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TRISTAN THOMPSON RUMORS

LeBron James: ‘I have the right to call plays’

David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James acknowledged Wednesday that he has the “freedom” to call plays on offense, and Kyrie Irving does as well. “Well, we have a package,” James said, via ESPN.com. “If I see something, I have the right to call plays. Kyrie does as well. We kind of do that play calling. Coach Blatt does the play calling obviously...
Via Sports-Glory
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson makes incredible alley-oop dunk against Sixers

The Cleveland Cavaliers escaped the Philadelphia 76ers, 87-86, in a close contest that saw both teams scoreless in the last four minutes. This play, however, was pretty excellent. Tristan Thompson catches an alley-oop lob from Matthew Dellavedova. But as you look closer, Thompson catches the ball with his left hand and quickly switches it to his right hand before throwing it down...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch the Cavs play defense and confuse Tristan Thompson

The Cleveland Cavaliers are a renewed bunch all the way around and a big part of it is that they’re playing better defense. The Cavaliers have held their last nine opponents under 100 points. There’s no question that the additions of Timofey Mozgov, Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith have brought a defensive energy to the team, and it’s been infectious. Take this play from Monday’s...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson turned down $52 million extension?

The future of Tristan Thompson with the Cleveland Cavaliers remains in question after Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports quoted league sources in saying that Thompson turned down a $52 million, four-year contract extension with the team. The 6’10” Thompson, who is a restricted free agent after this season, is currently making just over $4 million per season in the final...
Via Cavaliers Nation
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson turned down a four-year, $52 million contract from Cavs

In a put-up-or-shut-up column surrounding Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowksi reports that impending free agent Tristan Thompson turned down a lucrative contract offer this past offseason that would have paid him $13 million per season over the course of four years. So far, the Cavaliers have witnessed LeBron James, the businessman. As much...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson kisses Cavs sideline reporter after interview (Video)

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson wrapped up his pregame interview with sideline reporter Allie Clifton with a kiss on the cheek prior to Friday night's preseason game against Dallas.Thompson appeared to be in a playful mood and had no ill intentions, but clearly took Clifton a bit off guard. Video via @CJZero. H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
Via Holdout Sports
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Cavs' Tristan Thompson kisses sideline reporter

Last we checked in on Tristan Thompson, he was deciding if he should shoot jumpers with his right hand or left, a somewhat odd dilemma to be having at the NBA level. While he may have been indecisive on how to shoot, that indecisiveness seems to not carry over to his on camera persona where he basically just went for it by planting a smooch on sideline reporter Allie Clifton. As...
Via Awful Announcing
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 23, 2014  |  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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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