Don’t tell Isaiah Thomas he’s 5-foot-9, that only tall players throw triple doubles onto stat sheets.
He’d probably just show you Tuesday’s Wiz-Kings box score, pointer finger highlighting the 24 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists he paired with one block to lead Sacramento’s 117-111 overtime win.
Thomas, the 60th overall pick in the 2011 draft out of Washington, also put a feather in Reebok’s marketing cap by putting up his 3-D in a pair of Reebok Kamikaze retro that subbed in Kings purple for the standard Sonics green.
However, if it weren’t for Thomas’ somewhat heroic performance, LeBron’s 43 points on his old team would be the headline. For Cavs fans it was just the latest crotch kick from James, who recorded six rebounds, four assists, two steals and three blocks in the 100-96 Heat win. The Cavs kept surprisingly close, a remarkable feat with star Kyrie Irving resting in street clothes on the bench. LeBron did his work in the Nike LeBron 11 Elite.
These sneakers, and selections from St. Patrick’s Day that may or may not be but probably are green, ahead in NBA Kicks…