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Kurt Thomas (basketball)

Kurt Thomas (basketball)
NameKurt Thomas
PositionPower forward / Center
Height Ft6|height_in=9
Weight Lb230
NationalityAmerican
Birth DateOctober 4, 1972(age 42)
Birth PlaceDallas, Texas
High SchoolHillcrest (Dallas)
CollegeTexas Christian University (TCU) (1990 1995)
Draft Round1
Draft Pick10
Draft Year1995
Draft TeamMiami Heat
Career Start1995
Years11995 1997
Team1Miami Heat
Years21997 1998
Team2Dallas Mavericks
Years31998 2005
Team3New York Knicks
Years42005 2007
Team4Phoenix Suns
Years52007 2008
Team5Seattle SuperSonics
Years62008 2009
Team6San Antonio Spurs
Years72009 2010
Team7Milwaukee Bucks
Years82010 2011
Team8Chicago Bulls
Profilekurt_thomas
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Kurt Vincent Thomas (born October 4, 1972) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Chicago Bulls. Thomas is a 6'9", 230 lb. power forward/center known for his hard-nosed playing style and tough defense. Drafted by the Miami Heat in 1995, Thomas played college basketball at Texas Christian University. Following the retirement of Shaquille O'Neal on June 1, 2011, Thomas became the NBA’s oldest active player.

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like our Facebook page: http://goo.gl/7aBaC Jeremy Lin glides past the Knicks listless defense for the wide-open layup.
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Latrell Sprewell comes up big in an elimination game for the Knicks as he scores 25 in the second half to lead the struggling New York offense. Although Damo...
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damon stoudamire gets pushed by kurt thomas, then gets ginoblis sweaty towel thrown on him.
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Isaiah Thomas bounce alley-oop pass to Dominique Wilkins in Magic Johnson summer all-star game 1990.
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Taking a look at the improvements 2K has made to the player faces, tattoo detail and shoe specs. Starting off with the Chicago Bulls, I'll try to show more t...
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Written and Recorded by David Anesh and Mike Tagney Song now available on iTunes! http://tinyurl.com/bclov6a This is the year for the NEW YORK KNICKS!!! LYRI...
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Before the season, everyone talked about Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic, and Miami Heat in the East. No one expected for the Bulls to be this good. One of the...
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I truly feel sorry for Gheorghe Muresan about this game. This might be the best defense anyone has ever put up and still let his opponent score 50 points. Al...
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http://www.basketball-reference.com/boxscores/200805080SAS.html Manu Ginobili had 31 points to help the Spurs win their first game of the series and avoid a ...
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Bulls announcer doubles as King of cheers - WSBT-TV Tweet this news
WSBT-TV--King played with -Kurt Thomas- during Thomas' rookie season in Miami and said Thomas was a "little cocky and a little brash" and would joke with the other players about his good looks. "So I told him, 'You jus - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 18:27:12 GMT+00:00
The Risk of Bulls Retaliation Against the Pacers' Excessively Physical Play - ChicagoNow (blog) Tweet this news
ChicagoNow (blog)--The tangible risk of losing a Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer, Keith Bogans, or even -Kurt Thomas- for a game against the Magic -- or even the Hawks -- in the second round far outweighs any mystical intangible reward of retaliation. If Stan - Date : Fri, 22 Apr 2011 20:15:48 GMT+00:00
Asik takes back seat to Thomas in playoffs - Dekalb Daily Chronicle Tweet this news
Dekalb Daily Chronicle--Instead, veteran -Kurt Thomas- has logged double-digit minutes in each of the first two games of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Indiana Pacers. Thomas has averaged five points and four rebounds in 17 minutes a gam - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 10:35:41 GMT+00:00
Bulls announcer doubles as King of cheers - Video Gaga - Chicago Tribune (blog) Tweet this news
Video Gaga - Chicago Tribune (blog)--King played with -Kurt Thomas- during Thomas' rookie season in Miami and said Thomas was a "little cocky and a little brash" and would joke with the other players about his good looks. " - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 02:36:35 GMT+00:00
New York Knicks Playoff Quiz Answers - SB Nation New York Tweet this news
SB Nation New York--3. In the 1994 playoffs, John Starks was second on the team in scoring, with a 14.6 average. 4. The 1999 Knicks defeated the Atlanta Hawks in the second round of the playoffs. 5. In the 2004 playoffs, -Kurt Thomas- led the Knicks in re - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 15:01:59 GMT+00:00
Thibs not changing anything, but changing everything? - ChicagoNow (blog) Tweet this news
ChicagoNow (blog)--I think Gibson could have had a little more burn over Boozer given Boozer's ineffectual play, but I completely get why Asik has mostly been dropped from the rotation in favor of -Kurt Thomas-. Remember, there's also just fewer - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 11:43:52 GMT+00:00
From Afar Bulls Not ECF Worthy - ChicagoNow (blog) Tweet this news
ChicagoNow (blog)--Standing on the sideliens with fists clenched wanting to be out there. But Thibs sees the Bulls winning tied to a substantial block of ten minutes for -Kurt Thomas-. Kurt is an insurance policy not a key rotation piece. He's alread - Date : Tue, 19 Apr 2011 18:21:29 GMT+00:00
Video: Kurt Thomas drops Tyler Hansbrough with an elbow - Yahoo! Sports (blog) Tweet this news
Yahoo! Sports (blog)--While attempting to snare an offensive rebound late in the third quarter of a surprisingly tight NBA Playoffs-opening affair between the Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers, Chicago reserve big man -Kurt Thomas-(notes) got his elbow/for - Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2011 20:30:34 GMT+00:00
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SLAM Online--“There's a great character on this team, guys who come from winning programs, who played in big games before, with Kyle, Ronnie, Carlos, -Kurt Thomas-,” says Noah, quietly. “Everybody who's been here has won at a certain level - Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2011 16:27:39 GMT+00:00
NBA Playoffs 2011: Power Ranking the Key Players in Chicago Bulls Rotation - Bleacher Report Tweet this news
Bleacher Report---Kurt Thomas- carried the load while Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah struggled with injuries. He is one of the main reasons that the Bulls have made it this far. His minutes may be few in the playoffs because of the current health of the te - Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2011 16:41:47 GMT+00:00

Regular season :
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1995 96 Miami 74 42 22.4 .501 .000 .663 5.9 .6 .6 .5 9.0
1996 97 Miami 18 9 20.8 .371 .000 .761 5.9 .5 .7 .5 6.3
1997 98 Dallas 5 0 14.6 .378 .000 1.000 4.8 .6 .2 .0 7.4
1998 99 New York 50 44 23.6 .462 .000 .611 5.7 1.1 .9 .3 8.1
1999 00 New York 80 21 24.6 .505 .333 .781 6.3 1.0 .6 .5 8.0
2000 01 New York 77 29 27.6 .511 .333 .814 6.7 .8 .8 .9 10.4
2001 02 New York 82 82 33.8 .494 .167 .815 9.1 1.1 .9 1.0 13.9
2002 03 New York 81 81 31.8 .483 .667 .750 7.9 2.0 1.0 1.2 14.0
2003 04 New York 80 75 31.9 .473 .000 .835 8.3 1.9 .7 1.0 11.1
2004 05 New York 80 80 35.7 .471 .500 .786 10.4 2.0 .9 1.0 11.5
2005 06 Phoenix 53 50 26.6 .486 .000 .815 7.8 1.1 .4 1.0 8.6
2006 07 Phoenix 67 13 18.0 .486 .000 .789 5.7 .4 .4 .4 4.6
2007 08 Seattle 42 39 25.2 .513 .000 .696 8.8 1.3 .8 1.0 7.5
2007 08 San Antonio 28 9 18.7 .448 .000 .583 4.9 .5 .8 .5 4.5
2008 09 San Antonio 79 10 17.8 .503 .000 .822 5.1 .8 .4 .7 4.3
2009 10 Milwaukee 70 9 15.0 .476 .000 .800 4.2 .7 .4 .7 3.0
2010-11 Chicago 52 37 22.7 .511 1.000 .630 5.8 1.2 .6 .8 4.1
Career 1018 630 25.5 .486 .258 .763 6.9 1.1 .7 .8 8.6

Playoffs :
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1995 96 Miami 3 3 20.0 .400 .000 1.000 5.3 1.0 .7 .3 4.0
1998 99 New York 20 12 21.0 .381 .000 .696 5.5 .4 .8 .6 5.3
1999 00 New York 16 0 15.7 .508 .000 .700 3.1 .3 .2 .4 4.3
2000 01 New York 5 5 37.2 .532 .000 .710 11.2 1.8 .4 1.0 14.4
2003 04 New York 4 4 34.8 .429 .000 .750 11.5 1.5 1.8 .8 12.8
2005 06 Phoenix 1 0 6.0 .000 .000 .500 1.0 .0 .0 .0 1.0
2006 07 Phoenix 11 5 19.3 .523 .000 .882 4.9 1.1 .6 .8 7.5
2007 08 San Antonio 17 8 15.8 .457 .000 .714 4.9 .4 .1 .3 4.1
2008 09 San Antonio 5 0 16.0 .455 .000 .750 4.6 .4 .2 .4 2.6
2009 10 Milwaukee 7 7 28.4 .486 .000 .800 7.9 1.6 .4 .6 5.4
2010 11 Chicago 7 0 10.6 .556 .000 .000 2.7 .4 .1 .4 2.9
Career 96 44 19.7 .463 .000 .748 5.4 .7 .4 .5 5.6



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