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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – JUNE 16: Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) gets a fist bump from Tony Robbins after winning the NBA Championship after Game 6 of the NBA Finals at TD Garden in Boston, Mass., on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics 103-90. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Klay Thompson is now well-known for his preference for boating in from the North Bay to the Warriors’ downtown San Francisco facility.

And while his commute sure beats Bay Area traffic, it does come with some different challenges and risks. And on his way to the Warriors’ parade on Monday, one of those risks hit directly.

While broadcasting Instagram live to show off the city from the San Francisco Bay, the wind took Thompson’s “2022 NBA Champions” hat right off his head and into the water.

Thompson turned his boat around and spent several minutes drifting near where he thought the hat was, trying to retrieve it. Unfortunately, he was unsuccessful and departed without it.

Of course, Thompson can surely get a replacement hat from the team once he gets in to San Francisco. But the environmentally conscious star said he was trying to not litter on the Instagram live and in a pre-parade interview with 95.7 The Game.

“I do not condone littering, and I tried to find her, but she’s one with the ocean, unfortunately,” Thompson said.

But with one hat lost, Thompson did have a second one handy: the Giants’ Brandon Belt-inspired Captain’s Hat, given away on the first weekend of games this season.

He continued to wear the sea captain’s hat to the pre-parade on-stage ceremony and onto the bus for the parade, too. The Giants were happy to see their promotional giveaway still being utilized by a superstar from their now-champion neighbors.

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