In case you forgot: the Warriors hate the Clippers. At a media day session on Friday, Klay Thompson responded to Doc Rivers' comments about how lucky the Warriors were to not face the Clippers in last season's playoffs.
Klay Thompson laughs at Doc Rivers comments and asks rhetorically didn't the Clippers lose to the Rockets?— Diamond Leung (@diamond83) October 9, 2015
Klay Thompson: "If we got lucky, look at our record against them last year. I'm pretty sure we smacked them."— Diamond Leung (@diamond83) October 9, 2015
Klay Thompson: "Didn't they lose to the Rockets? Exactly. So haha. That just makes me laugh. That's funny. Weren't they up 3-1 too?"— Diamond Leung (@diamond83) October 9, 2015
Klay: "I wanted to play the Clippers last year, but they couldn't handle their business"— Ethan Strauss (@SherwoodStrauss) October 9, 2015
OUCH. By the way, Klay Thompson said all this with SUNFLOWER SEEDS IN HIS MOUTH.
Even Andrew Bogut got in on the fun:
"I've got my ring fitted for my middle finger"- Bogut on KNBR talking about the Clippers/Rockets hating— warriorsworld (@warriorsworld) October 9, 2015
And even though Rivers thought the Clippers "matched well with Golden State," he conceded that the Warriors were the better team:
Doc Rivers on media day also agreed with Klay Thompson: "Having said that, they kicked our butt last year."— Diamond Leung (@diamond83) October 9, 2015