6-9 Forward Is GATORADE Call-Up From The Los Angeles D-Fenders Of The NBA Development League
Thomas, 24, appeared in just one game for the D-Fenders, posting 13 points, 17 rebounds, four assists, three steals and one block in 41 minutes versus Texas on Wednesday, March 6. The 6-9 forward signed with the D-Fenders one day earlier (March 5) after playing the first part of the 2012-13 season in Israel with Maccabi Tel Aviv.
After going undrafted out of San Diego State in the 2011 NBA Draft, Thomas played in the D-League for much of last season, earning First Team All-NBA D-League and All-Defensive Team honors by averaging 13.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game in 25 games combined with Los Angeles, Rio Grande Valley and Austin. Additionally, he earned a pair of GATORADE Call-Ups during his rookie campaign, signing briefly with both the San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets. Overall, Thomas has appeared in three NBA games, all with San Antonio, tallying one point, three rebounds and one assist in 15 total minutes played.
Thomas will wear uniform #22. The Warriors roster now stands at 14 players.