Sport NBA free agent rumors: Nuggets sign Isaiah Thomas to 1-year deal

07:16  13 july  2018
07:16  13 july  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The Nuggets have signed Isaiah Thomas to a one-year deal, according to ESPN.com, to reunite with Michael Malone, who coached him with the Kings.

The report states the deal is for the league's veteran minimum.

Thomas was traded to the Cavaliers last season as a part of the Kyrie Irving deal, but he never fully recovered from an injured hip. He was then dealt to the Lakers, where he averaged 15.6 points in 17 games.

Before the injury, Thomas had developed into one of the game's elite scoring point guards, averaging 28.9 points in 2016-17 with the Celtics. But questions remain regarding his long-term health.

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2018/19 NBA Free Agents . Free Agent Rumors : Crawford, Ellington, Bjelica, Williams. 3. Nikola Jokic, C, Nuggets (RFA) Like Durant, Jokic is unlikely to generate much drama with his free agent decision. 21. Isaiah Thomas , G, Lakers A year ago, Thomas looked like a potential

Denver Nuggets . Detroit Pistons. Golden State Warriors. The organization had until Monday, July 9, to decide on whether or not to guarantee his deal . View more player salaries. NEWSLETTER. Sign up. Always fresh, no spam, guaranteed! Podcast Analyzing the top role players who changed teams in NBA free agency .

The Nuggets finished last season 46-36, but still missed out on the playoffs in the loaded Western Conference. Second-year pro Jamal Murray started at point guard for them last season, scoring 16.7 points per game.

Denver also re-signed Will Barton this offseason, and posses two stars in Gary Harris and Nikola Jokic. If Thomas can return halfway to his 2016-17 form, the Nuggets could be very dangerous next season.

The Nuggets evidently aren't scared off by injury concerns, as they selected Michael Porter Jr. in the first round of the NBA Draft even though he suffered a back injury at Missouri.

NBA free agency: Isaiah Thomas was open to returning to Celtics .
Thomas signed with the Nuggets this month but had reached out to Celtics general manager Danny Ainge before his contract was finalized.In an exclusve interview with ESPN, the Nuggets point guard opened up about the struggles of last season as he dealt with nagging injuries and numerous trades.

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