Cameron Bouchea Thomas is an American-based professional basketball player; he plays for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was a consensus 5-star recruit, and Cam was one of the best shooting guards.
Cam Thomas Early Life:
Cam was born on 13th October 2001, in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. He is Japanese-born and holds American nationality.
When he was five years old, Cam became interested in basketball, and Kove Byrant was his idol. At seven, he won a contest by achieving 33 free throws in a row.
Cam Thomas Family Background:
Cam was born to Leslie Thomas and Dale MacMillan. Leslie was a high school basketball player in Virginia and then joined the army in 1990. She was posted in Japan when she gave birth to Cam. He was raised with an elder sister, Shaniece Collins, as a single parent. Cam has given credited his mother for his success.
Cam Thomas Education:
Cam attended Oscar F. Smith High School (Chesapeake, Virginia). As a freshman, he began playing basketball for the school’s team but did not play in his sophomore season.
Further, he got transferred to Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Virginia) for his junior season. Cam averaged a team-high 26.2 points, 3.4 assists per game, and 3.8 rebounds; and led his team to a 31–5 record. In July 2019, at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League, he was named Offensive Player of the Year after recording 29.5 points per game for Boo Williams. As a senior, he recorded 31.5 points, 6 rebounds, and 3.4 assists per game, marking himself as the program’s all-time leading scorer. Cam posted 30-plus points in 9 games, including two 40-point performances; he also led his team to the Tournament of Champions title, where Cam was named most valuable player. In addition, he was selected to play in the Jordan Brand Classic.
On 18th November 2019, Cam enrolled at Louisiana State University and committed to playing college basketball for LSU. He chose LSU over an offer from UCLA after taking official visits to both universities. However, he was in university for only a year, as in the 2021 draft, he was picked.
Cam Thomas Physical stats:
Cam stands 6 ft 3 in tall and weighs around 95 kg. He has curly hair and black colored eyes, with an athletic fit physics. Further, he keeps a small mustache and beard.
Cam Thomas Birth Signs:
According to Cam’s birthdate, he falls under the zodiac Libra. Currently, he is 21 years old. His ruling planet is Venus, and his birth element is Air.
Cam Thomas Net worth:
Cam’s estimated networth should be around $1 million, as he has just started his professional career.
Cam Thomas Relationship Status:
Cam is single and unmarried. No past relationship records have been found; the young player wants to concern about his professional career.
Cam Thomas Career:
On 26th November 2020, Cam debuted in Thomas’s college, scoring 27 points in a 94–81 win against SIU Edwardsville. He led all first-year students and scored 23 points per game, with an average of 3.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. Cam was named to the First Team All-SEC. On 15th April 2021, he declared for the 2021 NBA draft and forwent his remaining college years.
In the 2021 NBA draft, Cam was selected with the 27th pick by the Brooklyn Nets. Further, he was included in the roster of the Brooklyn Nets to play in the 2021 NBA Summer League. On 5th August 2021, he signed with the Brooklyn Nets. Cam was named NBA Summer League MVP, averaging 27 points per game. In addition, he was also the League leading scorer and was named to the Summer League 1st Team. On 19th October 2021, Cam debuted in the NBA and scored 2 points against Milwaukee Bucks in a 104–127 loss. On 20th November, in an assignment with the Long Island Nets, Cam scored 46 points against the Raptors 905 in a 114–110 win.
Further, he joined the Nets’ 2022 NBA Summer League roster. On 18th July 2022, Cam was named to the All-NBA Summer League First Team. On 10th December, he scored 33 points (a then-career-high) in a 136–133 win over the Indiana Pacers.
On 4th February 2023, Cam scored 44 points (then-career-high) in a 125–123 win over the Washington Wizards. In the following game, he scored a new career-high 47 points against the Los Angeles Clippers in a 124–116 loss. Cam became the 2nd youngest player in NBA history to score a minimum of 40 points in consecutive games after LeBron James.
Cam Thomas Social Appearance:
Cam has a profile on Instagram and Twitter with around 170K and 22K followers, respectively.
Cam Thomas is an uprising name in the athletic world. He started his professional career by making records and earning titles. With his playing style, Cam has earned fans worldwide. We wish Cam all the best in his career.