Player Profile

Thomas Bryant

Thomas Bryant

Denver Nuggets Center

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :July 31, 1997
Height :6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Weight :248 lb (112 kg)

Thomas Bryant: A Brief Biography

Thomas Bryant was born on July 31, 1997, in Rochester, New York, to parents Edward and Linda Bryant.

Bryant is only a child to his parents; we currently don’t know anything else about his family or other relatives.

He also grew up in a household where his mother supported the family financially. His single mother, Linda, worked very hard to take care of him.

Bryant rarely went home because he spent most of his time playing basketball with friends from different schools.

To get to the MCA and play basketball with his teammates, he used to take the bus.

Additionally, he encountered many difficulties during his time playing college basketball, but thanks to the cooperation and encouragement of his teammates, he persevered and showed that he was capable of developing into a star player.

He made an effort to get better from game to game by learning from his errors.

Height of Thomas Bryant, Weight, and Body Stats

He is a brilliant 6 feet 10 inches tall, which is to say. He plays the center position in part due to his enormous size.

Thomas weighs 248 pounds or 112 kilograms. He mentioned in one of his interviews that he takes good care of his body because he is an athlete.

Thomas Bryant consistently works out and places a strong emphasis on maintaining a healthy body because he is generally very concerned about his physical well-being.

How much does Thomas Bryant Earn? Net Worth

Bryant has put in a lot of effort from game to game and is now achieving his NBA dream. He has earned a lot of money during his NBA career.

Although his exact net worth has not been disclosed, it is believed to be around $5 million.

His total pay after the Washington Wizards game is $19, 659,060. On HOOPSHYPE.com, you can also look up his past salary records with other NBA teams.

This year, Bryant’s earnings have grown by more than 4%. He is also the 150th highest-paid NBA player in 2021–2022.

Thomas Bryant plays for Denver Nuggets (Northwest NBA Team)

High School Career

To finish his early education, Bryant enrolled at Bishop Kearney High School in Irondequoit, New York.

Additionally, as a sophomore in basketball, he helped his team win the New York Federation Tournament of Champions and the Class AA Tournament in New York.

After his sophomore year, he went on to finish his education at Huntington Prep, a school that is now in West Virginia.

Similar to this, he averaged 13.9 points, 12.9 rebounds, and 2.8 blocks per game as a junior in high school.

When he was in his junior year, Bryant played on an AAU team. On January 3, 2015, he defeated Whitney Young with a score of 23 points and 12 rebounds.

Additionally, Bryant had a great senior year because he was the 20th-best recruit in the 2015 class according to ESPN.

As a result, numerous schools contacted him in great detail.

Since Syracuse’s basketball program was in disarray and against his mother’s wishes, he ultimately decided to go to Indiana instead of Syracuse.

Syracuse was under investigation by the NCAA while Bryant was making his decision, and as a result, 12 scholarships were taken away over the next four years.

Bryant finalized his verbal commitment to Indiana on April 4, 2015, at the Dick’s Sporting Goods National Tournament broadcast on ESPN.

At the McDonald’s All-American Game, Bryant contributed 9 points and 3 rebounds in 16 minutes for the East team.

Additionally, Tom Crean recruited him as a McDonald’s All-American for the sixth consecutive year.

College Career

Thomas played for Indiana for three years, from 2015 to 2017. He chose to sign with them.

He had a breakout performance in the game against Creighton, winning 86-65. In the Hoosiers’ victory, he had 17 points, seven rebounds, and four blocks.

Bryant wins with 19 points and five rebounds against Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament.

Bryant was recognized at the end of the season by being named to the Third-Team All-Big Ten as well as the Big Ten All-Freshman team.

While his shooting percentage decreased, Bryant still averaged 12.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game in his sophomore campaign.

Additionally, going into the season, Bryant and his teammate OG Anunoby were projected as two of the top five picks in the 2017 NBA Draft.

Professional Career

Los Angeles Lakers

In 2007, Thomas took his first step toward an NBA career. Bryant was chosen by the Utah Jazz with the number 42 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft on June 22.

Later, he was exchanged for Tony Bradley, the Lakers’ 28th pick, and Josh Hart, the 30th pick, by the Los Angeles Lakers.

On July 30, 2017, Bryant signed a rookie scale contract with the Lakers, and on June 30, 2018, the Lakers released him.

Thomas Bryant was also given a G League assignment to the South Bay Lakers of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Bryant finished his time with the Lakers in 2017–18, and during that time, he was selected to the All–NBA G League First Team.

Washington Wizards

Bryant found a new home on July 2, 2018, when the Washington Wizards claimed him off waivers.

On December 22, 2018, Bryant scored 31 points while shooting 14-14 from the field against the Phoenix Suns. He shared fourth place in NBA history for the number of field goals made without a miss.

Unfortunately, on July 9, 2020, during the 2020 pandemic, Bryant tested positive for Covid-19.

Thomas experienced severe knee pain while playing against the Miami Heat in 2021, tearing the anterior cruciate ligament.

After that, in the middle of the game, he was taken to the hospital for care.

He was defeated 124–128 by the Miami Heat in his game.

NBA Trophies & Titles

  • First-team All NBA G League (2018)
  • NBA G League All-Rookie Team (2018)
  • Third-team All-Big Ten (2016)
  • Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2016)
  • McDonald’s All-American (2015)

Personal Life

Is Thomas Bryant, a tall NBA player, engaged or dating someone? The most intriguing query put forth by his admirers is this one.

Thomas Bryant has been associated with a woman by the name of Alli Speidel when it comes to learning about his love life.

The two have been friends since they were students at the Indiana college.

Similar to this, Thomas recently set up a Thomas Bryant camp for children in his hometown.

He expressed his joy at helping the young person from his hometown and thanked all of the supporters on Instagram.

In addition, he has a specific reason for donning jersey number 31.

He explained that because his birthday is on July 31 and he used to work hard for seven days out of the week, which adds up to 31, he proudly wears the number 31.

Bryant extends his gratitude to his fans, who never fail to lift his spirits, whether he is absent from the court due to an injury or otherwise.

Thomas also owned a New G Wagon jeep that was worth $130,900. He also actively supports the Black Lives Matter movement and frequently takes part in it.

Thomas thanked Chrishell Stause on Instagram for helping him, and he also sold his old home and moved into a new one in Los Angeles.