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.