North York, Toronto
Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
Thompson was born March 13, 1991 and he is a Canadian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played with the 2010–11 Texas Longhorns men's basketball team. Thompson was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 4th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.
Thompson represented his country at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in 2008 where Canada won the bronze medal placing behind Argentina and the United States. Thompson once again competed for Canada, this time at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Auckland, New Zealand.