Isaiah Thomas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Celtics’ Thomas: “if you don’t have Kobe or Shaq or Michael Jordan, the triangle doesn’t work”

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s long been a criticism of Phil Jackson and the triangle offense: Of course he won, he had Michael Jordan, then Kobe Bryant with Shaquille O’Neal, then eventually peak Pau Gasol took over for Shaq. It’s a rather ridiculous criticism of Jackson — I’d like you to name the coach that won an NBA..." October 17

  • Isaiah Thomas exits with left wrist sprain, not considered serious

    Today's Fastbreak "Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas left Thursday night’s preseason game in Greensboro against the Charlotte Hornets with what the team is calling a “slightly sprained” left wrist. Thomas tied for a game-high 11 points through the first half, and the team’s sideline reporter Abby Chin notes that..." October 07

  • Isaiah Thomas on Horford, Durant, Celtics Contending

    Basketball Insiders "The last year has been a whirlwind for Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas. Over the past 12 months, the veteran averaged 22.2 points, 6.2 assists, three rebounds and 1.1 steals, made his first All-Star appearance and then played a major role in the recruitment of stars like Al Horford and..." September 22

  • Isaiah Thomas latest to bash his place in SI Top 100 NBA Player rankings

    Larry Brown Sports "Sports Illustrated’s ranking of the top 100 NBA players continues to annoy some of the players themselves. Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas is the latest to slam the rankings, as he came in at No. 45 despite being the key cog in the Boston Celtics team that reached the playoffs and made his..." September 16

  • Isaiah Thomas: Iverson said we're 'cut from the same cloth'

    Mass Live "Isaiah Thomas recently appeared at Allen Iverson's gala, which is cool because both guys approach (or approached) basketball like height doesn't matter. Height does matter, of course, but you couldn't always tell while watching Iverson ruin taller guys, and you can't always tell when Thomas does..." September 11

  • Celtics' Thomas: 'Nobody can guard me'

    SI " How have things been going so far with Slim Jim? Isaiah Thomas: We partnered together on their 'Settle The Beef' campaign and I've been interacting with fans via social media. So whatever the fans want to talk about - sports, the Boston Celtics, whatever I’m doing back home - I'm up for..." August 20

  • Celtics' Thomas: Numbers show I'm one of NBA's best point guards

    The Score "After coming off a year in which he led the Boston Celtics in scoring and was named to his first All-Star team, Isaiah Thomas is confident about where he ranks among the game's elite. "All I'm going to say is men lie, women lie, numbers don't," Thomas told Amanda Pflugrad of, as..." August 15

  • Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas on next contract: ‘They better bring out the Brinks truck’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Isaiah Thomas is slated to earn $6,587,132 and $6,261,395 the next two seasons. That’s less than Jerryd Bayless, D.J. Augustin and Garrett Temple. So, the Celtics’ All-Star point guard is awaiting his turn. Thomas, via A. Sherrod Blakely of CSN New England: “They better bring out the..." July 12

  • Isaiah Thomas seeks 'Brinks truck' money for his next contract

    Larry Brown Sports "Thanks to NBA teams having an increased amount of money to spend this summer due to the league’s new television deal, contracts players have secured have caused jaws to drop. When it’s time for Isaiah Thomas to ink his next contract, it’s probably going to take a lot of money to secure his..." July 10

  • Isaiah Thomas recruiting Jamal Crawford to join Celtics

    The Score "With Kevin Durant's free-agency pitch in the books, the league's tiniest recruiter is turning his sights toward the next free agent. Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas clamored for his good friend Jamal Crawford to join him in Beantown following reports the Los Angeles Clippers had made..." July 03

  • Isaiah Thomas deserves invite to USA Basketball

    NESN "Team USA basketball candidates are dropping like flies. In the past week alone, we’ve seen LaMarcus Aldridge, Steph Curry, James Harden and Russell Westbrook withdraw themselves from consideration for one reason or another. Anthony Davis, Blake Griffin and Chris Paul all are dealing with..." June 12

  • Jeff Hornacek Pushed Suns to Trade Isaiah Thomas, Suns Foolishly Listened

    Valley of the Suns "In May, there were rumors that Goran Dragic had told Jeff Hornacek he was willing to re-sign with the Phoenix Suns if they didn’t trade him (I detail here why that doesn’t actually mean much). Now, Jeff Hornacek is part of a new rumor, this one concerning the trade of Isaiah Thomas to the..." June 06

  • Isaiah Thomas on Kevin Durant: ‘That’s who I’m trying to get’

    Boston Globe "As Isaiah Thomas sat on his porch at home in Tacoma, Wash., last Monday after watching the Thunder lose Game 7 of the Western Conference finals to the Warriors, he had an idea. The Celtics point guard knows, like everyone else, that Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant will become a free agent..." June 06

  • Kevin Durant free agency rumors 2016: Isaiah Thomas opens Boston Celtics' recruitment, but quickly deletes tweet

    Mass Live "After leading the Golden State Warriors 3-1 in the Western Conference Finals, Kevin Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder dropped an epic Game 7 Monday night to bow out of the playoffs for good. Though the Thunder's relentless size, athleticism and skill pushed one of the best teams ever to the brink,..." May 31

  • ESPN hopes to spice up NBA Eastern Conference finals by bringing in Isaiah Thomas

    Awful Announcing "This year, ESPN has the honor (misfortune?) of carrying the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. It will have the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers taking on either his former team, the Miami Heat or the Toronto Raptors. It all depends on today’s Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal in..." May 16

  • Isaiah Thomas: 'I promise you I'll be back better'

    ESPN "The day after the Boston Celtics' 2015-16 season ended with a Game 6 loss to the Atlanta Hawks in the opening round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, Isaiah Thomas remained emotional about the team's early postseason exit. "Man, it still hurts," said Thomas, who had visibly red eyes after..." April 30

  • Isaiah Thomas Can’t Predict The Celtics’ Offseason Because ‘We Ain’t Got No Michael Jordan’

    Dime Magazine "The best season of the Brad Stevens era came just in time for the Boston Celtics. No summer since 2012 has been more important for the future of Danny Ainge’s organization than this one. By way of a long past trade with the Brooklyn Nets that began a supposedly arduous rebuilding project, the..." April 29

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