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Klay Thompson looks to get back on track in Game 2 of the NBA Finals

The Cougar legend didn't play his best ball in Game 1, and that means the guy is about to go off in Game 2.

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Tonight the Golden State Warriors will try to secure a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals. If they do so, they will likely have to perform much better than they did in Game 1.

While carrying their team back from a 3-1 deficit against the OKC Thunder, in Game 1 the supporting cast put Steph Curry and Klay Thompson on their shoulders. Thompson went 4-of-12 and scored only 9 points, his lowest total since late February.

Despite the outstanding play from the Warriors bench, Thompson is going to have to find some of that magic he had in the Western Conference Finals. If he doesn't and Curry continues to struggle for long stretches of games it is possible that the Cavs could steal a road win tonight.

Thompson also needs to avoid foul trouble, as he picked up 3 fouls before the mid-point of the 2nd quarter. The fouls forced him to sit early and never really find a rhythm.

Expect "Skinny Pop" and "Cougar Gold" to make a splash tonight.

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