Also adjusting to a bench role himself, Warriors Klay Thompson delivered encouraging words for ex-teammate Jordan Poole.
The Warriors' second unit has the potential to torch its opposition with Chris Paul and Klay Thompson leading the charge.
Speaking to The Athletic, Warriors' Klay Thompson shared how he doesn't see himself playing until age 40.
The Warriors defeated the Washington Wizards on Tuesday at Capital One Arena behind solid efforts from Klay Thompson and Chris Paul.
Thompson reacted to Bird's comments.