Paul Thompson (basketball)

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Paul Thompson
Personal information
Born (1961-05-25) May 25, 1961 (age 55)
Smyrna, Tennessee
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Peabody (Alexandria, Louisiana)
College Tulane (1979–1983)
NBA draft 1983 / Round: 3 / Pick: 50th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career 1983–1999
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number 33, 6, 44
Career history
19831985 Cleveland Cavaliers
1985 Milwaukee Bucks
1985 Philadelphia 76ers
1985–1986 La Crosse Catbirds
1986–1987 Limoges
1987–1989 Nashua Den Bosch
1989–1990 FC Barcelona
1990–1992 B. Sardegna Sassari
1992–1995 Bnei HaSharon
1996–1998 Maccabi Ra'anana
1998–1999 Ironi Ramat Gan
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Paul Stanford Thompson (born May 25, 1961[1]) is a former American basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association. Thompson was originally drafted in the third round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. In 1985, Thompson was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks for two draft picks. Later in the year, he signed with the Philadelphia 76ers after being waived by the Bucks.


  1. ^ "Paul Thompson". Retrieved 2011-06-19.