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With 53-point performance, Isaiah Thomas looking for his place in Celtics lore - Yahoo Sports

BOSTON – Leaning against a paint-splashed concrete wall, a man who has seen everything declared he had seen something new. Tommy Heinsohn is 82. He shared a frontcourt with Bill Russell. He coached John Havlicek. He broadcasted the majority of ...and more »

Wall Scores 40 But Thomas Scores 53, Celtics Beat Wizards 129-119 in OT - LEX18 Lexington KY News

Isaiah Thomas scored 53 points - the second-highest total in Celtics playoff history - to help Boston beat the Washington Wizards 129-119 in overtime on Tuesday night and take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals. Fiddling with ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas' career night wills Boston Celtics to OT win over Washington Wizards - NBA.com

BOSTON -- "Today is my sister's birthday," Isaiah Thomas was saying late Tuesday night. Thomas had scored 53 points, one point short of the Boston Celtics' postseason record set in 1973 by John Havlicek. He had driven his top-seeded Celtics to a 129 ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas's 53-Point Night Deserves to Be in Boston's Postseason Pantheon - The Ringer (blog)

It was the best individual performance of the playoffs. The roar of TD Garden was all the confirmation necessary. By Kevin O'Connor May 3, 2017, 2:57am EDT. Share Tweet Share. Share Isaiah Thomas's 53-Point Night Deserves to Be in Boston's Postseason ...and more »

After slow start (and losing tooth), Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas continues to show grit - NBA.com

BOSTON – His tongue kept trying to fill in the hole where his tooth used to be. The pain was ridiculous. He was going to need dental surgery. How much more would he endure to repair his smile? Everyone watching Isaiah Thomas -- the sellout 18,624 fans ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas outduels John Wall as Wizards let Game 2 slip away against Celtics - Washington Post

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas spent six hours in a dentist's chair Monday, the result of having his front tooth knocked out at the start of this Eastern Conference semifinal slugfest between his Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards. Thomas's mouth was ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 Points as Celtics Top Wizards - New York Times

Isaiah Thomas scored 53 points, including 9 in overtime, to help the Boston Celtics beat the visiting Washington Wizards, 129-119, on Tuesday night to take a two-games-to-none lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals. Fiddling with the ...and more »

NBA players praise Isaiah Thomas as he scores 53 in Game 2 OT win: 'God smiling down' - For The Win

Isaiah Thomas put on a show and scored 53 in the Celtics' 129-119 Game 2 overtime win over the Wizards on Tuesday night. Per NBA Stats, that's the most points scored in a playoff game since Allen Iverson put up 55 in 2003. Boston now has the 2-0 lead ...and more »

Holy Shit, Isaiah Thomas - Deadspin

The Wizards tried everything against Isaiah Thomas tonight. They threw taller defenders at him, they tried trapping him on pick-and-rolls, they tried switching on him, they tried hitting him. Nothing worked. The puny Celtics star got into the best ...and more »

Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas scores 53 on late sister's birthday - USA TODAY

Isaiah Thomas' postseason just keeps getting more and more improbable. Thomas scored 53 points on Tuesday night, leading the Celtics to a thrilling 129-119 overtime victory over the Washington Wizards to stake a 2-0 lead in the series. It was the ...and more »