Tristan Thompson

Tristan Thompson Press Conference


TEAM: Chicago Bulls


HT/WT: 6′ 9″, 254 lbs

DOB: 3/13/1991 (31)


DRAFT INFO: 2011: Rd 1, Pk 4 (CLE)

STATUS: Active

EXPERIENCE: 10th Season


Career History

Sacramento Kings: 2021*-2022 (1 SEASON)

Indiana Pacers: 2021*-2022 (1 SEASON)

Chicago Bulls: 2021-CURRENT (1 SEASON)

Boston Celtics: 2020-2021 (1 SEASON)

Cleveland Cavaliers: 2011-2020 (9 SEASONS)

Career Highlights

All-Rookie 2nd Team (2012)

Tristan Trevor James Thompson is a Canadian-American professional basketball player, currently playing for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played collegiate basketball for the Texas Longhorns for one season before being selected fourth overall in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Thompson has also represented Canada at the international level. In 2016, Thompson and the Cavaliers won the NBA title, which was the first of his career.

Thompson won the team’s Most Valuable Player title after averaging 13.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game for the Texas Longhorns season 2010–11, as voted on by his teammates. Thompson was one of five finalists for the Wayman Tisdale Award, given by the United States Basketball Writers Association to the National Freshman of the Year. Thompson earned first-team NABC All-District 8 and USBWA All-District VII honors, as well as the Big 12 Freshman of the Year award. [13] While placing second in scoring, he led the team in rebounding, blocked shots (86), double-doubles (10) and field goal percentage (.546). He helped Texas finish the 2010–11 season with a 28–8 record and a round-of-32 appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

Professional career

Cleveland Cavaliers (2011–2020)

2011–12 season: Rookie season

2015–16 season: Championship season

Boston Celtics (2020–2021)

Sacramento Kings (2021–2022)

Indiana Pacers (2022)

Chicago Bulls (2022–present)

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