Klay Thompson's Dad Watched WWE Raw in Lieu of GSW-OKC Game 7

Laura Depta@lauradeptaFeatured ColumnistMay 31, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors and father Mychal Thompson hug after the team wins the 2015 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals at The Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 i
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There are surely sports fans out there who can appreciate where Mychal Thompson was coming from. He was simply too nervous to watch his son, Klay Thompson, compete in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals on Monday night. 

As the Golden State Warriors fought their way to a 96-88 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, the elder Thompson, a former NBA center and power forward, watched WWE Raw instead.

Thompson revealed that little nugget on his ESPN radio show, Thompson & Trudell, on Tuesday, per Dan Carson of FoxSports.com and Diamond Leung of the Bay Area News Group: 

Diamond Leung @diamond83

Mychal Thompson says he was nervous and couldn't bear to watch Game 7, so he watched Monday Night Raw instead.

Klay scored 21 points on 7-of-19 shooting (6-of-11 from three) in the Warriors' win.

[h/t FoxSports.com]


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