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Matt Thomas Signs Three-Year Deal with Toronto Raptors

A well-deserved deal for the former Cyclone sharpshooter.

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Former Cyclone sharpshooter Matt Thomas has signed a full three-year NBA deal with the defending champion Toronto Raptors after declining his option with Valencia in Spain.

To absolutely nobody’s surprise, Matt has continued to be absolutely lethal from the perimeter over his two years since leaving Ames, shooting 47% from three on 7.5 attempts/36 minutes. For reference, Klay Thompson, widely considered to be the second-best shooter in the NBA outside of his teammate Stephen Curry, is shooting 42% for his career on 7.6 attempts per 36 minutes.

Needless to say, Matt’s earned his NBA contract, and should immediately become one of the best three-point shooters in the league from day one.