Kevin Thompson (basketball)

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Kevin Thompson
Personal information
Born (1971-02-07) February 7, 1971 (age 44)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school Robert B. Glenn
(Kernersville, North Carolina)
College NC State (1989–1993)
NBA draft 1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Pro career 1993–2008
Position Center
Number 35
Career history
1993–1994 Portland Trail Blazers
1994–1995 Illycaffe Trieste (Italy)
1995–1997 Scavolini Pesaro (Italy)
1997–1999 Beşiktaş (Turkey)
1999 Washington Congressionals (USBL)
1999–2000 Viola Reggio Calabria (Italy)
2000–2001 Lineltex Imola (Italy)
2001–2002 Oyak Renault (Turkey)
2003 Cáceres CB (Spain)
2003–2004 Fórum Filatélico (Spain)
2004–2006 Casademont / Akasvayu Girona (Spain)
2006–2007 Polaris World Murcia (Spain)
2007–2008 Grupo Begar León (Spain)
2008 Plus Pujol Lleida (Spain)
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Kevin Lamont Thompson (born February 7, 1971) is an American former professional basketball player.

Thompson, a 6'11" center played one NBA for the Portland Trail Blazers before continuing his career in Europe.

College career[edit]

Thompson played college basketball for the NC State Wolfpack in the Atlantic Coast Conference of the NCAA Division I from 1989 to 1993.

Professional career[edit]

He was 48th overall in the second round of the 1993 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Signed by the Trail Blazers, he played one season in the NBA, averaging 0.9 points and 0.9 rebounds in 14 games.

Released by the Trail Blazers, he moved to the Italian Serie A, playing successively for Illycaffe Trieste, Scavolini Pesaro - with whom he led the league in rebounding in 1996-97, Viola Reggio Calabria and Lineltex Imola.

He also played in the United States Basketball League and the Turkish Basketball League, later finishing his career in the Spanish Liga ACB.

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