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Ryan Thompson
SG/SF - 6'6, 210lbs - 36 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2020 season
  • Birthdate: 06/09/1988
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2010
  • Pre-draft team: Rider
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
22nd September, 2010NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Utah.
21st October, 2010NBAWaived by Utah.
30th October, 2010D-LeagueDesignated as an allocated player by Utah Flash.
18th November, 2010D-LeagueWaived by Utah Flash due to injury.
9th December, 2010D-LeagueRe-acquired by Utah Flash.
13th July, 2011ItalySigned a one year contract with Brescia.
24th July, 2012BelgiumSigned a one year contract with Okapi Aalstar.
15th July, 2013BelgiumSigned a two year contract with Oostende.
3rd July, 2014BelgiumLeft Oostende.
8th July, 2014GermanySigned a one year contract with Brose Baskets Bamberg.
25th August, 2015SerbiaSigned a one year contract with Crvena Zvezda.
28th December, 2015SerbiaLeft Crvena Zvezda.
28th December, 2015TurkeySigned for the remainder of the season with Trabzonspor.
22nd February, 2016TurkeyReleased by Trabzonspor.
12th July, 2016GermanySigned a one year contract with Telekom Baskets Bonn.
9th June, 2017GermanySigned a two year contract with ratiopharm Ulm.
Career Moves
2006 - 2010Rider (NCAA)
July 2010Boston Celtics (Summer League)
July 2010Sacramento Kings (Summer League)
September 2010 - October 2010Utah Jazz (NBA)
October 2010 - June 2011Utah Flash (D-League)
July 2011 - June 2012Brescia (Italy, Lega Due)
July 2012Orlando Magic (Summer League)
July 2012 - June 2013Okapi Aalstaar (Belgium)
July 2013Washington Wizards (Summer League)
July 2013 - July 2014Oostende (Belgium)
July 2014 - June 2015Brose Baskets Bamberg (Germany)
August 2015 - December 2015Crvena Zvezda (Serbia)
December 2015 - February 2016Trabzonspor (Turkey)
July 2016 - June 2017Telekom Baskets Bonn (Germany)
June 2017 - presentratiopharm Ulm (Germany)
Articles about Ryan Thompson

October 6, 2010

Despite the small school that he played for, Thompson was a viable and at one time likely draft candidate this summer, and he wasn't basking in his brother's shadow to do it. Thompson emerged as a big time scorer and good all-around player, smart and versatile, good defensively and when slashing to the basket. He could stand to be a slightly better shooter, and won't ever have Jason's size or athleticism, but he's smart and effective.

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July 30, 2010

Ryan Thompson - Horny Postman is a good all-around shooting guard who was a surprise to go undrafted. Thompson is considerably smaller than his brother Jason, but he has the right kind of size for an NBA shooting guard, and can both drive the ball and shoot from the outside. He is far better at the former, however.

Had Thompson come from a bigger school and/or bloomed about two months earlier, he would probably have been drafted. As it is, he'll have to make it in the hard way. He has the talent to do so.

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June 27, 2010

Ryan Thompson had better be drafted tonight so that I can use my "Ryan Thompson is an anagram of horny postman" gag.

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