Golden State's Klay Thompson
Golden State’s Klay Thompson joins The Woj Pod for a visit live on site at the NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles. Thompson and Woj discuss his future free agency, growing up with Steph Curry in the NBA, Game 6 of the 2016 Western Conference Finals, fathers and son in the NBA, his 60-point game and much, much more. 1:45: The Three-Point Contest being easy for Thompson. 2:28: Thompson’s initial expectations for his career upon entering the league. 4:22: How Golden State’s team culture helped Thompson develop. 5:53: Stephen Curry’s willingness to share the spotlight with his teammates. 7:35: Thompson’s 41-point performance in Game 6 of the 2016 Western Conference Finals playing a pivotal role in eventually signing Kevin Durant. 9:26: Thompson’s ability to focus on the next shot as inspired by Kobe Bryant. 10:40: Thompson’s 2019 free agency and his hopes to stay with the Warriors. 11:43: The Warriors needing players to take slightly less than their market value to keep their core together. 14:14: The Rockets pushing the Warriors to keep their focus. 16:02: Could Thompson exceed his 60-point performance some day? 17:48: The benefits of having a father that played in the NBA. 19:18: The quietness of Thompson, Curry and Durant being balanced out by Draymond Green’s huge personality. 22:40: Playing in the 2016 Olympics and hoping to play for Team USA in 2020.
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Adrian Wojnarowski, the most dominant force in NBA reporting, brings you inside the league with The Woj Pod. Woj is probing the biggest newsmakers in the sport – from the commissioner, to general managers, coaches and star players – to bring listeners inside the processes, personas and stories that impact the NBA. Beyond longer sit-down interviews in our New York studios, Woj will deliver real-time podcasts with league personnel built around breaking news.