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Isaiah Thomas to return to Suns on 10-day contract, per report



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Nearly two years since his ultimate NBA minutes, degree guard Isaiah Thomas is planning to sign a 10-day contract with the Phoenix Suns, consistent with The Athletic’s Shams Charania, marking his return to every the league and Phoenix.

Arizona Sports activities actions’ John Gambadoro reported Thomas is anticipated to finally take the Suns’ final roster spot nonetheless seemingly acquired’t crack the playoff rotation apart from as hurt insurance coverage protection.

Thomas will look to supply some bench manufacturing as a result of the group continues to maintain the absences of guards Damion Lee and Josh Okogie.

The 5-foot-9 Thomas carried out 46 video video games for Phoenix in 2014-15 and accomplished fifth in MVP voting as a member of the Boston Celtics two seasons later.

Phoenix traded Thomas on the 2015 commerce deadline to Boston, part of a three-team commerce that launched once more Marcus Thornton and a first-round draft determine that the Suns would later deal inside the Marquese Chriss acquisition. Thornton carried out in merely 9 video video games with the Suns.

Most not too way back, the 35-year-old suited up in 4 video video games for the Salt Lake Metropolis Stars, the G League affiliate of the Utah Jazz. He averaged 32.5 elements, 5.3 assists and 1.3 steals in 36.9 minutes per recreation, making virtually 45% of his 14 3s per recreation.

On Saturday, Thomas led the Stars to a 115-110 win over the Grand Rapids Gold, the Denver Nuggets’ affiliate.