Former Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas is still not happy with the way his old team treated him during free agency, and told SB Nation's Sactown Royalty the first Phoenix Suns' game against them will "definitely be one I mark on my calendar."
Thomas signed a four-year, $27.5 million deal with the Suns in July, later saying that one of the reasons was because he felt "very disrespected" by the Kings.
"When I say I felt disrespected, I just felt like the way I played the game of basketball wasn't appreciated," he told Sactown Royalty. "So they always say you don't know what you got until it's gone, and I feel like that's going to happen."
The point guard said he has the utmost respect for the Kings organization and will always like the city, but "when we play them, I'm going to kill Sacramento."
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Thomas averaged 20.3 points and 6.3 assists per game last season for the Kings, who finished 28-54.
- Molly Geary