Panathinaikos BC adds Thomas

Panathinaikos OPAP has signed Matt Thomas (29, 1.91 meters) till the end of the 2023-2024 season.

Thomas is a basketball player, born on August 4, 1994 in Illinois, USA. He is a shooting guard who last played for Chicago Bulls of NBA.

He played college basketball for the Iowa State Cyclones before starting his professional career in Europe.

Thomas played for the Los Angeles Lakers 2017 summer league team. He scored 23 points on 8–9 shooting in the summer league title game to help the Lakers to a 110–98 victory.

On August 29, 2017, Thomas signed with Monbus Obradoiro of Spain's Liga ACB. In his first professional game of his career, Thomas recorded 21 points in 4-for-5 shooting from three-point line as he helped Obradoiro win against Zaragoza.

On July 11, 2018, Thomas signed with Valencia of Spain's Liga ACB.  He won the EuroCup in 2019 with the Spanish team, averaging 12,7 points and shooting 48% from three-point range.

After that, he played for Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, and Chicago Bulls in the NBA, averaging 4 points per match in his 126 regular season performances.