With three months between now and the NBA’s trade deadline to fill, the league is often starved for rumor-related content. As such, things can get a little out of hand to start the season, as was the case when a brush-off comment from Comcast’s Brian Scalabrine hit the internet with gusto on Monday morning:
For those that can’t listen, Scalabrine pointed out that he’d heard a “rumor going around” that Klay Thompson could be available, “specifically to a team that wears green” (Scalabrine is a former Boston Celtics champion, and currently works as the team’s television analyst alongside his contributions to The Vertical).
Scalabrine immediately qualified what he heard with a “that can’t be true,” but Klay being who he is (a champion and All-Star, and someone who 30 points on 5-8 long range shots in Golden State’s latest win on Sunday), the conversation had a little legs.
A little. Until Warriors coach Steve Kerr decided to tramp down a bit onRead More »from Steve Kerr shoots down the latest batch of Klay Thompson trade rumors