(LONDON, ON) – The London Lightning are pleased to announce the signing of veteran Canadian guard, Terry Thomas, as IR designate during the 2019-20 NBL Canada season. The 6'4 Thomas enters his fifth season in the National Basketball League of Canada after stops with the Island Storm, Moncton Magic and last season with the Halifax Hurricanes. Thomas was named the Canadian Player of the Year during the 2016-17 season where he was also named to the league's First Team All-Defense, First Team All-League and First Team All-Canadian. In 129 career games, Thomas has averages of 17.4 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
"Terry is a two-way player with a fiery competitive streak. He has played in big games and brings veteran leadership and a will to win, which aligns with our culture. We're happy to add him to our mix and I have no doubt he will fit seamlessly". – Head Coach Doug Plumb
"I am excited to come to London to be apart of something great and win a championship with this team". – Terry Thomas
Get your first look at Terry Thomas in Lightning colours, February 1st when the Lightning return home to the Budweiser Gardens to play the visiting KW Titans. For tickets to the next home game make sure to visit the Budweiser Gardens Box Office or go to www.lightningbasketball.ca
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