NBA rumors: Klay Thompson to consider Lakers if Warriors don't offer max


Klay Thompson wants that five-year, $190 million max contract offer from the Warriors.

As Shams Charania of The Athletic reported Wednesday, the five-time All-Star will meet with the Dubs in LA "at the outset of free agency" (which officially opens at 3 p.m. PT on Sunday).

If Golden State doesn't present that max contract when the sides sit down face to face, Klay reportedly will take a meeting with another team in addition to the Clippers.

The Lakers now have $32 million in salary-cap space because of the following two events from earlier Thursday:

At this point, the Lakers technically are a little shy of being able to offer Klay a max contract:

Also, a max for Klay in LA would be for about $141 million over four seasons, as the Warriors are the only team who can give him a five-year contract.

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How much would you pay to be a fly on the wall when Klay and the Warriors get together to discuss business?

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