Former Buckeye DeShaun Thomas to play overseas

Former Ohio State star DeShaun Thomas will spend his rookie season in France, according to Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch. Thomas, drafted with the 58th pick in June’s draft by the San Antonio Spurs, had the option to go to camp and try to make their roster, but his spot (and his salary) wasn’t guaranteed. A father with a 17-month old child, Thomas opted for the guaranteed...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

A few details on Deshaun Thomas landing in France

After a solid showing at the 2013 Vegas Summer League, some thought San Antonio Spurs 2013 Draft pick Deshaun Thomas might land the final roster spot with the Spurs heading into next season. However, Thomas will be heading to France next season to play with French squad JSF Nanterre after San Antonio couldn't guarantee him a spot. According to French site
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Deshaun Thomas To Play In France

Deshaun Thomas agreed to a contract to play for a team in Paris, France. Thomas was selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the 58th overall pick in the June draft. Thomas made the decision to play overseas, rather than shoot for the Spurs’ final roster spot, for financial reasons. “In this business, you have to think about family (Thomas has a 17-month-old son),” he said. “I...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Deshaun Thomas in action

One thing we know for sure about Deshaun Thomas is he can flat out shoot the basketball. This draft workout video only solidifies any doubts people might have had about his shooting stroke.   Most NBA players can knock down shot after shot when alone in a gym, but the thing that stands out are his mechanics. In this workout you can tell he doesn’t get much lift on any...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

On Deshaun Thomas And The Spurs Final Roster Spot

Deshaun Thomas had one of the most intriguing Summer League games for San Antonio Spurs players in recent memory.     He finished with 18 points on 7-13 shooting from the field in his first game. His ability to score the basketball is what jumped out across to many people who were watching Thomas for the first time. For those who were familiar with Thomas, this was no surprise...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Deshaun Thomas ready for Summer League

The San Antonio Spurs' brass took a hard look at Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas prior to the draft, knowing he could potentially be available in the latter stages of the second round. Thomas didn't disclose his phone number to San Antonio, effectively shutting the communication down, but the Spurs weren't deterred.   Thomas will make his Summer League debut...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Joseph, Denmon, Baynes, Thomas Headline Spurs' Summer League Roster

The San Antonio Spurs announced their 2013 Summer League Roster on Tuesday. Deshaun Thomas, Cory Joseph, Nando De Colo, Marcus Denmon, Aron Baynes and Ryan Richards are among the notables on the team.
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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