March 10, 2013
On top of-Klay Thompson's 35,000 fine for his part in Tuesday night's Warriors-Pacers fight, is a personal fine, from his father. Yes, Klay's father, former NBA player,-Mychal Thompson,-who is in charge of his bank accounts, will be putting a restriction on his son's allowance to teach him a lesson.-And guess who's picking up the extra cash...Klay's brother, Mychel, who plays in the D-League, jokingly tweeted his pockets will be getting fatter this week.
via ESPN radio, transcribed by Tom Read, Believe The Hype:
This was the first time that Klay has ever been fined for an on court indiscretion in his NBA career & the consequences will be more noticeable to him than just the $35K fine. The 23-year-old doesn't have access to his money, all cheques are paid to Mychal & Julie who take care of his accounts for him to make sure Klay's financial situation is set up for his post NBA career.
So, naturally, Papa Thompson's going to teach Klay a lesson of his own by fining him personally al