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2011 NBA Draft: Tristan Thompson
Team Cleveland
Round 1
Selection 4
Position Forward
School Texas
Year FR
Height 6-9
Weight 238
High School Findlay Prep
Hometown Brampton, ON, Canada
2011: Selected by Cleveland in 1st round (4th overall) of the NBA Draft...2012: NBA All-Rookie Second Team.

Started 34 of the team`s 36 games as a freshman and averaged 13.1 ppg and 7.8 rpg...Was tabbed as the Big 12`s Freshman of the Year and earned spots on the league`s All-Second Team, All-Defensive Team and All-Freshman Team...A true post presence that has enjoyed plenty of success thanks to his length and explosiveness...A powerhouse in the paint and plays with a tenacity that makes it hard for any opponent to handle...Very smart and versatile player who can score with either hand around the basket...At times he has been able to beat players off the dribble and power towards the net...A terror on the glass...Will need to add some more muscle if he wants to bang around down low in the NBA...Still raw offensively and needs to work on his jump shot...Even worse is his performance at the foul line, a below 50.0 percent shooter from the charity stripe...Tends to disappear in games and lose interest if he is not the focal point.

2010 Stats
NovemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
11/8 Navy25121040416711011
11/10 Louisiana Tech25171160543723334
11/18 Illinois40201180452743514
11/19 Pittsburgh4011840333600323
11/23 Sam Houston St283410131400213
11/27 Rice34102206641021222
Total19273462502322194198151017
 
DecemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
12/1 Lamar31116305581311221
12/5 @USC386520223511204
12/11 Texas State32141250463911222
12/14 North Florida2191130353812222
12/18 @North Carolina164520032510024
12/22 @Michigan State381713605691513133
12/31 Coppin State3122970863910221
Total20783612802733316478111317
 
JanuaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
1/4 Arkansas23141170052713211
1/8 Connecticut3013960115600214
1/11 @Texas Tech29201170642621214
1/15 Oklahoma28151050544821122
1/19 Texas A&M30181280233610401
1/22 @Kansas3812730633601533
1/26 @Oklahoma State31141060212311342
1/29 Missouri3197303491310133
1/31 @Texas A&M2310930423520313
Total2631258648029273360107231623
 
FebruaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
2/5 Texas Tech2811950123530343
2/9 @Oklahoma2511540304410224
2/12 Baylor36179507581302321
2/16 Oklahoma State2814940632513213
2/19 @Nebraska335410312312134
2/22 Iowa State3117128014101420312
2/26 @Colorado38161150653830115
2/28 Kansas State372614908641030304
Total2561177341035263662147181426
 
MarchMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
3/5 @Baylor351910705941300311
3/10 Oklahoma28138503471112232
3/11 Texas A&M381497001031331243
3/12 @Kansas217430111200114
3/18 Oakland381714703551010703
3/20 Arizona363410115601424
Total19673493001330255554191117
Season Total1114471315172012713814428245348664100

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