Stephen Thompson (basketball)

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Stephen Thompson
Oregon State Beavers
PositionAssistant coach
LeaguePac-12 Conference
Personal information
Born (1968-12-02) December 2, 1968 (age 50)
Los Angeles, California
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolCrenshaw (Los Angeles, California)
CollegeSyracuse (1986–1990)
NBA draft1990 / Undrafted
PositionShooting guard
Coaching career2002–present
Career history
As player:
1992Orlando Magic
1992Sacramento Kings
As coach:
2002–2005Cal State Los Angeles (assistant)
2005–2014Cal State Los Angeles
2014–presentOregon State (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Stephen M. Thompson Sr. (born December 2, 1968) is an American college basketball coach and former professional player who is an assistant coach 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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