Before this piece went up, studies got here down indicating that Isaiah Thomas had signed a 10-day contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. Because it’s solely a 10-day, we’ll preserve him on the checklist… for now. For his sake, ideally, he’d nonetheless be in the NBA by the time Big3 season rolls around.
Thomas was certainly one of the NBA’s main scorers 5 seasons in the past when he memorably averaged 28.7 factors per recreation with the Boston Celtics, main them to the Eastern Conference Finals, then being subsequently moved to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the well-known Kyrie Irving deal. Most just lately, in the NBA, he logged 40 appearances with the 2019-20 Washington Wizards, 37 of which had been beginning, although he solely averaged 23.7 minutes per contest. He was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers mid-season and waived earlier than enjoying recreation in L.A.
More just lately than even that, Thomas performed alongside Johnson representing Team USA in the FIBA AmericCup 2022 qualifiers, which had been performed a number of weeks in the past.