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Tristan Thompson working on finishing quicker

One of the more infuriating things about watching Tristan Thompson play down low has been the piling on of pump fakes. Obviously it is important to pump fake at times, but it always felt like Tristan Thompson would find himself in a situation where it was a nervous tic more than even a fake. In his recent interview with our good friend Brendan Bowers for SLAM, Thompson indicates...
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Cavs Rumors: Tristan Thompson Could Start at Center

Fourth-year forward Tristan Thompson could potentially start at center for the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal. 1. Don’t rule out the possibility of Tristan Thompson starting at center. While it has been widely assumed Anderson Varejao would start in the middle, a theory has been floated within the organization recently that by starting...
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Cavaliers Rumors: Tristan Thompson to start at center?

If the Cleveland Cavaliers have a weak spot, it's the center position. They do have veteran Anderson Varejao, but he has struggled with health the past few years. In order to keep him healthy all season, the Cavaliers could start Tristan Thompson at the pivot.Image By Erik Drost, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal:"Don't rule...
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Cavs Rumors: Thompson Seeking $11M Per Season

Set to become a free agent in July 2015, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson is reportedly expected to ask for a contract extension that would average at least $11 million per year over four years, according to Akron Beacon Journal beat writer Jason Lloyd. The 6-8 Thompson has started every contest over the past two years after primarily coming off the bench as a rookie...
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Tristan Thompson Seeking Extension Worth $11M Per Season

Tristan Thompson will seek a contract that begins at $11 million per season. The Cleveland Cavaliers have not yet engaged Thompson on an extension.
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Tristan Thompson could be Cavs’ starting center

It appeared to be a given that the Cleveland Cavaliers would move Tristan Thompson to the bench following the arrival of Kevin Love, but this may not exactly be the case. Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon-Journal leads off a column by saying Thompson, longtime friend of LeBron James, could slot in as a 6-foot-9-inch center while the taller, older Anderson Varejao comes off of the bench...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Tristan Thompson a “skilled NBA mooch?”

I don’t know if you noticed this summer, but Kyrie Irving got paid—handsomely. The man selected three spots later at number four is still waiting. Zach Lowe decided to look at potential bank breakers in the NBA and Tristan Thompson made his list. No single player will benefit more than Thompson from this summer’s wild roster movement. Thompson’s third season was a depressing...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson jumps into pool after doing Ice Bucket Challenge

As we continue our coverage of NBA players doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson is the latest to take on the challenge. After being challenged by numerous folks, Thompson got the bucket of ice water dumped on him but added a twist to his challenge by jumping into a pool after it in the below Instagram video: Good job taking on the challenge...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Looking To Trade Tristan Thompson

At 23 years of age, Tristan Thompson has proven that he could be a solid role player. However, he has not shown many signs of becoming the star Cleveland thought he would be when they drafted him with the 4th overall pick in 2011. Tristan Thompson may be on the... The post Cavaliers Looking To Trade Tristan Thompson appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Reportedly Looking to Trade Tristan Thompson

The Cleveland Cavaliers had a rough year that was capped off by missing the playoffs in a weak Eastern Conference. Many thought they could make a little bit of noise this season, but things never quite panned out for a variety of reasons. While many Cavalier fans would like to hear about a trade for Kevin Love, it seems like a much smaller deal may be in the works. Cavs will move...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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