Joe Thomasson

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Joe Thomasson
No. 32Zenit Saint Petersburg
Position Point guard
League VTB United League
Personal information
Born (1993-08-16) August 16, 1993 (age 29)
Dayton, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
High school Thurgood Marshall
(Dayton, Ohio)
College
NBA draft 2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–2017 Dinamo București
2017–2018 Polpharma Starogard Gdański
2018–2019 Start Lublin
2019–2020 Stelmet Zielona Góra
2020–2021 Hapoel Gilboa Galil
2021–2022 Baxi Manresa
2022–present Zenit Saint Petersburg
Career highlights and awards

Joe Thomasson (born August 16, 1993) is an American basketball player for Zenit Saint Petersburg of the VTB United League. [1] He plays the guard position. [1]

Contents

Early and personal life

Thomasson was born in Dayton, Ohio. [1] His parents are Joseph Thomasson and Autumn Bryant. [2] He is 6' 4" (193 cm) tall, and weighs 165 pounds (75 kg). [1]

Thomasson attended and played basketball at Thurgood Marshall High School ('12). [1] [3] His senior year he was the team captain and averaged 16 points per game, and was named All-Region. [2]

College career

Thomasson then attended State Fair Community College. [4] [5] He played basketball there, veraged 14.2 points per game as a freshman, and was named Region 16 First Team. [4] As a sophomore he averaged 18 points, six assists, and four rebounds a game, and was named a Junior College All American. [4]

He attended and played basketball at Wright State University ('16). [1] In 2014-15 Thomasson was second in the Horizon League with a .576 two-point field goal shooting percentage, and ninth in blocks, with 25. [6] In 2015-16 he was fifth in the league with a .819 free throw percentage, sixth in the league in defensive rebounds, with 167, and seventh in assists, with 117. [6] In 2016 he was named to the Horizon League All-Defensive Team. [7]

Professional career

On August 5, 2019, he has signed with Baxi Manresa of the Liga ACB. [8]

Thomasson plays for Hapoel Gilboa Galil in the Israel Basketball Premier League, which he joined in May 2020. [9] [7] [10] [11]

On July 7, 2021, he has signed with Baxi Manresa of the Liga ACB. [12]

On July 11, 2022, he has signed with Zenit Saint Petersburg of the VTB United League. [13]

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References

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  2. 1 2 "Joe Thomasson - Men's Basketball". Wright State University Athletics.
  3. Harris, Doug (August 28, 2016). "Thomasson not your average Joe". Dayton Daily News.
  4. 1 2 3 Wright State University Men's Basketball Media Guide 2015-2016, November 13, 2015.
  5. Archdeacon, Tom (October 31, 2014). "WSU's Thomasson feeling right at home". Dayton Daily News.
  6. 1 2 "Joe Thomasson College Stats". College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com.
  7. 1 2 "Joe Thomasson Player Profile, Erie BayHawks, NCAA Stats, G League Stats, International Stats, Game Logs, Bests, Awards - RealGM". basketball.realgm.com.
  8. "Stelmet Enea BC Zielona Gora signs Joe Thomasson". Sportando. August 5, 2019. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
  9. "ISRAEL BASKETBALL SUPER LEAGUE | 2019-20 Season | Hapoel Gilboa Galil | Joe Thomasson". basket.co.il.
  10. ""I'm ready to embrace the new challenge of being a leader and helping my guys get better" Joe Thomasson leads Gilboa to WINNER Cup QF with 78-72 win over Bnei Herzliya!". September 23, 2020.
  11. "Hapoel Galil Gilboa keeps Joe Thomasson". Sportando. August 23, 2020.
  12. "Joe Thomasson joins Baxi Manresa on two-year deal". Sportando. July 7, 2021. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
  13. "Joe Thomasson joines Zenit". en.bc-zenit.com. July 11, 2022. Retrieved July 11, 2022.