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Isiah Thomas
Isiah Thomas
Thomas serving as coach
Personal information
Born April 30, 1961 (1961-04-30) (age 58)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.86 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school St. Joseph
(Westchester, Illinois)
College Indiana (1979–1981)
NBA Draft 1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Position Point guard
Jersey no. 11
Playing career 1981-1994 (13 years)
Coaching/
Executive career
2000-present (20 years)
Career history
As player:
1981–1994 Detroit Pistons
As coach:
2000-2003 Indiana Pacers
2006-2008 New York Knicks
2009-2012 FIU (Head Coach)
2015-present New York Liberty
(President)
Career highlights and awards
As player:
  • 2× NBA champion (1989–1990)
  • Finals MVP (1990)
  • 12× NBA All-Star (1982–1993)
  • 2× NBA All-Star Game MVP (1984, 1986)
  • 3× All-NBA First Team (1984–1986)
  • 2× All-NBA Second Team (1983, 1987)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (1982)
  • J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award
    (1987)
  • NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team
  • # 11 retired by the Pistons
  • Pistons all-time leading scorer
  • NCAA champion (1981)
  • NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player
    (1981)
  • Consensus first team All-American (1981)

Isiah Lord Thomas III, nicknamed "Zeke", is a American retired professional basketball player and former coach. Thomas currently serves as Team President of the New York Liberty of the WNBA. Thomas also coached in the NBA for the Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks and college for the FIU Panthers.

Early Life

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