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Video: Deon Thompson Season Highlights

Highlights of 2009 North Carolina National Champion Deon Thompson playing overseas for San Pablo Burgos in Burgos, Spain. Thompson graduated from UNC having played in 152 career college games, the most of any player in men's college basketball history at the time.

Video: Deon Thompson European League Season Highlights

Highlights of former Tar Heel forward and 2009 NCAA champion Deon Thompson from this past season playing for team Crvena Zvezda in Belgrade, Serbia.

The Primary Break: UNC-UVa. Quick Takes

Justin Jackson scored 18 of his 20 points in the first half. On the night, he moved past Brendan Haywood and Deon Thompson into 34th place on the all-time scoring list with 1,415 points. Kennedy Meeks had a huge 13-point, 7-rebound second half. He also blocked three shots in the game to move past Serge Zwikker into 13th place on UNC’s all-time list with 134.

Deon Thompson Signs With Belgrade Club

Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade added depth to its frontcourt with the addition of forward Deon Thompson until the end of the season, the club announced on Monday. Thompson spent the first part of the season with Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul, where he appeared in 13 games in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. This is Thompson's fifth EuroLeague season.

Deon Thompson gets married, members of UNC basketball family reunite

Former Tar Heel forward and 2009 National Champion Deon Thompson got married this weekend in Winston Salem, N.C....The wedding party contained members of various generations and teams from the UNC family ---- Thompson played with Marcus Ginyard and Danny Green, but was never on the same team as Marvin Williams (Thompson's best man) and Sean May.

Photo: UNC basketball family in the Dean Dome

On Wednesday, members of the Carolina basketball family were in Chapel Hill to help work UNC's basketball camp and take part in the annual player-alumni scrimmage. Pictured: Tyler Hansbrough, Ed Davis, Reyshawn Terry, Sean May, Marvin Williams, Raymond Felton, Byron Sanders, Jawad Williams, Tyler Zeller, Wayne Ellington, David Noel, Deon Thompson, and Quentin Thomas.

Photo: Deon Thompson's team wins Israeli league title

Deon Thompson is currently a player for Hapoel Jerusalem of the Israeli Premier League. The team recently won its league title. This photo shows Thompson, draped in the American flag, celebrating his team's victory.

Lucas: Chapel Hill Continues Danny Green Love Affair

Nothing in the past five years prepared Danny Green for what happened at Kenan Stadium on Saturday. When Green was told he'd be honored at the end of the first quarter, he thought he might wave at the crowd, soak in a couple of cheers, and go back to his seat, where he was enjoying hanging out with former teammates Deon Thompson, Bobby Frasor and Marc Campbell. That's not what happened.

Deon Thompson signs with Bayern Munich

Turkish Airlines Euroleague debutant Bayern Munich added a low-post threat to its attack with the signing of Deon Thompson. The power forward arrives from fellow German team Alba Berlin. Thompson averaged 12 points and 5.4 rebounds in 23 Euroleague games last season. He was top 10 in the regular season in both scoring (14.7 ppg.) and rebounding (6.2 rpg.) last season.

Tar Heels In The NBA Summer League

Four former Univeristy of North Carolina players are playing in the NBA Summer League this year, including rookie Reggie Bullock (Los Angeles Cippers), John Henson (Milwaukee), Kendall Marshall (Phoenix) and Deon Thompson (Chicago). Bullock was a first-round pick of the Clippers last month (25th overall) and makes his summer league debut on Friday against Atlanta in Las Vegas.

Video: Jonah Tolmaire, cousin of Deon Thompson, shows flashes of basketball stardom

Does former UNC forward Deon Thompson have a future UNC point guard in his family tree? His cousin Jonah Tolmaire is only 13-years-old but is already showing some nice potential:

Europe Interview: Deon Thompson Of Alba Berlin

Still only 24 years old, Deon Thompson has had a chance to see all aspects of European basketball by living and playing hoops in three different countries – Greece, Slovenia and Germany. The former North Carolina standout knows what it means to play in front of sometimes violent Greek basketball fans, compete in the second best league in the world, Euroleague, or practice twice a day on regular basis.

Roy Williams Press Conference Quotes

"One of the greatest things that’s happened to me in coaching, and it will be stupid to all of you, but was Deon Thompson at the banquet. We had had a sorry year and he said the greatest thing about Coach Williams was that every day he came to practice and tried to make us feel like we could get this thing turned around. I’m going to do that."

Video: 2008-2009 UNC Basketball Highlights

Video highlights from the North Carolina Tar Heels 2008-2009 NCAA Basketball Championship season featuring Ty Lawson, Tyler Hansbrough, Danny Green, Wayne Ellington, Ed Davis, Tyler Zeller, Bobby Frasor, Marcus Ginyard, Deon Thompson, and others.

Lucas: Alums Return For Camp Game

Marvin Williams was a fixture among a sideline that contained nearly a dozen former Tar Heels who played in Tuesday's camp game. Jerry Stackhouse, Deon Thompson, Jawad Williams and David Noel were among the former players who participated in the game, and Sean May and James Worthy were among a handful of Tar Heels who dotted the sideline but did not compete.

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