Who is Thomas Bryant?
Thomas Jermaine Bryant is a professional American basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA (National Basketball Association). From 2015 to 2017, he played college basketball for the Indiana Hoosiers.
How Old Is Thomas Bryant?
He is 25 years old as of January 2023, having been born on July 31, 1997, in Rochester, New York, U.S. Thomas Bryant shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Lil Uzi Vert, Bretman Rock, Angelica Hale, J.K. Rowling, Tarayummy, and many more.
Thomas Bryant Family
Who are Thomas Bryant’s Parents?
He was born to Edward Bryant (Father) and Linda Bryant (Mother).
Does Thomas Bryant have Siblings?
He does not have any siblings as he was born as an only child.
Thomas Bryant Education
He received his high school education at Bishop Kearney High School and then transferred to Huntington Prep School. After high school, he attended Indiana University.
Thomas Bryant’s Marital Status
News on the internet shows that he has a girlfriend by the name of Hanna Langenderfer.
Thomas Bryant Kids
He does not have any kids as of January 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Thomas Bryant Career
A High School Career
As a sophomore at Bishop Kearney, he led his team to a 17-8 record, the 2013 New York Class AA Tournament crown. And the New York Federation Tournament of Champions. After his sophomore year, he went on and transferred to Huntington Prep School during the 2014 school year. As a junior, he averaged 13.9 points, 12.9 rebounds, and 2.8 blocks per game. While there, he played on the AAU team, Team SCAN on the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League Circuit. He went on and scored 23 points and 12 rebounds in an 89-49 win over Whitney Young on January 3, 2015.
As a senior, he averaged 17.3 points, 11.6 rebounds, 4.5 blocks, and 2.5 steals per game. In the 2015 class, he was ranked the 20th best recruit by ESPN and was recruited heavily by many schools. These included Indiana, Kentucky, Syracuse, UCLA, and other power conference schools. But his final decision came down to Indiana and Syracuse. According to his mother, who was heavily in favor of Syracuse, “[he] picked Indiana because Syracuse’s basketball program was in chaos”. On April 4, 2015, his final verbal commitment to Indiana was televised live during the Dick’s Sporting Goods National Tournament on ESPN. He went on and scored 9 points and grabbed 3 rebounds in 16 minutes of play during the McDonald’s All-American Game for the East team.
A College Career
He had a breakout performance in an 86-65 win against Creighton. In the Hoosiers win, he recorded 17 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 blocks. In a win over Kentucky, he contributed 19 points and five rebounds in the NCAA Tournament. As a freshman, he averaged 11.9 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. After the season, he was named both the Big Ten All-Freshman team as well as Third-team All-Big Ten. For his sophomore year, he announced his return. However, as a sophomore, his shooting percentage declined but he averaged 12.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game. In the 2017 NBA draft, he was projected as a possible top 5 pick heading into the season along with teammate OG Anunoby.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Los Angeles Lakers (2017 to 2018)
He was drafted 42nd overall in the 2017 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz on June 22, 2017. Later, he was traded along with the 30th pick, Josh Hart to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for the Lakers’ 28th pick, Tony Bradley. He then signed his rookie scale contract with the Lakers on July 30, 2017. The following year on June 30, he was waived by the Lakers.
A Career with the Washington Wizards (2018 to 2022)
He was claimed off waivers by the Washington Wizards on July 2, 2018. On December 22, 2018, he shot 14-14 and scored a career-high 31 points against the Phoenix Suns. The career-high tied for the fourth most field goals made without a miss in NBA history with only Wilt Chamberlain exceeding the 14-field goal mark. He then re-signed with the Wizards on July 7, 2019, on a 3-year, $25 million. However, he tested positive for COVID-19 on July 9, 2020. The Wizards announced on January 10, 2021, that Bryant had suffered a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during a 124-128 loss to Miami Heat a day before.
A Career return to the Lakers (2022 to Present)
He signed with the Los Angles Lakers on July 6, 2022. And he made a game-winning dunk on December 18, in a 119-117 win over the Washington Wizards.
Thomas Bryant Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 10 inches (2.08m) and a weight of 112kg (246 lbs).
Thomas Bryant’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual average salary of $2,133,278 and an estimated net worth of around $3 million.