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40 Kurt Thomas
NBA.com Player File
Position: Forward
Born: 10/4/72
Height: 6-9
Weight: 230 lbs.
College - Texas Christian '95

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
In 1998-88, scored 10-or-more points in 14 games, grabbed double-figure rebounds in 5 games and logged 3 double-doubles
Totaled season-high 20 points (8-15 FG, 4-4 FT) and 4 rebounds in a 101-88 victory over the Miami Heat on 5/5/99
Registered a 1997-98 season-high 13 points and 7 rebounds, in 17 minutes, against the L.A. Lakers on 11/11/97
Established career bests with 29 points and 15 rebounds against the Sacramento Kings on 12/10/95
Made his NBA Playoffs debut in 1996, scoring a total of 12 points in 3 games
Appeared in the Schick Rookie Game during the 1996 NBA All-Star Weekend in San Antonio, scoring nine points
Led NCAA Division I-A in scoring (28.9 ppg) and rebounding (14.6 rpg) as a senior, only the third player in NCAA history to accomplish the feat

PERSONAL
Serving as an assistant coach for the Mavericks on 1997-98 after a season-ending ankle injury
Started a program called "Have a Ball with Kurt Thomas" which includes four seats given to an underprivileged family and an autographed ball to be donated before each game
Considers his grandfather his closest friend
His hobbies include sleeping and playing video games

1 9 9 9 - 2 0 0 0   S E A S O N   H I G H S - C A R E E R   H I G H S
  1999-2000 HIGHS CAREER HIGHS
Points 13vs. Bucks, 11/8/99 29@ Kings, 12/10/95
Field Goals Made 5vs. Bucks, 11/8/99 11@ Kings, 12/10/95
Field Goals Attempted 14vs. Bucks, 11/8/99 24@ Knicks, 12/19/95
Three point Field Goals Made None None
Three point Field Goals Attempted None 14 Times
Free Throws Made 3vs. Bucks, 11/8/99 8vs. Clippers, 12/30/95
Free Throws Attempted 4vs. Bucks, 11/8/99 10vs. Pistons, 12/22/95
Offensive Rebounds 42 Times 63 Times
Defensive Rebounds 72 Times 112 Times
Total Rebounds 11vs. Bucks, 11/8/99 15@ Kings, 12/10/95
Assists 15 Times 5@ Hornets, 4/10/96
Steals 2@ Cavs, 11/6/99 42 Times
Blocks 2vs. Cavs, 11/2/99 4vs. Nets, 12/26/95
Minutes Played 39vs. Bucks, 11/8/99 41@ Warriors, 12/12/95

C A R E E R   A V E R A G E S REBOUNDS
YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF TOT APG SPG BPG PPG
95-96 Mia 74 42 22.4 .501 .000 .663 1.6 4.3 5.9 0.6 0.64 0.49 9.0
96-97 Mia 18 9 20.8 .371 .000 .761 1.7 4.2 5.9 0.5 0.67 0.50 6.3
97-98 Dal 5 0 14.6 .378 -- 1.000 1.6 3.2 4.8 0.6 0.20 0.00 7.4
98-99 Ny 50 44 23.6 .462 .000 .611 1.6 4.1 5.7 1.1 0.90 0.34 8.1
99-00 Ny 6 2 27.0 .525 -- .833 1.7 4.7 6.3 0.8 0.83 0.67 7.8
Career 153 97 22.5 .471 .000 .666 1.7 4.2 5.8 0.8 0.72 0.43 8.3
Playoff 23 15 20.8 .383 -- .741 1.8 3.7 5.5 0.4 0.74 0.57 5.1

C A R E E R   T O T A L S REBOUNDS
YEAR TEAM G GS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT AST STL BLK PTS
95-96 Mia 74 42 1655 274-547 0-2 118-178 122 317 439 46 47 36 666
96-97 Mia 18 9 374 39-105 0-1 35-46 31 76 107 9 12 9 113
97-98 Dal 5 0 73 17-45 0-0 3-3 8 16 24 3 1 0 37
98-99 Ny 50 44 1182 170-368 0-1 66-108 82 204 286 55 45 17 406
99-00 Ny 6 2 162 21-40 0-0 5-6 10 28 38 5 5 4 47
Career 153 97 3446 521-1105 0-4 227-341 253 641 894 118 110 66 1269
Playoff 23 15 479 49-128 0-0 20-27 42 84 126 10 17 13 118

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