Carl Thomas (basketball)

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Carl Thomas
Personal information
Born (1969-10-03) October 3, 1969 (age 49)
Dayton, Ohio
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight174 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolEverett (Lansing, Michigan)
CollegeEastern Michigan (1987–1991)
NBA draft1991 / Undrafted
Playing career1991–2003
PositionShooting guard
Number21, 23, 30
Career history
1991Sacramento Kings
1991-1992Fort Wayne Fury
1992-1994Grand Rapids Hoops
1994–1995Grand Rapids Mackers
1995Jersey Turnpikes
1995Baloncesto Salamanca
1995-1996Grand Rapids Mackers
1996Fort Wayne Fury
1996–1997Cleveland Cavaliers
1997Golden State Warriors
1998Orlando Magic
1998Golden State Warriors
1998Cleveland Cavaliers
1998-2000Fort Wayne Fury
2000-2001BC Luleå
2001San Pedro de Macorís
2001-2002Iraklio B.C.
2002-2003Ionikos NF
2003Sicc Jesi
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Carl Thomas (born October 3, 1969) is former American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Though born in Dayton, Ohio, Thomas moved to Lansing, Michigan where he played basketball at Everett High School. He went on to college at Eastern Michigan University, where he also played basketball.

Thomas began his NBA career with the Sacramento Kings in 1991–92, playing one game, playing 31 minutes, scoring 12 points. He did not return to the league until 1996–97, when he joined the Cleveland Cavaliers. His final NBA season in 1997–98 was split between the Golden State Warriors, Orlando Magic, and the Cavaliers (for a second stint).

Thomas last played professionally with an Italian team, Fileni Jesi.

He is the twin brother of former Detroit Pistons player Charles Thomas.[1]

Thomas took a position as head of the Jackson College basketball program in 2013.[2] He previously worked as an assistant basketball coach at Eastern Michigan University.[1]

Thomas is currently the Assistant to the Head Coach at Duquesne University.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Eastern Michigan University Athletics Staff Directory: Carl Thomas, Asst. Men's Basketball Coach". Archived from the original on 2007-08-22. Retrieved 2007-09-06.
  2. ^ "Former NBA player Carl Thomas takes over Jackson College men's basketball program".
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