Klay Thompson Breaks From Slump; Says To Hand: "I Missed You"


Klay Thompson flipped the script on the phrase “speak to the hand” and brought it to new proportions after breaking freed from his scoring hunch in the course of the Golden State Warriors 115-105 win over the Portland Trailblazers on Saturday evening, This weekend, Thompson made off with 32 factors and it was after flattening his fourth Three-pointer halfway via the fourth quarter that Thompson took a take a look at his proper hand and instructed it, “I missed you.”

“Just, ‘I missed you,'” Thompson reiterated after the sport of the message delivered to his hand. “‘It’s good to see you once more.’ It’s been a five-game absence or so the place he hasn’t been the identical. So to lastly see the ball go in at a excessive fee felt actually good. Just maintain being aggressive and hopefully get on a fantastic roll from right here.”

It was a good bounce again for Thompson who’s been struggling to land on consistency this season. He got here into Saturday’s match 21-for-68 from the sector all through his final 5 video games, however all of the whereas the Warriors had been by no means too nervous concerning the drought. Saturday was a transparent return to type for Thompson, resembling the stellar efficiency he placed on again in October when the Warrior confronted off in opposition to the Chicago Bulls. That evening, Klay put up 52 factors, flattening a complete of 14 Three-pointers.