Thompson, who posted 30 points, selected veteran forward Jamaica Green with the approval.
The Golden State Warriors won 127-100 against the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 2022-2023 NBA Playoffs Western Conference held at the Chase Center on the 5th (hereinafter Korean time).
The first contributor to the victory was Klay Thompson (196cm, G). Thompson scored 30 points in 31 minutes. He especially boasted a hot shot feeling from the perimeter. He attempted 11 3-pointers, making 8 of them.
In particular, Thompson led the team’s offense by making four 3-pointers in the second quarter alone. As a result, Golden State widened the score by recording 41-23 in the second quarter. After that, Thompson, who scored 11 points in the third quarter, clearly broke the opponent’s will to pursue.
However, Thompson, who met after the game, approved veteran forward Jamaica Green (206cm, FC), who appeared as the starting player. In an interview with ‘ESPN’, Thompson started talking about green, saying, “I’m proud of Jamaikal Green.”크크크벳
“He didn’t get much playing time in the first round. However, in today’s game, I came out as the starting pitcher and had a really big impact. He’s a great shooter and has great physical abilities. He proved why he played in this league for 10 years. In a really important game, Green’s performance won. I think Green’s performance is the reason our team won,” he said, continuing his praise for Green.
In fact, Green has not started even once this season. He went further and he only played in 4 games in this playoff and averaged only 5.6 minutes per game. However, in today’s game as a starter, he recorded 15 points and 2 assists while playing 12 minutes. In particular, he made the biggest contribution to widening the score by scoring 10 points in 6 minutes and 57 seconds in the 3rd quarter.
On the other hand, Golden State, with the addition of Green’s surprise performance, succeeded in changing the atmosphere by making the series 1-1. Attention is focusing on whether Green will be able to continue his performance in the 3rd game following the 2nd game and the rest of the season.