“Trade the Young Players That Suck A**”: Stephen Curry Fans Revolt Major Trade Take On Live TV Involving Klay Thompson and Draymond Green

Published 12/21/2022, 11:05 AM EST

USA Today via Reuters

The Golden State Warriors continue to lose in the absence of Stephen Curry due to a shoulder injury. After their recent loss to the New York Knicks, the Warriors stand at 11th place in the Western Conference with an underwhelming record of 15-17, leaving the playoffs berth at stake. Additionally, there haven’t been any official updates regarding Curry’s return. The Warriors’ point guard missed out on the last three games owing to his shoulder injury and the defending champions struggled to find the right mix in his absence. Besides all this, a recent trade suggestion, involving players like Klay Thompson and Draymond Green have outraged the fans.

Fans took to Twitter after NBCS’ veteran sports journalist Monte Poole spoke about the necessity for a trade involving Green and Thompson on Live TV. Monte Poole, a Warriors insider, detailed why such a trade is a tough possibility, but not impossible.


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Stephen Curry fans defend legendary Dubs duo

During the broadcast, the reporter raised a question regarding the possibility of the Warriors trading Green and Thompson out. Poole said that trading Green and Thompson is a sensitive topic for many Dubs players and fans alike despite their poor performances in recent times. Later, he also emphasized on trading either one or both out. The Dubs analyst further stated that Curry’s loyalty towards the duo is another obstacle behind such a trade, “He might be loyal to a fault“.


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However, he concluded by saying that the sentimentality might start to fade if the Warriors continue their current form. Contrarily, fans were upset with the broadcast and demanded to trade the younger players. One user said, “They just won a championship six months ago. Trade the young players that suck a**. What are we doing here?”. Some fans still showed positivity towards reaching the Playoffs with the same mix.

Here are some of the reactions from the NBA Twitter:


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Jordan Poole made a promising performance in his last game against the Toronto Raptors where he scored his career-best of 43 points. That performance also led the team to its first-ever victory in the absence of Curry in the current season. Fans also raised concerns regarding Curry overshadowing Poole’s performance.


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Will Jordan Poole turn around the team’s fate in the following games? Will the Warriors qualify for the Playoffs this season? Let us know your opinion in the comments below.



Shahul Hameed

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Shahul Hameed is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He holds a Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and has previously worked as a contributor at an online news site. Shahul has always shared a keen interest in journalism, starting off as a reporter for his college news journal.

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