Thomas' Tall Task

After a year to forget, can Isaiah Thomas rekindle his career in Denver? Contributor Jordan Brenner explores.

By Jordan Brenner

Fourteen months ago, Isaiah Thomas finished fifth in the NBA’s MVP voting. Repeat that out loud. Remind yourself that it’s a true statement. Because the way things have gone since that time, it’s almost impossible to believe.

Yet here we are. Just over a year after averaging 28.9 ppg and leading to the Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals, Thomas has joined the Nuggets on a one-year, $2 million contract.

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