Jason Thompson PF SAC 1 month ago

Thompson scored 10 points (4-8 FG, 2-4 FT) with 10 rebounds, three blocks and two assists in 32 minutes during Monday's win over the Lakers.

With DeMarcus Cousins sidelined with a variety of lower body injuries, Thompson has had some modest fantasy value. He should be a solid play on Wednesday in the Kings' regular season finale, the second game of a home-and-home against the Lakers.

Jason Thompson PF SAC 2 months ago

Thompson started at center for DeMarcus Cousins who was out with a foot injury and scored 12 points (5-13 FG, 2-2 FT) with 11 rebounds, three assists and one block in 32 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Jazz.

It seems very unlikely that Cousins will return again for the remaining few matches, so if you are in need of some scoring and rebounding then Thompson is a pretty good option.

Jason Thompson PF SAC 2 months ago

Thompson will start at center Wednesday against the Jazz, Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune reports.

Thompson gets the nod Wednesday after DeMarcus Cousins (foot) was ruled out earlier Wednesday. In three starts at center this season, Thompson has averaged 7.3 points and 7.7 rebounds over 26 minutes.

Jason Thompson PF SAC 2 months ago

Thompson recorded eight points, eight rebounds, one assist, and two blocks in 27 minutes as a starter in Friday's game against the Hornets.

Thompson moved into the starting center role with DeMarcus Cousins (calf) a late scratch Friday. Cousins seems to be close to a return so Thompson may not ultimately see extended time in the starting lineup.

Jason Thompson PF SAC 2 months ago

Thompson will start at center Friday against Charlotte, Cowbell Kingdom reports.

Thompson will get the nod at center with DeMarcus Cousins out. The Kings are going with a smaller starting lineup with Rudy Gay playing power forward.

Jason Thompson PF SAC 2 months ago

Thompson will get the nod at center Wednesday against the Clippers, the Kings' official site reports.

Thompson is returning the starting lineup due to DeMarcus Cousins' (calf) absence. In two nods is the starting center this season, Thompson averaged seven points (on 54 percent shooting), 7.5 boards, and 2.5 assists in 26 minutes.

Jason Thompson PF SAC 2 months ago

Thompson scored 18 points (7-7 FG, 4-4 FT) with three rebounds, two assists and a block in 24 minutes off the bench Monday.

He's been getting fairly steady minutes in the Kings' frontcourt since George Karl took the reins, but Thompson isn't likely to have another perfect shooting night any time soon. He can safely be left on your waiver wire in most leagues.

Jason Thompson PF SAC 2 months ago

Thompson contributed seven points, seven rebounds, one assist, and one block in just 14 minutes during Wednesday's game against the Hornets.

Thompson lost his spot in the starting lineup to Carl Landry and it's still unclear whether or not this will be a permanent fixture moving forward. Either way, Thompson is only averaging 23.4 minutes over his last 20 games, relegating his viability to deeper leagues.

Jason Thompson PF SAC 2 months ago

Thompson is coming off the bench Monday against the Hawks, Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Thompson will cede his starting power forward spot to Carl Landry, who projects as a better matchup versus the Hawks' Paul Millsap. Thompson has started the last eight games, but he's averaging only 5.4 points and 5.8 rebounds over that span.

Jason Thompson PF SAC 3 months ago

Thompson had 10 points (3-9 FG, 4-6 FT), 11 rebounds, four blocks, one assist and one steal in 33 minutes of action against Memphis on Wednesday.

Teammate DeMarcus Cousins was in foul trouble which likely led the the up tick in minutes. This was a nice statistical line, however it's Jason Thompson and he cannot be trusted.