Public Figure Profiles

Brooks Thompson

Brooks James Thompson (July 19, 1970 – June 9, 2016) was an American basketball coach and retired player who played for the Orlando Magic, Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) guard who played his college ball at Texas A&M University and Oklahoma State University, he was selected by the Orlando Magic in the first round (27th overall) of the 1994 NBA Draft.Thompson attended Littleton High School in Littleton, Colorado, where he was named the Colorado player of the year in 1989 and led Littleton to 24–0 record and the state 4A title.

In his NBA career, Thompson played in 168 games and scored a total 760 points. On November 26, 1996, as a member of the Nuggets, he scored a career high 26 points against the Suns. He also played a few games in the Greek league for Iraklis Thessaloniki.

On April 19, 2006, Thompson was named head coach of the men's basketball team of the University of Texas at San Antonio. On November 15, 2009, UTSA defeated the University of Iowa, UTSA's first ever win versus a Big Ten Conference school. On March 16, 2011, Thompson guided UTSA to the school's first ever NCAA Tournament win when the Roadrunners defeated Alabama State 70–61. On March 10, 2016, he was fired by UTSA following a 5–27 record.

In April 2016, Thompson was diagnosed with double organ failure. His condition initially improved from critical to stable, but he had to be rushed to a hospital with sepsis just days later, and died on June 9, 2016.

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Some of their strengths

Brooks Thompson has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Imaginative, Creative, Compassionate, Loyal, Caring, Altruistic, and Intellectual.

Intuitive and Imaginative

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Brooks Thompson is someone who is a highly intuitive, creative and imaginative person who is very loyal, caring and compassionate to others. A person who seems to identify with family, heritage and ancestry.

Active and Precise

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Brooks Thompson well know them as someone who can be tough, active, and sharp, like a sword.

Truthful and Kind

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Brooks Thompson as someone who is honest, compassionate, imaginative, and instinctual.

A person who enjoys new challlenges, is a magnet for attracting other creative types, good at identifying opportunities, and who is good at forming loyal, lifelong friendships.

Influential and Dynamic

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Brooks Thompson is someone who tends to be focused on spreading ideas, information, and activities.

They are also someone who is calm, comforting, and stable, and who loves stability and being a good friend and loyal partner.

Traditional and Patient

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Brooks Thompson tends to be someone who is a patient person that is very emotional, has a very sharp memory, has an ability to understand people, and who tends to be traditional and frugal.

Some of Brooks Thompson's challenges

While Brooks Thompson has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Brooks Thompson can be Emotional, Standoffish, Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Short-tempered, Impulsive, and Unrealistic.

Emotional and Standoffish

One of Brooks Thompson's key challenges is that they are someone who can be emotional and standoffish.

Brooks Thompson must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs, and can be short-tempered and aggressive, and can be excessive and unrealistic.

Unrealistic and Indecisive

Brooks Thompson is someone who can be unrealistic, indecisive, and lacking in confidence, who can be impulsive when it comes to making important decisions, have difficulty collaborating with others, can be argumentative and not willling to accept criticism, and who can be disappointed by the high expectations they place on others.

Sensitive and Money-oriented

Finally, Brooks Thompson also can have mood swings, be overly sensititive, and be a bit rigid and materialistic.

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