Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

NBA

Isaiah Thomas says he’s ready to show the world what he’s got after undergoing game-changing surgery

Isaiah Thomas Wizards

NBA free agent guard Isaiah Thomas underwent a hip resurfacing procedure five months ago that will help him contribute to an NBA team next season.

Thomas, 31, has bounced around the league since his incredible 2016-17 season with the Boston Celtics where he averaged 28.9 points per game.

“It’s like night and day for me,” Thomas told ESPN. “There’s no more pain. I’ve got my full range of motion. For three years, I was trying to play the best players in the world on one leg. I needed help from my kids to put my socks on in the morning.

 

“Now, I can lift weights. I can squat low. I can work out twice a day. I’m able to cut and move and stop, able to cut and go. I feel like I’m 31 years old again. And now, I have scientific evidence to show that.”

Thomas spent time with the Washington Wizards this past season, appearing in 40 games and making 37 starts. He averaged 12.2 points and 3.7 assists per game for Washington.

However, he was dealt to the Los Angeles Clippers at the trade deadline and was waived before playing in a game for the team.

Thomas, despite his size at just 5-foot-9, has proven to be a solid scorer in his NBA career.

He averages 18.1 points per game over his career and could prove to be a valuable bench option for a team next season.

Trending

Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals assistant coach Sean Kugler was fired by the team during its trip to Mexico City to play the San Francisco 49ers in...

Charlotte Hornets

The wife of Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward offered some blistering criticism of her husband’s team over the perceived lack of protection offered to...

Utah Jazz

Several Eastern Conference contenders are interested in Utah Jazz forward Rudy Gay, who has played a limited role for the Jazz so far this...

Brooklyn Nets

Though Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving has managed to return from a suspension that stemmed from him promoting anti-Semitic media, the topic is...