Stephen Thompson (basketball)

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Stephen Thompson
Medal record
Men’s basketball
Competitor for  United States
Summer Universiade
Gold 1989 Duisburg National team
FIBA U19 World Championship
Silver 1987 Bormio National team

Stephen M. Thompson (born December 2, 1968) is an American former professional and collegiate basketball player, now an assistant at Oregon State University.

Born in Los Angeles, California, Thompson attended Syracuse University, where he was named the Big East's Scholar Athlete of the Year. He played briefly in the NBA during the 1991-92 season for the Sacramento Kings (23 games) and Orlando Magic (one game).

He was selected to the Syracuse Men's Basketball All-Century Team in 2000.

Thompson was appointed head coach of the California State University, Los Angeles men's basketball team for the 2005-06 season after working as an assistant since 2002.[1]


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