Klay Thompson, Thomson, San Francisco Chronicle discussed on San Francisco Chronicle Sports - Spoken Edition


You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Clay Thompsons love letter to Oakland by an Kellyanne. The warriors are on their longest road trip at the season when they returned to oracle December tenth there will only be twenty eight regular season home games left to play at the junction of eighty and sixty sixth avenue. The sand is slipping through the hourglass and though chase Santer will be dazzling. There's no doubt that when the warriors move something will have been lost forever. The fans know that and it seems soda the players. And that's why it was hard warming. The other night to hear Klay Thompson against Sacramento on Saturday. Thompson won the game on a strong put BAC of his miss after he scored he flexed his forearm in a fiery display. We usually don't get from the most laid back of the warriors main men. There was a buzz in the media about Thomson's display is he more demonstrative because he needs to be with Steph curry and dream on. Green both injured during the team's internal spat is he taking more of a leadership role is he feeling his prowess as he approaches neck summer's free agency. Why was he so animated Thomson explained knowing it's the last year in oracle? I'm just trying to enjoy every night and play with as much passion as I can. He said because I know it'll go by like that he snapped his fingers I won't be able to play in front of the same people, obviously. And the warriors will no longer be in the East Bay. So that helps me a lot Thompson said just realizing this is such a special ocupation. And we're so blessed with the crowd. We always have it so easy to get up. When there are twenty thousand people here every night and were selling out. I don't take it for granted. And knowing I was here when we kind of built this thing. It makes me enjoy it even more. Wow, simple words. But isn't it? Refreshing to hear an athlete voice. Exactly. What's important in sports? To know that he carries that feeling of privilege that he recognizes that he's experienced and participated in a special and rare thing building champion from the ground up and bonding with community we're so accustomed to sports stars taking things for granted for not really getting the role. They hold in our history and our hearts Thomson gets it.

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