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Watch: Isaiah Thomas scores first bucket as a Cavalier

IT is cooking early.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Cleveland Cavaliers Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

In his first five minutes as a Cavalier, Isaiah Thomas scored five points — the exact type of start he and the Cavs were surely hoping for. In case you missed it, here is Thomas’ first bucket as a member of the Cavaliers:

He also had this nifty and-one in the first quarter:

Thomas here works exactly how the Cavs want him too. He creates out of the pick and roll and scores the moment he gets some space inside. He’s on a minutes restriction on Tuesday, and won’t play tomorrow in Boston. But shot like this are going to become a regular occurrence for the Cavs as Thomas gets back to play every night and isn’t on a minutes restriction.

h/t r/nba for the video clips