Tristan Thompson is ‘seeking to depart’ the Cleveland Cavaliers, a supply tells HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY — suggesting he could possibly be taking a look at a California-based group.
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 enjoying for the Cleveland Cavaliers since his rookie 12 months in 2011, however is courting one other group as he seems to make a change. “As a lot as cash is essential, and Cleveland can provide him essentially the most, he’s seeking to be nearer to LA so he could 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 based mostly 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 essential gamers and need to see if they have to spend their cash elsewhere,” the supply revealed.
There’s nonetheless a risk that Tristan may stay again east, and even again in his hometown of Toronto, Ontario. “The Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors have put out their feelers as effectively,” they insider added, noting that information of Tristan’s transfer shall be pretty quickly. “Until Cleveland brings the brinks truck out for Tristan he’s seeking to depart the group and can signal with one other group earlier than Thanksgiving,” they stated. “His brokers are going to be working extra time this weekend to get him the most effective deal however the probability of him signing with a brand new group is within the forefront to occur within the subsequent couple days and certain 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 Preserving Up With The Kardashians star revealed in a latest episode that the pair had not slept together.
“For nearly a 12 months now, you’ve been a distinct 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 have been collectively? Certainly one of my fears is you’re going to maintain appearing like this till you get what you need, and once 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 some extent the place I do know what I need you in my life,” he revealed. “Clearly we’re at all times going to be in one another’s lives as a result of we have [our daughter], however I need greater than that.”