Tina Thompson hired as a Scout for the Portland Trailblazers

The Portland Trailblazers have added Tina Thompson to their staff as a scout. Here’s the press release from the team:

Tina Thompson enters her first season as a scout for the Trail Blazers after serving as the head coach of the Virginia Cavaliers women’s basketball team from 2018-2022. Thompson’s storied playing career culminated in her induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2018. She is a four-time WNBA Champion with the Houston Comets, a nine-time WNBA All-Star and an eight-time All-WNBA honoree. Internationally, Thompson earned championships in the Russian National League, EuroLeague and Romanian National League while also earning gold medals with Team USA at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics. As a part of the 25th anniversary of the WNBA in 2021, the USC alum was named to The W25, commemorating the top 25 WNBA players of all time.

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