Found October 15, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
Tristan Thompson’s first season in the NBA was overshadowed by Kyrie Irving. That is what happens when you play with the rookie of the year, but as a fellow top-5 pick, Thompson is obviously expected to contribute as well. Most rookie seasons are full of inconsistency and Thompson was no exception, but it is pretty clear the Cleveland Cavaliers are willing to deal with the growing pains in hopes that he will be a strong power forward sooner rather than later. Thompson has put in some very solid minutes this preseason. Most notably this past weekend against the Washington Wizards, Thompson scored 18 points on 6-for-11 shooting and added 10 rebounds and 4 blocks in 24 minutes. It is just preseason, but it is clear that the hard work Thompson put in during the offseason is really paying off. The summer is what makes you in terms of the NBA,” Thompson said. “This summer I wanted to put in a lot of time getting stronger and continuing to work on my craft, especially in th...
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