Klay Thompson Gets Harsh Criticism From Stephen A. Smith After Game 4

The Splash Brothers are still trying to wet the nets as the Warriors' second-round NBA playoffs matchup is now tied at two games apiece. 

Steph Curry scored 30 points in the Warriors' 112-108 loss to the Rockets in Game 4 on Monday night, but he shot just 4-of-14 from 3-point range. It was Klay Thompson's struggles that really stood out, however. 

"He was not very impressive tonight, at all," Stephen A. Smith said after the loss on ESPN. "I don't know what the hell is going on with Klay Thompson. He can't seem to find his shot." 

Thompson finished the night with only 11 points. He was 5-for-15 from the field and made one of his five attempts from the beyond the arc. 

Smith also pointed out that the problem was bigger than just Golden State's shooting guard. The Warriors' offense was stagnant much of the night, falling by as many as 17 points. 

"When Klay Thompson finally got the basketball, he felt the need to rush shots and just shoot shots because they weren't moving the basketball enough," Smith said. "But it doesn't negate the fact that he has been struggling mightily so throughout this entire series.

"He has not looked like himself. He has not looked like one of the top five shooters that we have ever seen, and that is hurting the Golden State Warriors." 

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Through four games in this series against the Rockets, Thompson is averaging 15.3 points per game while shooting 30.8 percent from 3-point range. Both are well off his season averages. 

As the Warriors head back to Oracle Arena for Game 5 on Wednesday, they'll need the Splash Brothers to find their shot.

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