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Thomas Bryant

Height / Weight
6' 10" / 248 lbs
Born
Jul 31, 1997 (25)
College
Indiana
NBA Draft
2nd Round, 42nd Overall, 2017
Nationality
American
SEASON STATS
2022-2023
PTS
12.6
+5.1
Rebounds
7.1
+3.1
Assists
0.8
-0.1
PER
25.63
+6.51
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Thomas Bryant
Place of Birth: Rochester, New York
Education: Indiana
Parents: Linda and Edward Bryant

Thomas Bryant Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, & Basketball Career

Thomas Jermaine Bryant was born on July 31, 1997, in Rochester, New York. He was born to Linda and Edward Bryant and has no siblings. Thomas attended two different high schools before going on to college. He first attended Bishop Kearney in Irondequoit, New York. After two years there, Bryant transferred to Huntington Prep School in Huntington, West Virginia. 

The McDonald’s All-American was highly sought after out of high school. He was so highly desired, that he took to live national television to declare where he would attend college. On April 4, 2015, Thomas Bryant declared that he was committing to Indiana University via ESPN. After two years for the Indiana Hoosiers, Bryant declared for the 2017 NBA Draft. Thomas Bryant was selected 42nd overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. He was then traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers later waived Bryant and assigned him to their G League affiliate, the South Bay Lakers. In 2018, Bryant was claimed off waivers by the Washington Wizards. Thomas Bryant is currently a member of the Washington Wizards.

Thomas Bryant Basketball Career

High School Career (Bishop Kearney, Huntington Prep)

Thomas Bryant attended two different high schools in his teenage days. He first attended Bishop Kearney High School in Irondequoit, New York. Bryant helped Bishop Kearney win the 2013 New York Class AA Tournament and the New York Federation Tournament of Champions in his sophomore year. After his sophomore year, he transferred to Huntington Prep in Huntington, West Virginia. In his junior year, his first year at Huntington, Bryant averaged 13.9 points, 12.9 rebounds, and 2.8 blocks per game. As a senior, he averaged 17.3 points, 11.6 rebounds, 4.5 blocks, and 2.5 steals per game. He was also widely known for his play on Team SCAN, a Nike Elite Youth Basketball League Circuit AAU affiliate.

Following his excellent high school career, Thomas Bryant was one of the most highly sought after recruits in decades. 

College Career (Indiana Hoosiers)

Coming out of high school, Bryant had the ability to play at almost any college in the country, including Indiana, Kentucky, Syracuse, UCLA, and more. The McDonald’s All-American ultimately decided to play for Indiana University. His first big game as a Hoosier came with a 17 point, 7 rebounds, and 4 block performance in a win over Creighton.

Thomas Bryant also helped the Hoosiers take down the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA Tournament with a 19 point and five rebound performance. In his freshman season, Bryant averaged 11.9 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. The Big Ten All-Freshman and Third Team All-Big Ten player decided to return for his sophomore year. In his sophomore year, Bryant averaged 12.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game.

NBA Career

Thomas Bryant was drafted with the 42nd overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz on June 22, 2017. On draft night, he was traded, alongside the 3th overall pick, Josh Hart, to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for the 28th pick, Tony Bradley. After inking his rookie deal with the Lakers on July 30, 2017, Bryant was waived on June 30, 2018. He was then assigned to the Lakers G League affiliate, the South Bay Lakers. After a solid year in the G League, Bryant was named All-NBA G League First Team. 

His G League dominance helped him earn a spot with the Washington Wizards. The Wizards claimed Bryant off waivers on July 2, 2018. Shortly after, Bryant had his first breakout NBA game with a 31 point barrage against the Phoenix Suns on December 22, 2018. In the 2019-20 season, Bryant is averaging 12.1 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 0.9 blocks per game in 23.7 minutes.

Thomas Bryant Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Thomas Bryant’s current net worth is unknown. Throughout his three seasons in the NBA, Bryant has earned $10,193,857. He is currently on a 3-year, $25,000,000 contract with the Washington Wizards. This contract equates to an average annual salary of $8,333,333 for Bryant. 

Thomas Bryant signed a 2-year, $2.2 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2017. 

Thomas Bryant signed a 3-year, $25 million deal with the Washington Wizards in 2019.

Thomas Bryant Personal Life

Thomas Bryant was born in Rochester, New York. He was born to Linda and Edward Bryant and has no siblings. Thomas became interested in basketball when his father brought him to a Harlem Globetrotters game on February 19, 2000. Edward bought his sun a red, white, and blue basketball at the game, and Thomas was very excited. After watching all of the dunks and tricks at the Globetrotters game, Thomas Bryant fell in love with the game of basketball. Life has come full circle for Thomas, as he has now achieved his dream of playing in the NBA. Thomas currently is not married and has no children. 

Thomas Bryant Fun Facts

  • On December 22, 2018, Thomas Bryant shot 14-14 against the Phoenix Suns. This tied for the fourth-most field goals made without a miss in NBA history. Only Wilt Chamberlain exceeded the 14 field goal mark.
  • In the G League, Bryant averaged 19.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. 
  • Thomas was planning on attending Syracuse until their scandal caused issues with scholarships.
Career stats
2022-2023
LAL
2021-2022
WAS
2020-2021
WAS
2019-2020
WAS
2018-2019
WAS
2017-2018
LAL
Season Team G MIN FG% 3P% FT% REB AST BLK STL PTS
2022-2023
36 22.2 64.1 44.4 76.6 7.1 0.8 0.6 0.4 12.6
2021-2022
27 16.3 52.0 28.6 87.5 4.0 0.9 0.8 0.2 7.4
2020-2021
10 27.0 64.8 42.9 66.7 6.1 1.5 0.8 0.4 14.3
2019-2020
46 24.9 58.1 40.7 74.1 7.2 1.8 1.1 0.5 13.2
2018-2019
72 20.8 61.6 33.3 78.1 6.3 1.3 0.9 0.3 10.5
2017-2018
15 4.8 38.1 10.0 55.6 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 1.5
Recent Games
Sat 1/28
Wed 1/25
Tue 1/24
Sun 1/22
Fri 1/20
Wed 1/18
Mon 1/16
Sun 1/15
Thu 1/12
Mon 1/9
Date Opp RESULT MIN PTS OR DR REB AST STL BLK TO
Sat 1/28
L 121-125
19 3 1 5 6 0 0 0 0
Wed 1/25
W 104-113
21 8 0 5 5 0 1 1 0
Tue 1/24
L 133-115
28 15 0 7 7 0 0 0 2
Sun 1/22
W 121-112
33 31 5 9 14 1 0 1 0
Fri 1/20
W 121-122
21 8 3 4 7 1 1 1 0
Wed 1/18
L 116-111
18 8 1 3 4 2 0 0 0
Mon 1/16
W 132-140
17 6 0 6 6 0 0 2 0
Sun 1/15
L 113-112
20 10 1 2 3 0 0 1 0
Thu 1/12
L 119-115
23 11 3 6 9 0 0 0 1
Mon 1/9
L 109-122
27 17 2 8 10 0 1 0 0