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Jason Thompson’s role on the Warriors

Not even a month in as a Philadelphia 76er, Jason Thompson finds himself on another team. The Golden State Warriors recently acquired the 29-year-old power forward from the 76ers in return for small forward Gerald Wallace, monetary assets, and draft considerations. Thompson’s addition to the roster is not only beneficial for himself, but to the Warriors as well. Look for him to...
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Thompson plans on 'smiling' and 'winning' with the Warriors

Perhaps no one upgraded their playing situation more than Golden State Warriors big man Jason Thompson this offseason.Thompson started the summer with the dysfunctional Sacramento Kings, where he played for "seven coaches in seven years" and had over "180 teammates," Thompson told the Associated Press.Thompson was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, his hometown team and arguably the...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Thompson Gets Celebrity Welcome to Warriors

  When I first heard about the Warriors trading away newly acquired Gerald Wallace for Jason Thompson I figured it was completely a cash dump. I’m still not convinced that it wasn’t, but Jason Thompson received a celebrities welcome to the defending champions. Thompson steps out of the elevator with his mother and father to 50 cheering Warrior employees welcoming him to the...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors welcome new center/forward Thompson after trade

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Jason Thompson stepped off the elevator with his parents to a grand Golden State welcome, featuring some 50 cheering Warriors employees who are ready to watch him contribute to the defending NBA champions. ''Wow, that's all I got to say, wow,'' his mother, Sharyn, said to him. After a crazy July that briefly took him to Philadelphia and his hometown 76ers after...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

What made Sacramento Fall in Love with Jason Thompson was his Heart

Lets face it, celebrities, just like regular, every day people screw up. It’s expected and often predictable before it ever happens. Whether he was inside a Wal-Mart or one of the many times he was spotted at the Arden Mall, JT never dissapointed a fan. Where the Average Joe in the bar stool croons to his pals after the nine-to-five shift saying, “If I had a tenth of that kind...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Thompson happy to play for his hometown team

Last week, the Philadelphia 76ers traded two overseas prospects and a future second-round pick to the Sacramento Kings for Nik Stauskas, Carl Landry, Jason Thompson, a top-10 protected first-round pick and swap rights on two other first-round picks in the future. It was, to be blunt, a complete and total fleecing. The Kings were willing to give up several key assets just to dump...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Thompson Seeks Trade From Kings Before Deadline

Jason Thompson would like a trade from the Sacramento Kings before the deadline on Thursday, according to a source. Thompson has long been the subject of Kings' trade rumors. Thompson isn't scheduled to become a free agent until 2017.
Via RealGM
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Thompson trade interest rising

The Sacramento Kings have been very active in trade discussions over the last couple of years, and they are still looking to move power forward Jason Thompson if possible. He is a talented bench piece, but the Kings have plenty of depth at the power forward position and he is simply too pricey for them to keep around with his current contract. According to a report from Grantland’s...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Receive Trade Interest In Jason Thompson

The rising cap has triggered renewed interest from teams in trading for Jason Thompson, according to multiple sources. The Kings like to use a small-ball lineup and could use Thompson as a backup center. Thompson is signed through the 16-17 season.
Via RealGM
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Likely To Trade Jason Thompson

The Sacramento Kings are trying to trade Jason Thompson. With the Kings recently acquiring Rudy Gay and Derrick Williams, there will be fewer minutes available for Thompson. Thompson received a five-year, $30 million contract extension under the previous regime of the Kings.
Via RealGM
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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