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Boston Celtics News & Notes 2/9/16: Isaiah Thomas named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

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Video: 5'9" Isaiah Thomas blocks 6'11" DeMarcus Cousins

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is known primarily for his offense, but in recent games, the little guy has blocked a handful a shots over much taller adversaries.In Sunday's win over the Sacramento Kings, 5'9" Thomas blocked a shot attempt from 6'11" Demarcus Cousins. Unfortunately, Jared Sullinger got whistled for a foul immediately after, but still an impressive play...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could Isaiah Thomas outdueling John Wall (again) have boosted his All-Star chances?

With last night's win in Washngton, the Celtics completed a 4 game season sweep of the Wizards. A fun story within the game was the matchup of two guards hoping to be named NBA All-Stars in Isaiah Thomas (9th place in fan voting for Eastern Conference guards) and John Wall (6th place in fan voting).While it certainly isn't impossible that both of these players make the team (DeMar...
Via Celtics Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight Vs. Isaiah Thomas: Did Phoenix Get The Better Guard?

Last season the Phoenix Suns attempted to implement a three-point guard offense behind the talents of Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe, and Isaiah Thomas. After some initial middling success, Dragic became fed up with the franchise and forced a trade.On Feb. 19, the Suns traded Dragic away to the Miami Heat. But more importantly, on that same day, the team also traded Thomas to the...
Via The Sports Quotient
22 days ago  |  Discuss

This NBA veteran badly wants Isaiah Thomas in the All-Star game

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is having an incredible season. Standing 5'9", he's averaging 21.8 points, 6.6 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game. Only five players in the entire NBA have made more free throws. So, according to simple logic, Thomas deserves to make his first All-Star game. You know who agrees with simple logic? Houston Rockets point guard Jason Terry, who...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas has a big game without scoring

We know that Isaiah Thomas is Boston's best scorer. He has proved that he can put up 20+ points per game and put himself in the conversation as one of the best guards in the Eastern Conference. But what has set Thomas apart this year, and put him in contention for his first-ever All-Star appearance, is how much he is affecting the game even when he isn't scoring. Last night in his...
Via Celtics Life
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Isaiah Thomas Shakes First-Half Daze, Helps C’s Finish Strong

BOSTON — A quick look at the Celtics’ halftime box score Wednesday would have uncovered a startling statistic. There was Isaiah Thomas, Boston’s leading scorer this season, with exactly zero points through two quarters against the Chicago Bulls. That’s pretty out of character of a guy who’s averaging 21 points per game, and as it turns out, Thomas wasn’t quite himself...
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas feels he is underrated, has a lot to prove

You could make a pretty strong case that Isaiah Thomas is the best player on the Boston Celtics. But for a guy who didn’t start a single game for the Green and White last season, it doesn’t feel like that at times. Thomas was one of Boston’s biggest bright spots last campaign, averaging 19 points while playing just 26 minutes per game after joining the C’s in February...
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas rips list that ranks him 88th-best in NBA

Sports Illustrated on Monday released the first half of its Top 100 NBA Players ranking, and one Boston Celtics guard wasn’t pleased with his position on the list. Isaiah Thomas, who checked in at No. 88, took to Twitter to express his displeasure with the rankings, calling them “a joke.” Sports illustrated Rankings are a JOKE lol. Feels like back in HS when those POLITICAL...
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas trolls Kings after Rajon Rondo signing

By Sam Galanis Isaiah Thomas has been there before. The Boston Celtics point guard was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in 2011, but his breakup with the team wasn’t exactly amicable. So when the Kings reportedly inked former Celtic Rajon Rondo to a one-year, $9.5 million contract Friday, leaving starting point guard Darren Collison in the dust, Thomas took a jab at the team on...
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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