It’s much better than having a lot of competing signals.” Way back in the summer, when we were all coming to terms with what Durant’s presence would mean for this Golden State team, Thompson was asked about sacrifice.
Add in the favorite for Defensive Player of the Year in Green and a leading Sixth Man candidate in Andre Iguodala, and they are obviously loaded.
But of course it’s not, and for some reason the players of the past can’t get beyond the idea that these Warriors are as good, or better, than them.
He doesn’t seek the spotlight, but he doesn’t shy away from the moment either.
He lost his spot on the All-NBA team, but that didn’t seem to bother him.