Isaiah Thomas was unable to name the reunion of the Boston Celtics, but according to reports, the 32-year-old point guard has already had an NBA opportunity.
According to multiple reports, Thomas plans to sign a 10-day contract with the New Orleans Pelicans.
A source told ESPN’s Andrew Lopez on Friday that Thomas has been tested for COVID-19 in New Orleans, which will allow two-time All-Star players to immediately join the Pelicans.
Shams Charania of Athletics reported on Friday that Thomas was eligible to make his debut in Sunday’s game against the Houston Rockets against his new team.
Thomas underwent hip surgery in May last year and has not appeared in NBA games since February 2020, even though he participated in two FIBA AmeriCup qualifiers with the US team in February this year.
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Thomas (Thomas) played for the Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns before playing for Boston. Since leaving Team C, he has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets and Washington. Wizards game. In 40 games with the Wizards in the 2019-20 season, he averaged 12.2 points, 3.7 assists and 1.7 rebounds in 23.1 minutes per game.
Whether Thomas will play a role in New Orleans remains to be seen, but the Pelicans, which are dealing with numerous injuries, need to sign a player before Saturday to reach the NBA’s 14-man lineup.
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