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

07:16  13 july  2018
07:16  13 july  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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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

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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.

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2018/19 NBA Free Agents . Free Agent Rumors : Crawford, Ellington, Bjelica, Williams. 3. Nikola Jokic, C, Nuggets (RFA) Like Durant, Jokic is unlikely to generate much drama with his free agent decision. 21. Isaiah Thomas , G, Lakers A year ago, Thomas looked like a potential

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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.

NFL free agency: DeMarco Murray says he wants to ‘have an opportunity to win a championship’ with next team .
Murray became a free agent after he was released by the Titans in early March. Murray told ESPN’s Adam Schefter he has spoken to four or five teams about a potential contract and he hopes to agree to a deal before training camp begins in July.“It’s all about being transparent and, for me, I’m not looking to lead the league in rushing yards,” Murray said (via NBC Sports). “Obviously I would work and do everything to give me the opportunity to do that, but it’s all about having an opportunity to get to the playoffs and have an opportunity to win a championship.

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