Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Ian Thomsen, who joined the magazine in February 1998, is one of SI's top basketball scribes. Along with writing columns and features for SI, Thomsen is a frequent contributor to SI.com.
Before joining SI, Thomsen spent six years in Europe as the sports columnist for the International Herald Tribune, the world's largest international English-language daily. While at the paper, Thomsen covered a wide array of sports, such as soccer, tennis, track, basketball and golf. He also has covered major events, including the 1994 World Cup, the 1996 Olympics and the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
Thomsen, who graduated from Northwestern with a journalism degree in 1983, has also worked for The Boston Globe and was a feature writer for The National.
Thomsen lives with his wife and two children near Boston.
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