Isaiah Thomas captured the imagination of everyone with his 53-point performance in Game 2 of the Celtics’ win over Washington.
In less than a week, Thomas delivered a series closeout against Chicago, a eulogy at his sister’s funeral, and underwent six hours of oral surgery while scoring 86 points in two playoff wins over the Wizards, the latter of which came on what would have been his sister’s birthday.
Paul Flannery gives us more on the scene from an emotional night in Boston. John Gonzalez is in Oakland for the Warriors’ series with Utah and he has more from Game 1.
And that’s OK. It’s very hard to let go of something Cheap European Soccer Jerseys that you’ve done for half your life and it’s kinda become who you are — but there’s a difference between doing what you do, versus understanding that is not who you are. Hopefully other athletes can see that and understand that.”
Walking away from the game is something athletes struggle with Cheap Fan Jerseys in all sports. It marks not just the end of an era, but a need to find another path in life — which can be exceptionally difficult, no matter how much money you have in the bank. It’s a disconnect fans often have with athletes and don’t understand how anyone could struggle after earning the kind of money professional athletes do, without appreciating the need to find a new purpose. Kobe has done that perfectly.
It’s absolutely worth watching the full clip from GMA because Kobe goes on to discuss how he loves the game and things that he misses, including the smell of the ball — as well as his new animated film.