Click here to Skip to main content

Blazers add frontcourt depth, sign Kurt Thomas

Posted Dec 11 2011 3:17PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Trail Blazers have signed 16-yard NBA veteran center Kurt Thomas.

Terms of the deal were not announced.

At 39, Thomas is the NBA's oldest active player.

He played last season with Chicago, averaging 4.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 52 games, including 37 starts. For his career, Thomas has averaged 8.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists.

Drafted by Miami with the 10th overall pick in the 1995 NBA draft out of Texas Christian, the Dallas native has also played with the Mavericks, New York, Phoenix, Seattle, San Antonio and Milwaukee.

photoTakeaways from Raptors' win over Warriors
Steve Kerr discusses the loss and NBA TV analysts break down what worked well for the Raptors to pull off the win.
photoMichael Jordan Jokingly Smacks Malik Monk's Head
Michael Jordan jokingly smacks the back of Malik Monk's head after he receives a technical foul for running onto the court at the end of the fourth quarter.
photoRaptors vs. Warriors Postgame Analysis
Grant Hill and Steve Smith recap Kyle Lowry and Stephen Curry's performance after the Raptors beat the Warriors by 20.
photoTop 10: Dec.12th
Check out the top ten plays from this Wednesday in the NBA.
photoGAME RECAP: Kings 141, Timberwolves 130
Nemanja Bjelica scores 25 points and grabs five rebounds in the Kings 141-130 victory over the Timberwolves.

Copyright © NBA Media Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved. No portion of may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form. By accessing any information beyond this page, you agree to abide by the Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights and Terms of Use. | Ad Choices Ad Choices is part of Turner Sports Digital, part of the Turner Sports & Entertainment Digital Network.