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Sports Isiah Thomas: LeBron is 'the Einstein of basketball'

05:25  22 september  2020
05:25  22 september  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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Isaiah Thomas - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA. Isaiah Jamar Thomas ▪ Twitter: isaiahthomas. (King in the Fourth, Pizza Guy). Position: Point Guard and Shooting Guard ▪ Shoots: Left.

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Detroit Pistons legend Isiah Thomas believes LeBron James is in a category of his own when it comes to basketball IQ.

Thomas compared James to Albert Einstein in an interview with Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, highlighting the fact that the Los Angeles Lakers star went straight from high school to the NBA.

"Look at every legend's coaching tree and you can see how, philosophically, their greatness is formed," Thomas explained. "Kareem, Magic, Bird, Jordan, myself, you can look at our coaches in college and the pros and study the way we learned the game.

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Isiah Thomas - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA. Isiah Lord Thomas III ▪ Twitter: IsiahThomas . (Zeke, The Baby-Faced Assassin, Tuss, Pocket Magic). Position: Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right.

Isiah "Zeke" Thomas was one of the greatest "small men" ever to play professional basketball . His only peer at point guard in the NBA during the 1980s was the Lakers' Like many of his teammates, Thomas was tempestuous, edgy, vocal and not opposed to balling up his fist when he felt the need.

"LeBron James came out of high school. Who was his teacher? LeBron is a genius-type basketball mind, and that's why I refer to him as the Einstein of basketball."

Thomas also shared his thoughts on where he thinks James stands in the GOAT debate.

"We've had players dominate certain areas, but we've never seen a player that truly does it all. And he's done it, without fail, for 17 years," Thomas said. "For now, Kareem is the best that's ever done it. But by the time he's done, LeBron James will be the best we have ever seen play the game of basketball."

The 35-year-old James is currently vying for his fourth NBA championship and first with the Lakers, who hold a 2-0 series lead over the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference finals.

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Isiah Lord Thomas III (born April 30, 1961) is an American former basketball player who played professionally for the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A point guard, the 12-time NBA All-Star was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History and inducted into the


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