Sport Watch an emotional Isaiah Thomas get introduced in Boston before Game 1 vs. Bulls

02:40  17 april  2017
02:40  17 april  2017 Source:   foxsports.com

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  Watch an emotional Isaiah Thomas get introduced in Boston before Game 1 vs. Bulls © Greg M. Cooper

The 22-year-old sister of Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas died in a car accident Saturday morning, and Thomas decided to play in Sunday’s playoff-opener at home against the Bulls despite dealing with the tragedy.

He was understandably emotional in the moments leading up to tip-off, and received a thunderous ovation as he was introduced to the fans in attendance.

Thomas honored his late sister with a message on his sneakers.

Isaiah Thomas will play in Game 1 following sister's death

  Isaiah Thomas will play in Game 1 following sister's death Isaiah Thomas will suit up amid tragedy. While the Boston Celtics point guard is "struggling," he intends to play in Sunday's first-round series opener versus the Chicago Bulls, head coach Brad Stevens announced.The contest comes just one day after Thomas' sister, Chyna, was killed in a car accident.It was possible the 28-year-old would forego playing in the game to return to his hometown of Tacoma, Wash., to be with his family. Instead, the All-Star participated in Boston's walk-through and will be in the starting lineup for the 6:30 p.m. ET tip at TD Garden.

Isaiah Thomas decided to play in Game 1 of the Celtics' first-round series against the Bulls despite the death of his Before the game , Thomas was quite emotional as he tried to get ready to play. Isaiah Thomas is introduced in front of his home crowd! #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/mveoz6ffke.

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And once the game got going, there was no sign that he was feeling the weight of the circumstances.

Isaiah Thomas loses tooth during Game 1 vs. Wizards .
The Boston Celtics got off to a rough start against the Washington Wizards in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Sunday, but no one had a tougher time than Isaiah Thomas.Midway through the first quarter, Thomas had one of his front teeth knocked out. It happened on a play where he was trying to steal the ball from Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. and was elbowed in the face. Thomas calmly picked the tooth up off the floor and soldiered on.

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