Offbeat NBA free agent rumors: Nuggets sign Isaiah Thomas to 1-year deal

07:31  13 july  2018
07:31  13 july  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Isaiah Thomas agreed to a one - year , M deal with the Nuggets , his fourth team in a year. It's high-reward, low-risk for Denver, and for Thomas , a chance to re-establish himself on a winning team before re-entering free agency next offseason. Sources: Isaiah Thomas to sign with Nuggets .

Isaiah Thomas has reportedly found a home. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the former All-Star will join the Nuggets on a one - year deal . Check out the latest from the NBA offseason with free agency rumors , trades, updates and more.

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The Nuggets have signed Isaiah Thomas to a one-year deal, according to ESPN.com, to reunite with Michael Malone, who coached him with the Kings.

The report states the deal is for the league's veteran minimum.

Thomas was traded to the Cavaliers last season as a part of the Kyrie Irving deal, but he never fully recovered from an injured hip. He was then dealt to the Lakers, where he averaged 15.6 points in 17 games.

Before the injury, Thomas had developed into one of the game's elite scoring point guards, averaging 28.9 points in 2016-17 with the Celtics. But questions remain regarding his long-term health.

Isaiah Thomas has to prove himself ... again. Doubt him at your own peril.

  Isaiah Thomas has to prove himself ... again. Doubt him at your own peril. With the Nuggets, Thomas must overcome an entirely different set of challenges than ever before. But don’t count him out.Isaiah Thomas, coming off the worst season of his career, will reportedly sign a 1-year deal worth the veteran’s minimum with the Denver Nuggets. Until the last 12 months happened, this was supposed to be the summer that Isaiah — seven years ago the 60th and final pick in the NBA Draft — signed a huge, multi-year contract that would secure wealth for generations of his family.

NBA Free Agency 2018. Former All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas is a free agent no more. After spending more than 10 days on the market, watching his counterparts get scooped up by teams left and right, Thomas signed a one - year deal at the veteran’s minimum with the Denver Nuggets

According to Chris Roling of 'Bleacher Report,' Isaiah Thomas should delay his quest for a major contract and sign a one - year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer. Los Angeles Lakers point guard Isaiah Thomas is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer

The Nuggets finished last season 46-36, but still missed out on the playoffs in the loaded Western Conference. Second-year pro Jamal Murray started at point guard for them last season, scoring 16.7 points per game.

Denver also re-signed Will Barton this offseason, and posses two stars in Gary Harris and Nikola Jokic. If Thomas can return halfway to his 2016-17 form, the Nuggets could be very dangerous next season.

The Nuggets evidently aren't scared off by injury concerns, as they selected Michael Porter Jr. in the first round of the NBA Draft even though he suffered a back injury at Missouri.

NBA free agency rumors: Anthony Davis didn’t want DeMarcus Cousins back with Pelicans .
With Cousins out, Davis averaged 30.2 points and 11.9 rebounds per game in the regular season and led New Orleans to a No. 6 seed.According to New Orleans sports anchor Andrew Doak of WWL-TV, Davis helped see Cousins out the door. He reportedly preferred the way the Pelicans played when Cousins was sidelined, and could have convinced management to keep him around if he'd really wanted to.

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