooter in addition to being a prolific and effective shooter, particularly from distance. It has been said that he shoots with “textbook” and “picture-perfect” forms.
Who are Klay Thompson’s parents
Thompson is the son of former NBA player Mychal Thompson. He played college basketball for three seasons with the Washington State Cougars, where he was a two-time first-team all-conference selection in the Pac-10 (now Pac-12). His father was selected first overall in the 1978 NBA draft.
His mother, Julie Thompson on the other hand mother played volleyball in college for the Universities of Portland and San Francisco. When Thompson was two years old, his family relocated to Lake Oswego, Oregon, where he became friends with Kevin Love, another future NBA player, and played Little League with him.