Etan Thomas, American professional basketball player, poet. Named Defensive Player of Year, Big East Conference, 2000, First Team All-Conference, 2000.
Thomas, Etan was born on April 1, 1978 in Harlem, New York, United States. Son of Deborah Thomas.
Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Syracuse University, New York, 2000.
Center Washington Wizards, 2001—2009, Minnesota Timberwolves, 2009, Oklahoma City Thunder, 2009—2010, Atlanta Hawks, since 2010. Political speaker and activist.
More than an Athlete: Poems by Etan Thomas
- With the conviction of a Bill Russell, and the poetic finesse of Muhammad Ali, Thomas takes on controversial topics such as The Death Penalty, the GOP, racism and abortion.
Author: (volume of poetry) More Than An Athlete, 2005. Contributor articles to The Huffington Post.