Klay Thompson finally received his lucrative max deal of $70 million over four years. Golden State definitely values his skill set, but what probably pushed the deal was Sacramento’s late push.
Kings made late push to try to acquire Klay Thompson for anyone not named Cousins or Gay, a source said. Might have helped push GS agreement
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) October 31, 2014
Sacramento tried to pull a fast one.