‘Really Classy,’ says Warriors’ Klay Thompson of Celtics fan behavior.


In Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Klay Thompson responds to a play.

Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors is displeased with the TD Garden’s patrons.

During Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Thompson chastised Boston Celtics fans for their profanity. With a 116-100 win, the Celtics took control of the series, and several Golden State players commented on the hostile atmosphere in the arena following the game.

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Thompson Blasts ‘Rude’ Fans

After the game, Thompson was asked if the Warriors were affected by the TD Garden’s notoriously difficult atmosphere. He insisted that the fans were “not a factor” for the players, but he did call out what he considered to be poor fan behavior.

“We’ve played in front of obnoxious people before, dropping F-bombs in front of kids,” he said. “Wow, that was really classy, Boston.”

Following two tense games in San Francisco that included several heated exchanges, Warriors big man Draymond Green was targeted by Boston’s fans throughout Wednesday’s game. During the game, they were heard chanting “F*** you Draymond!” and booing him when he had the ball, as well as cheering him when he missed a shot or committed a turnover, according to the broadcast.

Green, like Thompson, said he wasn’t bothered by the chirping of fans.

Green said after the game, “They’re just talking.” “Responding to them isn’t really my job.” As a result, they delivered exactly what I had hoped for.”

Hazell Renee, Green’s wife, had a different take on the situation. Following the game, she took to Instagram to chastise Celtics fans for their “disgusting” treatment of her husband.

Renee wrote, “Warriors fans would NEVER!!” She noted that the NBA has a fan code of conduct. “That mess was heard by my kids tonight at the game!” You little Celtics fans are absolutely DISGUSTING!”

Thompson Keeps Positive Outlook

Despite the fact that the Warriors are down two games to one in the series, Thompson is optimistic about the outcome, noting that Golden State has been down in the NBA Finals before and recovered.

“This isn’t the first time we’ve encountered this difficulty. According to Anthony Slater of The Athletic, Thompson said, “I’m getting 2015 vibes.”

The Warriors came back from a two-game deficit against the Cleveland Cavaliers to win their first title of a five-year run to the NBA Finals, during which they won three titles in total.

This time, the Warriors face more obstacles, including Steph Curry’s health. He hurt his foot while tussling with Celtics big man Al Horford for a loose ball, but he continued to play despite limping afterward. Curry avoided major injury and is expected to play in Game 4 on Friday, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Today, there is optimism regarding Stephen Curry’s availability for Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Lakers. According to @TheAthletic @Stadium, Boston will play on Friday. Curry does not appear to require an MRI and appears to have avoided a major issue with his left foot. He is expected to practice with Golden State in the afternoon.

— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 9, 2022

Green stated that the Warriors will need to play with more focus for the remainder of the series, particularly on the road in front of a hostile crowd, where they must win at least once.

“It’s tough when you let a team get comfortable, especially in front of their home crowd,” Green said, according to ESPN.

Warriors rookie Draymond Green believes he has the potential to become a “perennial all-star.”

Micheal Kurt

I earned a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science from Oregon State University. He is an avid sports lover who enjoys tennis, football, and a variety of other activities. He is from Tucson, Arizona, and is a huge Cardinals supporter.

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