(Photo : Tim Warner/Getty Images)) HOUSTON, TX – Chris Paul (#3) of the Houston Rockets drives to the basket defended by Klay Thompson (#11) of the Golden State Warriors within the first quarter throughout Game Three of the Second Round of the 2019 NBA Western Conference Playoffs at Toyota Center on May 4, 2019 in Houston, Texas.
Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson admitted his admiration for longtime rival Chris Paul, who will now be taking part in alongside them in San Francisco for the upcoming 2023-24 NBA season after being acquired in a blockbuster commerce earlier this offseason that noticed the Dubs ship out younger star Jordan Poole.
“We’re lucky, he [Chris Paul] is one of the greatest players ever.”
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Thompson acknowledged that his crew is fortunate to have the providers of Paul, whom he known as one of many best gamers ever, noting that Paul has elevated each franchise the place he performed the purpose guard spot.
The four-time champion was additionally excited concerning the private on-court implications for him following the acquisition.
“I’m excited. I just know CP’s gonna put it right here [showing his hands], on the seams. He’s gonna set me up nicely. I’m gonna get a couple extra easy buckets every night,” the 33-year-old defined in an look on Paul George’s Podcast P present.
Thompson added that Paul is a confirmed winner, having performed towards him many occasions and seeing his competitiveness.
“He’ll do anything to win. That’s the vibe we want,” the five-time All-Star stated.
Former Warrior skeptical of Chris Paul’s acquisition
“He is up in age.. I’m not taking away anything Chris Paul has done throughout his career. I’m just speaking on this stage of his career. I don’t see him elevating the Golden State Warriors,” Cousins stated.
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