Finally, the regular season of NBA 2021-22 has come to an end. The knockout stage begins tomorrow with the play-in tournament. Klay Thompson’s impressive 41 points against New Orleans Pelicans this Sunday. GSW fans were quite happy after his incredible performance.
After the match was over a fan attacked James Harden by tweeting “Klay Thompson has come off 2 major injuries and he’s playing better than Harden. That’s impressive”. This came about the 41 points scored by Thompson yesterday. The Warriors have completed the season seeding at 3rd position while Harden’s team Philadelphia 76ers have completed on 4th position in their respective conferences.
Klay Thompson’s 41 Points against Pelicans
Klay Thompson has come off 2 major injuries and he’s playing better than Harden. That’s impressive
— jose (@KlayForTrey) April 11, 2022
Klay Alexander Thompson who plays as a shooting guard for Golden State Warriors, scored an impressive 41 points against the New Orleans Pelicans this Sunday in the season finale for both the teams. Thompson had been a target of two injuries attacking him this season. Therefore, he was part of only 32 season games.
Thompson’s scoreline becomes the season-high beating his own score of 38 points. He also had a 3 point percentage of 50% as he scored 7 out of his 14 attempts. Thompson even made 19 of his 33 beyond the arc. His contribution helped the Warriors clinch their fifth consecutive win.
Klay Thompson over the last 3 Games:
36 Points, 50% FG, 8/17 3PM
33 Points, 54% FG, 6/10 3PM
41 Points, 55% FG, 7/14 3PM
Catching fire right before the playoffs. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/fWlrBE0lp0
— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) April 11, 2022
Golden State Warriors completed the season finale in the third position by winning 53 games and losing 29. They will face the Denver Nuggets who eventually completed at the 6th position in the first round of playoffs.
However, New Orleans Pelicans failed to clinch the top 6 positions. They completed at the 9th spot and will have to be a part of play-ins to qualify for the playoffs. They will face the Spurs who are standing at the 10th position.
Thompson Seasonal Stats
Apart from the injuries Thompson faced, he showed an outstanding performance in all the games he was a part of. Weighing 220lbs Thompson can be considered one of the best shooting guards of all time.
In the 2021-22 NBA season Klay Thompson has played a total of 32 games. His average points per game are 20.4 while his average rebounds per game and assists per game are equal to 3.9 and 2.8 respectively. Apart from this he even has scored 38.5% of three-pointers throughout the season.
As the Warriors have placed themselves directly at the playoffs at the end of the season, it will be exciting to see their performance. Will, they are able to grab the trophy or not?
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