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Full Name Tyrus Thomas
Date of Birth August 17, 1986
Age 37 years, 6 months, 29 days
Birthplace Baton Rouge
Country United States
Horoscope Leo

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Tyrus Thomas Biography

Tyrus Thomas is one of the most popular and richest Basketball Player who was born on August 17, 1986 in Baton Rouge, United States. NBA forward known for his extraordinary athletic abilities. He was drafted 4th overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in 2006 and traded instantly to the Chicago Bulls, who he played with from 2006 to 2010.

From 2008 to 2010 he played on the Chicago Bulls with All-Star point guard Derrick Rose.

Thomas appeared in 72 games his rookie year, with four starts, and averaged 5.2 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 13.4 minutes per game. He participated in the Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk Contest, becoming the first Chicago Bulls representative since Scottie Pippen entered the contest in 1990. He tied a season-high 11 rebounds, including the game-winning tip-in with 0.2 seconds to play against Denver Nuggets on March 22. He then posted a career-high 27 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Cleveland Cavaliers on March 31. He subsequently earned NBA All-Rookie second team honors.

As a redshirted freshman at LSU in 2005–06, Thomas was the team’s starting power forward, and because of his leaping ability, he developed a reputation as an outstanding shot blocker, rebounder and dunker. He was named the SEC Freshman of the Year after averaging 12.3 points, 9.2 rebounds and 3.1 blocks in 32 games (22 starts) while shooting over 60% from the field. Thomas was also recognized as the NCAA Atlanta Region MVP in the NCAA Tournament after combining for 30 points against the likes of Duke and Texas.

He was raised with a brother named Travis and a sister named Brandy.

NameTyrus Thomas
First NameTyrus
Last NameThomas
OccupationBasketball Player
BirthdayAugust 17
Birth Year1986
Place of BirthBaton Rouge
Home Town
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignLeo
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseJaime Collins
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Thomas entered the 2006 NCAA Tournament still recovering from a sprained ankle suffered in the February 26 game against Kentucky that caused him to miss the last two regular season games and the SEC Tournament. However, the injury did not hamper him as he continued the pattern of the regular season, his performances in the 2006 NCAA Tournament improved with every passing game as #4 seed LSU advanced to their first Final Four since 1986. His minutes were somewhat limited by the injury in the first-round game against No. 13 seed Iona and the second-round game against No. 12 seed Texas A&M but he was back to form by LSU’s Atlanta Regional semi-final (Sweet 16) matchup against perennial power and overall top seed Duke. In the Duke game, Thomas recorded 9 points, 13 rebounds and 5 blocks despite being limited to 25 minutes due to early foul trouble as LSU held Duke to a 27.7 percent field goal percentage and only 54 points, the school’s lowest output since 1996. Thomas was even more dominant in the Regional Final (Elite Eight) win against No. 2 seed Texas, recording 21 points, 13 rebounds and 3 blocks. These performances earned Thomas the Atlanta Regional’s Most Valuable Player award.

Tyrus Thomas Net Worth

Tyrus Thomas is one of the richest Basketball Player from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Tyrus Thomas's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

He played 1 year of college basketball at Louisiana State University, helping lead his team to the Final Four in 2006.

He only played two years of high school basketball at McKinley in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and was never considered a top prospect.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeBasketball Player
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

After what was a career-best season for Thomas in 2008–09, he managed just four games for the Bulls in 2009–10 before fracturing his forearm during practice on November 6, putting him out for four to six weeks. He returned to action on December 26 and came off the bench behind rookie Taj Gibson.

Thomas had a career-best season in 2008–09 as he averaged 10.8 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.9 blocks in 79 games (61 starts).

Tyrus Thomas's Height & Physical Stats

Tyrus Thomas height 6 ft 10 in Tyrus weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

Height6 ft 10 in
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
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On April 17, 2006, Thomas announced his intention to enter the NBA draft, and signed with an agent, removing his college eligibility. On June 28, 2006, Thomas was drafted fourth overall in the 2006 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. He was later traded to the Chicago Bulls for the second overall pick, LaMarcus Aldridge on draft night.

On February 18, 2010, Thomas was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats in exchange for Ronald Murray and a future first-round draft pick.

Who is Tyrus Thomas Dating?

According to our records, Tyrus Thomas married to Jaime Collins. As of February 1, 2024, Tyrus Thomas’s is not dating anyone.

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On July 12, 2010, Thomas re-signed with the Bobcats to a five-year, $40 million deal.

Facts & Trivia

Tyrus Ranked on the list of most popular Basketball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Tyrus Thomas celebrates birthday on August 17 of every year.

On January 25, 2012, in a loss to the Washington Wizards, Thomas recorded a career-high 9 blocked shots, one shy of the franchise record.

How old is Tyrus Thomas?

35 years (August 17, 1986)

Where is Tyrus Thomas now?

After leading LSU to the final four and playing 7 years in the NBA, stepping away from the game was tough for Thomas. “I joke around with them and I always say popcorn popping,” said Thomas, now an assistant coach at Liberty High.

How tall is Tyrus Thomas?

6′ 10″

How many years did Tyrus Thomas play in the NBA?

After being drafted on the 2006 NBA Draft as a fourth overall pick, he played professionally from 2006 to 2016. Following his ten years of career as a professional athlete, he now works as a coach and mental health advocate.

How much does Tyrus make?

Tyrus net worth: Tyrus is an American actor, political commentator, and professional wrestler who has a net worth of $2 million. He is best known for wrestling in the WWE as Brodus Clay.

Key Events

  1. Tyrus Wayne Thomas (born August 17, 1986) is an American former professional basketball player..

  2. He participated in the Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk Contest, becoming the first Chicago Bulls representative since Scottie Pippen entered the contest in 1990..

  3. In the Duke game, Thomas recorded 9 points, 13 rebounds and 5 blocks despite being limited to 25 minutes due to early foul trouble as LSU held Duke to a 27.7 percent field goal percentage and only 54 points, the school's lowest output since 1996..

  4. As a redshirted freshman at LSU in 2005–06, Thomas was the team's starting power forward, and because of his leaping ability, he developed a reputation as an outstanding shot blocker, rebounder and dunker..

  5. Thomas entered the 2006 NCAA Tournament still recovering from a sprained ankle suffered in the February 26 game against Kentucky that caused him to miss the last two regular season games and the SEC Tournament..

  6. However, the injury did not hamper him as he continued the pattern of the regular season, his performances in the 2006 NCAA Tournament improved with every passing game as #4 seed LSU advanced to their first Final Four since 1986..

  7. On April 17, 2006, Thomas announced his intention to enter the NBA draft, and signed with an agent, removing his college eligibility..

  8. On June 28, 2006, Thomas was drafted fourth overall in the 2006 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers..

  9. He played college basketball for Louisiana State University (LSU) before being drafted fourth overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2006 NBA draft..

  10. Thomas had a career-best season in 2008–09 as he averaged 10.8 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.9 blocks in 79 games (61 starts)..

  11. After what was a career-best season for Thomas in 2008–09, he managed just four games for the Bulls in 2009–10 before fracturing his forearm during practice on November 6, putting him out for four to six weeks..

  12. On July 12, 2010, Thomas re-signed with the Bobcats to a five-year, $40 million deal..

  13. He was then traded to the Chicago Bulls where he went on to play three and a half seasons when in February 2010, he was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats. .

  14. On February 18, 2010, Thomas was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats in exchange for Ronald Murray, Acie Law and a future first-round draft pick..

  15. On January 25, 2012, in a loss to the Washington Wizards, Thomas recorded a career-high 9 blocked shots, one shy of the franchise record..

  16. On July 10, 2013, Thomas was waived by the Bobcats via the amnesty clause..

  17. On January 13, 2015, Thomas was acquired by the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League..

  18. On September 4, 2015, Thomas signed a one-year deal with Eisbären Bremerhaven of the Basketball Bundesliga..

  19. On February 26, 2016, he parted ways with Bremerhaven after averaging 3.6 points and 3.4 rebounds per game in Bundesliga..