Isaiah Thomas’ Sister Killed In Car Crash

Isaiah Thomas‘ younger sister was killed in a single car crash early Saturday morning, Washington State police say. Chyna Thomas was 22. She died at the scene of the accident on Interstate 5 in Federal Way, police report.

Thomas learned of the news following afternoon practice when he was pulled away by Avery Bradley while speaking with reporters. He never returned.

In a statement released Saturday, the Celtics extended their condolences to the Thomas family.

“We are terribly saddened by the tragic loss of Chyna Thomas,” the Celtics said in the statement. “The thoughts and prayers of the entire Celtics organization are with Isaiah and his family.”

NBA commissioner Adam Silver also released a statement on Chyna Thomas’ death.

“The NBA family mourns the tragic passing of Chyna Thomas, and we send our deepest condolences to Isaiah, his family and the Celtics organization during this difficult time,” Silver said in the statement.

Despite the devastating news, Thomas decided to play in Sunday evening’s game against the Chicago Bulls in Boston. A moment of silence was held before the start of the game in honor of his late sister.

We send our deepest condolences to Isaiah Thomas and his family during this difficult time.


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