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Thompson, EMU’s leading rebounder, will have a chance to start his professional career in Germany.
James Thompson IV, EMU’s all-time leading rebounder, will get another professional basketball opportunity, after a stint in Korea being cut short due to the COVID-19 shutdown.
Eastern Michigan Athletics announced Monday morning that Thompson will be signing a one-year contract with Telekom Basket Bonn in Germany.
Congrats to former Eagle James Thompson IV (@J_T_IV2) on signing a one-year contract with Telekom Basket Bonn in Germany!
Thompson is the top rebounder in EMU history with 1,452!
— Eastern Michigan Men’s Basketball (@EMU_MBB) August 24, 2020