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Klay Thompson Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Contract, Net Worth, Latest News, and More

Klay Thompson is a professional basketball player from the United States who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA.


Age- 34 years

Full name- Klay Alexander Thompson

Height- 1.98 m

Weight- 100 kg

Born- 8 February 1990

Birthplace-Los Angeles, California, United States

Profession-American basketball shooting guard

Current teams-Golden State Warriors (#11 / Small forward, Shooting guard), United States of America

Nationality- American


Klay Thompson’s parents are Julia and Mychal Thompson. Klay his mother, played college volleyball at Portland and San Francisco, while his dad, Mychal, was the first pick in the 1978 NBA Draft.

Klay Thompson parents


He has two brothers. Mychel, his older brother, played basketball at Pepperdine University and briefly in the NBA with the Cavaliers. His younger brother, Trayce, pursued a career in Major League Baseball.


He is currently single, and not married. Previously, he was in a relationship with American model and actress Laura Harrier from 2018 to 2020.

Klay Thompson-laura harrier


During his freshman year at Washington State University under coach Tony Bennett, Thompson showcased his talent by starting in all 33 games. He led his team in 3-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage while averaging 12.5 points per game, earning recognition on the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team and Collegehoops.net All-Freshman Honorable Mention Team. After his junior season, Thompson declared for the 2011 NBA draft and was selected 11th overall by the Golden State Warriors. His arrival prompted speculation about the team’s future moves, including the potential trade of starter Monta Ellis, although such a move didn’t materialize until March 2012. Throughout his tenure with the Warriors, Thompson showcased his scoring prowess and formed a formidable shooting duo with teammate Stephen Curry. Notable highlights include scoring a season-high 32 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2013 and recording a playoff career-high 34 points against the San Antonio Spurs the same year.

Klay Thompson career

He also signed a lucrative contract extension with the Warriors in 2014 and achieved milestones such as scoring a career-high 52 points against the Sacramento Kings in 2015. Despite facing challenges with his shooting performance in some seasons, Thompson remained a key contributor to the team’s success. He inked a significant contract extension with the Warriors in 2019. Thompson’s career has been marked by remarkable achievements, including representing the United States national team and winning gold medals in international competitions such as the FIBA Basketball World Cup and the Olympics.

On January 2, 2023, Thompson delivered a stellar performance, scoring a season-high 54 points and securing 8 rebounds in a thrilling 143–141 double overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks. Later, on October 29, 2023, he contributed 19 points, sinking five three-pointers, in a 106–95 win against the Houston Rockets. This achievement also propelled him past Jamal Crawford, securing his place as the tenth highest scorer in career three-pointers in NBA history. Thompson’s excellence extends beyond the NBA, as he has represented the United States national team, clinching gold medals in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. Additionally, he secured gold with the Under-19 national team at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship.

Klay Thompson’s Contract

On July 1, 2019, Thompson opted to remain with the Warriors by agreeing to a five-year, $190 million maximum contract. Additionally, he received a fifteen-percent trade kicker due to not being selected for the All-NBA Team, which prevented him from qualifying for a supermax deal like Curry did in 2017.

Net Worth

Klay Thompson’s estimated net worth stands at approximately $160 million.

Latest News about Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson’s Explosive Response: Scores Season-High 35 Points After First Bench Appearance Since Rookie Year

Klay Thompson’s recent move to the bench marks a significant shift in his career. After starting 727 consecutive games, the decision by Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr to replace him with rookie Brandin Podziemski was unexpected yet overdue. Thompson’s performance off the bench, however, was stellar, with a season-high 35 points and no turnovers or fouls.

Klay Thompson goes off for season-high 35 points

Despite his age showing in his stats this season, Thompson’s response showcased his enduring talent. While he’ll continue coming off the bench for now, Kerr emphasized it’s not necessarily permanent. Thompson’s performance suggests he still has much to offer, and his upcoming All-Star break will provide a well-deserved rest before the next game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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