29-year-old Tristan Thompson is predicted to be amongst an inventory of accessible free agents this offseason. According to Evan Dammarell of Forbes, the Canadian large man is drawing curiosity from each the Clippers and Raptors.
“Thompson does have interested suitors on the market – mainly the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles Clippers and the Toronto Raptors, according to league sources,” Dammarell wrote. “But, those same sources also shared that Thompson would like to try and finish his career with the Cavaliers and continue helping the team’s young core develop.”
Thompson is one of probably the most intriguing free agents in 2020. Often thought to be one of one of the best rebounders within the game, he averaged 12 points and 10.1 rebounds per game on 51% shooting.
His skillset would show particularly precious for teams on the lookout for an edge on the glass.
In Los Angeles, each the Clippers and Lakers are in search of frontcourt depth, and Thompson is a serious enchancment to who they at the moment have on the roster. Both teams are anticipated to be lively within the free agent market this winter.
For the Raptors, they’ve aspirations of competing within the East for years to return — and the acquisition of Thompson would only make them higher. The rebounding knowledgeable would thrive in a lineup with Serge Ibaka, Pascal Siakam, and Marc Gasol.
With the 2020-21 season anticipated to start out in mid-December, it should only be a number of extra weeks earlier than we discover out the place Thompson, and different free agents, land.