Klay Thompson is a renowned basketball player of America. He is known worldwide for his playing strategies and team management qualities.

Personal life

Klay Thompson, born in the year 1990, on February 8 had athletic qualities in his genes as both his parents has been talented volleyball players, Mychal Thompson and Julie. He had to shift to different places due to his parents’ job purposes due to which he also changed several schools.

Thompson has completed his graduation from the Santa Margarita Catholic High School. He did not consider the decision of going to the university as he was already devoted towards basketball. Later, he went to the Washington State University to pursue basketball and receive the training.


Klay Thompson initially began his basketball career with the Orange County third team and the All-Area second team as a junior basketball player. He has created several records even in the state level basketball tournaments by winning the All-Pac-10 first team honors, within a short period of time.

The Sophomore season plays a huge part in his career as it had earned him the honour of the Most Outstanding Player. He is also said to be the first Cougar to secure the Pac-10 team honours in the athletic world. He has also participated in the NBA draft in the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. He has also secured the gold medal in the United States National Team in the year 2014 and 2016. Apart from basketball, Thompson also shows interest towards shooting and is known for scoring high points.

Last Modified: 04 May, 2018

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