NBA 75th anniversary team: Klay Thompson, through lens of Reggie Miller’s career, is right to feel slighted
The NBA unveiled its 75th anniversary team this week, which is to say, theoretically, these are the best 75 players of all-time (actually it was 76 because of what was called a “tie”) in the opinions of those who had votes, and as was certain to happen with an endeavor like this, some notable names were left off. Klay Thompson was one of them, and he is not happy about it.
Here was Thompson’s initial response, via his Instagram account, to the snub:
Then, after sleeping on it, he came back stronger with a post that has since been deleted:
Thompson did not need to delete this post. He’s right. He should’ve been on the list. There are, in all likelihood, a couple reasons he was not. First, all 50 players who made the original all-time team back in 1996 just happened to make the cut again. So you’re telling