Ex-Boston Celtics Star Isaiah Thomas Sends Out Viral Post During Mavs Game

Isaiah Thomas sent out a post on X after Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
Mar 5, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) reacts against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Celtics 109-106. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 5, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) reacts against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Suns defeated the Celtics 109-106. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports / Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

On Wednesday evening, the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks played Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Texas.

The game got close at the end, but the Celtics were able to win by a score of 106-99 to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the series.

During the game, two-time NBA All-Star Isaiah Thomas sent out a post on X that had over 3,000 likes and 170,000 impressions in three hours.

Thomas wrote: "Boston playing real HOOP!!! Dallas out there playing 1on1 that s**t don’t work man.

Boston making them play against close outs how they are moving the ball every possession

Dallas just taking turns with two people 🤦🏾‍♂️"

The Celtics were led by Jayson Tatum, who finished with 31 points, six rebounds, five assists and one steal while shooting 11/26 from the field and 4/13 from the three-point range in 42 minutes of playing time.

Jaylen Brown and Derrick White also combined to score 46 points.

Jun 12, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) reacts after a play during the third quarter in game three of the 2024 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 12, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) reacts after a play during the third quarter in game three of the 2024 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports / Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Game 4 of the series will be on Friday evening (also in Dallas, Texas).

If the Celtics lose, the teams will travel back to Boston for Game 5 on Monday evening.

As for Thomas, he has played 12 seasons in the NBA.

The best tenure of his career came with Boston from 2015-17.

He made two NBA All-Star Games and led the team to the 2017 Eastern Conference finals (they lost to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers).

Mar 24, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during the second half against the Phoenix Suns at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 24, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during the second half against the Phoenix Suns at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports / Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

This past season, he appeared in six games for the Phoenix Suns and averaged 1.3 points per contest.


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Ben Stinar is the NBA reporter for Fastbreak on FanNation.