Warriors GM Bob Myers talks Klay Thompson injury, 2020 draft, and more -- 'With Authority'

ByLarry Beil and Casey Pratt via KGO logo
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Golden State Warriors President of Basketball Operations Bob Myers gives us updates on Klay Thompson's injury, some insight into the 2020 draft, and attempts to identify a surprise, hilarious photo of himself, all on the "With Authority" podcast.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The Warriors President of Basketball Operations Bob Myers returns to ABC7's "With Authority" podcast!

With a list of things we weren't allowed to ask him, (sort of kidding), we dove into his local roots as a Monte Vista High School alumni, and his time at UCLA.

WATCH ON YOUTUBE: Warriors GM Bob Myers talks future of Warriors on return to 'With Authority'

Did you know they called him Forrest Gump in college? Or at least, they tried, but Bob says the name never quite stuck.

We learned about his time as an agent, and how that led him to him becoming one of the most successful GMs in the NBA.

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With the coming return of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, plus a top 5 pick in the lottery, we also find out if the Warriors are ready to "bum rush" the NBA next season.

Wondering who the Warriors are eyeing for that top 5 pick? Myers lets us in a little on philosophy.

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Myers goes on to give insight into Klay Thompson's recovery process from his torn ACL.

In possibly the best moment of the show, which is hard because there are so many great ones, is when Larry tries to get to the bottom of one of the funniest photos of Myers.

If you love the Warriors, you'll love this episode.

You can catch the rest of our "With Authority" podcast episodes here.