Klay Thompson would be furious if dealt in Kevin Love trade

Apr 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) reacts after being called for a foul against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin (23) during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) reacts after being called for a foul against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin (23) during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports /
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The Golden State Warriors are supposedly shopping sharpshooter Klay Thompson in a trade for Kevin Love. Thompson’s dad said the trade would infuriate his son, leaving him in a state of disrepair.

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“If this happens, I’m going to have to talk him (Klay Thompson) down off the ledge,” Mychal Thompson said on the radio on Thursday, via CSN Bay Area.

Mychal is the co-host of that sports radio talk show in Los Angeles.

“My source knows what’s going on up there (in Oakland),” Thompson said on air. “And since this guy told me that this is really close to happening, it just kind of depressed me.”

ESPN Chris Broussard explained the the particulars as Lee and Thompson for Love, Martin, backup point guard J.J. Berea and Minnesota’s No. 1 pick (13th overall) in next week’s NBA draft.

But do the Warriors care about how Thompson feels? Well, this is awkward… No. The Warriors certainly don’t want to separate Thompson from his brother-from-another-mother in Curry. They held out quite a while considering all the media speculation that has gone into the K-love affair. But perhaps with trade winds afoot, they knew they had to sweeten the deal in order to continue in the hunt.

According to his father, Thompson had been looking forward to the possibility of playing with Love.

“He thought that if you added Love to the Splash Brothers, with (Andrew) Bogut and (Andre) Iguodala, they had a chance . . . to get to the West finals next year,” Mychal said.

That does sound pretty good. Too good to be true.