12/7/2016 12:35 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Klay Thompson‘s 60 point explosion didn’t go unnoticed by his NBA pops … who says he was awestruck watching his son burn the Indiana Pacers Monday night and filled with fatherly pride.
TMZ Sports spoke with Mychal Thompson — Klay’s dad and a former #1 pick in the NBA Draft — to get his take on KT’s historic shooting … where he scored 60 points in just 29 minutes of play.
“I was in awe and amazement, like any fan would be … he should proud of himself.”
Mychal was no slouch when he played, winning two championships with the Showtime Lakers and making the all-rookie team … but says Klay has already surpassed his career in just his 5th season.
“He’s surpassed my career tenfold … his resume is way more…