15 Things You Didn’t Know About Tristan Thompson
14. Canada Basketball
Thompson is very prideful of where he’s from and loves to play basketball for his native Canada.
“USA gets the summer to relax and kind of just chill,” said Thompson. “But for us, it’s a big summer for our country. In 2016, we should have a good enough team to really medal, because Spain is getting old — by 2016 they’ll be very, very old, and their young group, I don’t know what their young group is like, but their head honchos are old. Russia is older. Argentina, those guys are going to be soon retired and stop playing. Brazil is always strong because they just have good players for international ball, but for us, we’re the next cream of the crop.”
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