Tristan Thompson Wiki, Stats, Girlfriend, Contract, Salary
Tristan Thompson who is a Canadian professional Basketball player was born on 13th March of the year 1991. At present, he is playing for Cleveland Cavaliers of National Basketball Association. He is the native of Toronto, Ontario. He was born as the oldest among the four sons to his parents Trevor and Andrea Thompson. He went to study at the St. Marguerite d’Youville Secondary School nearby Brampton. He later decided to attend the Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School that is located in Newark, New Jersey. He attended the school for his sophomore year and he joined together with the fellow Myck Kabongo. Tristan then cited the increase in the exposure and the skill level as his readon for transferring the schools. He spent his sophomore as well as half his junior year at the St. Benedict’s making an immediate impact and showing the flashes of brilliance throughout the way.
During his college career, Thompson averaged 13.1 points and the 7.8 rebounds per game for Texas Longhorns in the year 2010-11 as he won Most Valuable Player Award of the team as voted by his teammates. In additionally, he was also one of the five finalists for Wayman Tisdale Award which is an honor that is given to National Freshman of the Year by US Basketball Writers Association. He declared on 21st April of 2011 for NBA draft forgoing his three years of the college eligibility. The same year on 23rd June, he was drafter 4th overall in 2011 NBA draft by Cleveland Cavaliers. He was highest drafted Canadian born as well as bred player in the history of the NBA at that time.
During 2011 NBA lockout, Tristan attended the classes at University of Texas for finishing his college degree. On 9th December of 2011, he signed a rookie contract with Cavaliers before the start of the training camp. His professional debut game was against his hometown Toronto Raptors on 26th December. He turned it down when he was offered a four year $52 million contract extention by the Cleveland.
Prior to that, he had also represented his country as well as Canada Basketball at FIBA Americans U18 Championship in the year 2008 when the Canada won bronze medal placing behind the Argentina as well as United States. In addition to that, he also competed at 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship that was held at the Auckland, New Zealand along with his good friend , fellow NBA player as well as high school teammate Cory Joseph. His salary is $5.3 million per year nad his net worth is $13094670.
To talk about his personal life biography, Thompson is in relationship with his girlfriend Jordan Craig who is a model. The couple started dating with each other the last year. According to the playerwives, she was also linked with the rapper Tyga as well as Baron Davis. In addition to modeling, she also has a hair extension business. Apart from that, Tristan has now reached at the age of 24 and he weights 108 kg. He stands very tall at towering height of six feet and nine inches. More information about his bio, stats as well as details about his rumours can also be found in different internet sites. Besides that, Thompson is also active in avrious social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and we can also follow her on her account.