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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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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.”