Lowe’s 10 things: An end-of-season spectacular

Last 10 things of the season, so let’s blow it out:

1. Klay Thompson is the NBA’s ultimate stabilizer

Sixty points on 11 dribbles. Tom Haberstroh unearthed that incredible stat from Thompson’s December 2016 avalanche against Indiana. The number took on a life of its own, and almost came to define Thompson — the luxury of his existence as a catch-and-shoot specialist bobbing around Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and one of the greatest playmaking big men ever in Draymond Green.

Thompson is a shooter first, but he has quietly built out his offensive game a little more every season. He’s more confident pushing the ball, and reading layers of cascading players to anticipate who might spring open:

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