Birthplace: Perry, GA
NBA Seasons: 6
Al Thornton had an outstanding four-year college career at Florida State University that was capped off by a stellar senior season that awarded him a unanimoius selection to the First-Team All ACC team and runner up for the ACC Player of the Year. He led the ACC in scoring and averaged over 7 rebounds per game.
Thornton was taken 14th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, where he played three seasons before being traded to the Washington Wizards in 2010. On March 1, 2011 Al reached a buyout agreement with the Wizards and signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors, where he finished out his career.