Olympiacos Piraeus struck quickly to sign guard Thomas Walkup
to a multiyear deal. Walkup (1.93 meters, 28 years old) spent the past three seasons with Zalgiris Kaunas, where he made his EuroLeague debut. He averaged 8.2 points, 4.5 assists and 1.1 steals per game last season. Walkup helped Zalgiris win the Lithuanian League each season he was there as well as a pair of Lithuanian Cups. After playing college basketball at Stephen F. Austin State University from 2012 to 2016, Walkup started his pro career with Windy City of the D-League. In the summer of 2017, he signed his first contract in Europe with MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg of Germany.