Klay Thompson calls himself the best shooting guard in the NBA

Published Add your comment

Football News

The Golden State Warriors have made a truly incredible start to the 2015-16 NBA season, breaking records left and right as they stormed to their current 26-1 standing. 

At the heart of that near-unbelievable run of form is the play of Stephen Curry, who has already managed to basically cement himself as Most Valuable Player after just 27 games of the season. 

But the Warriors supporting cast certainly deserve an honorable mention, at the very least. And Klay Thompson has done much more than that, calling himself the best shooting guard in the entire league in a recent interview.


Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250 word test article:

According to a report from Diamond Leung of Bay Area News Group, Thompson had a rather grandiose answer to a question.

"Asked to name the best player at each position in the NBA, Klay Thompson picked Warriors teammate Stephen Curry as the point guard and then paused," the report started off as saying.

“I’m going to go with myself,” Thompson revealed of his pick for the top shooting guard, throwing up his hands. “We’re 26-1."

An All-Star and All-NBA Third Team selection last season, Thompson isn't exactly embarrasing himself the claim. He is averaging 19.3 points per game on a career-best 47.3 percent shooting from the field and 43.7 percent from 3 this season.

However, there are two people called James Harden and Jimmy Butler who would absolutely diagree with him. 


L.A. Lakers
Pacific Division
Western Conference
Golden State Warriors
Dwyane Wade
Miami Heat
Southeast Division
Eastern Conference
Houston Rockets
Southwest Division
Chicago Bulls
Central Division
Kobe Bryant

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NBA Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again