Klay Thompson grew up in Los Angeles watching Kobe Bryant as he ascended to one of the all-time greats.
On Sunday, Thompson faced one of his idles for the final time.
Shoved, slapped and kicked into submission by the sorriest team in the Western Conference. That’s how the Warriors went out Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles.
The Warriors hope Kobe Bryant will be able to play Sunday, when they face the Lakers in their final regular-season trip to Los Angeles.
OAKLAND – One team has long been associated with glamor and celebrity and, of course, annual playoff appearances that often end with an NBA championship.