The Warriors played Bay Area rapper E-40 at shoot-around Monday morning before Game 2 of their first-round NBA playoff series against the Sacramento Kings.
The Warriors are showing their support for E-40 after his Game 1 dismissal from Golden 1 Center.
Klay Thompson shouted as E-40's "Tell Me When To Go" played during warmups.
Thompson stated that the Warriors support their biggest fan. Golden State is repaying E-40's loyalty.
Warriors guard Gary Payton II addressed the artist, whom he called "like an uncle," despite not seeing what happened Saturday.
“It’s odd. It's probably playoff intensity and atmosphere. Fans will love. You never know.
On Saturday night, I was subjected to disrespectful heckling over the course of the Warriors-Kings game in Sacramento.
Unfortunately, it was another reminder that racial bigotry persists despite my success as a musician and business.
Security blamed me after seeing a Black guy and a white woman argue.