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Tristan Thompson | Center/Forward | #13

Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/13/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'10' / 238
College: Texas
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (4) / CLE
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Tristan Thompson hit 6-of-7 shots for 14 points and 11 rebounds in 35 minutes of Tuesday's win over the Timberwolves.
He's double-doubled in two straight games and hit double digits in rebounds in seven of his last 10, and is going to get more opportunities on the boards with Kevin Love (knee surgery) out for the next six weeks or so. If you need a center and Thompson's available, now's the time to move on him. Feb 14 - 10:58 PM

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Tristan Thompson scored a season-high 22 points with 12 rebounds, two assists and no turnovers in 41 minutes against the Wizards on Monday.

It was easily his best game as the Cavs fed him down low on top of his six offensive boards. Last Monday, Thompson somehow didn't attempt any shots from the field or from the line, but he's trended up with three games with 18-plus points in his last five. He still doesn't quite do it for fantasy owners.
Feb 6 - 11:31 PM

Tristan Thompson double-doubled on Wednesday with 18 points and 14 rebounds in 39 minutes vs. the visiting Wolves.

This is a very nice return from TT, especially since he was coming off a scoreless game in 26 minutes on Monday. That fluky dud aside, Thompson has been a reliable low-end big man over the past month, averaging 7.4 points, 8.9 boards, 0.7 steals and 1.3 blocks. Just be aware that he'll hurt you from the FT line.
Feb 1 - 10:31 PM

Tristan Thompson recorded a 19-point, 12-board double-double during Sunday's win over the Thunder, adding one assist, four steals, four blocks and one turnover in 34 minutes.

Thompson got some added run in this one with Kevin Love (back) leaving the game at halftime, and he tied his season high in both blocks and steals. This was probably peak-Thompson, but he’s not capable of bringing this sort of production on a nightly basis (he’s averaging just 0.5 steals per game on the year). Thompson isn’t much more than a rebounding specialist in deep leagues.
Jan 29 - 6:38 PM

Tristan Thompson played just 20 minutes against the Suns on Thursday with six rebounds, one assist and two blocks.

After dislocating his left index finger in the first half, Thompson started the second half with wrap around his finger. Channing Frye played an excellent game and the Cavs never really lost control, so that explains the low playing time. For now, we're expecting Thompson to be a full go on Saturday in the national game against the Spurs. Thompson has only turned in 13th-round value on the season, so he's not the best for fantasy.
Jan 19 - 10:03 PM

Tristan Thompson (finger) will start the second half on Thursday.

X-rays were negative and he should be all set. This game will likely be in garbage time in about 30 minutes.
Jan 19 - 8:29 PM

Tristan Thompson left Thursday's game in the first half and went straight to the locker room after dislocating his left index finger.

X-rays were negative and it sounds like he should return to play in the second half, according to the Cavs' broadcast team. He had four rebounds, two blocks and missed both of his shots before heading to the locker room. Thompson is warming up in preparation for playing in the second half.
Jan 19 - 8:03 PM

Tristan Thompson snared nine of his 15 rebounds on the offensive glass vs. Milwaukee on Wednesday, adding five points, four blocks and one assist in 26 minutes.

The Bucks have settled on a reliable center rotation with John Henson starting and splitting minutes with Greg Monroe, but they're still giving up the fifth-most fantasy value to opposing Cs over the past month. As usual, Thompson is a reliable source of boards, FG percentage and blocks, but little else.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 10:19:00 PM

Tristan Thompson had 10 points, 12 rebounds, a steal and a block in Tuesday's overtime win.

This was just his second double-double in December and he's averaging 8.4 points and 9.6 rebounds on 57 percent shooting over his last five games. If those numbers are better than what your current center's doing, give him a look.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 12:21:00 AM

Tristan Thompson finished Wednesday's loss in Memphis with seven points, 11 rebounds and one steal in 28 minutes.

Thompson was expected to play "five or six" minutes, according to coach Tyronn Lue, but he talked his way into a larger role tonight. "He was in here begging me to play," Lue said after the game. "Let me play, let me play." The Grizzlies are the worst fantasy matchup for centers, so Thompson's production tonight was an unexpected bonus for season-long owners.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 12:45:00 AM

Tristan Thompson is expected to be limited to 5-6 minutes on Wednesday.

Yep, he's basically resting. We'll see plenty of Chris Andersen at the five while the Cavs go with a bunch of their backups. Make sure you're not using Thompson in DFS.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016 06:54:00 PM

Tristan Thompson double-doubled vs. the Hornets on Saturday, scoring 13 points with 12 rebounds and one steal in 28 minutes.

He was 5-of-5 from the field and 3-of-6 from the line with a few turnovers, but he wasn't able to record any blocks -- he was averaging 1.5 blocks per game prior to Saturday. He's only shooting 48.2 percent from the line this season which is by far a career-low, but he's worth owning for his solid contributions in boards and blocks. He also boosted his FG percentage to 61.4 percent on the season with tonight's line.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 11:31:00 PM

Tristan Thompson scored three points on Wednesday, going 0-of-5 from the field and 3-of-4 from the line, but he also secured a season-high 20 rebounds in 34 minutes of action.

Thompson added two steals, one block, one assist and zero turnovers, and his work on the glass was instrumental in the Cavs' 126-94 victory. Although he'll never offer much upside, Thompson remains a rock-steady source of boards, blocks and FG percentages. As a bonus for 9-cat owners, he turns the ball over just 0.5 times per game.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 12:37:00 AM

Tristan Thompson had six points, 14 rebounds and two blocks in Monday's win over the Raptors.

After three pretty disappointing lines, Thompson got back on track tonight. Despite some quiet nights, he's still averaging 8.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.6 blocks over his last five, meaning he's worth hanging onto if you're thin at center. Just don't expect him to score very much.
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 10:49:00 PM

Tristan Thompson had three points, eight rebounds, a steal and a block in 34 minutes of Thursday's blowout loss to the Clippers.

After back-to-back double-doubles, Thompson is cold again, averaging just 5.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 2.0 blocks over his last two games. Both of them were blowout losses and we're guessing Thompson gets back on track against the Bulls on Friday.
Thu, Dec 1, 2016 10:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Kyrie Irving
2DeAndre Liggins
3Kay Felder
SG1J.R. Smith
2Iman Shumpert
3Kyle Korver
4Jordan McRae
SF1LeBron James
2Richard Jefferson
3James Jones
PF1Kevin Love
2Channing Frye
3Derrick Williams
C1Tristan Thompson