Sorry to have you partying! Klay Thompson accidentally ran over a woman while attending the Golden State Warriors’ championship parade on Monday, June 20.
As he ran through San Francisco’s crowd on Monday, the 32-year old player was seen knocking over a female fan. This clip is: which has been shared on social mediaThompson can be seen running to the camera, before unintentionally colliding into the lady who has fallen to the ground.
California native, who has won four titles for the Warriors, quickly helped the woman up and appeared to apologize before continuing the celebration.
Thompson had just hours earlier revealed that his championship cap flew into the bay as he was driving a boat to the parade. “Oh no! I lost my hat!” the Washington State University alum said in an Instagram Story video.
“I did actually take the boat in today because it was a perfect glassy day on the water. It’s funny, because I lost my championship hat in the wind,” Thompson said during an interview with 95.7’s The GameMonday, explaining his decision to change his headgear. “I do not condone littering. I tried to find her, but now she’s one with the ocean, unfortunately. That’s why I have the captain’s hat on.”
The Santa Margarita Catholic High School alum chose to wear a San Francisco captain’s cap as he partied with his teammates, which coordinated with his white T-shirt and black jean ensemble. He finished the look with a gold necklace, a gold watch, and sunglasses.
“Honestly, I think it was destiny because it fits the outfit perfectly,” he said during his radio interview. “It was my secondary option. I’m grateful to be here, man. I’m in character. Sea captain for the day.”
The shooting guard continued to share glimpses at the “crazy” parade route in the City by the Bay, including a clip of fans chanting his name behind him.
Five-time NBA All-Star, he held up the NBA Championship trophy in front of a cheering crowd. “Wow. Dubnation, we love you,” he captioned the Instagram Story video.
Thompson grew up in a basketball home with his father. Mychal ThompsonTwo NBA championships were won by him with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1987, and 1988. Klay was the 11th overall selection in the NBA draft 2011 by the Golden State Warriors.
He has won four championships since then with the Northern California team, in 2015 2017, 2018, and 2022. Klay joined his teammate during game 5 of the finals. Stephen CurryIcon LeBron JamesTo become one the three NBA players to make at least 100 3-pointers during the championship stage.
Klay and Curry, 34, have defeated the Boston Celtics in six matches to win their most recent award.