Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson expressed difficulty adjusting to his changing role, including being left out of the closing lineup in recent games.

Thompson, who has faced injuries and a dip in performance this season, acknowledged the challenges of transitioning from being one of the best players. Despite the struggles, Thompson expressed happiness for his younger teammates’ success and emphasized the importance of winning in the league. Warriors coach Steve Kerr defended Thompson, acknowledging the ups and downs of the season and praising Thompson’s mental toughness.