Torey Thomas

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Torey Thomas
Free agent
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1985-02-26) February 26, 1985 (age 34)
White Plains, New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolTrinity Catholic
(Stamford, Connecticut)
CollegeHoly Cross (2003–2007)
NBA draft2007 / Undrafted
Playing career2007–present
Career history
2007–2008Akropol BBK
2008–2009Hanzevast Capitals
2009–2010Matrixx Magixx
2010Guaros de Lara
2010–2011Turów Zgorzelec
2011–2012Spartak Primorye
2012Metros de Santiago
2012Partizan
2012–2013VL Pesaro
2013Aliağa Petkim
2013–2014Le Mans Sarthe
2014Cholet
2014–2015Aris Thessaloniki
2015–2016Rosa Radom
2016MZT Skopje
2016–2017AEK Larnaca
2017–2018ADA Blois
2019AZS Koszalin
Career highlights and awards

Torey Jamal Thomas, (born February 26, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for ADA Blois Basket 41 of the LNB Pro B.

High school and college career[edit]

Thomas attended Trinity Catholic High School in Stamford, Connecticut. He played college basketball at the College of the Holy Cross. In his four-year career with the Holy Cross Crusaders, he played 125 games, averaging 9.6 points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.1 steals per game.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Thomas averaged 25.6 points, 7.6 rebounds, 6.6 assists and 3.1 steals per game for Akropol in his first season as professional player. Later he was named the Player of the Year in the Swedish Basketligan.[2]

Thomas signed one-year contract in July 2008 with Hanzevast Capitals of the Netherlands.[3] After finished season, Thomas remained in the same league, this time he signed with Matrixx Magixx.[4]

On July 12, 2010, Thomas signed with PGE Turow.[5] Playing for Turów Zgorzelec, Thomas averaged 14.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game over 41 games. At the end of the season, he was named MVP of the Polish Basketball League.[6]

In August 2011, he signed with the Russian club Spartak Primorye, alongside future teammate Jekeel Akindele.[7]

On September 3, 2012, Thomas agreed to sign a one-year contract with Partizan Belgrade.[8] On November 15, 2012, he parted ways with Partizan.[9] On December 22, 2012, he signed with Scavolini Pesaro for the rest of the season.[10]

On June 22, 2013, Thomas signed one-year deal with Aliağa Petkim.[11] He was released on October 22, 2013.[12] In December 2013, he signed with Le Mans.[13] He left them in January 2014, and signed with Cholet Basket.[14] On April 2, 2014, he parted ways with Cholet.[15]

On August 23, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Aris Thessaloniki.[16]

On July 7, 2015, Thomas signed with Rosa Radom of the Polish Basketball League.[17]

On September 10, 2016, Thomas signed with Macedonian club MZT Skopje for the 2016–17 season.[18] On October 10, 2016, he parted ways with MZT after appearing in only three ABA league games.[19] Two days later he signed with Petrolina AEK Larnaca for the rest of the season.[20]

On July 24, 2017, Thomas signed a one-year deal with French club ADA Blois Basket 41 of the LNB Pro B.[21]

Statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

College statistics[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG SPG BPG RPG APG PPG FG% 3P% FT%
2003–04 Holy Cross[22] 28 0 14.1 1.4 0.0 2.1 1.5 5.1 .324 .259 .769
2004–05 31 22 25.5 1.8 0.0 4.1 3.7 7.7 .385 .240 .683
2005–06 32 31 36.4 2.4 0.0 5.3 4.8 11.0 .392 .354 .679
2006–07 34 34 37.6 2.8 0.0 4.7 4.7 13.7 .375 .403 .771

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Torey Thomas stats – Holy Cross Crusaders". ESPN.go.com. Retrieved September 4, 2012.
  2. ^ "Torey Thomas Named Player Of The Year In Sweden". goholycross.com. Retrieved September 4, 2012.
  3. ^ "Torey Thomas Signs With The Hanzevast Capitals". goholycross.com.
  4. ^ "Torey Thomas remains in the Dutch League with Matrixx Magix Nijmegen". Sportando. Retrieved September 4, 2012.
  5. ^ "Torey Thomas signs with PGE Turow". Sportando. Retrieved September 4, 2012.
  6. ^ "Torey Thomas MVP Tauron Basket Ligi". plk.pl (in Polish). Retrieved September 4, 2012.
  7. ^ "Spartak Primorye lands Torey Thomas and Jekeel Akindele". Sportando. Retrieved September 4, 2012.
  8. ^ "PARTIZAN mt:s puts Thomas at point". Euroleague. Retrieved September 4, 2012.
  9. ^ "Torey Thomas left Belgrade". Abaliga.com. Retrieved October 25, 2013.
  10. ^ "Pesaro signs Torey Thomas". Sportando.net. Retrieved October 25, 2013.
  11. ^ "Torey Thomas moves to Aliaga Petkim". Sportando.net. Retrieved July 15, 2013.
  12. ^ "Aliaga Petkim sign Jerome Randle, part ways with Torey Thomas". Sportando.net. Retrieved October 25, 2013.
  13. ^ "Le Mans announced Torey Thomas". Sportando.net. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  14. ^ "Torey Thomas leaves Le Mans, joins Cholet". Sportando.net. Retrieved January 19, 2014.
  15. ^ "Torey Thomas and Lamine Kante leave Cholet". Sportando.com. April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 2, 2014.
  16. ^ "Aris Thessaloniki signs Torey Thomas". Sportando.com. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  17. ^ "Torey Thomas signs with Rosa Radom". Sportando.com. July 7, 2015. Retrieved July 7, 2015.
  18. ^ "Американецот Томас ќе ги води нападите на МЗТ" (in Macedonian). mztskopjeaerodom.mk. Retrieved September 10, 2016.
  19. ^ "Emil Rajković resigns, MZT part ways with Thomas and Massey". aba-liga.com. October 10, 2016. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
  20. ^ "Πετρολινα ΑΕΚ: Υπεγραψε ο Torey Thomas (φιλικη νικη με Κεραυνο)". aek.com.cy (in Greek). October 13, 2016. Retrieved October 13, 2016.
  21. ^ "TOREY THOMAS NOUVEAU MENEUR BLÉSOIS !". ada-basket.com (in French). July 24, 2017. Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  22. ^ "Torey Thomas Yahoo Player Profile". August 9, 2012.

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