Isaiah Jamar Thomas (born February 7, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Listed at 5 feet 9 inches he plays as a point guard. He played college basketball at Washington.
Before the 2011 NBA draft, Thomas participated in his own pre draft documentary entitled “Road To The NBA-The Isaiah Thomas Story”. Thomas was drafted as the 60th pick by the Sacramento Kings in the second round of the 2011 NBA draft. He was the final pick in the draft. On February 19, 2012, Thomas recorded his first double-double with 23 points and 11 assists against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
On July 12, 2014, Thomas was acquired by the Phoenix Suns in a sign-and-trade deal that also sent the rights of Alex Oriakhi to the Kings. On August 14, 2014, Thomas underwent a successful arthroscopy of his left wrist, an injury he sustained the previous season.
On February 19, 2015, Thomas was traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Marcus Thornton and a 2016 first-round pick. Three days later, he made his debut for the Celtics as he recorded 21 points and 5 rebounds off the bench in a 111-118 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. On March 2, he was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played February 23 through March 1.
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Career highlights and awards
NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2012)
AP honorable mention All-American (2011)
2× First-team All-Pac-10 (2010–2011)
Second-team All-Pac-10 (2009)
2× Pac-10 Tournament MVP (2010–2011)