Tristan Thompson is ‘trying to go away’ the Cleveland Cavaliers, a supply tells HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY — suggesting he might be taking a look at a California-based staff.
Tristan Thompson, 29, is “trying 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 12 months in 2011, however is courting one other staff as he appears to make a change. “As a lot as cash is necessary, and Cleveland may give him essentially the most, he’s trying to be nearer to LA so he may 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 can 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 which will have waned since they’re coping with accidents to a few of their fundamental gamers and need to see if they need to spend their cash elsewhere,” the supply revealed.
There may be nonetheless a chance 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 nicely,” they insider added, noting that information of Tristan’s transfer can be pretty quickly. “Except Cleveland brings the brinks truck out for Tristan he’s trying to go away the staff and can signal with one other staff earlier than Thanksgiving,” they stated. “His brokers are going to be working time beyond regulation this weekend to get him one of the best deal however the chance of him signing with a brand new staff 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 seemed 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 current 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 presently? 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 once you do, you’re going to show into the outdated 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 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.”