Steve Kerr has amusing quote about fake Klay Thompson
Steve Kerr is embracing the memes to start the 2017-18 campaign.
As the Golden State Warriors opened the NBA season against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night, a Klay Thompson lookalike in the Oracle Arena stands quickly and irrevocably stole the hearts of the Internet.
IM CRYING DLKHLHDFJHFDKJ pic.twitter.com/blQwmr6Kft
— William Lou (@william_lou) October 18, 2017
— GoldenStateWarriors (@warriors) October 18, 2017
— NBCS Warriors News (@NBCSWarriors) October 18, 2017
Fake Klay Thompson died for your sins. pic.twitter.com/SIzp0RqVTp
— Gieson Cacho (@gcacho) October 18, 2017
The Warriors wound up losing the opening night tilt by the final of 122-121 however, and on Wednesday, Kerr dropped a thoroughly hilarious quote about the fake Klay. Here’s what he had to say, per Chris Haynes of ESPN:
Steve Kerr on the fake, heavier-looking Klay Thompson that surfaced last night: “I thought it was the perfect metaphor for our conditioning”
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) October 18, 2017
Giving up 122 points in regulation is highly uncharacteristic for the Warriors (though Draymond Green left early due to injury), and their 17 turnovers on the evening were definitely less than ideal as well. Thus, it makes sense that always wisecracking Kerr sees some lessons from the legend of Fake Klay, who has since posted video of his experience at the game as well: