Omar Thomas (196 cm, University of Texas El Paso’05) is returning to Italy to play with Banco Di Sardegna Sassari (Seria A). It will be the third time the forward has played in Italy after previously playing for Rieti, Brindisi, Avellino, and Rimini. Last season the American was in the Russian PBL with Krasnye Krylya Samara where he played 14 league games and averaged 8.6ppg, 2.7rpg, and 1.1apg. Thomas was also in action in the EuroChallenge, playing 15 games and averaging 12.1 points and 4.6 rebounds per game.
During the 2011/2012 season Omar Thomas played for Red Star Belgrade. He featured in 14 Adriatic League games and picked up numbers of 12.2ppg and 5.2rpg.