|June 16 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST7:33 UAE (+1)05:3323:33 ET10:33 PM CT2:33 - Thompson contributed 15 points and 16 rebounds to help the Cavaliers stave off elimination with Thursday's 115-101 win over Golden State in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
Analysis: Thompson registered season highs in both categories for this postseason and went 6 for 6 from the field while benefiting from Andrew Bogut's absence for the Warriors. He's now posted double-doubles in three of the series' six games and is averaging 10.5 points and 11.3 boards in the Finals.
|June 9 9:17 PM PT10:17 PM MT11:17 PM CT12:17 AM ET4:17 GMT12:17 9:17 PM MST11:17 PM EST8:17 UAE06:170:17 ET11:17 PM CT3:17 - Thompson totaled 14 points and 13 rebounds in Wednesday's pivotal Game 3 win over Golden State in the NBA Finals.
Analysis: The 14 points marked Thompson's highest scoring output of this postseason. He's become more of a factor in this series, averaging 10.7 points and 10.0 rebounds and notching a pair of double-doubles.
|Feb. 21 6:08 PM PT7:08 PM MT8:08 PM CT9:08 PM ET2:08 GMT10:08 7:08 PM MST9:08 PM EST6:08 UAE (+1)03:0821:08 ET8:08 PM CT1:08 - Thompson finished with 14 points and 14 rebounds in Sunday's win in Oklahoma City.
Analysis: Thompson has managed three straight double-doubles while averaging 15.0 points on 81.8 percent with 12.3 rebounds.
|Oct. 21 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST2:40 UAE (+1)00:4018:40 ET5:40 PM CT20:40 - The Cavaliers have officially signed power forward Tristan Thompson to a five-year, $82 million contract. Thompson is expected to practice with his teammates for the first time since last season on Friday.
Analysis: After Thompson declined to sign a one-year, $6.9 million qualifying offer from the team, it appeared he might be willing to sit out part of the regular season. LeBron James had called Thompson's holdout a ''distraction'' during training camp. Thompson averaged 10.8 rebounds in the playoffs last season.
|Oct. 4 11:26 AM PT12:26 PM MT1:26 PM CT2:26 PM ET18:26 GMT2:26 11:26 AM MST1:26 PM EST22:26 UAE20:2614:26 ET1:26 PM CT17:26 - LeBron James calls Thompson's contract stalemate with the Cavaliers ''a distraction.''
Analysis: Thompson has not reported to training camp as he remains in a holdout for a long-term deal. James remains hopeful the sides can work out a deal for Thompson, who filled in for an injured Kevin Love and helped the Cavs make it to the NBA Finals last season. Thompson remains a restricted free agent and can receive offers from other teams.
|Oct. 2 6:38 AM PT7:38 AM MT8:38 AM CT9:38 AM ET13:38 GMT21:38 6:38 AM MST8:38 AM EST17:38 UAE15:389:38 ET8:38 AM CT12:38 - Thompson declined to sign a one-year, $6.8 million qualifying offer for this season and remains a restricted free agent.
Analysis: Thompson had until 11:59 p.m. Thursday to accept the offer. The elite rebounder and the defending Eastern Conference champions remain apart on a long-term contract. The Cavs practice Friday, and if he's not there he will be considered a holdout.