Isaiah Thomas PG BOS 2 days ago

Thomas played 32 minutes off the bench during Sunday's loss to the Cavaliers, finishing with a team-high of 22 points (6-14 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 8-8 FT), to go along with five rebounds, 10 assists and one steal.

Thomas ended the regular season as the Celtic's leading scorer with a season average of 16.4 points per game, so it's not surprising he again led the team in points during Sunday's game against the Cavaliers. The double-double was his first of the season, as Thomas had yet to reach double-digit assists this season. Considering Thomas will continue to get starters' minutes throughout the rest of the playoffs, don't expect too much of a drop-off in his numbers, although his assist numbers are likely to decrease a bit.

Isaiah Thomas PG BOS 6 days ago

Thomas (rest) will sit out of Wednesday's regular season finale against Milwaukee, Jay King of reports.

With the Celtics' playoff position already set, Thomas will get the night off Wednesday before the postseason begins. Thomas had played at least 20 minutes in each of his last 11 games since returning from a back injury.

Isaiah Thomas PG BOS 2 weeks ago

Thomas scored 34 points (10-17 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 10-11 FT) with six assists and three rebounds in 30 minutes off the bench Wednesday.

He played like his namesake in his namesake's old stomping grounds, as the Celtics eliminated the Pistons from the playoff picture on Wednesday. He's scored at least 23 points in each of the last three games, and if Boston hangs onto their postseason berth it will be in large part due to Thomas.

Isaiah Thomas PG BOS 3 weeks ago

Thomas had 23 points (7-12 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 7-8 FT) with six assists in 26 minutes in the loss to the Bucks on Friday.

Since returning from a back injury on Mar. 25, Thomas had not hit better than 33.3 percent of his field goals in five games. He has doled out at least six dimes in his last five games.

Isaiah Thomas PG BOS 3 weeks ago

Thomas is shooting only 29.5 percent in his last five games since returning from back injury.

The back injury that forced Thomas to miss eight games seems to be affecting his shooting stroke. Thomas, a career 44% shooter, has only hit 15 of 51 shots in his last five games. That includes shooting only 25.9 percent from three point land. The Celtics are still gunning for a playoff spot, so they can't afford to sit their lead scorer. Thomas has only seven games left to get hot.

Isaiah Thomas PG BOS 4 weeks ago

Thomas had four points (2-7 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 0-3 FT) and three turnovers in 20 minutes of action.

Thomas (back) didn't play well, but after missing eight games you can expect some rust. His minutes will likely increase with each game, as will his play.

Isaiah Thomas PG BOS 4 weeks ago

Thomas (back) will be available for Wednesday's game against the Heat, Jay King of reports.

Thomas, who has missed eight games with a bruised tailbone and elbow stemming from a hard fall, hasn't played any 5-on-5 since the injury, but he'll attempt to gut it out and play Wednesday as the Celtics battle for playoff positioning. "He's going to try to play," coach Brad Stevens said. "We'll see how that goes." While Thomas' willingness to play is admirable, he's probably best avoided in daily formats, as it's possible he'll be limited by the injury.

Isaiah Thomas PG BOS 1 month ago

Thomas (back) is probable for Wednesday's game against the Heat, the Boston Globe reports. "He's as close to probable as it gets," coach Brad Stevens said.

Thomas has missed the Celtics' last eight games with a bruised back and elbow. The back bruise is what's kept him out of action for so long. Don't put him into Wednesday lineups without making sure he's active, but it sounds like Thomas will be back to help anyone who has him on their roster make a final playoff push. If he's available anywhere, now would be the time to grab him.

Isaiah Thomas PG BOS 1 month ago

Thomas (back) has been ruled out of Monday's game against the Nets.

Thomas really wasn't expected to be available for Monday's game, so his inactive status is hardly a surprise. Additionally, the Celtics will get Marcus Smart back from his one-game suspension Monday, helping their backcourt along the way. Expect Thomas' situation to be updated some time before Wednesday's encounter with the Heat.

Isaiah Thomas PG BOS 1 month ago

Thomas (back) is feeling better, but he's not expected to play Sunday or Monday, Jay King of reports.

Thomas has already been ruled out of Friday's matchup with the Spurs while he recovers from a bruised back and elbow. He's progressing as expected, but coach Brad Stevens does not anticipate having the point guard back until Wednesday's game (vs. Miami) at the earliest.