Klay Thompson : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Contract, Salary and Children
Klay Alexander Thompson is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Contract, Salary and Children
|Birthdate ( Age)||8 February 1990|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Spouse/Partner||Laura Ruth harrier|
Father - Mychal Thompson
Mother - Julie Thompson
|Education||Santa Margarita Catholic High School|
|Profession||American professional basketball player|
|Net Worth||$70 Million|
|Salary||3.27 crores USD (2020)|
|Last Update||Nonember 2021|
Klay Alexander Thompson is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is credited as one of the greatest shooters in NBA history.
Klay Thompson and Laura Ruth harrier
A three-time NBA champion with the Warriors, he is a five-time NBA All-Star and a two-time All-NBA Third Team honoree. He has also been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team.
Early Life and Family
Thompson was born in Los Angeles to Julie and Mychal Thompson. His mother was a volleyball player in college for the University of Portland and University of San Francisco, while his father was the first overall pick of the 1978 NBA draft.When Thompson was two, he and his family moved to Lake Oswego, Oregon, where he was childhood friends and Little League teammates with fellow future NBA star Kevin Love.He and his brothers were raised there as Catholics.
At age 14, the Thompsons moved to Ladera Ranch, California, where Klay graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita in 2008.In his junior season he was named to the All-Area second team and to the Orange County third team.
Klay Thompson Wife, Is Klay Thompson Married
Laura was first linked to Klay Thompson in 2018. Moreover, they were seen attending a game of the Dodgers together.Later, the couple had publicized their relation by posting photos of each other on social media. Besides, they had trips together across the world during those times.Later, in April 2019, the news about their breakup circulated over the media. However, the rumors were silenced as they were again seen together.Again, recently the news of their breakup covered the media. A Tik-Tok video of Klay partying with other girls without Laura seems to have hurt her a lot.Consequently, she ended the relationship amidst the corona quarantine period in July 2020.
Klay Thompson Net Worth
Klay Thompson is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors has an estimated Net Worth around $70 Million in 2021.
Klay Thompson Contract and Salary
The five year deal will keep Thompson with Warriors until he is 33 years old. He will make $32 million in the first year of the deal, a nice raise from the $19 million he made last year. He will make $43 million in the final year of the deal and then be able to hit the market again following the 2023 season.He has an average salary 3.27 crores USD.
Thompson started all 33 games as a freshman for Tony Bennett at Washington State University, leading his team in 3-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage, and averaging 12.5 points per game. He was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team and Collegehoops.net All-Freshman Honorable Mention Team.
Thompson began his sophomore season by leading the Cougars to the Great Alaska Shootout Championship, being named its Most Outstanding Player after scoring a tournament single game record of 43 points in its championship.This was also the third highest single game point total in WSU history.After becoming the third fastest Cougar to reach 1,000 points, Thompson was named to the All-Pac-10 First Team
Thompson declared for the 2011 NBA draft after his junior season, being selected 11th overall by the Golden State Warriors.This pick of a guard prompted speculation that the Warriors would trade starter Monta Ellis, but that did not occur until March of 2012.Warriors general manager Larry Riley praised Thompson for his shooting ability and expressed confidence that Thompson would improve his defensive skills with new coach Mark Jackson.
On January 29, 2013, Thompson scored a season-high 32 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers.Warriors coach Mark Jackson said that Thompson and Stephen Curry formed the best shooting duo in NBA history.That season, the two combined made 483 three-pointers, the most ever by an NBA duo.
Second NBA championship - Thompson opened the first six games of the 2016–17 season shooting 11-of-53 from 3-point range (20.75 percent). In the last 11 games of November, Thompson then went a combined 39-of-84 from 3-point range (46.4 percent).
On December 5, 2016, he scored 60 points in 29 minutes over just three quarters in a 142–106 win over the Indiana Pacers,becoming the first player in NBA history to score 60 points in less than 30 minutes of action.Thompson had an NBA season-high and career-best performance for the highest-scoring output by a Golden State player in more than 42 years.
Over the first seven games of 2018–19, Thompson shot 5 for 36 from behind the arc and failed to have a 20-point game.He did not make multiple three-pointers in any of the contests, a career-worst seven-game drought for him.On October 29, 2018, against the Chicago Bulls, he hit an NBA-record 14 threes to break Curry's former mark of 13.
Thompson scored 52 points in 27 minutes while making 14-for-24 of his threes and shooting 18-for-29 overall from the field. His 10 three-pointers in the first half tied Chandler Parsons' league record set in 2014, and Golden State made 17 threes in the first half to set the NBA record for a half.
On July 1, 2019, Thompson agreed to stay with the Warriors on a five-year, $190 million maximum contract with an additional fifteen-percent trade kicker as a result of not making an All-NBA Team, which could have made him eligible for a supermax deal like Curry was in 2017.The next day, on July 2, Thompson underwent successful knee surgery on his torn ACL, and missed the entire 2019–20 season as a result.
Thompson officially re-signed with the Warriors on July 10.He returned to practice with the Warriors in September 2020.On November 19, it was announced that Thompson would miss the entire 2020–21 season due to an Achilles tendon injury, which he suffered in a pickup game in Los Angeles.