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Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson (born February 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for three seasons with the Washington State Cougars. In his final year at Washington State, he averaged 21.6 points per game and was named to the All-Pac-10 team. He was selected in the first round of the 2011 NBA draft by Golden State with the 11th overall pick.

Thompson's rookie season was shortened by injury, but he recovered to become a key player for the Warriors in their run to the 2013 playoffs. In 2014, Thompson and teammate Stephen Curry set a then-NBA record with 484 combined three-pointers in a season,earning them the nickname of "the Splash Brothers". The following year, Thompson helped lead the Warriors to their first NBA Championship since 1975, and was a key contributor in their 2017 and 2018 championships.

Thompson suffered a torn ACL during Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals against the Raptors, and despite some optimism that he'd be able to play during the 2019-20 season, that ultimately did not come to fruition. He was gearing up to play in the upcoming 2020-21 season when he suffered a torn Achilles, sidelining him for a second straight campaign. Thompson returned to play in January 2022, after missing nearly 31 months.