Former Cavs guard Isaiah Thomas posts hilarious ‘Throwback Thursday' Instagram message

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Remember when Isaiah Thomas played for the Cavaliers?

Yeah, that actually happened.

Cleveland traded the point guard to the Lakers just before the February deadline.

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Unfortunately for him, he won't be suiting up for Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight.

But he does have a great sense of humor:

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#TBT let’s get it lol

A post shared by Isaiah Thomas (@isaiahthomas) on May 31, 2018 at 9:58am PDT

Thomas made his season debut with the Cavs on Jan. 2.

Over 15 games in a Cleveland uniform, he averaged 14.7 points and 4.5 assists but he shot just 36 percent from the field.

He appeared in 17 games for the Lakers before undergoing season-ending hip surgery in late March. 

Back in early September, Thomas wrote the following in his story on The Players' Tribune:

I’mma just say this here, point-blank, to get it over with — and then you can go ahead and post it on whatever bulletin boards you want to: You are not going to want to mess with the Cavs this year. This is going to be a great year to be a Cavs fan, a great year. And I’m excited.

From a basketball perspective, me on the Cavs is a match made in heaven. If you’ve watched any Celtics games last year, then you know how many times I would have to go through double and even triple teams, just to get my shot off. It ended up working fine for us — guys played great, and my shot was falling. But this year … man, it’s not even going to be a thing. You really going to throw three guys on me, when I’m sharing a court with the best basketball player on the planet? Nah, I don’t think so.

And that’s just LeBron. I look up and down this roster, and all I see is guys I can’t wait to play with: Kevin Love (reunited with my old AAU teammate!), Tristan Thompson, JR Smith, Iman Shumpert … it’s no accident to me that these guys have won the East three years running. And now add me to the mix, and D. Rose, and my guy Jae? This roster, man — it’s just stacked. Cavs fans, let’s get ready to rock and roll.

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Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

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