NBA free agency 2018: Isaiah Thomas, Nuggets reportedly agree to one-year deal – CBSSports.com

Isaiah Thomas is set to play for his fourth team is just two seasons. According to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Thomas has agreed to a one-year, veteran’s minimum deal with the Denver Nuggets

Free agent guard Isaiah Thomas has agreed to a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets, league sources tell ESPN. Thomas will reunite with Michael Malone, who coached him with the Kings.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 13, 2018

It’s been a shocking fall from grace for Thomas, who just two seasons ago was an All-Star and leading the Boston Celtics to the Eastern Conference finals. It’s barely been over a calendar year since he said that whoever wanted to sign him would have to “bring out the Brinks truck.”

Now, Thomas has been forced to settle for the vet minimum in order to restore his image around the league. Last offseason, of course, he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers along with Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the vaunted 2018 Nets first-round pick in exchange for Kyrie Irving. But he was injured, having suffered a hip injury during the 2016-17 season, one that eventually knocked him out of the 2017 Eastern Conference finals. 

After electing not to have surgery, he made his debut for the Cavaliers on Jan. 2, following months of rehab. But his stint with the Cavs lasted just 15 games. He was reportedly an instigator in the infamous team meeting the Cavs had last season, and ended up being one of the players shipped out in their trade deadline revamping of the locker room. 

Traded to the Lakers, he had his moments with the team, but only played 17 games before deciding to shut it down in order to undergo hip surgery. The injuries, the

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