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Etan Thomas
C - 6'10, 260lbs - 46 years old - 9 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2011 season
  • Birthdate: 04/01/1978
  • Drafted (NBA): 12th pick, 2000
  • Pre-draft team: Syracuse
  • Country: USA/US Virgin Islands
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
11th April, 2000USBLDrafted 34th overall in the 2000 USBL Draft by Oklahoma Storm.
2000 NBA DraftNBADrafted 12th overall by Dallas.
7th July, 2000NBASigned four year, $6,680,062 rookie scale contract with Dallas. Included team option for 2003/04.
22nd February, 2001NBATraded by Dallas, along with Loy Vaught, Christian Laettner, Courtney Alexander, Hubert Davis and cash to Washington in exchange for Juwan Howard, Calvin Booth and Obinna Ekezie.
30th June, 2002NBAWashington exercised 2003/04 team option.
14th July, 2004NBASigned a six year, $36,772,500 offer sheet with Milwaukee. Included early termination option after 2008/09 season.
28th July, 2004D-LeagueReturning player rights traded by Rio Grande Valley Vipers to Delaware 87ers in exchange for the returning player rights to Hamady N'Diaye.
2009 NBA DraftNBATraded by Washington, along with Darius Songaila, Oleksiy Pecherov and a 2009 first round pick (#5, Ricky Rubio) to Minnesota in exchange for Randy Foye and Mike Miller. Concurrent to the deal, declined 2009/10 early termination option.
27th July, 2009NBATraded by Minnesota, along with two 2010 second round picks (#32, Dexter Pittman; #51, Magnum Rolle) to Oklahoma City in exchange for Damien Wilkins and Chucky Atkins.
2nd September, 2010NBASigned a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Atlanta.
Career Moves
1996 - 2000Syracuse (NCAA)
June 2000 - February 2001Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
February 2001 - June 2009Washington Wizards (NBA)
June 2009 - July 2009Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)
July 2009 - July 2010Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
September 2010 - June 2011Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
Articles about Etan Thomas

July 30, 2010

Etan Thomas - Thomas's 6 year contract has finally expired, and it didn't exactly crescendo. Etan has played only 49 games over the last three seasons due to a variety of ailments, including open heart surgery and a torn MCL. The injuries have more than derailed his career; they might have ended. Nevertheless, if Thomas is still healthy enough to play, then he has enough skills to contribute. He insist on using a jumpshot that he doesn't have, yet he makes shots around the basket, blocks shots, and is pretty atheltic for a 6'10 player. HIi rebounding has tumbled away after all the injuries, but that used to be decent too.

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