Klay Thompson was Klay Thompson on Saturday night, displaying the deadly shooting form he is known for. And in the fourth quarter of the Golden State Warriors’ game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Thompson hilariously talked to his shooting hand.
Thompson has been struggling as of late with his three-point shooting but was on fire against Portland. He converted on four of his five three-point attempts.
And after knocking down his fourth three-pointer with five minutes left in the game, Thompson had a highlight-material reaction.
Klay to his right hand after hitting a 3P: "I miss you." 😂 pic.twitter.com/HoEj4hbWKQ
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The 28-year-old shooting guard is known as one of the deadliest shooters in the league. However, the former Washington State standout has been off all season long, shooting just 31.3 percent from beyond the arc.
Before facing Portland, Klay Thompson converted only 14 of his 48 three-point attempts in their last eight games. Against Portland on Thursday, he shot just 2-for-9 from rainbow country, and also missed all but one of his four free-throw attempts.
But in the second game of their home-and-away series with Portland, Thompson seemed to have found his old touch. He eventually ended up with 32 points on 12-for-21 shooting from the field, and 4-for-4 from the free-throw line, leading the Warriors to a 115-105 win.
Stephen Curry posted 25 points on top of eight assists and five rebounds, while Kevin Durant added 25 points as well. Kevon Looney also had a decent night with 12 points and five rebounds. Draymond Green is still on a scoring slump, though, finishing with just three points but tallied nine rebounds and six dimes.
The Warriors ended their two-game skid and improved to 24-13 to remain second to the 23-11 Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference standings. On the other hand, Portland absorbed their 16th loss in 36 games this season.