|No. 13 – Detroit Pistons|
|Born||May 8, 1996|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NBA draft||2018 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38th overall|
|Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers|
|2018||→Grand Rapids Drive|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Khyri Jaquan Thomas (born May 8, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Creighton Bluejays. He was drafted 38th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2018 NBA draft and then traded to the Detroit Pistons.
Thomas attended Omaha Benson High School Magnet in Omaha, Nebraska. He committed to Creighton University to play college basketball. Prior to attending Creighton, he attended Fork Union Military Academy.
As a freshman at Creighton, Thomas averaged 6.2 points, 1.4 assists and 3.7 rebounds per game. As a sophomore, he averaged 12.3 points, 3.3 assists and 5.8 rebounds and was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year along with Josh Hart and Mikal Bridges. As a junior, he averaged 15.1 points, 2.8 assists and 4.4 rebounds and again was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year. He entered the 2018 NBA draft without initially hiring an agent, but on May 13 announced he was staying in the draft and forfeiting his final season at Creighton.
Detroit Pistons (2018–present)
On June 21, 2018, Thomas was drafted 38th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2018 NBA draft. He was then traded to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for two future second-round draft picks. Thomas made his NBA debut on November 9, 2018 against the Atlanta Hawks, playing four minutes and making a three pointer.
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- "Former Benson star, All-Nebraska captain Thomas coming home to play for CU | Creighton". omaha.com. Retrieved 2018-04-07.
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- Alter, Marlowe (June 21, 2018). "Detroit Pistons get Khyri Thomas in trade with 76ers, add Bruce Brown". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
- Langlois, Keith (November 9, 2018). "No slow start this time around as Pistons blow out Hawks". Pistons.com. Retrieved December 4, 2018.