Isaiah Thomas Celebrity Life
Isaiah Thomas is an American born professional basketball player, currently playing for the Washing Wizards, for the National Basketball Association(NBA). He stands at 5'9" and has played for the Washington Huskies basketball team at college-level before joining Sacramento Kings in 2011 to begin his NBA career.
Born on February 7th, 1989 in Tacoma in Pierce County, Washington to parents Tina Baldtrip and James Thomas. His parents were avid Los Angeles Lakers fan and had to name their son after Isaiah Lord Thomas III, who played for Detroit Pistons on a lost bet.
High School Basketball
Isaiah Thomas, growing up near Washington, joined the Curtis Senior High School. Playing for Curtis Senior High School, averaging at 31.2 points per game in his junior year with the school team. In order to get a scholarship, Thomas had to repeat his senior year with South Kent School, in and around Connecticut.
On the 20th of April, 2006, he announced his intention to play for the Washington Huskies from the University of Washington.
His Sophomore Year with Washington Huskies, Thomas averaged at 15.5 points per game, with 3 rebounds and 2.6 of assist rate He was passed on the number 2 Jersey of Nate Robinson. He had a high score of 27 points in a game against Florida University in the season. He was also nominated for the PAC-10 Freshman of the Year.
In the sophomore year, Thomas improved upon his averages with a point rise from last year. The Sophomore Year performance saw him get selected for All PAC-10.
His Junior year saw him score a brace against Arizona in the PAC-10 Championship, where he scored 27 points which included a buzzer-beater last-minute score to win. He was again selected for All PAC-10 in the year. Thomas was also nominated for a Bob Cousy Award for his junior year performance.
On the 31st of March, 2011, Thomas announced his nominated for the NBA Draft, thereby dropping out of his college study and become a professional basketball player.
Sacramento Kings 2011-2014
Thomas was picked by Sacramento Kings in the second NBA draft, as their 60th pick. He was very popular in the three years with the Sacramento Kings. He was ranked seventh in the Rookie of the Year, in his first year with Sacramento Kings. Thomas recorded his first score in triple and double, making him one of the shortest players ever to score a triple-double.
In 2014, Thomas was acquired by Phoenix Suns. His opening game with Phoenix saw him score 23 points with 3 assists, followed by 23 points in the next game. However, he underwent an injury to his ankle and had to miss a few games owing to that.
Thomas played for 3 seasons with Boston Celtics, when they signed him on over trade with Phoenix Suns. Thomas managed a career-high score of 34 points with Boston Celtics. He underwent surgery for his Bruised back and missed few games.
In his second year, Thomas made it to the reserves of Eastern Conference NBA All-Star Game. His career-high score of 38 points was a highlight of the season. He averaged the season with 20.3 points, and led the team from the front, however, Boston Celtics loses the series despite an incredible performance by Thomas.
On 22nd August 2017, Thomas was traded to Cleveland Cavalier. His season with Cleveland Cavalier was marred with serious health conditions, which prevented him from game time.
Los Angeles Lakers
Thomas was traded to LA Lakers, owing to his health issues. He played one season for LA Lakers which saw him season-high scores of 29 points.
Thomas was further traded to Denver Nuggets and finally to Washington Wizards in 2019.
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