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Mychal Thomspon has produced more than one athletic son in multiple sports. He was the first overall pick in the 1978 NBA draft and won two championships with the Los Angeles Lakers. His oldest son, Mychel, had a short stint in the NBA. His second son, Klay, is one of the greatest shooters in NBA history. His youngest, Trayce, is currently an outfielder for the New York Mets.