Tristan Thompson is ‘seeking to depart’ the Cleveland Cavaliers, a supply tells HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY — suggesting he could possibly be a California-based crew.
Tristan Thompson, 29, is “seeking to be nearer” to his ex Khloe Kardashian, 36, and their daughter True Thompson, 2. The NBA star has been taking part in for the Cleveland Cavaliers since his rookie yr in 2011, however is courting one other crew as he seems to be to make a change. “As a lot as cash is essential, and Cleveland can provide him probably the most, he’s seeking to be nearer to LA so he will be nearer to True and Khloe,” an insider near the Canadian athlete spills to HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. “Who he indicators with on the finish of the day shall be primarily based on the discussions that he already has had with Khloe and what’s proper for each of them,” they defined.
A number of groups have expressed curiosity in Tristan, together with the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers — which might base him in Los Angeles completely — in addition to San Francisco’s Golden State Warriors. “The Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers are contemplating bringing him in…Earlier this week the Golden State Warriors had curiosity however that will have waned since they’re coping with accidents to a few of their principal gamers and need to see if they have to spend their cash elsewhere,” the supply revealed.
There’s nonetheless a chance that Tristan might stay again east, and even again in his hometown of Toronto, Ontario. “The Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors have put out their feelers as properly,” they insider added, noting that information of Tristan’s transfer shall be pretty quickly. “Except Cleveland brings the brinks truck out for Tristan he’s seeking to depart the crew and can signal with one other crew earlier than Thanksgiving,” they stated. “His brokers are going to be working time beyond regulation this weekend to get him the perfect deal however the chance of him signing with a brand new crew is within the forefront to occur within the subsequent couple days and sure occur no later than Tuesday.”
Whereas Khloe and Tristan aren’t formally again collectively, the couple actively co-parent 2-year-old True. Throughout quarantine, Tristan was on-hand for True’s birthday at Khloe’s home in April, and gave the impression to be staying with the Good American founder in her recently-sold Calabasas house. When she contracted COVID-19, Tristan was even available to take care of her (from a distance) and True — however the Retaining Up With The Kardashians star revealed in a latest episode that the pair had not slept together.
“For nearly a yr now, you’ve been a special particular person,” Khloe said directly to Tristan within the KUWTK finale. “It frustrates me as a result of I’m like…why now? Why are you the person I dreamed of at the moment? Why couldn’t you be that once we had been collectively? One in all my fears is you’re going to maintain appearing like this till you get what you need, and whenever you do, you’re going to show into the previous Tristan once more,” she went on, prompting Tristan to place his playing cards out on the desk. “I’ve grown to a degree the place I do know what I need you in my life,” he revealed. “Clearly we’re all the time going to be in one another’s lives as a result of we have [our daughter], however I need greater than that.”