The tension between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers increased significantly Sunday as Klay Thompson and LeBron James broke into a war of words about a previous war of words.
The Warriors, stung from Draymond Green’s suspension as a result of his flagrant fouls, targeted James and his sensitivity to trash talk after James complained that Green crossed the line during the Warriors’ Game 4 win on Friday. “Guys talk trash in this league all the time. I’m just kind of shocked some guys take it so personal,” Thompson said. “I don’t know how [James] feels. But obviously people have feelings, and people’s feelings get hurt even if they’re called a bad word. I guess his feelings just got hurt. I mean, we’ve all been called plenty of bad words on the basketball court before. Some guys just react to it differently.”
Source: Brian Windhorst of ESPN
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