James Thomas (basketball)

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James Thomas
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Personal information
Born (1980-11-22) November 22, 1980 (age 38)
Schenectady, New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High schoolHargrave Military Academy
(Chatham, Virginia)
CollegeTexas (2000–2004)
NBA draft2004 / Undrafted
Playing career2004–2015
PositionPower forward
Career history
As player:
2004–2005Roanoke Dazzle
2005Portland Trail Blazers
2005Atlanta Hawks
2005Philadelphia 76ers
2005–2006Albany Patroons
2006Chicago Bulls
2006–2008Climamio Bologna
2008–2009Erdemirspor
2009–2010Bancatercas Teramo
2010–2011Erdemirspor
2011–2012Givova Scafati
2012–2013Maccabi Haifa
2013Titanes del Licey
2013Soles de Mexicali
2013–2014Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2014Titanes del Licey
2014–2015Academia Montana
2015Marinos de Anzoátegui
As coach:
2015–2016Maine Red Claws (assistant)
2017–presentSchenectady (NY) (Girls HC)
Career highlights and awards

James D. Thomas Jr. (born November 22, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player who most recently worked as an assistant coach for the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League.[1] A 6'8" forward from the University of Texas at Austin, Thomas was the recipient of the 2004-05 NBA Development League Rookie of the Year.[2][3] He played in the NBA for the Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, and Chicago Bulls. After that he took his career overseas.[4] In 2012, he signed with Maccabi Haifa BC.[5] For the 2013–14 season he signed with Maccabi Rishon LeZion.

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