It looks like San Antonio Spurs draftee Deshaun Thomas won’t be on the Spurs’ training camp roster this October, as Sportando.com is reporting Thomas is close to signing with the Italian club Sidigas Avellino. DeShaun Thomas is finalizing a deal with Sidigas Avellino, according to source. Thomas was part of the Spurs’ 2014 Summer League […]
On the morning of the NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs have a lot of decisions to make on who they pick tonight and how those players will affect the future of their roster. Not only do they have decisions to make tonight, but they also have players overseas who are eager to make the […]
From drafting DeShaun Thomas with the 58thpick in the second round nearly a year ago, and then inviting players like Corey Maggette and Sam Young to San Antonio for training camp this past season, it’s probably clear by their roster moves, the San Antonio Spurs have been pursuing a backup small forward since the team […]
San Antonio Spurs 2013 NBA draft pick Deshaun Thomas is having much success overseas playing for French club JSF Nanterre. He averaged 12.2 points and 3.9 rebounds, leading Nanterre to the French Cup championship defeating SLUC Nancy. His great play with Nanterre hasn’t gone unnoticed by the Spurs and according to him, San Antonio is impressed with the […]
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...
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...