Rider Hall of Fame BIO
  •  Sport: Basketball
  •  Date Inducted: June 2016

Thompson was an Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America, US Basketball Writers’ Association District II Player of the Year, the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 3 selection, MAAC Player of the Year and the MAAC Defensive Player of the Year at Rider. He compiled 2,040 points (third most ever at Rider) and a Rider-record 1,171 rebounds.

The 12th player picked in the first round of the 2008 NBA draft, Thompson played a franchise record 541 games for the Sacramento Kings in the NBA, compiling over 5,000 points and 3,750 rebounds in seven seasons. Thompson is currently a member of the Toronto Raptors.