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Chicago Bulls | #3 | Center-Forward

Tristan

Thompson

PPG

6.0

RPG

5.1

APG

0.6

PIE

8.6

6'9" | 254lb | 31 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES: Selected in the first round with the fourth overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2011 NBA Draft... Signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 22, 2015...Signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on November 30, 2020 ... acquired by the Sacramento Kings from the Boston Celtics as part of a three-team trade that will send guard Delon Wright to the Atlanta Hawks on August 7, 2021. NBA HONORS/AWARDS: 2016 NBA Finals Champion with the Cleveland Cavaliers. NBA CAREER: Averaging 13.9 ppg (.452 FG%, .377 3pt%, .800 FT%), 5.1 rpg, 1.8 apg, 0.7 spg and 31.6 mpg in 670 career games (609 starts) over night seasons with three teams: Golden State (2012-16), Dallas (2016-19) and Sacramento (2018-21). NBA PLAYOFFS: Averaging 10.7 ppg (.419 FG%, .355 3pt%, .756 FT%). 5.1 rpg, 1.3 apg, 0.7 spg, 0.4 bpg and 31.9 mpg in 64 career playoff games (56 starts) with one team: Golden State (2012-13 - 2015-16) ... Ranks ninth in games played (64), 10th in steals (42), fifth in offensive rebounds (97), eighth in defensive rebounds (230) and sixth in 3-pointers made (75) on the Warriors franchise postseason leaders list. 2020-21 (Boston): Made his Celtic debut against Milwaukee on Dec. 23 and recorded 12 points andgrabbed eight rebounds ... Recorded his first double-double against Indiana on Dec. 29 with 14 points and 10 boards ... Grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds against Houston on Mar. 14 ... Swatted a season-high three shots against New York on Apr. 7 ... Handed out a season-high five assists at the LA Lakers on Apr. 15 ... Tied his season-high with 13 rebounds to go along with 12 points against Charlotte on Apr. 28 ... Set a new season-high with 15 rebounds against San Antonio on Apr. 30 ... Tied his season-high with three blocks against Portland on May 2. 2019-20 (Cleveland): Played in 57 games (51 starts) with Cleveland… averaged a career-high 12.0 points (.512 FG%), 10.1 rebounds (9th in NBA), a career-high 2.1 assists and 0.88 blocks in 30.2 minutes per contest…was his second straight season averaging a double-double… ranked 2nd in the NBA in offensive rebounds per game with a career-high tying 4.0 per night…scored in double figures on 37 occasions, including six 20-point performances…grabbed 10+ rebounds 33 times…had 25 double-doubles, including a career-high tying 4 straight doubledoubles from Oct. 23-30…Top Single-Game Performances: With his second block against Indiana in the home opener on Oct. 26, he became the 7th player in Cavaliers history to reach 400 blocks for his career; finished the night with 25 points (11-16 FG, 1-2 3FG, 2-2 FT), a game-high tying 13 rebounds and three blocks in 35 minutes, while also making his first career three-pointer…had 23 points (11-19 FG), 10 rebounds (five offensive) and a career-high five blocks in 35 minutes against Chicago on Oct. 30; the last Cavalier to post at least 23 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks in a contest was Zydrunas Ilgauskas on Feb. 11, 2005 versus Denver (25 PTS, 14 REB, 5 BLK); with his fourth defensive rebound that night, he passed Anderson Varejao (2,955 DREB) for the 5th-most defensive boards in Cavs history…recorded his 3,000th career defensive rebound versus Philadelphia on Nov. 17, joining LeBron James (5,156), Brad Daugherty (4,020), Zydrunas Ilgauskas (3,568) and John “Hot Rod” Williams (3,049) as the only Cavs to reach that mark…reached the 2,000-career offensive rebound mark against Memphis on Dec. 20, joining Zydrunas Ilgauskas (2,336) as the only players in Cavaliers history to accumulate 2,000 offensive rebounds…became the 4th Cavs player to record 5,000 career rebounds with his 10th board against Milwaukee on Nov. 29…posted career-best 35 points on 15-20 (.750) shooting, a team-high 14 rebounds, three assists, one steal and a team-high three blocks in 45 minutes at Detroit on Jan. 9; was the first player in Cavaliers history to tally at least 35 points, 14 rebounds, three blocks and a .750 FG%...passed Brad Daugherty for 3rd place in team history in total rebounds with his third board at Memphis on Jan. 17…tallied 13 points, a career-high 22 rebounds (10 offensive), one steal and one block in 35 minutes versus New York on Jan. 20; became just the second player ever to have 22+ rebounds at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (Anderson Varejao)…against Atlanta on Feb. 12, became the first Cavs bench player with at least 27 points and 11 rebounds in a game since Melvin Turpin (32 PTS, 13 REB) versus New York on March 11, 1986; also shot a career-high 3-3 (1.000) from beyond the arc that night…was a NWT once… missed one game due to rest on Nov. 20; one game due to illness on Jan. 5; two games due to right quadricep soreness from Feb. 3-5, three games due to a left knee contusion from Feb. 29-March 4 and one game due to a right eye corneal abrasion on March 10…was placed the Inactive List seven times. 2018-19 (Cleveland): Played in 43 games (40 starts) with Cleveland…averaged 10.9 points on .529 shooting from the field, 10.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 27.9 minutes per game…was his first time averaging a double-double… recorded a team-high 19 double-doubles…set career highs in rebounds per game and assists per game…grabbed a career-high 4.0 offensive rebounds per game…scored in double figures 27 times, including 20 points or more twice…Top Single-Game Performances: posted a season-best 23 points, 19 rebounds, five assists and two blocks in 42 minutes versus Washington on 12/8; also passed Hot Rod Williams (4,669) for the 4th-most rebounds in team history with his third board that night…pulled down double-digit rebounds on 23 occasions…tallied at least 15 rebounds in 8 games, a single season career best…had two games with 20 or more rebounds (11/13 vs. CHA, 11/24 vs. HOU)…tied his career highs in rebounds (21) and assists (5), to go with 11 points (5-6 FG) in three quarters of play (28:13) against Charlotte on 11/13; the last Cavs player to pull down 20+ boards in three quarters was Anderson Varejao (21 through 3Q on 10/30/12 vs. WSH)…recorded at least 20 points and 10 rebounds twice (11/10 at CHI and 12/8 vs. WAS)…notched a career-high tying 4 straight double-doubles on 3 occasions (11/5-11/13, 11/21-11/26 & 11/30-12/5)…pulled down a seasonhigh 10 offensive rebounds against the Lakers on 11/21…passed Jim Chones (2,750 DREB) for the 6th-most defensive rebounds in franchise history with his second defensive board at Detroit on 11/19…made his 1,000th career free throw with his first make at Boston on 11/30…became the 17th player in team history to reach 5,000 career points with his 4th point at Milwaukee on 12/10…made his 2,000th career field goal with his fourth make against Miami on 1/2…passed Brad Daugherty (548 GP) for sole possession of the 9th-most games played in franchise history against New Orleans on 1/5…swiped a season-high four steals twice (10/30 vs. ATL, 11/24 vs. HOU)…led or tied for the team lead in rebounds 25 times, blocks nine times, assists eight times, steals six times and points three times…was a DND three times…missed 10 games due to a left foot sprain from 12/12-12/29; missed 26 games due to left foot soreness from 1/18-3/18; missed three games due to rest on 4/4 and 4/7-4/9… was placed on the Inactive List 36 times on the season 2017-18 (Cleveland): Played in 53 games (22 starts) with Cleveland…averaged 5.8 points on .562 shooting from the field and 6.6 rebounds in 20.2 minutes per game…recorded three double-doubles…scored in double figures nine times…pulled down double-digit rebounds in 11 games; Top Single-Game Performances: notched a season-high 14 rebounds in 21 minutes off the bench versus New Orleans on March 30…grabbed at least four offensive rebounds on 12 occasions, including a season-high seven offensive boards against San Antonio on Feb. 25...recorded 10 points and 11 rebounds in 29 minutes at Boston on Jan. 3; passed John “Hot Rod Williams” (1,620) for 2nd place in offensive rebounds in franchise history; also passed Larry Nance (2,494) for 7th place in defensive rebounds in Cavs history that night…tallied a seasonhigh 17 points on 7-9 (.778) shooting from the field, five rebounds, two assists and one steal in 29 minutes versus Minnesota on Feb. 7…played in his 500th career game at Atlanta on Feb. 9… led or tied for the team lead in rebounds 15 times, blocks 10 times and steals twice…missed 19 games due to a left calf strain from 11/3-12/9 and on 12/14; missed 9 games due to a right ankle sprain from 3/5-3/21…was placed on the Inactive List 28 times on the season; was a DND once. 2018 NBA Playoffs: Played in 19 games (11 starts)…averaged 6.2 points on a playoff career-high .590 shooting from the field and 5.9 rebounds in 21.9 minutes per game…had three double-doubles, which includes a 14-point, 12-rebound (9 offensive) performance in Game 1 of the Second Round at Toronto on May 1 2016-17 (Cleveland): : Played in 78 games (all starts) with Cleveland…averaged 8.1 points on a career-best .600 shooting from the field and 9.2 rebounds (15th in NBA) in 30.0 minutes…had streak of 447 consecutive regular season games snapped on April 5…ranked 5th in the NBA in offensive rebounds per game (3.7) and was 7th in total offensive rebounds (286)…had 19 double-doubles (tied-23rd in NBA)…had the 5th highest field goal percentage in the NBA among players with at least 400 field goal attempts…his .600 field goal percentage was the second-highest all-time for any Cavalier who made a minimum of 200 field goals (trailing only Tyrone Hill)…recorded double-digit rebounds in 38 contests, including one 20-rebound game (Dec. 7 at NYK)…Top Single-Game Performances: grabbed a season-high nine offensive rebounds against Chicago on Jan. 4…had at least 10 rebounds in a single quarter twice: Nov. 3 vs. BOS (10 in 1st Q) and Dec. 7 at NYK (10 in 3rd Q)…scored in double figures 39 times…had a seasonhigh 22 points on 10-13 (.769) shooting and 12 rebounds in 41 minutes at Washington on Feb. 6…played in his 400th career game and recorded his 300th career block against Detroit on Nov. 18…became the first player in franchise history to play in 400 consecutive regular season games with his appearance at Detroit on Dec. 26…swatted at least one shot on 50 occasions and a career-high four blocks four times…scored his 4,000th career point with his sixth point at Phoenix on Jan. 8...finished with 19 points, 11 rebounds, a career-high tying four steals and a career-high tying four blocks against Oklahoma City on Jan. 29, becoming the first ever Cavs player to record that stat line in a single game…dished out a career-high tying five assists versus Chicago on Feb. 25…pulled down his 4,000th career rebound against Philadelphia on March 31, becoming the sixth player in Cavs history to reach that mark…climbed to 6th place in total rebounds in franchise history after passing Jim Chones (3,790) with his ninth board at Washington on Feb. 6; also passed Anderson Varejao (1,479) for sole possession of 3rd place in offensive rebounds in Cavs history at New York on Feb. 4; led or tied for the team lead in blocks 40 times, rebounds 29 times and steals seven times…missed four games from April 5-April 10 due to a sprained right thumb…was placed on the Inactive List four times on the season. 2017 NBA Playoffs: Played and started in all 18 games during Cleveland’s run to the NBA Finals…averaged 9.2 points on a postseason career-best .587 shooting, to go along with 8.3 rebounds in 31.2 minutes…pulled down double digit rebounds in eight games…recorded 69 offensive rebounds during the postseason, which was the most in the NBA…in the First Round against Indiana, pulled down double digit boards in all four games to average a team-high 11.0 rebounds in the series…averaged 8.8 points and 10.3 rebounds in 34.3 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals against Toronto…averaged 11.6 points on .739 (17-23) shooting and 7.2 rebounds in 33.6 minutes in the Eastern Conference Finals versus Boston…scored a postseason career-high 20 points on a perfect 7-7 shooting from the field, while adding nine rebounds, two assists and two steals in 34 minutes in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Boston on May 17, becoming the first player in Cavaliers history to make at least seven field goals without a miss in a playoff game…poured in 18 points, including a playoff career-best 12-15 (.800) mark on free throws, to go along with 13 rebounds (playoff career-high tying seven offensive) and a block in 42 minutes in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on May 21 against Boston. 2015-16 (Cleveland): Played in 82 games (33 starts) with Cleveland…averaged 7.9 points on.588 shooting from the field and 9.0 rebounds in 27.7 minutes…was tied for second in the NBA in offensive rebounds (268) and tied for seventh in offensive rebounds per game (3.3)…played in all 82 games for the fourth consecutive season…his .588 field goal percentage was the secondhighest all-time for any Cavalier who made a minimum of 200 field goals…pulled down doubledigit rebounds in a team-high 43 games…grabbed a season-high 11 offensive rebounds against Oklahoma City on Dec. 17…scored in double figures 32 times…recorded 23 double-doubles; notched 11 double-doubles as a reserve, which was third-most in the NBA…in 48 games as a reserve, averaged 7.6 points on .587 shooting and 8.5 rebounds in 25.2 minutes…among all NBA players who came off the bench at least 40 times, ranked first in rebounds per game (8.5), first in offensive rebounds per game (3.0), first in defensive rebounds per game (5.5) and third in doubledoubles (11)…in 34 games as a starter, averaged 8.2 points, on .590 shooting and 9.7 rebounds in 31.2 minutes, including 12 double-doubles…appeared in his 300th consecutive regular season game on Nov. 19 against Milwaukee, joining Jim Chones (361), Austin Carr (351) and Danny Ferry (301) as the fourth player in Cavaliers history to play in 300 straight regular season contests… surpassed Larry Nance (1,067) for sixth-most offensive rebounds in Cavaliers history on Nov. 21 against Atlanta; registered a season-high 16 rebounds (six offensive), to go along with nine points, a career-high tying five assists and two blocks in 40 minutes that night…recorded a season-high 19 points on 8-10 (.800) shooting, 12 rebounds and two assists in 34 minutes against Minnesota on Jan. 25…pulled down his 3,000th career rebound against San Antonio on Jan. 30…posted 11 points, 15 rebounds, a career-high tying four steals and two blocks in 28 minutes off the bench at Orlando on March 18; had nine points, 10 rebounds, three steals and two blocks in the fourth quarter, which was the second time in his career he recorded double-digit rebounds in a quarter (March 1, 2015 at Houston)…played in his 362nd consecutive game, passing Jim Chones (361) for longest streak in team history against Houston on March 29; recorded 16 points on 4-8 (.500) shooting, including an 8-9 (.889) clip from the foul line, and 10 rebounds in 39 minutes; his .889 shooting from the foul line was his highest free throw percentage with at least nine attempts since going 9-10 (.900) against Toronto on March 25, 2014…led or tied for the team lead in rebounds 30 times, blocks 21 times and steals 11 times. 2016 NBA Playoffs: Started in all 21 games during Cleveland’s championship run…averaged 6.7 points on .527 shooting and 9.0 rebounds (4.1 offensive) in 29.6 minutes…pulled down a playoff career-high nine offensive rebounds at Atlanta on May 6…in the Conference Semifinals against Atlanta, averaged 6.3 points, 11.0 rebounds (6.0 offensive) and a team-high 1.3 blocks in 29.3 minutes…in the Eastern Conference Finals versus Toronto, averaged 4.7 points and 8.5 rebounds in 27.7 minutes…during the 2016 NBA Finals, had three doubledoubles and averaged 10.3 points on .636 (28-44) shooting from the field and 10.1 rebounds in 32.3 minutes…had a 2016 playoff-high 15 points on a perfect 6-6 from the field, a 2016 playoff-high 16 rebounds (playoff career-high 14 defensive) and a playoff career-high three assists in 43 minutes during Game 6 of the NBA Finals versus Golden State on June 16. 2014-15 (Cleveland): Played in 82 games (15 starts) for the Cavaliers…averaged 8.5 points on .547 shooting from the field and 8.0 rebounds in 26.8 minutes per game…ranked fifth in the NBA in total offensive rebounds (274) and fifth in offensive rebounds per game (3.3)…played in all 82 games for the third straight season, increasing his consecutive games streak to 288 dating back to Feb. 10, 2012; it is the second-longest streak in the NBA going into 2015-16 (DeAndre Jordan-322)…scored in double figures on 33 occasions, including two games with 20 or more points… pulled down at least 10 rebounds in 28 games, including three games with 15 or more rebounds (all off the bench)…recorded 14 double-doubles, while tying for the NBA-lead in double-doubles off the bench with eight…in 15 games as a starter, averaged 12.6 points on .545 shooting and 9.7 rebounds in 35.7 minutes, to go along with six doubledoubles…in 67 games as a reserve, averaged 7.5 points on .548 shooting from the field and 7.6 rebounds in 24.7 minutes…led all NBA bench players in total rebounds (511) and offensive rebounds per game (3.2), while ranking second in total rebounds per game (7.6)…his 7.6 rebounds per game off the bench was the highest by a Cavs reserve since John Williams (7.7) in 1989-90 (minimum 50 games off bench)…Top Single-Game Performances: grabbed a franchise-record tying 12 offensive rebounds to go along with 16 points, 13 total rebounds and two blocks in 36 minutes at Chicago on Oct. 31, becoming the first Cavs player to ever record 12 offensive rebounds as a bench player; the previous high for a Cavs reserve was 10 by Kenny Carr (11/28/79) and John Williams (12/11/91)…grabbed his 2,000th career rebound vs. Orlando on Nov. 24…made his 1,000th career field goal with his third make against Indiana on Nov. 29…tallied 21 points and 14 rebounds (nine offensive) in 33 minutes off the bench at Toronto on Dec. 5; the last Cavs player to tally at least 21 points and 14 rebounds off the bench was Ben Poquette, who did it on Jan. 26, 1985 against Denver (22 points, 14 rebounds)…blocked his 200th career shot and grabbed his 900th career offensive rebound against Houston on Jan. 7…recorded a season-high 24 points on 10-12 (.833) shooting, 12 rebounds and two blocks in 40 minutes at L.A. Clippers on Jan. 16…in a win over Oklahoma City on Jan. 25, became the first Cavs bench player to tally 10 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks since April 19, 2006 when Anderson Varejao did so against Atlanta (14 pts/18 rebs/3 blks); also had a season-high 11 defensive rebounds…tied his career high with four blocks at Minnesota on Jan. 31…posted 14 points and 19 rebounds (11 offensive) and two steals in 37 minutes off the bench at Houston on March 1; became the first Cavs player to tally 14 points and 19 rebounds off the bench since Jim Chones (18 points and 19 rebounds) on Oct. 18, 1974 at Portland (4 overtimes)…was the ninth player in Cavaliers history to grab 1,000 offensive rebounds with his first of four offensive boards in a road win over San Antonio on March 12; also topped the 3,000 career point plateau that night after a 12-point, 9-rebound performance…played in his 300th career game against Miami on April 2 …led or tied for the team lead in rebounds 25 times, blocks 23 times and steals seven times.2015 NBA Playoffs: Made his postseason debut playing in all 20 games (15 starts) during Cleveland’s NBA Finals run…averaged 9.6 points on .558 shooting, 10.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 36.4 minutes per game…as a starter, posted nine doubledoubles and averaged 10.6 points on .549 shooting, 12.1 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 39.2 minutes…in the Eastern Conference Semifinals against Chicago, averaged 9.3 points, a team-high 11.2 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 37.0 minutes per game…in the Game 6 victory against Chicago on May 14, tallied 13 points, 17 rebounds (six offensive) and two blocks in 40 minutes of work; became just the third Cavs player to put up at least 13 points, 17 rebounds and two blocks in a playoff game in team history (Brad Daugherty on 5/9/93 vs. NJ and Zydrunas Ilgauskas on 4/30/07 vs. WAS)…during the Eastern Conference Finals against Atlanta, averaged 11.8 points on .643 shooting, 11.0 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 39.3 minutes…pulled down 16 rebounds (five offensive) and added seven points and two blocks in 41 minutes at Atlanta in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on May 22… during the 2015 NBA Finals against Golden State, averaged 13.0 rebounds to go along with 10.0 points and 1.0 block in 41.2 minutes per game…grabbed double-digit rebounds in all six Finals games, posting four double-doubles...tallied a then playoff career-best 19 points on 6-11 (.545) shooting, 10 rebounds, two steals and two blocks in 40 minutes at Golden State in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 14. 2013-14 (Cleveland): Played in 82 games (all starts) for the Cavaliers…averaged 11.7 points on .477 shooting and 9.2 rebounds in 31.6 minutes…recorded a career-high 36 double-doubles on the season, the most by a Cavs player since Drew Gooden in 2004-05 (37)…was tied for fifth in the Eastern Conference in double-doubles (tied-13th in NBA), while also ranking seventh in rebounds per game (9.2, 19th in NBA) and third in offensive rebounds per game (3.3, sixth in NBA)…his 269 total offensive rebounds were the fifth-most in the NBA…became the fifth player in Cavaliers history to have two seasons of at least 30 double-doubles (B. Daugherty, T. Hill, L. James and S. Kemp)…notched four straight double-doubles on two occasions (Jan. 14-20 and Feb. 11-19)…pulled down at least 10 rebounds 42 times on the season…Top Single- Game Performances: played in his 200th consecutive game on April 2 at Orlando and posted 20 points on 6-10 (.600) shooting, including a perfect 8-8 mark from the foul line, 11 rebounds and two steals in 32 minutes…tallied a seasonhigh 25 points (14 in the 4th quarter) on 12- 16 (.750) shooting and 15 rebounds (six offensive) in 34 minutes at Detroit on Feb. 12…his 14 points in the fourth quarter against the Pistons were the most he’s scored in a period in his career…recorded 20 points on a season-high percentage of .889 (8-9) shooting from the field, 10 rebounds and two blocks in 37 minutes of a win at Denver on Jan. 17…had 20 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, two steals and one block in 40 minutes versus the L.A. Clippers on Dec. 7…in a win over Denver on Dec. 4, finished with 17 points, a career-high 21 rebounds (13 in the first half) and a season-high three blocks; the only other player in Cavaliers history with a game in which he equaled or exceeded Thompson’s totals in each of those categories (since the NBA began tracking blocked shots in 1973-74) is Cliff Robinson, who had three such games for Cleveland (two in 1982-83 and one the following season)…notched his fourth straight double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds (career-high 13 defensive) in 39 minutes versus Orlando on Feb. 19…matched his career-high with five assists to go along with 11 points and 11 rebounds in 36 minutes at Oklahoma City on Feb. 26…recorded his first double-double of the season with 21 points and 11 rebounds, to go along with a career-high tying nine free throws made (on 10 attempts) in 35 minutes at Charlotte on Nov. 1…registered seven double-doubles in the first 11 games of the season, becoming the first Cavs player to notch seven double-doubles in the Cavaliers’ first 11 games of a season since Zydrunas Ilgauskas, who had eight double-doubles through the first 11 games of the 2007-08 campaign…was one of only four players in the Eastern Conference to start in all 82 games (Jeff Green, Greg Monroe, John Wall)…scored 10-19 points 50 times and 20 or more points six times…led or tied for the team lead in rebounds 39 times, blocks 17 times, steals 11 times and scoring three times. 2012-13 (Cleveland): Played in 82 games (all starts)…averaged 11.7 points on .488 shooting, 9.4 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 31.3 minutes… averaged 3.7 offensive rebounds per game, which ranked 5th in the NBA and first among second year players…set the Cavaliers franchise record for most offensive rebounds in a single season with 306 (2nd in the NBA), surpassing Zydrunas Ilgauskas’ 299 offensive rebounds in the 2004-05 season…pulled down at least four offensive rebounds in 42 games and at least 10 total rebounds 38 times…grabbed 773 total rebounds on the year, passing Tyrone Hill (765) for 10th-most in a single season in Cavaliers history…recorded a team-high 31 double-doubles on the season, becoming just the ninth player in franchise history to total at least 30 double-doubles in a single season…Top Single-Game Performances: shot 8-10 (.800) from the field and finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds at Charlotte on Jan. 4…tallied 21 points, nine rebounds and a career-high tying five assists in 40 minutes versus Boston on Jan. 22…over the last 56 games of the season, posted 26 doubledoubles and averaged 13.2 points and 10.3 rebounds in 32.2 minutes per game during that stretch…recorded a career-high 29 points on 10-17 (.588) shooting and a then career-high 17 rebounds, while shooting a perfect 9-9 from the foul line in 41 minutes at Boston on April 5, becoming the only player in Cavaliers history to ever score 29 points, grab 17 rebounds and make at least nine free throws without a miss in a single game…scored in double figures in a career-best 20 straight games from Jan. 4-Feb. 13, averaging 15.2 points on .535 shooting, 9.8 rebounds, 1.0 steal and 1.0 block, while shooting .726 from the foul line in 32.9 minutes over that stretch…scored 20 points on 9-10 (.900) shooting for Team Chuck in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend…posted four consecutive double-doubles twice (Dec. 19-26 and March 6-12)…scored 10-19 points 56 times and 20 or more points three times…led the team in scoring five times, rebounds 45 times, steals 12 times and blocks 33 times. 2011-12 (Cleveland): Played in 60 games (25 starts) during his rookie season…averaged 8.2 points on .439 shooting, 6.5 rebounds and 1.0 block in 23.7 minutes…as a starter, averaged 10.4 points on .470 shooting and 7.5 rebounds (3.8 offensive) in 28.8 minutes…averaged 3.1 offensive rebounds per game, which ranked 12th in the NBA and first among rookies…recorded nine double-doubles on the season…ranked second in rebounds per game, third in blocks per game and third in double-doubles among rookies…Top Single-Game Performances: scored a careerhigh 27 points on 12-16 (.750) shooting while adding 12 rebounds at New Jersey on Mar. 19, becoming just one of two rookies (Kenneth Faried) to record a game with at least 27 points and 12 rebounds for the season...grabbed a season-best 15 rebounds and added 15 points on 7-12 (.583) shooting at New Jersey on April 8…scored 20 points on 10-11 (.909) shooting in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend… scored 10-19 points 23 times and 20 or more points once…led the team in scoring twice, rebounds 19 times, steals five times and blocks 26 times…missed games from Jan. 24-25 and Feb. 3-8 with a left ankle sprain…was placed on the Inactive List seven times for the season.

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE (Texas, 2010-11): Played one season at Texas where he averaged 13.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game on his way to being named the Big 12 Freshman of the Year and Second Team All-Big 12…Was also named as Texas’ Most Valuable Player as voted by his teammates… Was one of five finalists for the Wayman Tisdale Award, an honor given to the National Freshman of the Year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association…Also was named NABC All-District 8 and USBWA All-District VII…Appeared in all 36 games this season, making 34 starts...led the team in rebounding in 16 games and in scoring in five games...Made first career start against No. 13/16 Illinois posting 20 points (8-of-11 FG), seven rebounds, three steals, a season-high four assists and a season-high five blocks while playing all 40 minutes (Nov. 18)...Followed with another 40-minute game, notching 11 points, six rebounds and three blocks against No. 5/4 Pittsburgh (Nov. 19)…Recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Rice (Nov. 27)...Followed with his second double-double, posting 11 points and 13 rebounds against Lamar (Dec. 1)…Notched his third double-double of the season scoring 17 points and recording a season-high 15 rebounds to go along with three steals against No. 12/12 Michigan State (Dec. 22)...Posted a season-high 22 points (7-of-9 FG, 8-of-13 FT) and nine rebounds against Coppin State (Dec. 31)…Scored 20 points (7-of-11 FG), grabbed six rebounds, blocked two shots and recorded a steal and an assist in his first Big 12 conference game against Texas Tech (Jan. 11)…Registered 12 points, six rebounds and matched a season-high five blocks against No. 2/2 Kansas (Jan. 22)...Posted a career-high 26 points (9-of-14 FG) with ten rebounds and three blocks against Kansas State (Feb. 28). HIGH SCHOOL: Spent his senior season and the last five games of his junior year at Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nev. (head coach Michael Peck)...Ranked as the No. 10 prospect nationally in the ESPNU100 following his senior season...McDonald’s All-American and Jordan All- American...Second-team All-American by Parade Magazine...Played 17 minutes for the West team in a 107-104 victory at the McDonald’s All- American Game in Columbus, Ohio (March 31)...Started and posted 14 points in 24 minutes for the World Select Team in the 13th annual Nike Hoop Summit (April 11) in Portland, Ore...Started and recorded 19 points and 13 rebounds in 27 minutes to help the West Team to a 129-125 win at the Jordan Brand Classic at Madison Square Garden (April 17)...Averaged 15.9 points, a team-high 9.6 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game as a senior...converted 60.9% from the floor (184-of-302) while leading Findlay to a 32-2 record...Paced Findlay to three wins in three days (April 1-3) to capture the prestigious ESPN Rise National High School Invitational (NHSI) Championship for the second straight year...Earned a spot on the NHSI All-Tournament Team...Recorded 15 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks in Findlay’s 59-46 victory over Montverde Academy in the ESPN Rise NHSI championship game...Played in final five games of the year for Findlay during his junior season after transferring in February 2009 from St. Benedict’s Prep Academy in New Jersey...Averaged 11.4 points and 6.6 rebounds per game in those five contests while helping Findlay win the ESPN Rise NHSI title and claim the mythical high school national championship...Averaged 19.1 points and 9.6 rebounds per contest in 21 games as a junior at St. Benedict’s...Played at St. Benedict’s during his sophomore season and spent his freshman year at St. Marguerite d’Youville (Brampton, Ontario, Canada).

PERSONAL LIFE

Full name is Tristan Trevor James Thompson…son of Trevor and Andrea Thompson…a native of Toronto, Canada…McDonald’s All-American as a high school senior and member of the World Select Team at the 2010 Nike Hoop Summit… played for Team Canada in the FIBA Americas Tournament in Caracas, Venezuela during the summer of 2013... favorite food is chicken teriyaki…his first job was a paper boy… favorite sport other than basketball is football…favorite TV show is Martin…favorite movie is Coming to America…favorite game is Monopoly...@ RealTristan13 on Twitter.