Birth date 21 Jul 1986 (33 years)
Nationality United States United States
Team history
Sacramento Kings 2008 - present

Jason Carlton Thompson is an American professional basketball player who at present plays for Sacramento Kings in the NBA (National Basketball Association). During the 2008 NBA draft, he was selected by Sacramento Kings in the 1st round. He was the 12th pick and overall 12th pick. Since then, he has not been drafted to any other team. In 2007, he was one of the three players in NCAA who had an average of 10 rebounds and 20 points per game.

Jason Thompson weighs 250 lbs and is 6 feet 11 inches tall. He completed his school education from Lenape High School in Medford, New Jersey. He led this school to the 2004 New Jersey Group IV State Title. After passing out from school, he took admission in Rider University. Till 2008, he was the starting center of the men’s basketball team of the Rider University.

Career Highlights

Jason Thompson was associated with Sacramento Kings during the 2008-09 season. He has participated in 41 games in the NBA and during these has received 1016 playing minutes. His free throw percentage has been 0.693, field goal percentage has been 0.483 but his 3-point field goal percentage has been nil. He has accrued 41 assists, 136 personal fouls, 275 rebounds and 391 points.