|Birth Day||July 13, 1954|
|Birth Place||Shelby, NC|
|Age||66 YEARS OLD|
Four-time NBA All-Star who was selected first overall in the 1975 NBA Draft; played for the Denver Nuggets and Seattle SuperSonics in a career that spanned from 1975 to 1984; scored 73 points in a single game on April 9, 1978.
In 1974, he led North Carolina State to its first-ever NCAA championship.
He married Kathy Thompson in 1978.
Michael Jordan said that Thompson was his basketball role model as a young man.