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Game Links #41: Golden State Warriors 126 vs Sacramento Kings 101 - Klay Thompson's historic performance erases an ugly and sloppy 3rd qtr start

Saturday 01/24/2015

- Klay's dad tells us how he reacted to Klay's 3rd qtr performance.
CSN Bay Area staff: Mychal to Klay: ‘Now you know what it feels like to be Kobe’
Rusty Simmons: Mychal Thompson reacts to son’s scoring barrage
Carl Steward: Klay Thompson wins over his toughest critic

- This story includes a shot chart that CORRECTLY marks Klay's corner off balance 3.
Diamond Leung: NBA: Klay Thompson and his wondrous night

- More reactions to Klay's performance.
Carl Steward: Warriors: Jerry West couldn't sleep after Klay Thompson's big night
CSN Bay Area staff: Magic: Klay, LeBron 'two best all-around players' in NBA

- And now, onto other news. Ron Kroichick has 2 articles on Stephen Curry's dribbling.
Ron Kroichick: Despite height, Curry stood tall in high school ranks | (Mobile)
Ron Kroichick: For Stephen Curry, basketball in hands is masterpiece theater | (Mobile)

- Continuing on the topic of dribbling, Ron Kroichick brings up Tim Hardaway.
Ron Kroichick: Ex-Warriors guard Hardaway’s legacy is 'killer crossover’ | (Mobile)

- Everybody wants to pass the credit around to everyone else for the Warriors' success. Plus, Rusty gives out his midseason report card in unusual categories, like "Best dressed" and "Best impersonator".
Rusty Simmons: Warriors, front office pass the credit around | (Mobile)

Friday 01/23/2015

Box score | Gameflow

SBNation Network

Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: Golden State Klay Thompsons route Kings 126-101
Postgame: Post game history: We are living in Klay's world tonight
Game thread: Game Thread #41: Golden State Warriors vs Sacramento Kings - Andre Iguodala gets the night off (1070+ comments)
Preview: Warriors vs. Kings preview: All-Star hopefuls Klay Thompson, DeMarcus Cousins on display at Oracle Arena

Kings: Sactown Royalty
Recap: Kings 101, Warriors 126: One for the history books
Postgame: Kings vs. Warriors Game Diary: Klay Thompson, we are not worthy
Game thread: Kings vs. Warriors Game Thread
Preview: Kings vs. Warriors Preview: Hello darkness, my old friend


Associated Press: Thompson's record 3rd quarter leads Warriors past Kings | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Thompson sets NBA record, Warriors rout Kings
Rusty Simmons: Thompson’s NBA-record 37-point quarter lifts Warriors over Kings | (Mobile)
Diamond Leung: Klay Thompson breaks NBA record
Adam Lauridsen: Klay Thompson’s Special Night — and the Warriors’ Special Team

Pregame News

- Notes from Jerry West on the radio this morning.
CSN Bay Area staff: Jerry West: 'Disgraceful' if Thompson isn't an All-Star

- Notes from shootaround.
Diamond Leung: Warriors’ Stephen Curry, father Dell Curry accidentally miss watching All-Star announcement
Diamond Leung: Warriors’ Stephen Curry supports All-Star selections for Draymond Green, Klay Thompson

- Here are the latest playoff rankings by the Bay Area News Group.
Marcus Thompson II: Bay Area News Group NBA Playoff Power Index

- Charles Barkley was on the radio in Los Angeles today, and he called Curry the MVP so far.
CSN Bay Area staff: Charles Barkley: 'Steph Curry is the MVP'

- Notes from pregame.
Diamond Leung: Warriors to sit Andre Iguodala against Kings

Pregame Videos

Postgame News

- Quotes, tweets, reactions to Klay's historic 3rd qtr.
Dennis Pimentel: Klay Thompson's record-setting quarter: Social media reaction
Diamond Leung: The Oral History of Warriors guard Klay Thompson scoring a record 37 points in a quarter at Oracle Arena
CSN Bay Area staff: What they're saying: Thompson explodes for 52 vs. Kings

Postgame Videos

- Postgame stuff from recap:
Photo Gallery


Klay Thompson, welcome to NBA history.

That's a thing of beauty.

What's next?

- Sunday's late afternoon game (not 7:30PM!) is against the Celtics. What NBA record will we break this time? Who on the Celtics will we get ejected?

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Sun Jan 25 5:00 PM Celtics CSN Bay Area KNBR 680
Tue Jan 27 7:30 PM Bulls CSN Bay Area KNBR 680
Fri Jan 30 6:00 PM @Jazz CSN Bay Area KNBR 680
Sat Jan 31 7:30 PM Suns CSN Bay Area KNBR 680
Tue Feb 3 7:00 PM @Kings CSN Bay Area KNBR 680

Full broadcast schedule at

Start Four

- Pick 4 guys who you think will produce the highest total score based on their stats: pts + rebs + ast + 2*stl + 2*blk - to. It's all in the stats. Golden State Warriors vs Sacramento Kings

Santa Cruz Warriors

- I was wondering where Kuzmic was. He's still with the SCWarriors.

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