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Warriors Klay Thompson Raises $500K with Charitable Aid


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Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors asks the crowd to get fired up against the Detroit Pistons at Chase Center in San Francisco.

On February 5 at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco, the Warriors hosted their 8th annual Warriors Community Foundation Poker Tournament. Every dollar generated from the tournament went to non-profits that focuses on supporting education and youth development in the Bay Area.

The tournament raised $2.5 million that will go to the charities. Some prizes of the auction included a Kelley James guitar signed by Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green, and baked cookies by Ayesha Curry.

According to Yahoo’s Chris Haynes, the marquee item that was auctioned off was a dinner at Miller & Lux, Warriors courtside seats with owners Joe and Nicole Lacob were also among the auctions, and a special occasion with Thompson.

A boat outing

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Will Ferrell warms up with Klay Thompson as Jackie Moon before Warriors vs. Clippers

Riding a season-high five-game losing streak, the Golden State Warriors pulled out all the stops to snap the slide on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Clippers at Chase Center.

As the Warriors hit the floor for pregame warm-ups, Klay Thompson was joined by a special guest. Dressed as his iconic character Jackie Moon from the movie “Semi-Pro,” actor Will Ferell joined Thompson and the Warriors for warm-ups before facing the Clippers.

Donning a full Flint Tropics uniform, Ferrell warmed up on his own, dished passes to Thompson and even attempted to guard the five-time All-Star shooting guard during the pregame period. Ferrell ended his pregame routine with a deep 3-pointer from the logo to mirror Steph Curry.

As the Warriors were introduced to the crowd at Chase Center, Ferrell made an appearance with the team as they jogged through the tunnel onto the court before tipoff against the Clippers.

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NBA Twitter reacts to LeBron James handing Warriors another loss with 56 point performance

After a flurry of buckets from Jordan Poole in the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers, it looked like the Warriors were on the way to snapping their ugly three-game losing streak. However, no lead is safe with LeBron James looming.

As he heated up, James fueled a Lakers’ 14-point comeback in the second half against the Warriors. In the fourth quarter, James drilled three consecutive deep 3-pointers to set up the Lakers’ lead after a late run against the Warriors.

With each team trading clutch buckets down the final stretch, James found Carmelo Anthony in the corner for a dagger 3-pointer with just over 30 seconds remaining.

While Steph Curry tallied 30 points on his own, the eight-time All-Star guard got help off the bench with Poole and rookie Jonathan Kumunga combining for 41 points in the second unit. Yet, it wasn’t enough to answer James.

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NBA Twitter reacts to Steph Curry’s 33 point performance during Warriors’ win vs. Clippers

Carrying a six-game win streak, the Golden State Warriors made the trip to Hollywood for a matinee contest against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday afternoon.

After a slow start in the first quarter that resulted in a flurry of turnovers, the Warriors closed the gap against the Clippers in the second quarter to steal a two-point advantage heading into the locker room. After building on their small lead in the third quarter, the Warriors closed the door on the Clippers in the final frame behind an explosive performance from Steph Curry.

Golden State’s Most Valuable Player candidate dropped a game-high 33 points on 12-of-22 shooting from the field. Curry got hot after receiving a technical foul, scoring 13 points in the fourth quarter. The 33-year-old guard hit three of his seven 3-pointers in the final 12 minutes.

Along with a flurry of triples from Curry, the Warriors defense

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