James Thomas (basketball)

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James Thomas
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Personal information
Born (1980-11-22) November 22, 1980 (age 36)
Schenectady, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Hargrave Military Academy
(Chatham, Virginia)
College Texas (2000–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Undrafted
Playing career 2004–2015
Position Power forward
Career history
As player:
2004–2005 Roanoke Dazzle
2005 Portland Trail Blazers
2005 Atlanta Hawks
2005 Philadelphia 76ers
2006 Chicago Bulls
2006–2008 Climamio Bologna
2008–2009 Erdemirspor
2009–2010 Bancatercas Teramo
2010–2011 Erdemirspor
2011–2012 Givova Scafati
2012–2013 Maccabi Haifa
2013 Soles de Mexicali
2013–2014 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2014 Titanes del Licey
2015 Marinos de Anzoátegui
As coach:
2015-2016 Maine Red Claws (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

James D. Thomas, Jr. (born November 22, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player who most recently worked as an assistant coach for the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League.[1] A 6'8" forward from the University of Texas at Austin, Thomas was the recipient of the 2004-05 NBA Development League Rookie of the Year.[2][3] He played in the NBA for the Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, and Chicago Bulls. After that he took his career overseas.[4] In 2012, he signed with Maccabi Haifa BC.[5] For the 2013–14 season he signed with Maccabi Rishon LeZion.


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