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Boston Celtics: Isaiah Thomas Deserves Lou Williams’ Award

(Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America) By Tashan Reed: Lead Writer/Hoopstuff… On Monday it was announced that shooting guard Lou Williams of the Toronto Raptors was the winner of the 2015 Sixth Man of the Year Award. He received 78 first-place votes and finished with 502 total points in the voting. Ever since then I’ve been trying to figure out why Williams won the award...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t Write Off the Celtics Just Yet

“We’re right there. We shot 37 percent and we’re still in the game. With our home crowd and energy there for us, we can get the next one. We’ve got to get this next game. It’s a must-win for us. “ – Isaiah Thomas Game three in Boston will be a must win for this Celtics squad, that much is obvious. Thomas stating that the Celtics are “right there” is a little more...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas thinks he was snubbed for 6th man

178; that's how many points separated Raptors guard Lou Williams and Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas for 6th Man of the Year.Unfortunately for Thomas, that 178 point difference did not swing in his direction. Williams received 78 first place votes while Thomas earned only 33.Thomas told,"I can’t say too much about it. All I’m going to say is numbers don’t lie. But...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Celtics/Cavs Game 1 postgame interviews (Thomas, Crowder, Irving)

Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, and Kyrie Irving talk following Game 1 of the Celtics/Cavs series.
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas once peed himself to avoid subbing out

You typically have to be at least 54 inches tall to ride a roller coaster, 57 inches tall to get out of a booster seat, and at least six feet tall to play in the NBA. OK, so the latter isn’t an actual rule, but more of a forgone conclusion that if you don’t hit that minimum height suggestion, you won’t get a crack at most rosters beyond high school. Unless you’re Isaiah...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas doesn't want to rest, will address the crowd at "Fan Appreciation Night" tonight

Who would have ever though the 2014-15 Boston Celtics would be in position to "rest" players for the final two games, having already clinched a playoff spot?After Boston's thrashing of the Cavs' bench on Sunday, Brad Stevens suggested he did not intend to sit anybody if the Celtics clinched.  Via Jay King of Mass Live, Stevens said:If (team trainer Ed Lacerte) tells me they need...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas named East Player of the Week

The Celtics are “this” close to clinching the 7th seed… and that’s in large part to the efforts of the now TWO-TIME Eastern Conference Player of the Week, Isaiah Thomas.  From the NBA press release: Thomas led the Celtics to a 3-0 week, which included a pair of wins over the Cleveland Cavaliers and one win over the Detroit Pistons.  He averaged 22.7 points (fourth in the...
Via Red's Army
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Thomas seemingly hangs in the air for a nice dime

Does Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas scoff at gravity? Against the Cavs, Thomas penetrated the lane and got surrounded by Cavs’ defenders but laughing in the face of the laws of gravity, Thomas faked out a defender then hung in the air for some twisty, turning in midair assist to Jonas Jerebko for the three pointer.
Via Bloguin Best
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cup of Joe. IT4 credits Pistons horrific defense for big night

Some nights, a player can just get hot. They just got that invincible feeling, and it seems like anything they throw up is going to go in. You'd expect to hear quotes from Isaiah Thomas saying that he was in a groove last night after he was able to put up 34 points in just 30 minutes of action. But he didn't feel like he just got hot, and he didn't really feel like he was totally...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas apologized to teammates for ejection

Isaiah Thomas’ impressive Boston Celtics debut didn’t have the ending the newly acquired point guard was hoping for. Thomas scored 21 points in 25 minutes in Sunday’s 118-111 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers but was ejected with five minutes to play in regulation after arguing a call with referee Tony Brothers.   This embed is invalid   " /> Thomas...
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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