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Deon Thompson
PF - 6'8, 245lbs - 35 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Signed in Japan - Signed with Shinshu Brave Warriors
  • Birthdate: 09/16/1988
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2010
  • Pre-draft team: North Carolina
  • Country: USA/Ivory Coast
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: Jim Tanner (Tandem Sports)
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Articles about Deon Thompson

July 14, 2010

Deon Thompson

Thompson was a likely second round draft candidate for much of the year, but as is often the case with steady-if-unspectacular seniors from big programs, he fell out of it as the season progressed. Thompson is an unathletic 6'8 power forward with decent offensive skills, both posting up and from the mid range, but who doesn't have NBA size or athleticism. He also rarely passes and does not rebound very well, thus should not really be considered a candidate for making the Timberwolves roster.

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