Looks like the end of Warriors' guard Klay Thompson's rookie season caught the eye of more than just fans of the Warriors as Thompson will be named to the USA Select Team, according to CSN Bay Area's Matt Steinmetz.
The official announcement hasn't been made but Thompson's inclusion shouldn't be much of a surprise after how he finished the season following the Monta Ellis trade to Milwaukee.
Thompson scored in double figures in 31 of the final 32 games of the season, averaging 20 points per game in his last five. He finished the season averaging 12.5 points with .443/.414/.868 shooting splits. At his size, the Warriors look like they have the two-guard to put alongside Stephen Curry for the foreseeable future.
But now Thompson will join a team that will include Washington's John Wall, Cleveland's Kyrie Irving and New York's Jeremy Lin to battle the U.S. Olympic team as they prepare for the Olympics in London.
"I heard, and I don't think it's been officially announced yet, but I heard he's been invited to the Team USA Select team to practice against the Olympic team in Vegas," Klay's father, Mychal Thompson said. "So, he's going to have a busy couple of months here, and that's good for him."
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