Start journaling about your career
First-person account- an autobiography of your career
Stories, past experiences
Documenting how you feel on the court.
How do you feel on the court?
What adversity the team is facing?
How are you feeling mentally?
Writing down thoughts on paper- decompression method
Klay Thompson, 10/12/ 2021.
(The gift to read and write is an incredible gift)
Wants to produce film.
Recommends his favorite basketball book, Danger zone, by David Klass.
Be like water by Shannon Lee
The Breaks of the Game (Bill Walton)
Gets to Chase by boat. (35–40 minute cruise)
Nordic Knife (Name of Klay’s boat)
Splash Express (Name of Klay’s boat with friends)
37 feet boat
10th Season together as a core (Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green)
Wants to get one more, maybe two… it’s a real possibility they all end their careers with the Warriors.
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Veteran presence — core- committed to our style
More options across the board
Figure out rotation- Klay Thompson takes us to another level
Part 1- Anticipation for Klay coming back.
Part 2- 6 weeks to get Klay acclimated.
Part 3- Playoff Push.
Let’s take care of business.
Prefer: Home court advantage
Quiet killer instinct
Confidence no matter what situation you’re in, I have the ability to win a game, any night.
Built on the shoulders of the work that you put in
(Build and maintain that confidence, year after year)
Every training camp, you have to prove it again.
Intentional about what you’re doing, working on, what my mental is like?
Ready for any situation, knowing who you are.
Efficient as possible with movement, ball, where you getting your shots. Do everything you have been doing, even better.
Mental work-anticipate what you want to bring to life.
I’ma plead the fifth.
Understand the point of views.
I don’t know the specifics.
“Without a vision with how the game is played, players are creating their own game.”
Support our families through playing this game, real problems, real emotions, perspective.
“Basketball is what I do. It’s not who I am” — Stephen Curry (10.6.21)