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Celtics' Isaiah Thomas shares statement following death of sister - New York Daily News;

Celtics' Isaiah Thomas shares statement following death of sister - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsCeltics' Isaiah Thomas shares statement following death of sisterNew York Daily NewsThomas received an outpouring of support from his teammates and fans, including “M-V-P” chants from the Boston crowd in the first quarter of Game 1. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images). BY Zachary Ripple. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, ...and more »

Rondo Partying Like It's 2012 - ODU Mace & Crown;

Rondo Partying Like It's 2012 - ODU Mace & Crown

ODU Mace & CrownRondo Partying Like It's 2012ODU Mace & CrownIf for only one night, Rajon Rondo turned back the clock and reminded us of what he used to be. Last night's playoff game between the counter-culture #TNTBulls and dubious 1-Seed Celtics featured many surprising things: Robin Lopez's 18 points on 8 of ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas Thanks Boston, Celtics Fans In First Comments On Sister's Death - CBS Boston / WBZ;

Isaiah Thomas Thanks Boston, Celtics Fans In First Comments On Sister's Death - CBS Boston / WBZ

CBS Boston / WBZIsaiah Thomas Thanks Boston, Celtics Fans In First Comments On Sister's DeathCBS Boston / WBZBOSTON (CBS) — Isaiah Thomas has played in both of the Celtics playoff games since his younger sister was killed in a car accident over the weekend, but has chosen not to talk to the media. Thomas broke his silence on Wednesday by way of a statement ...and more »

'Dawg' days of the playoffs, and Rajon Rondo is eating it all up - Chicago Sun-Times;

'Dawg' days of the playoffs, and Rajon Rondo is eating it all up - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times'Dawg' days of the playoffs, and Rajon Rondo is eating it all upChicago Sun-TimesWant straight-up answers from the veteran Bulls point guard? Ask straight-up questions. Generalization will get you nowhere. Want Rondo to keep his mouth shut on the court? Then Boston players better start showing up, or they better get used to Rondo ...and more »

Celtics need a change of pace against Bulls - Comcast SportsNet New England;

Celtics need a change of pace against Bulls - Comcast SportsNet New England

Comcast SportsNet New EnglandCeltics need a change of pace against BullsComcast SportsNet New EnglandAaron Hernandez could have done so much good with the blessings he was given. Instead, he chose to ruin his life . . . and the lives of others. BOSTON -- The Celtics love to get out and run in transition. But a speedy game isn't always the best game, ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas Speaks About Sister's Death: 'Hardest Week Of My Life' - TMZ.com;

Isaiah Thomas Speaks About Sister's Death: 'Hardest Week Of My Life' - TMZ.com

TMZ.comIsaiah Thomas Speaks About Sister's Death: 'Hardest Week Of My Life'TMZ.comNBA superstar Isaiah Thomas says "the pain I am feeling right now is impossible to put into words" following his sister's fatal car crash. Thomas' 22-year-old sister, Chyna, died Saturday in Tacoma, WA after her car violently slammed into a metal pole ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas statement: Boston Celtics star thankful for support during 'hardest week of my life' - MassLive.com;

Isaiah Thomas statement: Boston Celtics star thankful for support during 'hardest week of my life' - MassLive.com

MassLive.comIsaiah Thomas statement: Boston Celtics star thankful for support during 'hardest week of my life'MassLive.comBOSTON -- Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas released a statement Wednesday afternoon expressing his gratitude for the overwhelming support during "without question the hardest week of my life." Thomas' younger sister, Chyna, passed away in a tragic car ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas Breaks Silence After Sister's Death With Heartfelt Statement - NESN.com;

Isaiah Thomas Breaks Silence After Sister's Death With Heartfelt Statement - NESN.com

NESN.comIsaiah Thomas Breaks Silence After Sister's Death With Heartfelt StatementNESN.comTo say Isaiah Thomas has been playing with a heavy heart would be an understatement. The Boston Celtics point guard lost his 22-year-old sister, Chyna, in a one-car crash Saturday morning, but remained with the team for Games 1 and 2 of a first-round ...and more »

Celtics' Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart's actions 'unacceptable' - ESPN;

Celtics' Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart's actions 'unacceptable' - ESPN

ESPNCeltics' Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart's actions 'unacceptable'ESPNAfter missing a shot, Marcus Smart gives the Boston crowd the middle finger as the Celtics fall into a 2-0 series deficit to the Bulls. (0:17). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Email; comment. 2:47 PM ET. Chris ForsbergESPN Staff Writer. Close.and more »

Isaiah Thomas releases first statement following tragic death of his sister - GiveMeSport;

Isaiah Thomas releases first statement following tragic death of his sister - GiveMeSport

GiveMeSportIsaiah Thomas releases first statement following tragic death of his sisterGiveMeSportThe Boston Celtics are down 0-2 to the Chicago Bulls, but this has been an incredibly tough week for star guard Isaiah Thomas for reasons unrelated to basketball. His 22-year-old sister Chyna was killed in a car accident less than two days prior to the ...and more »

If Marcus Smart made an obscene gesture, 'it's unacceptable,' says Celtics' Brad Stevens - Chicago Tribune;

If Marcus Smart made an obscene gesture, 'it's unacceptable,' says Celtics' Brad Stevens - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneIf Marcus Smart made an obscene gesture, 'it's unacceptable,' says Celtics' Brad StevensChicago TribuneCeltics coach Brad Stevens says he is aware of video that appears to show guard Marcus Smart making an obscene gesture toward the crowd during Boston's Game 2 loss to the Chicago Bulls. The video appears to show Smart giving someone the middle ...and more »

The 'Three Alphas' all sound like they want a Year 2 with Bulls - Chicago Sun-Times;

The 'Three Alphas' all sound like they want a Year 2 with Bulls - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesThe 'Three Alphas' all sound like they want a Year 2 with BullsChicago Sun-TimesThose tough decisions that seemed to be facing the Bulls front office about a month ago? Well, call the last few weeks a fresh breath of clarity. First there's Rajon Rondo, on the trade block several times throughout this season, and projected to be ...and more »

Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'Hardest week of my life' - USA TODAY;

Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'Hardest week of my life' - USA TODAY

USA TODAYBoston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'Hardest week of my life'USA TODAYBoston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas released a statement Wednesday calling this "the hardest week of my life." Thomas lost his sister, Chyna, to a single-car accident this past weekend. Thomas hasn't talked to the media since the tragedy, but he ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas grateful for support he's received after sister's death - The Boston Globe;

Isaiah Thomas grateful for support he's received after sister's death - The Boston Globe

The Boston GlobeIsaiah Thomas grateful for support he's received after sister's deathThe Boston GlobeIsaiah Thomas is with his family in Tacoma, Wash., but will rejoin the Celtics Friday in Chicago.Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff. By Adam HimmelsbachGlobe Staff. April 19, 2017. Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas on Wednesday morning flew to Tacoma, Wash., ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas makes statement thanking Celtics and NBA community - FanRag Sports (blog);

Isaiah Thomas makes statement thanking Celtics and NBA community - FanRag Sports (blog)

FanRag Sports (blog)Isaiah Thomas makes statement thanking Celtics and NBA communityFanRag Sports (blog)It has been a rollercoaster ride for Isaiah Thomas over the course of the last several days. The Boston Celtics' point guard dealt with the tragic death of his sister on Saturday and had to turn around the next day to gear up for Game 1 of the ...and more »

Brad Stevens Calls Marcus Smart's Middle Finger Gesture 'Unacceptable' - NESN.com;

Brad Stevens Calls Marcus Smart's Middle Finger Gesture 'Unacceptable' - NESN.com

NESN.comBrad Stevens Calls Marcus Smart's Middle Finger Gesture 'Unacceptable'NESN.comMarcus Smart could be hearing from the NBA after the obscene gesture he supposedly made at a fan Tuesday night. But it appears the Boston Celtics guard already is in hot water with his coach. Late in the Celtics' embarrassing 111-97 loss to the Chicago ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas Releases Statement on Sister Chyna Thomas' Death - Bleacher Report;

Isaiah Thomas Releases Statement on Sister Chyna Thomas' Death - Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportIsaiah Thomas Releases Statement on Sister Chyna Thomas' DeathBleacher ReportBoston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas issued a statement Wednesday following the death of his sister, Chyna Thomas, in a single-car accident on April 15. The Celtics relayed Thomas' statement on Twitter: Boston Celtics @celtics. A statement from ...and more »

Boston Celtics Have to Start With Defense - Hardwood Houdini;

Boston Celtics Have to Start With Defense - Hardwood Houdini

Hardwood HoudiniBoston Celtics Have to Start With DefenseHardwood HoudiniNo one expected it coming into this round, but the Boston Celtics are staring in the face of a four game sweep to the eight seeded Chicago Bulls. Amidst the tragedy that really puts all of this into perspective, the Celtics have have not looked like ...and more »

NBA Playoffs cheat sheet: 7 cool plays you missed from the Raptors, Bulls, and Clippers Game 2 victories - SB Nation;

NBA Playoffs cheat sheet: 7 cool plays you missed from the Raptors, Bulls, and Clippers Game 2 victories - SB Nation

SB NationNBA Playoffs cheat sheet: 7 cool plays you missed from the Raptors, Bulls, and Clippers Game 2 victoriesSB NationBefore the NBA playoffs began, I listed 31 set plays and player quirks that these 16 teams use that you need to look closely to discover. Call them the Easter Eggs or the cheat sheet of the NBA Playoffs. Click the link to learn more about them. Each ...and more »

Game 2 Notes: Playoff Lopez, Smart's karma, Bulls' defensive innovation - The Athletic;

Game 2 Notes: Playoff Lopez, Smart's karma, Bulls' defensive innovation - The Athletic

The AthleticGame 2 Notes: Playoff Lopez, Smart's karma, Bulls' defensive innovationThe AthleticWhen Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens stepped up to the podium after the Celtics' 111-97 loss in Game 2, he stated his team's most pressing problem succinctly. “Lopez has crushed us,” Stevens noted. For all the talk of how the stars have played in ...and more »