Klay Thompson Takes Shot at LeBron James After Green Suspension

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With the suspension of Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green for his actions against the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ LeBron James in Game 4 of the NBA Finals now in place, one of Green’s teammates took issue with James’ sensitivity toward the trash-talking incident.

Klay Thompson made the comment about James that was passed along in a tweet by Rachel Nichols of ESPN:

Green was suspended for Monday’s Game 5 after NBA officials looked at footage of the incident, which took place in the waning moments of Friday night’s game. The NBA subsequently called Green’s action a “retaliatory swipe of his hand to the groin” of James.

The Cavaliers currently trail in the series 3-1 and need to win Monday night’s game just to avoid elimination.

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Brad Sullivan is a lead writer for Cavaliers Nation. He has spent much of life in the Cleveland, Ohio area, and has remained a Cavalier fan from their 1970 beginnings through the return of LeBron James. While that fandom was sorely tested during the Reign of Error known simply by one word, Stepien, that overall historical perspective will be part of his writing for Cavaliers Nation in the months ahead.