Notes: 2009: Selected by Miami in 2nd round (43rd overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to New Orleans for two 2nd round draft picks, June 25th...2010: NBA All-Rookie Second Team...2011: Traded to Sacramento with cash for Carl Landry, Feb. 23rd; Re-signed with Sacramento to a four-year deal worth $31.5 million, Dec. 9th...2014: Traded to Brooklyn for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans, Feb. 19th; Traded to Boston in a three-team deal, July 10th.
The consensus SEC Player of the Year in 2008-09, Thornton was the first player in more than a decade to average at least 20 ppg for the LSU Tigers with his 21.1 ppg...A candidate for the Wooden Award, Thornton was also selected First-Team All-SEC as a senior as he posted seven games with at least 30 points...Saw limited action in the first two games of the 2008-09 versus Jackson State and Alcorn State, scoring a total of just 13 points, which made a difference in his final stats...Averaged nearly 34 minutes per game as a junior in 2007-08, posting 19.6 ppg and 5.6 rpg...With 90 three-point baskets as a junior, Thornton recorded the second-highest single-season total in LSU history, en route to placing second in the SEC in scoring...Prior to arriving at LSU he played two years at Kilgore College where he was named a First-Team All-American.
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