Klay Thompson should study ...
Here's a veteran the Warriors' rookie shooting guard should seek to emulate
Originally Published: April 13, 2012By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
I remember when Mike Miller was a pure shooter as a young player at Florida. That seems like a different player than the ultimate warrior we see today who hustles after every loose ball and rebounds as if his career depended on that and not his perimeter jumper. Thompson looks like the real deal as a shooter. To be more valuable going forward, and to help Golden State dig its way back to relevancy, he could do a lot by emulating Miller's ability to play with reckless abandon. It should not have any negative effect on his shooting and will only endear him more to his teammates.
Which veterans should the rookies study? To check out David Thorpe's latest analysis on the rookie class, become an ESPN Insider today.
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- Durant sprains ankle in career-best first half
- It's official: Celtics ship Rondo to Mavericks
- Knicks' woes to cost MSG shareholders $6M
- Curry rallies Warriors to win over Thunder