For many fans of basketball and the Georgetown Hoyas, today marks the one-year anniversary of a very tough day when the world lost John Thompson Jr, former coach of the Hoyas.
We miss you, Coach Thompson. For every lesson, every hug and every memory - we thank you. pic.twitter.com/gSyGd8mknC— Patrick Ewing (@CoachEwing33) August 30, 2021
The Player’s Tribune shared a clip from Allen Iverson talking about Thompson and Georgetown.
“I always cared what he thought. You know what I mean? I always wanted to prove to him, with all my baggage, that coming in I wasn’t a bad apple.” @alleniverson shares his relationship with legendary @GeorgetownHoops coach John Thompson. pic.twitter.com/UReRyhlA5n— The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) August 30, 2021
Patrick Waring and NBS Sports Hour shared a couple videos, too.
The Daily Coach recently put together some lessons from Coach Thompson.
Legendary @GeorgetownHoops Coach John Thompson passed away one year ago today, but his lessons in communication, motivation & conflict navigation remain relevant for leaders of all backgrounds.— The Daily Coach (@TheDaily_Coach) August 30, 2021
Here are 3 lessons of his we'd be wise to reflect on ⬇️https://t.co/FjV67laNp7
Kyle Adams shared an episode of his “It’s BIGGER Than Basketball” podcast.
RUN IT BACK— Kyle Adams, M.Ed. (@coachka20) August 30, 2021
We hosted a 4 week zoom series entitled “The Luxury Of Huddle Up” discussing John Thompson’s transformative autobiography
I CAME AS A SHADOW!
Our finale with co author @jessewashington was
SO DOPE, we had to reshare it! ⬇️
Here are some posts from Casual Hoya:
And, of course, revisit a few episodes of Kente Korner.
Here's a link to Gene's story, where he spoke to many former and current coaches about Big John. https://t.co/LbZIIBd6xI— Bobby Bancroft (@BobbyBancroft) September 1, 2020
Latest Kente Korner is up!— Bobby Bancroft (@BobbyBancroft) September 17, 2020
Monica McNutt @McNuttMonica joined me to discuss her feature on Georgetown legend John Thompson Jr on The Undefeated as well as other experienceshttps://t.co/iXDlGb9CcJ
Listen below @CasualHoyahttps://t.co/kXLhUVNwtP
Latest Kente Korner is up!— Bobby Bancroft (@BobbyBancroft) October 21, 2020
Longtime Providence/Big East insider Kevin McNamara joined to talk John Thompson Jr, the upcoming Big East season, Hoyas/Friars and even some Huskies
Also check out @KevinMcNamara33
new site https://t.co/BE9bkaU5zL@CasualHoyahttps://t.co/bdTuaBex0i