Tristan Thompson F

Current Team: N/A

Born: Mar 13, 1991 (24 years old)

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

Nationality: Canada

Height: 6-10 (208cm)     Weight: 238 (108kg)

Hand: Both

Current NBA Status: Restricted Free Agent (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Current Agent: Rich Paul

Draft Entry: 2011 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2011 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 4, Cleveland Cavaliers

Pre-Draft Team: Texas (Fr)

High School: Findlay College Prep [Henderson, Nevada (United States)]

Tristan Thompson News

LeBron: Tristan Thompson Is An Important Resource To Cavs
LeBron James is anxious for the Cavaliers to re-sign Tristan Thompson, who remains a restricted free agent.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Agent: Tristan Thompson Signing One-Year Qualifying Offer Will Be Last Season With Cavs
Tristan Thompson could sign the one-year qualifying offer with the Cavaliers, said agent Rich Paul.

Michael Grange/Rogers Sportsnet

Tristan Thompson Agreement With Cavs Not Yet Close
The Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson are still expected to eventually agree upon a long-term deal.

Sam Amick/USA Today

LeBron Waiting On Tristan Thompson Talks To Be Resolved
LeBron James doesn't plan on initiating free agent talks with the Cavaliers until negotiations between Tristan Thompson and the team are resolved.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Tristan Thompson, Cavs Nearing Agreement On $80M Deal
Tristan Thompson rejected a four-year, $52 million extension from the Cavaliers last offseason.

Brian Windhorst, Marc Stein/ESPN

NBA Issued Memo On No Longer Giving 'We'll Match Any Offer' Comment On RFAs
Agents Rich Paul and Mark Termini of Klutch Sports urged the NBPA to challenge the way teams have historically dropped loud hints about their matching plans

Marc Stein/ESPN

Tristan Thompson Won't Play For Canada This Summer
Canada will be participating in the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, which allows the top two teams to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.

Chris B. Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

LeBron James Believes Cavs Should Keep Tristan Thompson For His Entire Career
Tristan Thompson has averaged 8.9 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game in the playoffs.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Cavaliers To Insert Tristan Thompson In Starting Lineup For Game 2
Tristan Thompson will make his first postseason start at the power forward position.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tristan Thompson Turned Down $13M Per Season Extension From Cavs
Most NBA observers expected a contract in the $10 million per season range or as much as $12 million for Tristan Thompson.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tristan Thompson, Cavs Stall On Extension Discussions
Tristan Thompson is represented by Klutch Sports and LeBron James' agent and business partner Rich Paul.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Tristan Thompson Seeking Extension Worth $11M Per Season
Tristan Thompson is represented by Rich Paul, who is also the agent of LeBron James.

Jason Lloyd/Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers Exercise Options On Irving, Thompson, Waiters, Zeller
Kyrie Irving owns career averages of 20.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 1.3 steals in 32.8 minutes through 110 career games with the team.

RealGM Staff Report

Brown Believes Thompson Has Potential To Be One Of Best Post Defenders Ever
Mike Brown praised Tristan Thompson's upside as a post defender on the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Jason Lloyd/Akron Beacon Journal

Anthony Bennett Resumes Playing Five-On-Five
The Cavaliers are not expected use Anthony Bennett at small forward this season.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Tristan Thompson Switches Dominant Shooting Hand
Tristan Thompson is an ambidextrous shooter and an excellent rebounder.

Michael Grange/Rogers Sportsnet

Team Canada Working To Adapt To International Officiating
Team Canada is preparing for the FIBA Americas tournament that starts Aug. 30 in Venezuela.

Ryan Wolstat/Toronto Sun

Thompson On Team Canada: People Actually Think We Can Win
Tristan Thompson hopes to bring leadership despite still being just 22 years old.

Peter Chalach/RealGM

Wolves Reject Cavs' Offer Of No. 1 Pick, Waiters, Thompson For Kevin Love
The Wolves rejected the trade offer and hope to build around Kevin Love under Flip Saunders.

Andy Katz/ESPN

Tristan Thompson Issues Support For Byron Scott
The Cavaliers have lost 10 straight games and Byron Scott's future has come into question because of a 62-160 record over three seasons.

Associated Press

Cavaliers Exercise 13-14 Options On Irving, Thompson
Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson were lottery picks by the Cavaliers in the 2011 NBA Draft.

RealGM Staff Report

Tristan Thompson Ready To Assume Leadership Role With Cavs
Tristan Thompson plans to stay in Cleveland this summer to work with teammates and the Cavaliers coaching staff.

Holly MacKenzie/Canadian Press

Irving, Rubio Headline 2012 All-Rookie First Team
Kyrie Irving, Ricky Rubio, Kenneth Faried, Klay Thompson, Iman Shumpert, Kawhi Leonard and Brandon Knight have been voted to the 2011-12 NBA All-Rookie First Team.

Griffin, Rubio Headline 2012 Rising Stars Challenge Participants
The NBA has announced the 2012 Rising Stars Challenge participants on Wednesday.

RealGM Staff Report

LeBron Continues To Mentor Cavaliers Rookies
Tristan Thompson says LeBron James is like a “brother” to him.

Brian Windhorst/

Tristan Thompson Moving To Backup Center
Byron Scott plans to have rookie Tristan Thompson backup Anderson Varejao.

Jason Lloyd/Akron Beacon Journal

Gilbert Believes Cavs Will Be Able To Keep Irving, Thompson In Free Agency
Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert sought a franchise tag in the new collective bargaining agreement.


Basketball Continuing To Grow In Canada As Thompson Returns For First NBA Game In Toronto
The presence of the Raptors and the willingness for Canadians to attend high schools in the United States have contributed to the surge.

Cleveland Plan-Dealer

Rautins Empathetic Of Thompson's Decision Not To Play
Tristan Thompson is not playing for Canada this summer.

Toronto Star

Scott: Thompson Will Help Revive Cavs Defense
Tristan Thompson’s defense offers hope for the Cavaliers’ future, according to coach Byron Scott.

Terry Pluto/Cleveland Plain Dealer

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