Thompson’s opening came during a 142-106 feat over a Indiana Pacers on Dec. 5, 2016.
“Oh, so like a [day] before he had 60, Klay only missed practice. He didn’t come,” Durant pronounced on a Bill Simmons podcast. “He only … nobody like, we know when use starts, it was like, ‘Where a ruin is Klay?’ We called him, called him, called him. He didn’t come to practice. He only like, only didn’t come. And a subsequent night he had 60.”
“You still don’t know what happened?” Simmons asked.
“Don’t know what happened. we consider he said, like, ‘Man, we was an hour late, dual hours late. we was like, we competence as good only stay in bed.’ And he came out and had 60. we was like, this guy, if everybody in a star was like Klay a star would be better,” Durant said.
Thompson didn’t play in a fourth entertain after scoring 40 points in a initial half and another 20 in a third quarter.
It was a initial 60-point diversion for a authorization given Rick Barry scored 64 contra a Portland Trail Blazers on Mar 26, 1974.