Klay Thompson is not anticipated to depart the Warriors anytime quickly, regardless of his pending free company this summer time.
Whereas the 28-year-old guard will probably be a goal for lots of the prime groups within the NBA, the “expectation inside and outdoors” the Warriors group is Thompson will re-sign with Golden State.
Per The Athletic:
“Whereas Thompson has indicated an curiosity in remaining a “Warrior for all times,” his return can’t simply be taken without any consideration. Nonetheless, the expectation inside and outdoors the Warriors is that Klay is not leaving. That is why you do not hear about any staff moreover the Lakers gearing up for the Summer season of Klay.”
Thompson made it clear through the offseason he desires to be a “Warrior for all times,” and it seems Golden State desires him again too.
“I’ve mentioned it many occasions earlier than: I want to be a Warrior for all times,” Thompson mentioned in August (via The Mercury News). “Contract negotiations are method down the road. However I believe all of us have the identical curiosity. I might like to be right here for the remainder of my profession… I’ll be a free agent in 2019. No. 1 on my record would clearly be to stick with the Warriors.”
Thompson, who’s in his eighth season with Golden State and already has gained three championships with the staff, continues to play an enormous position for the Warriors. He is averaging 21.6 factors with 4.2 rebounds this season whereas capturing 45.1 % from the sector.