NBA player Tristan Thompson storms out on reporters after being asked if he felt 'helpless'

Posted at 6:04 AM, Jun 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-04 07:04:11-04

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Tristan Thompson pulled a LeBron after he didn't like a question from a reporter after a disappointing Game 2.

When Thompson was asked if the Cavs feel "helpless" at times guarding Steph Curry, he stormed off on reporters.

Tristan Thompson was asked if the Cavs feel helpless at times trying to guard Steph Curry. He dropped a string of curse words in disagreement and ended his interview.

Also said: "I'm over this ref sh*t" when asked about officiating

— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) June 4, 2018

His facial expressions said it all. Thompson was over it.

Tristan didn’t like being asked if he felt “helpless” against Curry.

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 4, 2018

While both losses are devastating, returning home could be the answer the Cavs need to restore a victory and an edge on the Warriors. LeBron James told reporters after Game 2 that the team needs to stay on edge and not feel comfortable.

"We've got an opportunity to go home, and we played some really good basketball on our home floor. But that shouldn't give us any comfort," James told ESPN. "We should still be uncomfortable with the series as we were in Game 1 and as we were tonight."