THORNTON, BOOTSY

Height: 1.95
Born: 30 July, 1977
Nationality: United States of America
Player Gallery
Euroleague 2014-15 individual rankings
Career Notes
played high-school basketball at Dunbar HS, Md…played college basketball at Tallahassee JC (1995-97) and at St. John's University (1997-00)…moved to Italy on January '01 signed by Pallacanestro Cantù…played there till the 2002-03 championship…signed for the 2003-04 season by Mens Sana Basket Siena…played there also the 2004-05 championship…moved to Spain for the 2005-06 season, signed by FC Barcelona...signed for the 2006-07 season by Girona CB...back to Italy for the 2007-08 season, signed by Mens Sana Basket Siena...moved to Turkey for the 2008-09 season, signed by Efes Pilsen Istanbul…played there till the 2010-11 championship...back to Italy for the 2011-12 season, signed by Mens Sana Basket Siena...signed for the 2012-13 season by Dinamo Sassari...moved to France on December'13, signed for the 2013-14 season, signed by SIG Strasbourg.
Miscellaneous
named to the 2007-08 All-Euroleague Second Team...named the 2007-08 Euroleague February MVP...named the 2010-11 Euroleague Week-2 MVP...won the 2003-04, 2007-08 and 2011-12 Italian National Championship with Mens Sana Basket Siena…won the 2008-09 Turkish National Championship with Efes Pilsen Istanbul...won the 2009 Turkish National Cup with Efes Pilsen Istanbul...won the 2012 Italian National Cup with Mens Sana Basket Siena...won the 2007 Italian Super Cup with Mens Sana Basket Siena...won the 2009 Turkish President Cup with Efes Pilsen Istanbul...won the 2007 FIBA EuroCup with Girona CB...played the 2004 Italian All Star Game…played the 2009 Turkish All Star Game...named the 1997-98 National Junior College Player of the Year…named to the 1998-99 All Big East 2nd Team…named to the 1999-00 All Big East 3rd Team.
Euroleague Career Highs
Index rating33Montepaschi Siena vs. FORTITUDO BOLOGNA4/29/2004
Points26Montepaschi Siena vs. FORTITUDO BOLOGNA4/29/2004
Offensive rebounds6Montepaschi Siena vs. Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv3/31/2005
Defensive rebounds7Real Madrid vs. Anadolu Efes Istanbul2/3/2011
Total rebounds11FORTITUDO BOLOGNA vs. Montepaschi Siena12/10/2003
Assists8Real Madrid vs. Anadolu Efes Istanbul1/14/2009
Steals8Montepaschi Siena vs. Partizan NIS Belgrade2/14/2008
Blocks2Montepaschi Siena vs. Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul3/9/2005
Minutes43Union Olimpija Ljubljana vs. Anadolu Efes Istanbul10/20/2010
CAREER STATS
Euroleague
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
2003-04 Montepaschi Siena 22 303 13.8 68/160 42.5 27/74 36.5 86/114 75.4 108 40 57 0
2004-05 Montepaschi Siena 19 230 12.1 52/118 44.1 21/60 35 63/85 74.1 66 36 56 3
2005-06 Winterthur FC Barcelona 20 124 6.2 34/70 48.6 10/27 37 26/40 65 58 14 22 1
2007-08 Montepaschi Siena 24 253 10.5 66/114 57.9 26/80 32.5 43/59 72.9 65 32 35 1
2008-09 Efes Pilsen 10 128 12.8 23/41 56.1 18/41 43.9 28/35 80 40 11 31 0
2009-10 Efes Pilsen 16 143 8.9 38/78 48.7 9/49 18.4 40/48 83.3 61 18 44 1
2010-11 Efes Pilsen 16 138 8.6 32/60 53.3 16/42 38.1 26/29 89.7 89 16 18 2
2011-12 Montepaschi Siena 11 59 5.4 19/47 40.4 4/14 28.6 9/11 81.8 31 6 12 0
TOTALS 138 1378 10 332/688 48.3 131/387 33.9 321/421 76.2 518 173 275 8
AVERAGES 138 1378 10 332/688 48.3 131/387 33.9 321/421 76.2 3.8 1.3 2 0.1
Eurocup
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
2012-13 Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari 6 112 18.7 18/35 51.4 19/41 46.3 19/21 90.5 25 9 14 0
2013-14 Strasbourg 6 66 11 7/18 38.9 14/28 50 10/11 90.9 23 4 6 1
TOTALS 12 178 14.8 25/53 47.2 33/69 47.8 29/32 90.6 48 13 20 1
AVERAGES 12 178 14.8 25/53 47.2 33/69 47.8 29/32 90.6 4 1.1 1.7 0.1
Career Stats
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Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
1995/96  Tallahassee 29 518 17.9 194/318 61 13/39 33.3 91/126 72.2 164 92 89 12
1996/97  Tallahassee 36 811 22.5 144/309 46.6 67/159 42.1 142/198 71.7 212 83 166 15
1998/99  St. John’s 37 550 14.9 170/307 55.4 53/139 38.1 51/79 64.6 168 54 66 7
1999/00  St. John’s 33 504 15.3 146/259 56.4 55/155 35.5 47/82 57.3 180 79 95 11
2000/01  Cantù 34 603 17.7 173/338 51.2 45/135 33.3 122/154 79.2 180 106 54 3
2001/02  Cantù 44 681 15.5 192/338 56.8 66/177 37.3 99/130 76.2 259 142 85 10
2002/03  Cantù 37 662 17.9 191/345 55.4 46/156 29.5 142/180 78.9 228 118 64 4
2003/04  MS Siena 43 683 15.9 193/323 59.8 43/113 38.1 170/207 82.1 243 198 114 8
2004/05  MS Siena 36 509 14.1 138/255 54.1 32/104 30.8 137/171 80.1 203 92 82 12
2005/06  Barcelona 25 211 8.4 62/109 56.9 21/61 34.4 24/32 75 77 21 42 1
2006/07  Girona 28 144 5.1 38/74 51.4 17/62 27.4 17/19 89.5 44 14 23 3
2007/08  MS Siena 45 446 9.9 113/201 56.2 46/129 35.7 82/101 81.2 145 57 54 1
2008/09  Efes Pilsen 40 391 9.8 101/177 57.1 38/108 35.2 75/103 72.8 145 62 118 4
2009/10  Efes Pilsen 34 336 9.9 93/160 58.1 30/85 35.3 60/73 82.2 151 40 97 7
2010/11  Efes Pilsen 34 273 8 80/146 54.8 19/69 27.5 56/66 84.8 151 41 75 4
2011/12  MS Siena 36 213 6.4 62/130 47.7 28/59 47.5 23/29 79.3 99 19 43 2
2012/13  Sassari 35 40 13.1 89/186 47.8 68/192 35.4 78/88 88.6 146 56 59 3
2013/14  Strasbourg 27 274 10.1 47/77 61.0 53/123 43.1 21/26 80.8 66 25 45 1