Name: Klay Thompson
Sport: Basketball
Position: Guard
Height: 6-7
Weight: 215
DOB: 2/8/1990
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Calif.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Santa Margarita Catholic (Rancho Santa Margarita, California) ‘08
College: Washington State University
Team/Club: Golden State Warriors
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2014*
  • Medals: 1 (gold)
Personal: Son of Mychal and Julie Thompson...Father, Mychal, was the No. 1 overall pick of the 1978 NBA Draft and played 12 seasons in the NBA, winning two championships with the Los Angeles Lakers...Has one older brother, Mychel, who appeared in five games for the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2011-12...Has one younger brother, Trayce, who plays baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers...In 2015, Thompson and his father became the fourth father-son duo to win NBA titles as players.
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* Contested every four years, the FIBA World Championship was renamed the FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2014.