The net worth of Deshaun Thomas is $5 million.
The prominent basketball player who is well known to all by the nickname “Thomas the Tank’ is Deshaun Thomas. He is an American professional basketball player. With his outstanding skill, this man gained fame and wealth. So let’s know about this man.
- Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana
- Net worth: $5 Million
- Birth: August 29, 1991
- Full name: Deshaun Leroy Thomas.
- Father: Leroy Thomas
- Mother: Delores Jackson
- Siblings: Antonio Thomas, Alexandria Thomas, and Missy Thomas
- Wife: Jasmine Thomas
- Child: Deshaun Jr.
- Height: 6 feet 7 inches
- Weight: 229 lbs
- Jerseys: 01
- Positions: power forward and small forward
- Shooting style: eft-handed
- Age: 32 years old
Deshaun Thomas Early Education Life
At the very beginning of his life, he went to Northcrest Elementary School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He showed his amazing skill here and led the school team to the Fort Wayne middle school championships.
Later, he got admitted to Northwood Middle School. After leaving this school, he was again admitted to Bishop Luers High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He led this school team to the Class 2A Indiana state championships twice (as a senior and a junior).
As a freshman at the school, he averaged 28.95 points per game.
At the time he was studying at Ohio State University in Columbus, he was part of the Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team from 2010 to 2013.
Like his glowing school career, he began to show his magical performance at the college level. During his college career, he scored 7.5 points per game in 37 games.
As a junior on the college team, he led the team to the 2012 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off championship, and in this tournament, he became the tournament MVP.
First NBA Draft:
Deshaun Thomas took his first step into the NBA through the 2013 NBA draft after being chosen to play 58th overall in the 2nd round by the San Antonio Spurs. Representing the Spurs in the 2013 NBA Summer League, he averaged 12.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game.
Playing teams: NBA career details
Deshaun Thomas, in the first phase of his career, played in the France professional basketball league LNB Pro A as a representative of the JSF Nanterre in the season of 2013–2014.
Deshaun Thomas is now playing with the Italian professional basketball team Olimpia Milano of the Lega Basket A.
In 2014, he again represented the Spurs in the 2014 NBA Summer League, where he averaged 0.8 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.
Deshaun was a player for the FC Barcelona team of the Spanish professional basketball league Liga ACB in the 2014–2015 seasons. Here, he scored 8.4 points and 2.8 rebounds on average while playing in a total of 43 league games.
In 2015, he moved to the NBA G League and played for the Austin Spurs in the 2015–2016 seasons. Later, he joined the Turkish Super League (BSL) club Anadolu Efes in the 2016–2017 seasons.
Career in Israeli
This famous player has also played in the Israeli Basketball Premier League, wearing the jerseys of the Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. team. While representing the Israeli Basketball Premier League team, he scored 11.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.0 assists in 58 games. As a player of this team, he led the team to the 2017 Israeli League Cup and the 2018 Israeli League Championship.
Career in Greek
In the 2017–2018 seasons, Deshaun signed a contract with the Greek professional basketball team Panathinaikos BC for the 2018–2020. His team won the Greek Basketball Cup title.
Career in Japan
In the 2020–2021 seasons, he ran for Alvark Tokyo in the Japanese professional basketball league B.League. He also played in the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) as a player for FC Bayern Munich in the 2021-2022 season.
Honors and Awards:
Deshaun Thomas gained lots of honors and awards in his professional career with his amusing performances.
- 2x Greek Basket League championships (in 2019 and 2020).
- Greek Basketball Cup winner in 2019
- Israeli League championships in 2017 and 2018
- French Cup winner in 2014
- Second-team All-American (SN) in 2013
- Third-team All-American (AP, NABC) in 2013
- All-Big Ten in 2013
- All-Big Ten (coaches) in 2012
- Third-team All-Big Ten (Media) in 2012
- McDonald’s All-American in 2010
- First-Team Parade All-American list in 2010
- Fourth-team Parade All-American in 2009
- Indiana Mr. Basketball in 2010.
Over the past five years, Rick C. Nees has written hundreds of NBA players' biographies, some of which have already been published in famous newspapers. He previously worked as- Commentator, Basketball Analyst, Basketball Player, Newspaper Sports Editor, Radio sports presenter. Rick grew up watching basketball leagues. He was a state-level high school basketball player who followed all NBA events since he was a child.