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Media Release: Tristan Thompson brings NBA Championship Trophy to his hometown


​BRAMPTON, ON: During a visit to Brampton, Tristan Thompson, centre for the 2016 NBA Champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers, will bring the Larry O’Brien Trophy to the Brampton Soccer Centre.

On Friday at 10:30 am, Thompson will stop by the Centre where he will be presented with a Key to the City. All members of the public are welcome to attend the event.

Date:             Friday, August 26, 2016
Time:             10:30 to 11 am   
Location:        Brampton Soccer Centre, outdoor basketball court
                      1495 Sandalwood Pkwy E, Brampton, ON L6R 0K2

ABOUT TRISTAN THOMPSON
• NBA forward known for his rebounding ability, Thompson was selected fourth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2011 and he helped the team win the NBA Championship in 2016.
• He played one year of college basketball for the University of Texas before declaring for the 2011 NBA Draft.
• He played high school basketball at St. Marguerite d'Youville Secondary School in Brampton.

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​MEDIA CONTACT
Natalie Stogdill
Media Coordinator
City of Brampton
905.874.3654 | natalie.stogdill@brampton.ca