Stephen Thompson (basketball)

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Stephen Thompson
Oregon State Beavers
Position Assistant coach
League Pac-12 Conference
Personal information
Born (1968-12-02) December 2, 1968 (age 49)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Crenshaw (Los Angeles, California)
College Syracuse (1986–1990)
NBA draft 1990 / Undrafted
Position Shooting guard
Number 5
Coaching career 2002–present
Career history
As player:
1992 Orlando Magic
1992 Sacramento Kings
As coach:
2002–2005 Cal State Los Angeles (assistant)
2005–2014 Cal State Los Angeles
2014–present Oregon State (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Second-team All-Big East (1989, 1990)
Stats at

Stephen M. Thompson Sr. born December 2, 1968) is an American former professional and college basketball player, now an assistant at Oregon State University.

Born in Los Angeles, Thompson attended Crenshaw High School and then Syracuse University, where he was named the Big East's Scholar Athlete of the Year. He played briefly in the NBA during the 1991-92 season for the Sacramento Kings (23 games) and Orlando Magic (one game).

He was selected to the Syracuse Men's Basketball All-Century Team in 2000.

Thompson was appointed head coach of the California State University, Los Angeles men's basketball team for the 2005-06 season after working as an assistant since 2002.[1]

He joined the coaching staff of the Oregon State University men's basketball program in 2014 as an assistant coach.[2]


  1. ^ CSULA Men's Basketball Head Coach Stephen Thompson to be Honored with Hanson Medal in Syracuse Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine., posted Feb. 27, 2007
  2. ^ "Stephen Thompson". Retrieved 15 March 2017. 

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