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Tristan Thompson
Tristan Thompson
Position: F
Born: 03/13/91
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:225 lbs. / 102.1 kg.
Salary: $14,260,000
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Bismack Biyombo landed multiple punches with his relentless tenacity on the boards. It was just a matter of time before the Cavaliers eventually struck back during Saturday’s Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. You just didn’t expect the Cavaliers’ retaliatory blow to be an elbow by Tristan Thompson connecting squarely on the left side of LeBron James’ chin. “I didn’t know that was him, but he’s good though,” Thompson told cleveland.com, referring to the mini scuffle that took place in the second quarter in which he inadvertently knocked James to the floor in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
“He’s becoming the little Snapchat king now,” said Tristan Thompson. “I guess when you’re old, that’s the way to keep up with the young fellas.” Jefferson’s Snapchat followers have picked up on the joke, sending him photos with their own printouts of Love’s face with messages like, “Just hanging with Lil’ Kev, drinking a beer.” Last week, when carpooling with Channing Frye and Love to a team dinner in between the first and second rounds of the playoffs, Jefferson gave Lil’ Kev the front seat in his car and made the 6-foot-11 Frye sit in the back.
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It was about one week ago when Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue was thinking about sitting Tristan Thompson because of a minor hand injury. Thompson wouldn’t allow it. The Cavaliers ironman, who has played through injuries and food poisoning, had a streak to protect. Thompson has played in 361 consecutive games, a number that currently puts him atop the NBA and has him tied for the franchise record with Jim Chones. On Tuesday night, barring something unforeseen, Thompson will etch his name in the Cavaliers’ record books, holding the record by himself. “It’s an honor and a blessing,” Thompson said. “When you’re 25 and lucky, haven’t played that many games. I have to give a lot of credit to the medical team and myself taking care of my body. There’s a lot of people I’ve got to be thankful for to get this far. It’s definitely an honor and it makes me proud that the guy I’m passing is another big and a Cavalier big.”