Isaiah Thomas was known as the steal of the 2011 Draft as he was drafted 60th overall by the Sacramento Kings. He went from being Boston Superstar to being traded for Kyrie Irving. The following is Thomas’s career timeline:
Feb. 19, 2015: Thomas is traded to Boston
Thomas had been the last pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, thrived for the Sacramento Kings anyway, was dealt by them after three seasons, came off the bench for the Suns in a failed three-guard lineup experiment, and ultimately was traded for scraps at the deadline. All that led him to the Celtics, where he submitted two excellent seasons before reaching yet another level one year later.
April 12, 2017: IT completes MVP-worthy season
Aug. 22, 2017: Boston trades for Kyrie Irving
Feb. 8, 2018: Thomas is traded to the Lakers
March 28, 2018: Thomas will undergo hip surgery
July 13, 2018: Thomas signs one-year deal with Nuggets for the veteran’s minimum.