Deon Thomas

Maccabi Haifa

Birth Date 02/24/1971
Position Center
Height 204 cm
Country United States/Israel
Status Neutralizer
Description Born in Chicago, IL… Graduated from Illinois University… Was a leading player in all 4 season there… After college kicked off a successive career as a foreigner in Spain… Money in the bank: 16 points and 7 boards every night… An injury kept him out for a season in mid 97/8… Then he arrived to Maccabi Rishon… It took him 2-3 games to establish himself, before he returned to be a double-double contributor every game… By the end of the season he returned to Spain, and also went through Turkey… Until the Israeli passport arrived, and with which the call to Maccabi… Not necessarily by that order… Married to Dafna, who was also "The Sheriff" Thirdkill's girlfriend… Acclimated very quickly in the yellow jersey, received the nickname "Zion"… Veteran F/C in the European level… Impressive record of 32 points in 24 minutes against Albacomp of Kornell David with Manersa… A rare low of 7 against Galatasaray of David Henderson and Puncho Hodges… Knows his way in the paint, a master in posting up… Great moves with his back to the basket… Soft touch from mid-range and sometimes more… Very strong… Can put points on the boards, but in Maccabi it's not needed and he focuses on the smaller stuff… Great Euroleague back big man…
Achivements
  • Selected in the 28th pick of 1994 draft by the Dallas Mavericks
  • Played the 1995 ACB All Star Game
  • Won two Israeli Doubles with Maccabi Tel Aviv in 03/4 & 04/5
  • Won two Euroleague Titles with Maccabi Tel Aviv in 03/4 & 04/5
  • Relegated to the National League with Givat Shmuel in 06/07
  • Promoted to the Premier League with Maccabi Haifa in 07/08
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