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Thompson talks Nike Global Challenge

Future Texas Longhorn Tristan Thompson has had a very busy summer traveling the globe. Last weekend, the five-star prospect made another trip, this time to Portland for the Nike Global Challenge. Burnt Orange Beat spoke with the talented star about his time in the Pacific Northwest.

Tristan Thompson has been battling a high ankle sprain for the better part of the summer, but has continued to play at a high level for the most part. Last weekend at the Nike Global Challenge, Thompson led Canada to a 2-1 record and averaged 19.0 points, 9.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.0 steals. "I thought it went real well except for the two points that we needed to go 3-0," said Thompson. "I... Recommended Stories