Isaiah Jamar Thomas (born February 7, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Listed at 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m), he plays as a point guard. He played college basketball at Washington.
He attended Curtis Senior High School in University Place, Washington, through 11th grade, and then transferred to South Kent School in Kent, Connecticut, to repeat the 11th grade because of academic deficiencies. He graduated from South Kent School in 2008. At Curtis, Thomas averaged 31.2 points as a junior. He called a news briefing on April 20, 2006 to announce his intention to sign with the University of Washington.
Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Thomas was listed as the No. 14 point guard and the No. 92 player in the nation in 2008.
Thomas received blessings from Nate Robinson, the former Washington Huskies star, to wear his #2 jersey. In an exhibition game against Western Washington, Thomas scored 27 points on 9-of-12 field goals. He scored a season-high 27 points in an 81–67 home win over Morgan State on December 30, 2008. This bettered his previous high of 19 points scored in a 74–51 blowout over Florida International on November 20...
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