Isaiah Thomas responds to critics of his defense
Isaiah Thomas is getting defensive about his defensive performance. Speaking with reporters on Friday, the Boston Celtics guard was critical of those who say he’s a liability on defense, per Scott Souza of GateHouse Media.
NBA star Isaiah Thomas played in Sunday's playoff game against the Chicago Bulls, just one day after the sudden death of his younger sister. The Boston
— Celtics coach Brad Stevens says Isaiah Thomas plans to play in Game 2 Tuesday night against the Chicago Bulls, then head to Washington state to Thomas attended the team’s film session and short walk-through Monday, but did not speak with the media. Stevens says that after services for Thomas ’
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas is planning to play in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said Monday that Thomas will join his teammates against the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday and then fly home to be with his family in Washington.
Brad Stevens says Isaiah's plan is to play tomorrow and then go to Tacoma Wednesday morning.
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Thomas is dealing with the tragic death of his 22-year-old sister, who was involved in a car accident on Saturday afternoon. The MVP candidate was shown on TNT before Game 1, but he somehow managed to score a team-high 33 points in a 106-102 loss on Sunday.
Isaiah Thomas’s sister killed in car accident
Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas’s younger sister, Chyna Thomas, was killed in a car accident in Washington state early Saturday morning, a source close to the family confirmed. According to Washington State Patrol spokesman Nick King, the one-car crash involving Chyna Thomas’s 1998 Toyota Camry occurred at about 5 a.m. on Interstate 5 in Federal Way, Wash., which is about 15 miles northeast of Thomas’s hometown of Tacoma.King said that two witnesses observed the car slowly veer onto a patch of grass on the left shoulder of the road before striking a cement structure.
Isaiah Jamar Thomas (born February 7, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
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Stevens has said it will be up to Thomas to decide if he wants to remain with the team, and that will be the case throughout the entire series and beyond if the Celtics advance.
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.