Trash speech heats up on rift in the making as Warriors top Grizzlies
SAN FRANCISCO - With 3:43 to go in the fourth zone, Klay
Thompson outran Dillon Brook
to knock down a high jumper f
rom 20 feet to put the Golden Nations Warriors up sixtee
Brooks staggered back, falling into
the path. As Thompson ran to the defense
he leaned over Brooks, shuffling sideways three
times as he thrust his tongue into Brooks' face.
Some appropriate old-schoo
l trash talk," Thompson said. "It's always fun to talk trash
We've been doing it since we were in college
. You usually play it satisfactorily, otherwise you burn out
. For me, it's usually the former."
Heading into the Warriors' 123-109 Christmas Day win over the Memphis Grizzlies
oth sides had been
hesitant to call the connection between them a competition.
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