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Top 50 NBA players from last 50 years: Isiah Thomas ranks No. 15

Editor's Note: As part of a new series for his podcast, "What’s Wright with Nick Wright," FOX Sports commentator Nick Wright is ranking the 50 best NBA players of the last 50 years. The countdown continues today with player No. 15, Isiah Thomas. Isiah Thomas’ career highlights:. 1990...
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Isiah Thomas I No. 15 I Nick Wright's Top 50 NBA Players of the Last 50 Years

Despite standing at just 6-foot-1, Isiah Thomas made a large impression on the NBA in the 1980s and comes in at No. 15 on Nick's Top 50 list. He guided the Detroit Pistons to two NBA championships and became one of the greatest "small men" in NBA history. Thomas is Detroit's all time leader in points and assists, and was a 12-time All-Star.
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Kendrick Perkins, Isiah Thomas blast Draymond Green for recording podcast during NBA Finals: How Warriors star responded after Game 3 loss

"The Draymond Green Show" isn't going anywhere. Those were essentially the words of Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green, who uploaded a podcast titled "Warriors-Celtics NBA Finals Game 3 Reaction: 'I played terrible'" to The Volume's YouTube channel just hours after Game 3 of the NBA Finals ended. Green, whose presence...

NBA legend Isiah Thomas talks Detroit basketball and politics

Isiah Thomas in 1981 | Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University. With the second overall pick, the Detroit Pistons drafted 20-year-old Isiah Thomas of Indiana University on June 9, 1981. Thomas, a Chicago native, quickly immersed himself in the Motor City and helped...
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NBA legend Isiah Thomas talks Detroit basketball and politics ⋆ Michigan Advance

With the second overall pick, the Detroit Pistons drafted 20-year-old Isiah Thomas of Indiana University on June 9, 1981. Thomas, a Chicago native, quickly immersed himself in the Motor City and helped the National Basketball Association team go from last place to league champions by the 1988-89 and 1989-90 seasons. Thomas, who became friends with former Detroit Mayor Coleman A. Young, music legend Aretha Franklin, was among the notables who helped to host South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela on his epic visit to Detroit on June 28, 1990.
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Isiah Thomas calls out Draymond for lack of focus in Finals

Isiah Thomas is the latest NBA legend to take aim at Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green. Boston Celtics greats Cedric Maxwell and Robert Parish ripped Green for his Game 2 antics, but Thomas' criticism came after Green's dismal performance in the Warriors' Game 3 defeat. He scored only two points and fouled out, leading Thomas to question his focus on the task at hand.

NBA Star Isiah Thomas On How His Dream Of Making Hemp Cars Is Coming To Life: All Plastics Will Be Made From Cannabis

“I envision a future where the Fords, the GMs, the Stellantis’ of the world take plastics out of their automobiles and infuse them with industrial hemp to replace those plastics, thus reducing their carbon footprint,” says Isiah Thomas, NBA star, cannabis entrepreneur and CEO of publicly traded One World Products, the largest Black-controlled, licensed hemp and cannabis producer in Colombia.

Kendrick Perkins Says Isiah Thomas Is A Top-5 Point Guard All-Time: "He Went Through Magic, Bird, And Jordan"

When we talk about the greats of NBA basketball, we instantly think of certain names like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and other players looked at in the highest possible regard. Modern players like Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant are forcing their names into the conversation, and maybe we see Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jayson Tatum, and Luka Doncic join that a decade from now.

Isiah Thomas defends Dillon Brooks against dirty play accusations

One O.G. of physical, old-school NBA basketball is weighing in on this week’s controversy surrounding Dillon Brooks. Retired Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas appeared Wednesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio and defended the Memphis Grizzlies swingman Brooks over Brooks’ flagrant foul on Gary Payton II that infuriated the Golden State Warriors (video here).

Isiah Thomas Says There Needs To Be A ‘Rethinking’ Of Who The Top Players In The NBA Are

NBA legend Isiah Thomas is saying what many basketball fans may be thinking as the 2022 NBA Playoffs continue to unfold. With the Brooklyn Nets being swept by the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers not even making the playoffs, it’s understandable that the current prowess of Kevin Durant and LeBron James is being questioned. Appearing on NBA TV, the Hall of Famer who captained the Detroit Pistons in the 80s and 90s, noted that after the year’s playoffs and finals end, a conversation needs to be had.