A person impersonating Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson mentioned he was banned completely from the Chase Heart for fooling safety and taking pictures baskets on the court docket earlier than Monday’s Sport 5 of the NBA Finals.
“Why ought to I be banned as a result of their safety is incompetent?” requested Pretend Klay Thompson, because the impostor, YouTube prankster Dawson Gurley, is understood.
(The actual Klay Thompson later scored 21 factors and the Warriors beat the Boston Celtics, 104-94, to take a 3 games to 2 lead.)
Gurley additionally shared the alleged letter exiling him from the Warriors’ San Francisco area.
SFGate.com did not immediately hear back from Chase Heart officers to substantiate the letter and HuffPost has reached out as properly.
Within the meantime, Pretend Klay Thompson, purportedly pictured here on the court hours before tipoff, can get pleasure from one other 15, or 10, minutes of fame.
“Was it price it to lose 10K on tickets and be banned for all times? Completely. I used to be an NBA participant for 10 minutes bro,” he tweeted.
He’s well-known amongst Warriors followers however has been scarce of late, SFGate reported.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr laughed about the fake Klay Thompson in 2017. “I assumed it was an ideal metaphor for our conditioning degree,” Kerr mentioned when the faux one confirmed up at a recreation. “I circled and was like, ‘Klay, did you’ve gotten just a few additional burgers?’ That was nice. I really like that man.”
Right here’s Pretend Klay Thompson fooling followers in the course of the NBA playoffs in 2018.
Right here’s the true Klay Thompson on Monday: