League rivalries be damned. Klay Thompson desires to play with an previous pal.

Now that All-Star groups will not be decided by conferences – as an alternative, with captains selecting gamers in a playground-style draft – the Golden State Warriors capturing guard hopes he’ll be picked on a workforce with Cleveland Cavaliers energy ahead Kevin Love.

“I believe it could be cool to play with Kevin Love as a result of I grew up with that man since I used to be eight years previous,” Thompson stated throughout Thursday’s NBA international media convention, as quoted by the Mercury Information’ Melissa Rohlin.

The 2 final suited up aspect by aspect on a Little League workforce in Lake Oswego, Ore.

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“To play with him within the All-Star workforce could be fairly particular,” Thompson stated, including it is “all the time enjoyable” competing towards Love and the Cavs.

The Warriors and Cavaliers have met in three consecutive NBA Finals, with the Dubs claiming titles in 2015 and 2017.