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John Robert Thompson Jr. was an American college basketball coach for the Georgetown Hoyas men's team. He became the first African-American head coach to win a major collegiate championship in basketball when he led the Hoyas to the NCAA Division I national championship in 1984. Thompson was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

John Thompson
Thompson in 1984
Personal information
Born(1941-09-02)September 2, 1941
Washington, D.C.
DiedAugust 30, 2020(2020-08-30) (aged 78)
Arlington, Virginia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight269 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High schoolArchbishop Carroll
(Washington, D.C.)
CollegeProvidence (1961–1964)
NBA draft1964 / Round: 3 / Pick: 25th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career1964–1966
PositionCenter
Number5
Coaching career1966–1999
Career history
As player:
19641966Boston Celtics
As coach:
1966–1972St. Anthony HS
1972–1999Georgetown
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As coach:

Stats  at NBA.com
Stats  at Basketball-Reference.com
Career coaching record
College596–239 (.714)
Basketball Hall of Fame as coach
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2006
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John Thompson - Biography, Age, Wiki, Facts and Family

John Thompson

John Thompson's About

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College basketball coach for the Georgetown University men's team. He was the first African-American head coach to win a Basketball Collegiate Championship. He was inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. 

John Thompson Family life

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He had two sons named John and Ronny Thompson. 

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John Thompson Before Fame

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He played two seasons for the Boston Celtics in the 1960s. 

John Thompson Trivia

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He was head coach of the 1988 US National Basketball team. 

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John Thompson Height Weight

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At the age of 79, John Thompson height is 6 ft 9 in (2.08 m).

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He coached the great Allen Iverson at Georgetown. 

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Facts About John Thompson

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● John Thompson was born on September 2, 1941 (age 78) in Washington, United States
● He is a celebrity coach
● His height is 6 ft 9 in (2.08 m)
● His salary is $400 Thousand



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