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Isaiah Thomas
Isaiah Thomas
Position: G
Born: 02/07/89
Height: 5-9 / 1.75
Weight:185 lbs. / 83.9 kg.
Salary: $6,261,394
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas released his long-awaited project “Book of Isaiah II” on Thursday. The series, shot by his close friend and filmmaker T.J. Regan and released on The Players’ Tribune platform — the site where Thomas first shared his reaction to the blockbuster trade that brought him to Cleveland in August — will chronicle the last eight-plus months for Thomas as he faces the challenge of playing for a new team.
It’s no secret that Isaiah Thomas remains bitter about Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics trading him to the Cleveland Cavaliers in August. It’s lribably because Isaiah has talked about it publicly multiple times with a unique and novel honesty. In an interview over at the mothership with USA Today’s Sam Amick, Thomas said he relishes the idea of an Eastern Conference Finals rematch That’s because he’ll be donning new colors this time. “Oh, that would be lovely,” Thomas said with a laugh. “That would be a special moment. If they make it there, and we make it there, and then we clash…”
“Last season I was in the best shape of my career,” Isaiah Thomas said. “I knew I was going to have a career year. I worked my butt off in the off-season to put myself in position to have the best season I possibly could and that’s what happened. It was a great year individually, but it was a great year for me to be able to be that franchise player and grow into a superstar that I always envisioned myself being.”
But as has been the case for Isaiah Thomas throughout his life, there were plenty of unexpected moments along the way, including the April death of his sister, Chyna. “There was no option of not playing,” Thomas said. “That’s just what I was going to do, no matter what. The people that helped me were my family — my parents, my close friends, the Celtics organization, Brad Stevens, coaching staff, my teammates and so many guys reached out. Floyd Mayweather, Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant. I remember Kobe texting me and calling me and telling me nobody can tell you what to do, but if you do play then play to be the killer that you are and leave it all out there on the floor. I took that to heart.”
After initially getting injured in March, with Minnesota big man Karl-Anthony Towns landing on him awkwardly, Thomas played through it and made things worse. Eventually, he was shut down in the conference finals against the Cavs. “I played until I literally couldn’t run anymore,” Isaiah Thomas said. “Just wish I was able to be healthy and be able to give more because I felt like we could have won that series. “I was going to play till the end and I literally did that.”
Storyline: Isaiah Thomas Injury