Happy Wednesday, everyone. Here are your thinks for Jan. 3, 2018.
ICYMI from Fear the Sword: Watch Isaiah Thomas’ first basket as a Cavalier, here’s how the Q greeted IT when he checked in, Cavs-Blazers player grades, a recap of the game overall and a Locked on Cavs podcast recap of the game.
At CBS Sports, Chris Barnewall has three takeaways from Isaiah Thomas’ debut.
At SB Nation, Michael Sykes writes about how good Isaiah looked in his debut, and how it’s already clear that he gives the Cavs another dimension.
At Sports Illustrated, Rohan Nadkarni wrote about how Isaiah Thomas’ debut was better than expected.
At The Ringer, Hayley O’Shaughnessy wrote about how IT was back like he never left.
Nylon Calculus on how the Celtics’ defense has slipped is worth a read ahead of tonight’s game.
Lastly, two ESPN features to read ahead of tonight’s Cavs-Celtics game: Jackie Mac on Kyrie, Chris Forsberg on what Isaiah still means in Boston.