Attended the Santa Margarita Catholic HS in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.
Played college ball at from 2008 to 2011.
Selected by the Golden State Warriors as 11th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in December.
Named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team in 2009.
Won the gold medal at the Under 19 World Championship with the US Team in 2009.
Named to the All-Pac-10 1st Team in 2010 and 2011.
Named to the Pac-10 All-Tournament Team in 2011.
Voted to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2011-12.
Son of former NBA player Mychal Thompson.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2013.