Tristan Thompson is a Canadian Professional basketball player teaming with the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Associations. Tristan Thompson Net worth is reaching height due to his successful career as a player. Full bio is given below.
Born on March 13, 1991, Tristan Thompson is the player representing Canada at the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship in 2008. There he won the bronze medal placing behind Argentina and the United States. He has competed for his country at FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Auckland, New Zealand and FIBA Americas Championship 2013. He has received several awards for his excellent performance. As a result Train Thompson Net worth is increasing.
Tristan Trevor James Thompson was born on March 13, 1991 to father Trevor Thompson and mother Andrea Thompson in Toronto, Ontario. He was born and raised along with his siblings. He is the eldest to three siblings named Amari Thompson, Daniel Thompson and Dishawn Thompson.
Thompson firstly attended St. Marguerite d’Youville Secondary School in Brampton. After driving from Brampton, he attended Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey for his second-year qualification following University of Texas at Austin. As a result, he came out as a skilled human with the increase in exposure and creativity.
Throughout his presence in St. Benedict’s, he became the top recruit in the nation entering his junior season. Later, the top basketball programs sought him. Eventually he made the first verbal commitment of the class of 2010 to Rick Barnes and the Texas Longhorns.
Along with several games, the relationship between Thompson and St. Benedict’s coach Dan Hurley hit an irregular patch. During a game against Mater Dei, top-ranked player, Hurley opposed Thompson. As a result, the debate got tougher and Thompson was sent to the court. Then, he was removed from the team.
After the next few days, he left the place and transferred to Findlay Prep along with his close friend and AAU teammate Cory Joseph.
Immediately, after landing to Findlay, Thompson made an attempt to help Findlay coach Michael Peck’s system and coaching style. He solidified his own status and helped Findlay to their first National Championship. He then flourished his skills in preparation for his college. And joined the University of Texas on November 11, 2009.
Thenafter, Thompson led his team to another National Championship at the ESPN National High School Invitational. Both Thompson and Cory Joseph committed to Texas. They were the fourth and fifth Canadians to be named McDonald’s All-Americans following Bill Wennington (1981), Barry Bekkedam (1996) and Olu Famutimi (2003). Thompson was named as Jordan Brand Classic All-American.
Thompson won the most Valuable player award on the basis of vote by his teammates, he averaged 13.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Apart from that he is also a top five finalist for the Wayman Tisdale Award as a National Freshman of the year provided by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
Subsequently, he won Big 12 Freshman of the Years honors along with NABC All-District 8 and USBWA All-District VII honors. Ranking in the second position, he led his team in rebounding, blocked shots (86), double-doubles (10) and field goal percentage. Thus, he helped Texas conclude the 2010-11 season. And advanced the team to the NCCA Tournament round of 32 with 28-8 record.
On April 21, 2011 he declared for his NBA Draft without caring his three years of college eligibility.
On June 23, 2011 Tristan Thompson got drafted fourth overall in the 2011 NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Till the selection of Anthony Bennett and Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick in 2013 and 2014 respectively, Thompson was the highest drafted in NBA history. Besides that Thompson and Joseph created a new history by being selected in the first round in the same draft. They broke the history of Leo Rautins and Stewart Granger who were selected 17th and 25th respectively in 1983.
On December 9, 2011 Thompson signed a rookie contract with the Cavaliers before starting the training camp. As a professional player he played against his hometown Toronto Raptors on December 26, 2011. He scored 12 points and pulled in 5 rebounds within 17 minutes.
For the first three months of rookie season, Thompson forwarded against Antawn Jamison and Anderson Varejao. His production increased as a result of increment in minutes i.e. he recorded three double-double the specific month. His best performance was 15-point, 12-rebound, and two-block effort in 30 minutes where he defeated Sacramento 93-92.
Being a strong and capable player Thompson along with his teammate Kyrie Irving were listed to the Rising Star Challenge 2012. But both of them got selected by two different teams. Thompson got selected for team Shaq while Irving for team Chuck.
Thompson appeared as the starting line-up on March 18 against Atlanta. In place of Varejao as he was recovering from a fractured wrist. That time, he recorded seven points and six rebounds.
Successively, the win results in the following games against New Jersey where he made 27-points, 12-rebounds in a 105-100 road win.
After the recovery of Varejao, head coach placed Thompson at the center for the remainder of regular season. And he didn’t disappoint him too. He gave all his 100%.
He scored double figures in 10 of his final 16 games blocking a season high four shots against Memphis on April 23. He completed the season with an average of 8.2 points and 6.5 rebounds in 60 games. Hence earned NBA All-Rookie second team honor standing as the first Canadian to win All-Rookie team honors in the NBA.
Similarly by defeating several teams, he earned huge success. As a short brief he started 82 games in 2012-13 and earned 11.7 points, 9.4 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 31.3 minutes per game.
In season 2013-14, he planned of switching his hand to right instead of left and results with the most shocks achievement. Thompson started all 82 games achieving 11.7 points and 9.2 rebounds in 31.6 minutes per game in an average. Thus he got tied for the Eastern Conference as fifth with 36 double-doubles.
After the season 2014-15 Thompson became a restricted free agent. Previously on October 22, 2015 Thompson resigned a four-month contract of value $82 million. Earning several new records, Thompson led the Cavaliers reach the NBA finalist for the second consecutive season. He also created a new history to NBA against the Golden State Warriors.
Directly he uplifted the team’s performance. And indirectly, Thompson himself came out as miss training camp, the preseason and the FIBA Americas Championship.
On December 26, 2016, Thompson was listed as the first player in Franchise history to play in 400-consecutive regular season games. With an injury in the right thumb Thompson missed four games. But after returning from his recovery, he defeated against Toronto Raptors by achieving 12-1 over the first three round. In connection with this, Thompson matched-up with the Golden State warriors but lost the series in five game.
On November 2, 2017, Thompson is taken out for three to four weeks because of his left calf strain. He suffered the pain while playing against Indiana Pacers.
Tristan Thompson was initially in relationship with Jordan Craig since 2014-2016 and the couple were blessed with a child named Prince Thompson.
But currently, he is living with his partner Khloe Kardashian, an American television personality, model and entrepreneur.They were found spending their thanksgiving 2017 together. There is also rumor of him being soon to be father from his partner Khloe.
Tristan Thompson Net worth must be high as a result of his successful career. He is active in the Basketball since 2011- present so we simply can guess Tristan Thompson Net worth is maximum. As of now, Tristan Thompson Net worth is estimated to be $82 million in total with Salary $15.33 million as of 2017 .His partner Khloe also has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Tristan Thompson net worth is the reason he is spending a luxurious and lavish life. And it expected Tristan Thompson net worth to be increased soon in the following years. Basketball career is the reason behind good Tristan Thompson net worth.
Hope my lil bro @BenSimmons25 is alright— Tristan Thompson (@RealTristan13) November 28, 2017