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

Thomas 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, ...

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

If 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 ...

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

BOSTON (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 ...

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

Want 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 ...

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

Aaron 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, ...

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

NBA 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 ...

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

BOSTON -- 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 ...

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

To 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 ...

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

After 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.

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

The 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 ...

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

Celtics 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 ...

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

Those 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 ...

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

Boston 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 ...

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

Isaiah 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., ...

Isaiah Thomas makes statement thanking Celtics and NBA community - FanRag 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 ...

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

Marcus 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 ...

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

Boston 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 ...

Boston Celtics Have to Start With Defense - Hardwood Houdini

No 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 ...

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

Before 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 ...

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

When 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 ...