Isaiah Thomas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kobe Bryant’s advice to Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas: “Be a lion”

    Boston Globe "Before facing the Lakers on Wednesday, Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas contacted one of Kobe Bryant’s confidants to request a brief meeting with Bryant, who was making his final appearance in Boston. Thomas hoped to simply say hello and perhaps have him sign a jersey. “But he came and sat down and..." January 03

  • Brad Stevens on Isaiah Thomas: 'Unbelievable' start to camp

    ESPN "Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens has always been measured with his praise of players, especially in the early stages of training camp when it would be easy to overhype his charges. Which is why it was notable that Stevens offered such high praise for point guard Isaiah Thomas before Thursday's..." October 01

  • Isaiah Thomas wants to be starter for Celtics

    Boston Herald "Isaiah Thomas wrote a recent feature for The Players Tribune about his favorite ballhandlers, and included a video of him burying a circus 3-pointer over Steph Curry. Thomas, who was playing for the Kings at the time, got tangled with the Warriors guard on the right side of the 3-point arc,..." September 26

  • Isaiah Thomas Has Sights Set On All-Star Season For Boston Celtics

    NESN "The 2016 NBA All-Star Game will be held at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. Isaiah Thomas plans on being there. During an interview with Sirius XM’s “Going the Distance,” the Boston Celtics point guard detailed his goals for the 2015-16 season — a list that includes earning his first career..." September 15

  • Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas reveals that he had hand surgery

    Boston Globe "Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas told the Globe late Saturday that he had surgery four weeks ago to remove a cyst in his left hand that was caused by a procedure last summer. Thomas said that surgeons also “cleaned out a few things” in the wrist during the surgery. He said he hopes to be 100 percent..." July 13

  • Isaiah Thomas suggests on Cousins' Instagram that Celtics want him

    CBS Sports "Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas commented on former Sacramento Kings teammate DeMarcus Cousins' Instagram post on Tuesday, suggesting that his team would like to acquire the All-Star big man. Cousins is involved in a wee bit of drama with the Kings right now, and Thomas is aware that the..." June 24

  • Celtics' Isaiah Thomas wants the Nuggets to hire Mike Malone

    CBS Sports "The Denver Nuggets interviewed ex-Sacramento Kings coach Michael Malone for their vacant head-coaching position on Wednesday, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Boston Celtics guard, Isaiah Thomas, who played for Malone in Sacramento, tweeted his support for his former coach: Thomas thrived under..." June 05

  • Isaiah Thomas wants to help Celtics recruit free agents

    Boston Globe "Isaiah Thomas has played for three NBA teams in just over one year, so he understands the fickle nature of his industry. Even though the point guard was the catalyst behind the Celtics’ improbable resurgence, even though he electrified TD Garden and helped make his new franchise relevant again, he..." May 25

  • Danny Ainge: Isaiah Thomas Best-Suited For Bench Role With Celtics

    NESN "Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas spent this entire season as a reserve who wanted to start. The man running the show in Boston, however, has no desire to remove him from the bench. “Right now for our team, I think Isaiah is more suited for a bench role,” Celtics president of basketball operations..." May 01

  • Isaiah Thomas' attitude, personality have transformed overachieving Celtics

    ESPN Boston "I can pinpoint the exact moment when the Boston Celtics morphed from "plucky" to playoff worthy, from "intriguing" to captivating, from a team that was "fundamentally sound" to one that is creative and convivial and cool to watch. It was when Isaiah Thomas showed up, pulled on Sherman Douglas'..." April 13

  • Thomas making strong case for NBA's 6th Man Award

    CSN New England "Isaiah Thomas was the last player selected in the 2011 NBA draft, so he’s no stranger to doing whatever he has to do to fit in. Whether it’s coming off the bench or being part of the first unit, Thomas has been able to deliver starter-like production throughout most of his career. And that’s..." April 08

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    Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP

    Isaiah Thomas will return for the Celtics tonight. His 214 points are the most ever scored by a Celtic in his first ten games.

  • Isaiah Thomas 'as close to probable as it gets' for next game, Kelly Olynyk's confidence rushes back

    Mass Live "The Boston Celtics have survived without Isaiah Thomas. And they should get their high-scoring guard back soon. After rolling the Brooklyn Nets 110-91 on Monday night to move into sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference, head coach Brad Stevens indicated he expects the guard..." March 24

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Brad Stevens says Isaiah Thomas should be probable to go Wednesday night for the Celtics against the Heat.

  • Isaiah Thomas still out of lineup

    ESPN Boston "Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas remains sidelined by swelling near his tailbone and could miss at least three more games, according to coach Brad Stevens. The Celtics were hoping to get Thomas back for Monday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers, but Thomas hasn't been able to resume..." March 17

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    Chris Mannix @ChrisMannixSI

    No Isaiah Thomas tonight for Boston. Brad Stevens says he is at least three games away.

  • Ainge: Celtics likely without Thomas 'at least a week'

    CSN New England "Isaiah Thomas' lower back injury could possibly keep him out for "at least a week," according to Danny Ainge. “Isaiah’s out with a bruised tailbone, but it’s pretty bad; it’s pretty swollen on both sides of his lower back,” Ainge, the Celtics president of basketball operations, said Thursday..." March 12

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    Steve Bulpett @SteveBHoop

    Celtics announce that Isaiah Thomas (bruised back and elbow) will not play tonight against Memphis.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Phoenix has traded Isaiah Thomas to the Boston Celtics, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

  • Celtics acquire Isaiah Thomas from Suns

    CSN New England "Danny Ainge has always fancied the undersized, high-impact scorer off the bench. Eddie House and Nate Robinson come to mind. You can add Isaiah Thomas to that list after the Celtics acquired him from Phoenix prior to Thursday’s trade deadline. The trade was first reported by Yahoo! Sports'..." February 19

  • Suns still pushing to appease Dragic with Isaiah Thomas trade

    Sporting News "On Wednesday afternoon, Goran Dragic spoke for the first time since word came down that he wants out of Phoenix. The problem, he said, according to Paul Coro of, is that as his role changed over the course of this season. Speaking of the Suns’ front office, he said, “I don’t trust..." February 18

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    If the Suns make a move before deadline, it is far more likely to include Isaiah Thomas and/or Gerald Green, league sources tell Yahoo.

  • Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas receives birthday Bentley from Floyd Mayweather

    Arizona Republic "A Sun never has been happy to see a Spur's arrival in the Valley until Saturday. A Bentley Flying Spur was delivered to Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas' Valley home for his 26th birthday, courtesy of best buddy and boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather. Thomas already had left Phoenix with his..." February 09

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    Vincent Ellis @Vincent_Ellis56

    Suns expect Isaiah Thomas (right ankle) to play tonight after 8-game absence. #Pistons

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Isiah Thomas told Sirius XM Stephen Curry is NBA's best point guard. "He's also trying to dominate you on the defensive side of the ball."

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    With Isaiah Thomas out, Zoran Dragic is active instead of Tyler Ennis. Hornacek said he'll rotate Bledsoe & Dragic at point. #SunsVsNuggets

  • Isaiah Thomas and the Suns search for cohesion in 'tough situation'

    CBS Sports "Isaiah Thomas is trying to get used to his new station. After three seasons in Sacramento, the Phoenix Suns dynamo has wound up in a three-point-guard experiment that is both promising and perplexing. Last year, Thomas finally broke out as the unquestioned Kings starter, averaging 20.3 points and..." November 25

  • Isaiah Thomas: 'An honor' to be called by C's in free agency

    CSN New England "Isaiah Thomas had no idea what to expect when the clock struck midnight, ushering in the start of free agency this summer. The phone rang and a voice mail message was left with a matching text message. It was from Danny Ainge, the Celtics' president of basketball operations, who was the..." November 18

  • Isaiah Thomas said he had interest in signing with Lakers

    Pro Basketball Talk "After years of the Kings’ management seeming to just not believe in him and bringing in guy after guy to take his job, Isaiah Thomas wanted to be wanted as a free agent this summer. Sure, he wanted to get paid, money is king, but part of attracting a free agent is making him feel like your..." October 30

  • Isaiah Thomas prefers Lakers, Mavericks or Suns

    SLAM Online "Sometimes, being good enough just doesn’t cut it, especially in the case of restricted free agent point guard Isaiah Thomas. Despite numbers that put him in elite company in 2014, IT is still waiting for a deal to materialize. He thinks he knows why, too. Thomas’ averages of 20 points and 6..." July 11

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Restricted free agent guard Isaiah Thomas visiting Suns today, sources tell Yahoo. Suns looking to build on deep backcourt.

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    The Pistons, I'm told, are not involved with free agent Isaiah Thomas. The former Kings PG had been connected to them previously.

  • Kings extend qualifying offer to Isaiah Thomas

    CSN Bay Area "The Kings extended a qualifying offer to Isaiah Thomas, making him a restricted free agent, Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro announced Wednesday morning. Thomas, a three-year NBA veteran, has accrued averages of 15.3 points (.447 FGs, .360 3FGs, .857 FTs), 2.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists and..." June 26

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    Jason Jones @mr_jasonjones

    D'Alessandro said he planned to speak with Isaiah Thomas' agent today and there's "no question" the team will make qualifying offer.

  • With salary cap pressing on them, might Kings let Isaiah Thomas walk?

    Pro Basketball Talk "If I don’t get to see an Isaiah Thomas Pizza Guy ads next season on League Pass I’m going to be bummed. They are some of my favorite of the local ads. But I may not because Thomas may well not be in Sacramento. The Kings have long been torn on Thomas, even if the fans have not. Thomas is..." June 21

  • Kings pursued Thomas-for-Bledsoe trade?

    ESPN "According to Jake Fischer, a correspondent for the Boston Globe, multiple sources indicate that the Sacramento Kings' front office is split on moving forward with Isaiah Thomas as their starting point guard, and has engaged in preliminary trade talks. One of those reportedly included a trade..." June 20

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    Jonathan Santiago @itsjonsantiago

    Pete D'Alessandro says that the Kings will extend a qualifying offer to Isaiah Thomas, which would officially make him a restricted FA.

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    I am hearing that it does not look like Isaiah Thomas will play again today. Nothing on Rudy Gay yet.

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    Isaiah Thomas is out again tonight against Dallas.

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    Isaiah Thomas says he's still unsure when he'll play. Can't fully bend the leg. He's had similar injury before but never took this long

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    Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings

    Injury Update: Isaiah Thomas (quad contusion) is OUT tonight vs. Lakers.

  • Retaining high-scoring trio might cost Kings plenty

    Sacramento Bee "It was a bold move that signified the Kings would no longer see “cash considerations” as a primary asset gained through trades. In December, new Kings general manager Pete D’Alessandro, with the blessing of principal owner Vivek Ranadive, acquired three players from Toronto, with the headliner..." March 31

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    Jason Jones @mr_jasonjones

    Isaiah Thomas (right quad contusion) will be a gametime decision tonight at OKC.

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    Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings

    Injury Update: Isaiah Thomas is OUT for tonight's game against New York.

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    NBA source confirms that Isaiah Thomas underwent an MRI today. Results negative. He is not expected to miss any time. Will play tomorrow.

  • Report: Trying to sell high, Kings make Isaiah Thomas available in trades

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kings fans love Isaiah Thomas and with good reason. We can all relate to the undersized guy picked dead last (60th) in the draft who has sliced his way to an impressive NBA season — 20.2 points and 6.3 assists a night, with a true shooting percentage of 56.8. He’s great at taking angles off the..." February 19

  • Kings offered McLemore, Thomas, picks for Rondo. Didn’t happen.

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Kings have their foundation up front in DeMarcus Cousins, but they need another elite player on the perimeter. Their GM Pete D’Alessandro knows it and is going after that piece. Like trying to land Rajon Rondo. Check out this interesting tidbit from Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears in his weekly..." February 18

  • Isaiah Thomas calls Jerryd Bayless a 'fake tough guy'

    CBS Sports "It doesn't take much for two NBA players to get into a tussle. And Friday night in Boston, all it required was a foul, and a mild push. Isaiah Thomas of the Kings fouled Jerryd Bayless of the Celtics, and for some reason, kind of stood over him after it. Bayless, like most humans would, took..." February 09

  • Mike Malone working to mold Isaiah Thomas into starting point guard

    Sacramento Bee "The partnership between Michael Malone and Isaiah Thomas continues to develop as the coach consults the point guard on the best ways to improve the Kings. Malone said fixing some of the Kings’ late-game problems comes down to him calling better plays, and that’s where his relationship with..." January 01

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