Tyrus Thomas Returns to the NBA: Remembering the Best Dunks By Him & On Him
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Remember Tyrus Thomas? The Blazers selected him with the 4th overall pick in the 2006 draft, then traded him along with the contract of Viktor Khyrapa to the Bulls for No. 2 pick LaMarcus Aldridge (seriously).
Thomas was raw talent, mainly known for being a fantasy tease and an athletic freak that dunked on people or got dunked on on a nightly basis for seven seasons. He’s been out of the league for the past two, but after a couple of decent D-League games, the Memphis Grizzlies are ready to give him another shot by signing him to a 10-day contract.
In honor of his return, here’s my three favorite dunks by him.
And my favorite two dunks on him.