Tristan Thompson Dunks On Turkey Defender at FIBA Tournament

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| July 6th, 2016 | 2,528 Views

The Cavs’ Tristan Thompson didn’t get much of a rest after winning the NBA championship. He’s already back on the court, representing Canada, with former Cavs #1 pick Anthony Bennett, in the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  Despite throwing down a couple of highlight worthy dunks, neither Thompson (3 of 11 shooting) or Bennett (surprise, surprise – 1 of 2) played well.

Thankfully for the Wiggin-less Canada team, Turkey couldn’t buy a bucket in the 2nd half and Cory Joseph scored 19 of his 21 between the 2nd and 3rd quarter as Canada went on to win 77-69.

Hopefully Thompson will shoot better in his next game and have Dwyane Wade throwing him these type of lobs next season.



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