TAG: Tristan Thompson

NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Brendan Haywood On The Cavs, LeBron, Playing With MJ, His Contract & More

Brendan Haywood

Being comfortable in one’s skin can be a difficult task, but veteran center Brendan Haywood from the Cleveland Cavaliers has mastered the art. He’s a throwback type of center. You know, the type that likes to rebound, block shots and stay close to the basket. He’s a contributor not a complainer and never worries about what he isn’t. Instead, he focuses on what he is, and how he can help his team. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 8, 2014 / 9:45 pm

LeBron James Finds Tristan Thompson With Underhand Lob From Beyond Arc

LeBron James, Tristan Thompson

LeBron James, Tristan Thompson

LeBron James put on a passing exhibition in the late third quarter of tonight’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets. For his first act of playmaking wizardry, watch James find Tristan Thompson with a beautiful underhand lob from the arc for a sick alley-oop. Read More »

NBA / Nov 8, 2014 / 12:00 am

Video: LeBron James Finds Tristan Thompson With Deft Halfcourt Lob Pass

LeBron James, Tristan Thompson

This is more like it for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Fully exhibiting the skill, knack, and overall talent befitting a team that boasts LeBron James, Kevin Love, and Kyrie Irving, the Cavs poured in 58 first half points on the road against the Denver Nuggets tonight en route to 13-point lead. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 24, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Report: Anderson Varejao Named Cavaliers Starter Over Tristan Thompson

Anderson Varejao

Just three weeks ago, Tristan Thompson had the inside track to be the Cleveland Cavaliers’ starting center. Now days removed from his team’s regular season opener, though, coach David Blatt has gone a different direction. According to a report by Northeast Ohio Media Group, Blatt named Anderson Varejao Cleveland’s fifth and final starter. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 23, 2014 / 8:30 am

GIF: Tristan Thompson’s One-Handed Alley-Oop Smash

Tristan Thompson

The Cavs were in Memphis last night, and unlike their game against the Bulls earlier in the week when coach David Blatt tried to play a similar rotation to the one he’ll be using in the regular season, LeBron James sat for the entire game, and the players hoping to secure a roster slot the got a lot of run in a 97-92 Grizzlies win. On one play, Tristan Thompson, showed why he’s definitely in Cleveland’s rotation and could command a $11 million a year for his next contract. Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Oct 21, 2014 / 10:45 am

Cavs Sideline Reporter Says Thompson Kiss Was “Inside Joke & Not A Big Deal”

Allie Clifton

Over the weekend we wrote about Tristan Thompson kissing Cavaliers sideline reporter, Allie Clifton. It was unprofessional, even if it was ultimately harmless. The piece provoked the ire of countless readers who claimed we were overreacting, a rejoinder we actually predicted in the piece. Except, Clifton herself said in a tweet yesterday that it was an “inside joke and not a big deal.” Read More »

Smack / Oct 19, 2014 / 6:30 pm

NBA Should Penalize Tristan Thompson For Kissing Sideline Reporter (Video)

Tristan Thompson

It’s the year 2014, and this type of behavior is inexcusable. When Tristan Thompson kissed Cavaliers sideline reporter Allie Clifton on Friday night, it marked a huge lapse in judgement and a dunderheaded ignorance of women’s rights in this country. Read More »

NBA / Oct 13, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Video: Watch LeBron James, Cavs Work Out On Beach In Rio de Janeiro

LeBron James

Basketball never stops, right? For LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, getting better off the court doesn’t, either. In advance of the team’s exhibition game against the Miami Heat in Brazil this weekend, The King and his men got in a public workout on the beach. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 6, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Video: Kevin Love’s Amazing Full-Court Outlet For The Tristan Thompson Flush

Kevin Love

The Cavs easily handled Maccabi Tel Aviv in their preseason opener and LeBron James‘ first game back at The Q on Sunday, and the troika of James Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love led the way. While Love was a tad tentative in his Cavs debut, he did find time to snatch a tough ricochet and launch one of his patented (™Wes Unseld) full-court outlet passes for an easy Tristan Thompson score. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 3, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Report: Cavs’ Blatt Hasn’t Decided Between Thompson, Varejao At Center

Tristan Thompson, Joakim Noah, Anderson Varejao

We always thought that Anderson Varejao was a lock to start alongside Kevin Love in the frontcourt for the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers, but that assumption has proven wildly misguided. After David Blatt began Wednesday’s public scrimmage with Tristan Thompson as his team’s fifth starter, the Euroleague import admitted that he’s yet to decide who will open games at center. Read More »