15 Things You Didn’t Know About Tristan Thompson
Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson is about to completely his fifth year in the NBA, mostly as a starter until this season where he is being used mostly as a rebounding reserve. He has had a huge coming out party these playoffs with Kevin Love lost to injury. Thompson is quiet and usually keeps to himself, so here are some things you probably didn’t know about Tristan Thompson, starting with number 15:
15. No Seafood For Me!
Tristan Thompson does not eat seafood. The story behind it is that his mother never ate fish. She said because they eat their own poop, she doesn’t eat fish.
Thompson is a very choosy eater, and specifically doesn’t like eating leftovers.
“I hate leftovers,” Thompson said. “Even in my childhood, I never liked reheating up food. I’ve been getting better lately, but I just hate warming up food because I think when I open it up, it doesn’t look fresh no more. It looks kind of, like, shriveled up. You know when you come out of the shower and you’re pruney and stuff? I’m like ugh. I want it fresh. If it isn’t fresh, make me another dish. And I hate cold food. I hate cold cuts.”
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