LeBron James said Tristan Thompson is one of the best pick-and-roll defenders in the NBA.
Tristan Thompson said that his bruised left shoulder is feeling better, and that he's "ready to bang" for Cleveland's Eastern Conference Finals matchup against the Hawks.
Tristan Thompson (shoulder) was able to practice on Saturday.
Tristan Thompson owned the paint against the Bulls on Thursday with 13 points, 17 boards and two blocks in 40 minutes.
Tristan Thompson played 41 minutes against the Bulls on Friday with 10 points, 13 rebounds, one assist and three blocks.
Tristan Thompson was tremendous in the starting lineup against the Bulls on Wednesday with five points, 12 rebounds, one assist and no turnovers on 2-of-5 from the field in 35 minutes.
Tristan Thompson will move into the starting lineup for Game 2 against the Bulls on Wednesday, sending Mike Miller back to the bench.
Tristan Thompson scored 14 points on 5-of-11 shooting (4-of-6 FTs) during Sunday's loss to the Celtics, adding five rebounds, one block and three turnovers through 28 minutes of action.
Tristan Thompson will slide into the starting lineup for Sunday's game vs. the Celtics with Kevin Love (rest) unavailable.
Tristan Thompson started Sunday's game with Kevin Love resting due to minor back soreness, posting four points, three rebounds and two blocks in a road win at Orlando.
Tristan Thompson will start Sunday's game with Kevin Love (rest) on the sidelines.
Tristan Thompson didn't score in 12 minutes off the bench on Tuesday, adding only one rebound and one block while committing four personal fouls.
Tristan Thompson followed up Sunday's big double-double with 10 points and seven rebounds in 17 minutes vs. the Celtics on Tuesday.
Tristan Thompson erupted in 37 minutes during Sunday's OT loss, which he finished with 14 points, a season-high 19 rebounds, two steals and one block.