Ryan Thompson (basketball)

Ryan Christopher Thompson (born June 9, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for Hapoel Holon of the Israeli Premier League. He played college basketball for Rider University before playing professionally in the NBA D-League, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Serbia, Turkey and Israel.

Ryan Thompson
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Thompson with Bonn in 2016
No. 7 – Hapoel Holon
PositionSmall forward
LeagueIsraeli Premier League
FIBA Champions League
Personal information
Born (1988-06-09) June 9, 1988 (age 31)
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High schoolLenape (Medford, New Jersey)
CollegeRider (2006–2010)
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2011Utah Flash
2011–2012Basket Brescia Leonessa
2012–2013Generali Okapi Aalstar
2013–2014Telenet Oostende
2014–2015Brose Baskets
2015Crvena zvezda
2016Trabzonspor
2016–2017Telekom Baskets Bonn
2017–2019ratiopharm Ulm
2019–presentHapoel Holon
Career highlights and awards

College careerEdit

Thompson played four seasons of college basketball at the Rider University, with the Rider Broncs.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Thompson went undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft.

For the 2010–11 season he played with the Utah Flash of the NBA Development League.

On July 13, 2011, he signed with Basket Brescia Leonessa of the Italian Legadue Basket for the 2011–12 season.[2]

In July 2012, he signed with Generali Okapi Aalstar of Belgium for the 2012–13 season.[3]

On July 15, 2013, he signed with Telenet Oostende.[4] With Oostende he won the Belgian League and Belgian Cup in the 2013–14 season.

On July 8, 2014, he signed with Brose Baskets of Germany for the 2014–15 season.[5][6]

On August 25, 2015, he signed a one-year deal with Crvena zvezda.[7] On December 28, 2015, he parted ways with Crvena zvezda after appearing in seventeen ABA league games and ten Euroleague games.[8] The same day he signed with Trabzonspor for the rest of the season.[9]

On July 13, 2016, he signed with German club Telekom Baskets Bonn for the 2016–17 season.[10]

On June 9, 2017, Thompson signed with German club ratiopharm Ulm.[11]

On July 28, 2019, Thompson signed with Hapoel Holon of the Israeli Premier League for the 2019–20 season.[12]

Career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

EuroleagueEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2015–16 Crvena zvezda 10 6 19.5 .373 .190 .667 1.6 .9 .5 .1 4.8 1.7
Career 10 6 19.5 .373 .190 .667 1.6 .9 .5 .1 4.8 1.7

Personal lifeEdit

Thompson is the younger brother of former NBA player Jason Thompson.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ryan Thompson-Rider Broncs Bio". gobroncs.com. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  2. ^ "Leonessa Brescia announces Ryan Thompson". Sportando.com. July 13, 2011. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  3. ^ "Okapi Aalstar agreed to terms with Ryan Thompson". Sportando.com. July 24, 2012. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  4. ^ "Telenet Ostend tabs Thompson". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 15, 2013. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  5. ^ "Bamberg tabs Ryan Thompson". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 8, 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  6. ^ "Thompson offiziell bei den Brose Baskets". brosebaskets.de (in German). July 8, 2014. Archived from the original on July 12, 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  7. ^ "Crvena Zvezda signs Ryan Thompson". Euroleague.net. August 25, 2015. Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  8. ^ "Sporazumni raskid KK Crvena zvezda i Tompsona". kkcrvenazvezda.rs (in Serbian). December 28, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  9. ^ "Ryan Thompson officially signs with Trabzonspor". Sportando.com. December 28, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  10. ^ "Ryan Thompson kommt aus der Türkei". telekom-baskets-bonn.de (in German). July 13, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  11. ^ "VIELSEITIGER BBL-ALLSTAR KOMMT NACH ULM". basketball-ulm.com (in German). June 9, 2017. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  12. ^ "זר ראשון: ראיין תומפסון בהפועל חולון". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). July 28, 2019. Retrieved July 28, 2019.
  13. ^ "Ryan Thompson in NBA Summer League". gobroncs.com. July 10, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2014.

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