Isaiah Thomas Drops 42 Points in Debut with G League's Grand Rapids Gold

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured Columnist IVDecember 16, 2021

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - DECEMBER 15: Isaiah Thomas #6 of the Grand Rapids Gold shoots a free throw against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants during the second half of an NBA G-League game on December 15, 2021 at the DeltaPlex Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 NBAE (Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Isaiah Thomas looks like someone who can provide a spark for an NBA team.

The former Boston Celtics star was dominant during Wednesday's G League game for the Grand Rapids Gold. While his team lost 131-127 to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, he finished with 42 points, eight assists and six rebounds.

Bleacher Report @BleacherReport

A couple of NBA vets balled out tonight in the G-League 😤<br><br>Isaiah Thomas: 42 PTS, 8 AST, 6 REB<br>Lance Stephenson: 18 PTS, 15 REB, 10 AST <a href="https://t.co/yWI634OkuT">pic.twitter.com/yWI634OkuT</a>

Thomas looked the part of a two-time All-Star who was a member of the All-NBA Second Team as recently as 2016-17 when he averaged 28.9 points, 5.9 assists and 2.7 rebounds per game for a Celtics squad that reached the Eastern Conference Finals.

The 32-year-old has played for the Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns, Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards and New Orleans Pelicans and is working his way back toward a potential NBA return.

If Wednesday was any indication, he should be back in no time.