Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Isaiah Thomas gives up Brink’s truck for vet’s minimum in Denver

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Rita Gibson | 13 July, 2018, 19:24

After recovering from offseason hip surgery, Thomas played in just 15 games with the Cavs before they traded him to the Los Angeles Lakers at the trade deadline. The last man picked in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft played for Malone in Sacramento during the 2013-14 season and averaged 20.3 points and 6.3 assists as the Kings went 28-54.

Now Thomas is healthy and hopes to re-capture his All-NBA form, reminding everyone that he's a dynamic scoring guard capable of leading a team like he did in Boston.

The Brinks truck is staying in 2017, as the Denver Nuggets have signed Isaiah Thomas to a one-year contract for the league's veteran minimum, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Thomas nearly exclusively came off the bench, scoring 15.6 points per game in 17 games with the Lakers. Thomas gives the team another fun weapon to work with, and the Nuggets could be a good situation with which he can prove his abilities, a year removed from a season when he was getting light MVP buzz.

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After missing the first half of the season due in recovery from his injury, Thomas averaged 14.7 points per game for the Cavaliers, but never quite meshed with LeBron James and company. The Orlando Magic, who are in desperate need of a point guard to go with all of their big-man talent, made sense and were floated as recently as this afternoon.

For Thomas, this is unfortunate timing as he was one of the best players in the league at one point. He accepted a bench role in Los Angeles, but his hip once again prevented him from making a real impact.

It's with the Nuggets that Thomas will be reunited with ex-Sacramento head coach Mike Malone, and part of a Denver squad that finished with 46 wins a season ago (but finished in ninth place in the Western Conference for the second year in a row).

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