Charles Thomas (basketball, born 1969)

Charles Thomas (born October 3, 1969) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is currently an assistant coach for Duquesne University.

Charles Thomas
Duquesne Dukes
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueAtlantic 10 Conference
Personal information
Born (1969-10-03) October 3, 1969 (age 50)
Dayton, Ohio
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolEverett (Lansing, Michigan)
CollegeEastern Michigan (1987–1991)
NBA draft1991 / Undrafted
Playing career1991–2006
PositionShooting guard
Coaching career2006–present
Career history
As player:
1991–1992Detroit Pistons
As coach:
2006–2007Radford (assistant)
2007–2009Northwood (assistant)
2009–2017Akron (assistant)
2017–presentDuquesne (assistant)
Stats at

Born in Dayton, Ohio, Thomas played for Everett High School in Lansing, Michigan then played in college for Eastern Michigan University. He played professionally for the Detroit Pistons for the 1991-1992 season.

Charles Thomas also played four seasons in the Australian NBL, two seasons with the Wollongong Hawks, and two with the Adelaide 36ers.[1] Thomas was a part of the 2000/01 championship-winning Wollongong Hawks club, before departing the club at the end of the next season for Adelaide. Charles Thomas is the twin brother of former NBA player Carl Thomas.[2]


  1. ^ NBL stats @
  2. ^ "Eastern Michigan University Athletics Staff Directory: Carl Thomas, Asst. Men's Basketball Coach". Archived from the original on 2007-08-22. Retrieved 2007-09-06.

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