DRAY v KLAY

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aka KLAY-O v THE-DRAYM pt 2. who is better at basketball iyo

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klay 16
dray 6


k3vin k., Friday, 24 February 2017 16:53 (five years ago) link

if basketball=nut kicking dray is HOF

(•̪●) (carne asada), Friday, 24 February 2017 16:55 (five years ago) link

pretty damn hard to pick imo.

Spottie, Friday, 24 February 2017 16:59 (five years ago) link

not that hard imo, golden state's roster serves to underrate klay and overrate draymond. put draymond on an average team and ppl would talk about him roughly like how they talk about steven adams.

call all destroyer, Friday, 24 February 2017 17:04 (five years ago) link

need to try to remember some of my old logins

lag∞n, Friday, 24 February 2017 17:05 (five years ago) link

imo if you put klay on a bad team he puts up an empty 24-25 ppg. if anyone is a system player it is he. the warriors system works because of drays versatility not the other way around

k3vin k., Friday, 24 February 2017 17:08 (five years ago) link

Klay is one of the best shooters in the league and a serviceable perimeter defender. Dray is a better defender and a worse shooter (significantly) who can do more things on the court tho i think his 3 pt ability is perhaps more significant given his position and who he guards. i think if u put both of them on teams w league avg dudes, klay's team would put up more than wins, and generally speaking i think klay's skillset is more generally valuable so i vote Klay

art, Friday, 24 February 2017 17:13 (five years ago) link

dray is an all world defender but a far below average scorer and a good playmaker where people think hes great cause hes playing with great players to playmake with

lag∞n, Friday, 24 February 2017 17:18 (five years ago) link

i think he might have a thing for kicking people in the nuts . not sure if that's a pos or a neg tho

(•̪●) (carne asada), Friday, 24 February 2017 17:22 (five years ago) link

draymond has only kicked someone in the nuts once tbf

Spottie, Friday, 24 February 2017 17:26 (five years ago) link

phil spector only shot someone once too, just gonna put that out there

nomar, Friday, 24 February 2017 17:27 (five years ago) link

it true we shd prob refer to drays repeat behavior as nut hunting

lag∞n, Friday, 24 February 2017 17:28 (five years ago) link

exactly

Spottie, Friday, 24 February 2017 17:31 (five years ago) link

dray is better but that doesn't excuse his nut hunting

ciderpress, Friday, 24 February 2017 17:33 (five years ago) link

put draymond on an average team and ppl would talk about him roughly like how they talk about steven adams.

― call all destroyer, Friday, February 24, 2017 12:04 PM (fifty-nine minutes ago) Bookmark

this is crazy

J0rdan S., Friday, 24 February 2017 18:04 (five years ago) link

draymond is no offensive superstar but he has a serviceable three point shot and is one of the best playmaking bigs in the game

J0rdan S., Friday, 24 February 2017 18:05 (five years ago) link

klay is elite at one of the most important skills in the NBA but i agree that on a middling team he'd be mostly empty points, gimme dray's all around game and crazy intensity

J0rdan S., Friday, 24 February 2017 18:07 (five years ago) link

if anyone is a system player it is he. the warriors system works because of drays versatility not the other way around

― k3vin k., Friday, February 24, 2017 12:08 PM (fifty-nine minutes ago) Bookmark

i agree with this

J0rdan S., Friday, 24 February 2017 18:08 (five years ago) link

his playmaking is good but no one wld be talking abt it if he wasnt playing with guys who constantly create the halfcourt fast break, like he cant take advantage of ppl going under on the pnr cause hes not a good enough shooter etc, hed have 4-5 assists a game on a normal team, and lets be clear on his scoring hes shooting 43% and scoring 10 a game in a situation where he gets more open looks than anyone else in the entire nba, hes is bad at doing points

lag∞n, Friday, 24 February 2017 18:11 (five years ago) link

if anyone is a system player it is he. the warriors system works because of drays versatility not the other way around

― k3vin k., Friday, February 24, 2017 12:08 PM (fifty-nine minutes ago) Bookmark

i agree with this

― J0rdan S., Friday, February 24, 2017 1:08 PM (three minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

the warriors shd be given credit for coming up with a great system for their players, the difference between the jackson years and now is lol, but there are a lot of players that cld work in drays spot the system wld just have to shift, which isnt that hard to do when you have the talent they do

lag∞n, Friday, 24 February 2017 18:13 (five years ago) link

there are more players like klay in the NBA than there are like draymond

J0rdan S., Friday, 24 February 2017 18:18 (five years ago) link

only a very handful of guys who can shoot like klay, which is the single most valuable basketball skill

lag∞n, Friday, 24 February 2017 18:21 (five years ago) link

and besides basketball isnt decided on scarcity, its decided on being good at basketball

lag∞n, Friday, 24 February 2017 18:22 (five years ago) link

idk we can do the "on a bad team" thing all day, if draymond is on a bad team he's putting up like a 13/8/4 with lousy shooting percentages. he plays great in their system but his teammates are literally the best shooters in the league so i'm not sure how much he's elevating them further.

call all destroyer, Friday, 24 February 2017 18:32 (five years ago) link

i think we can all agree that most of his value is on the other side of the ball regardless, hes great at lots of different defensive things

lag∞n, Friday, 24 February 2017 18:35 (five years ago) link

it's true he's one of the best defenders in the NBA

J0rdan S., Friday, 24 February 2017 19:36 (five years ago) link

he is insanely good and versatile at D, maybe the most versatile defender since kg?

lag∞n, Friday, 24 February 2017 19:39 (five years ago) link

yeah can't think of too many guys since who were unmovable on the block and also a terror while on the move

J0rdan S., Friday, 24 February 2017 19:47 (five years ago) link

his playmaking is good but no one wld be talking abt it if he wasnt playing with guys who constantly create the halfcourt fast break, like he cant take advantage of ppl going under on the pnr cause hes not a good enough shooter etc, hed have 4-5 assists a game on a normal team, and lets be clear on his scoring hes shooting 43% and scoring 10 a game in a situation where he gets more open looks than anyone else in the entire nba, hes is bad at doing points

― lag∞n, Friday, February 24, 2017 1:11 PM (four hours ago)

his usage is like 15% because he plays on the same team as the 2 best offensive players in the NBA, come on

k3vin k., Friday, 24 February 2017 22:38 (five years ago) link

if anyone is a system player it is he. the warriors system works because of drays versatility not the other way around

― k3vin k., Friday, February 24, 2017 12:08 PM (fifty-nine minutes ago) Bookmark

i agree with this

― J0rdan S., Friday, February 24, 2017 1:08 PM (three minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

the warriors shd be given credit for coming up with a great system for their players, the difference between the jackson years and now is lol, but there are a lot of players that cld work in drays spot the system wld just have to shift, which isnt that hard to do when you have the talent they do

― lag∞n, Friday, February 24, 2017 1:13 PM (four hours ago)

omg you might have heard of this thing called the death lineup for which he is the centerpiece

k3vin k., Friday, 24 February 2017 22:39 (five years ago) link

lol he is not

lag∞n, Friday, 24 February 2017 23:17 (five years ago) link

without dray that lineup gives up approximately one million points per possession

k3vin k., Saturday, 25 February 2017 01:15 (five years ago) link

well yeah playing 4 on 5 is never gonna work

lag∞n, Saturday, 25 February 2017 01:19 (five years ago) link

oh you

k3vin k., Saturday, 25 February 2017 01:49 (five years ago) link

lol

call all destroyer, Saturday, 25 February 2017 01:50 (five years ago) link

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Monday, 6 March 2017 00:01 (five years ago) link

imo if you put klay on a bad team he puts up an empty 24-25 ppg. if anyone is a system player it is he. the warriors system works because of drays versatility not the other way around

I don't think "he would just average 25 ppg" is a strong argument that someone is a system player

Matt Armstrong, Monday, 6 March 2017 01:32 (five years ago) link

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:01 (five years ago) link

lol

call all destroyer, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:55 (five years ago) link

bad results!!

k3vin k., Thursday, 9 March 2017 13:12 (five years ago) link

is results the name of your dog?

a little too mature to be cute (Aimless), Thursday, 9 March 2017 19:16 (five years ago) link

im with k3vin on this one

ciderpress, Thursday, 9 March 2017 20:49 (five years ago) link

it is quite possible that many ilh voters mistakenly believed they were voting for beloved poster me, thus skewing the results

Clay, Thursday, 9 March 2017 22:52 (five years ago) link

i know i did

Lebro v. Wade (Spottie), Thursday, 9 March 2017 22:56 (five years ago) link

i thought i was voting for pottery

removed from the rain drops and drop tops of experience (ulysses), Friday, 10 March 2017 09:24 (five years ago) link

I voted for Klay to revolt against the elites

Matt Armstrong, Friday, 10 March 2017 20:12 (five years ago) link

ugh so mad at you

k3vin k., Friday, 10 March 2017 23:04 (five years ago) link

two weeks pass...

something for everyone here

“You know what, Steph Curry has took a step back,” Rodman said. “And it’s cool. It’s actually cool because if you see his game now, I always said with that Golden State team, I always say one thing: that one player is the player right there that makes that team. Who is that player?…

“That is right there: Thompson,” Rodman said. “That kid right there is good. If he went to another team, he’d suck. What I’m saying is that Klay Thompson makes that team. Everybody’s always worried about Curry. I know Curry’s dad and all that bulls—. But Klay Thompson makes that team. It ain’t Green, that guy, no. It’s Klay Thompson.”

nomar, Wednesday, 5 April 2017 21:13 (five years ago) link

hahaha what a psycho i love him

J0rdan S., Thursday, 6 December 2018 21:05 (three years ago) link

lol then he denounced him

lag∞n, Thursday, 6 December 2018 21:09 (three years ago) link

lmao

very legal and very cool (k3vin k.), Thursday, 6 December 2018 21:34 (three years ago) link

denounced renounced whatever

very legal and very cool (k3vin k.), Thursday, 6 December 2018 21:34 (three years ago) link

You good, Klay? 😂 pic.twitter.com/z3rLfYetGB

— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) December 15, 2018

Fetchboy, Saturday, 15 December 2018 19:02 (three years ago) link

Omg I died

DJI, Saturday, 15 December 2018 19:55 (three years ago) link

five months pass...

Draymond Green on his attitude on the court "I realized I had gotten to a point where I was doing more crying than playing. I’m sure it was disgusting to watch because I felt disgusting playing that way." pic.twitter.com/3cTYPT714e

— Chris Montano (@gswchris) May 19, 2019


<3

but I can't let Trae do it I got Huerter on my mind (Spottie), Sunday, 19 May 2019 21:30 (three years ago) link

one month passes...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BzYsSyhAuYe/

Fetchboy, Monday, 1 July 2019 22:48 (three years ago) link

As for the thread question, I think GS answered: Klay.

A is for (Aimless), Monday, 1 July 2019 23:07 (three years ago) link

one year passes...

He was jonesing out there tonight

Klay wants in this game so bad pic.twitter.com/LpWX75hrrR

— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) May 22, 2021

Fetchboy, Saturday, 22 May 2021 04:35 (one year ago) link

They needed him so bad

i was too much listening to your accent (Spottie), Saturday, 22 May 2021 05:47 (one year ago) link

five months pass...

klay visiting his middle school is sending me oh my pic.twitter.com/ZgJpwNkf7a

— natasha (@thefriscobay) October 26, 2021

lag∞n, Tuesday, 26 October 2021 16:31 (eight months ago) link

lmao

It's the Final Cluntdiwn (Spottie), Tuesday, 26 October 2021 17:33 (eight months ago) link

Klay dressed up as Larry Bird for Halloween

Got the handles too 😂 pic.twitter.com/PZxDmPt5yA

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) October 31, 2021

lag∞n, Sunday, 31 October 2021 22:21 (eight months ago) link

utterly incoherent impression, very klay lol

lag∞n, Sunday, 31 October 2021 22:22 (eight months ago) link

Moving pretty well imo

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Monday, 1 November 2021 00:55 (eight months ago) link

Can't get enough of Klay on the court ... he even threw down a dunk at the end 🙌 pic.twitter.com/oqAsvAMNXy

— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) November 4, 2021

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Thursday, 4 November 2021 00:23 (eight months ago) link

wearing full uniform, wants to play

lag∞n, Thursday, 4 November 2021 00:25 (eight months ago) link

love it. im gonna cry when he checks in for the first time

It's the Final Cluntdiwn (Spottie), Thursday, 4 November 2021 00:31 (eight months ago) link

he ready

When Young Sheldon began to rap (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 4 November 2021 04:11 (eight months ago) link

three weeks pass...

Poor Klay. It’s been a tough couple of years.

https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/warriors/recovering-klay-thompson-stays-warriors-bench-after-win-vs-blazers

DJI, Saturday, 27 November 2021 15:39 (seven months ago) link

three weeks pass...

This story Draymond tells about winning $4,000 from Klay the day after the Splash Bro tore his ACL is incredible 😂 https://t.co/TxFKXrZuQx pic.twitter.com/Lnhjfsfj8M

— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) December 23, 2021

Fetchboy, Friday, 24 December 2021 17:50 (six months ago) link

this round to dray

lag∞n, Friday, 24 December 2021 18:41 (six months ago) link

draymond is just the best

J0rdan S., Friday, 24 December 2021 19:09 (six months ago) link

Truly

Spottie, Friday, 24 December 2021 19:58 (six months ago) link

Quin: Dray

Quin Snyder believes Draymond belongs in the MVP conversation for the way he impacts the game pic.twitter.com/PcbGZ05RPM

— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) January 2, 2022

DJI, Tuesday, 4 January 2022 02:46 (six months ago) link

At first I read that as Klay, not Dray and wondered wtf Quin was up to.

more difficult than I look (Aimless), Tuesday, 4 January 2022 03:55 (six months ago) link

he has the look of a man who has seen the future

i cannot help if you made yourself not funny (forksclovetofu), Tuesday, 4 January 2022 05:45 (six months ago) link

Pop on Klay's return: "It's another big thrill for the fans. I don't mean just Golden State. The league is about players, it's about talent ... and him being one of the best shooters in the world, and also a hell of a defender, just adds to the aura of their team and to the NBA."

— Nick Friedell (@NickFriedell) January 9, 2022

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Sunday, 9 January 2022 21:28 (five months ago) link

klay day y'all

i cannot help if you made yourself not funny (forksclovetofu), Sunday, 9 January 2022 21:57 (five months ago) link

Praise be

Lavator Shemmelpennick, Monday, 10 January 2022 01:54 (five months ago) link

https://i.imgur.com/dMVvJUt.jpg

, Monday, 10 January 2022 02:29 (five months ago) link

the sea was angry that day my friends

Lavator Shemmelpennick, Monday, 10 January 2022 14:24 (five months ago) link

Based on today, gotta say Dray.

DJI, Friday, 14 January 2022 01:32 (five months ago) link

four months pass...

after 2 long years, we are back klay 🥺pic.twitter.com/BJb89Lx8dN

— ✸ (@seacaptainklay) May 27, 2022

Chyiv Kyiv (Fetchboy), Friday, 27 May 2022 04:34 (one month ago) link

KRAY

Spottie, Friday, 27 May 2022 06:15 (one month ago) link

kray confirmed

ciderpress, Friday, 27 May 2022 14:23 (one month ago) link

the kray brothers

oh wait

micah, Friday, 27 May 2022 19:54 (one month ago) link

three weeks pass...

This moment made me laugh out loud. Dray with the most Dray answer possible:

"I didn't learn anything about myself, I been knew I was resilient" _ Draymond Green pic.twitter.com/NZ828ZhvqV

— CJ Fogler AKA Perc70 #BlackLivesMatter (@cjzero) June 17, 2022

Chyiv Kyiv (Fetchboy), Sunday, 19 June 2022 16:50 (two weeks ago) link

He really hasn't changed that much

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsvC8bRQ_T0

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Sunday, 19 June 2022 17:00 (two weeks ago) link

perfect answer to a dumb question

brimstead, Sunday, 19 June 2022 17:45 (two weeks ago) link

Perfect

Klay & Dray pic.twitter.com/pIdXqXVcc4

— Jack Perkins (@purehoop) June 19, 2022

Spottie, Sunday, 19 June 2022 20:52 (two weeks ago) link

Klay lost his championship hat while boating to the parade 😭pic.twitter.com/8UJ6f5r4sS

— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) June 20, 2022

Antifa Lockhart (Leee), Monday, 20 June 2022 17:42 (two weeks ago) link

LMAO KLAY pic.twitter.com/U8XNnaLkER

— Chris Montano (@gswchris) June 20, 2022

Spottie, Monday, 20 June 2022 20:54 (two weeks ago) link

careful with those ACLs man

J0rdan S., Monday, 20 June 2022 21:54 (two weeks ago) link

I suspect Klay was using a performance decreasing drug

more difficult than I look (Aimless), Monday, 20 June 2022 21:55 (two weeks ago) link

did he stage losing the champs hat just so he could wear his sailor hat to the parade

Lavator Shemmelpennick, Monday, 20 June 2022 21:57 (two weeks ago) link

hah i think so

Spottie, Monday, 20 June 2022 22:22 (two weeks ago) link

Dying.

"Real mature, Draymond"

Steph and Dray were losing it while Klay had the mic 🤣 pic.twitter.com/Ym1h27836u

— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) June 20, 2022

DJI, Monday, 20 June 2022 23:40 (two weeks ago) link

https://sports.yahoo.com/how-draymond-green-cj-mccollum-navigate-the-double-dipping-player-media-dynamic-200541988.html

McCollum, a journalism major, felt a responsibility to inform Green of his Finals prediction in person rather than the forward being surprised to learn McCollum’s position on national television.

Being a bystander amid the conversation, McCollum and Green allowed Yahoo Sports to publish the details of their conversation.

“I’ve got to tell you this. I picked Boston to win Game 3, I picked you guys to win Game 4. But ultimately, I’ve got the Celtics winning the Finals,” McCollum told Green. “I just want you to hear it from me first before you hear me say it on TV.”

Green, without hesitation, responded, “That’s fine. Those Celtics will still be ringless just like you. Respect.”

Antifa Lockhart (Leee), Tuesday, 21 June 2022 18:34 (one week ago) link


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