Isiah Thomas PG  #11

Full Name: Isiah Thomas III

Born: Apr 30, 1961 (55 years old)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-1 (185cm)     Weight: 180 (82kg)

Current NBA Status: Retired (May 2, 1994)

Draft Entry: 1981 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 1981 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 2, Detroit Pistons

Pre-Draft Team: Indiana (So)

High School: St. Joseph High School [Westchester, Illinois]

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NBA

13 Years Of Service - NBA's Top 50, Hall of Fame Player, Finals MVP, 3x All-NBA 1st, 12x All-Star, #11 retired by DET

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1981-82 DET 72 72 33.8 6.29 14.83 .424 0.24 0.82 .288 4.19 5.96 .704 0.79 2.11 2.90 7.85 2.08 0.24 3.51 4.15 17.01
1982-83 DET 81 81 38.2 8.95 18.98 .472 0.44 1.54 .288 4.54 6.40 .710 1.30 2.75 4.05 7.83 2.46 0.36 3.93 4.02 22.89
1983-84 DET 82 82 36.7 8.16 17.66 .462 0.27 0.79 .338 4.73 6.45 .733 1.26 2.73 3.99 11.15 2.49 0.40 3.95 3.74 21.32
1984-85 DET 81 81 38.1 7.98 17.41 .458 0.36 1.40 .257 4.93 6.09 .809 1.41 3.05 4.46 13.86 2.31 0.31 3.56 3.73 21.23
1985-86 DET 77 77 36.2 7.91 16.21 .488 0.34 1.09 .310 4.74 6.00 .790 1.09 2.51 3.60 10.78 2.22 0.26 3.18 3.75 20.90
1986-87 DET 81 81 37.2 7.73 16.70 .463 0.23 1.21 .194 4.94 6.43 .768 1.01 2.93 3.94 10.04 1.89 0.26 3.10 4.23 20.63
1987-88 DET 81 81 36.1 7.67 16.56 .463 0.37 1.20 .309 3.77 4.86 .774 0.79 2.64 3.43 8.37 1.74 0.21 2.68 3.37 19.47
1988-89 DET 80 76 36.5 7.11 15.34 .464 0.41 1.51 .273 3.59 4.39 .818 0.61 2.80 3.41 8.29 1.66 0.25 2.61 3.73 18.23
1989-90 DET 81 81 37.0 7.15 16.32 .438 0.52 1.68 .309 3.60 4.65 .775 0.91 2.89 3.80 9.44 1.72 0.23 2.54 3.98 18.42
1990-91 DET 48 46 34.5 6.02 13.85 .435 0.40 1.35 .292 3.73 4.77 .782 0.73 2.60 3.33 9.29 1.56 0.21 2.46 3.85 16.17
1991-92 DET 78 78 37.4 7.23 16.21 .446 0.32 1.10 .291 3.74 4.85 .772 0.87 2.29 3.17 7.18 1.51 0.19 2.49 3.23 18.53
1992-93 DET 79 79 37.0 6.66 15.92 .418 0.77 2.51 .308 3.52 4.77 .737 0.90 2.04 2.94 8.49 1.56 0.23 2.81 3.59 17.61
1993-94 DET 58 56 30.2 5.48 13.16 .417 0.67 2.17 .310 3.12 4.45 .702 0.79 1.95 2.74 6.88 1.17 0.10 2.17 3.48 14.76
CAREER   979 971 36.3 7.35 16.25 .452 0.41 1.40 .290 4.12 5.43 .759 0.97 2.58 3.55 9.26 1.90 0.26 3.03 3.76 19.23

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NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1981-82 DET 72 72 2433 453 1068 .424 17 59 .288 302 429 .704 57 152 209 565 150 17 253 299 1225
1982-83 DET 81 81 3093 725 1537 .472 36 125 .288 368 518 .710 105 223 328 634 199 29 318 326 1854
1983-84 DET 82 82 3007 669 1448 .462 22 65 .338 388 529 .733 103 224 327 914 204 33 324 307 1748
1984-85 DET 81 81 3089 646 1410 .458 29 113 .257 399 493 .809 114 247 361 1123 187 25 288 302 1720
1985-86 DET 77 77 2790 609 1248 .488 26 84 .310 365 462 .790 84 193 277 830 171 20 245 289 1609
1986-87 DET 81 81 3013 626 1353 .463 19 98 .194 400 521 .768 82 237 319 813 153 21 251 343 1671
1987-88 DET 81 81 2927 621 1341 .463 30 97 .309 305 394 .774 64 214 278 678 141 17 217 273 1577
1988-89 DET 80 76 2924 569 1227 .464 33 121 .273 287 351 .818 49 224 273 663 133 20 209 298 1458
1989-90 DET 81 81 2993 579 1322 .438 42 136 .309 292 377 .775 74 234 308 765 139 19 206 322 1492
1990-91 DET 48 46 1657 289 665 .435 19 65 .292 179 229 .782 35 125 160 446 75 10 118 185 776
1991-92 DET 78 78 2918 564 1264 .446 25 86 .291 292 378 .772 68 179 247 560 118 15 194 252 1445
1992-93 DET 79 79 2922 526 1258 .418 61 198 .308 278 377 .737 71 161 232 671 123 18 222 284 1391
1993-94 DET 58 56 1750 318 763 .417 39 126 .310 181 258 .702 46 113 159 399 68 6 126 202 856
CAREER   979 971 35516 7194 15904 .452 398 1373 .290 4036 5316 .759 952 2526 3478 9061 1861 250 2971 3682 18822

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NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1981-82 DET 72 72 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 1.89 0.50 0.40 36 36 .500 -0.20 2.50 2.30
1982-83 DET 81 81 20 0 2 0 0 0 .375 1.94 0.61 0.34 37 44 .457 4.50 3.00 7.40
1983-84 DET 82 82 56 0 2 0 1 0 .417 2.98 0.66 0.37 49 33 .598 5.70 3.40 9.10
1984-85 DET 81 81 64 0 0 0 8 0 .461 3.72 0.62 0.35 46 35 .568 7.50 3.60 11.20
1985-86 DET 77 77 47 0 0 0 0 0 .409 2.87 0.59 0.37 45 32 .584 6.03 2.98 9.01
1986-87 DET 81 81 38 2 0 0 0 0 .411 2.37 0.45 0.39 52 29 .642 3.66 3.73 7.39
1987-88 DET 81 81 29 0 2 0 0 0 .380 2.48 0.52 0.29 53 28 .654 3.64 3.53 7.17
1988-89 DET 80 76 28 0 0 0 0 0 .373 2.22 0.45 0.29 61 19 .762 2.99 3.74 6.73
1989-90 DET 81 81 36 0 0 0 0 0 .408 2.38 0.43 0.29 59 22 .728 1.84 4.54 6.38
1990-91 DET 48 46 22 0 0 0 0 0 .395 2.41 0.41 0.34 31 17 .646 0.77 2.40 3.17
1991-92 DET 78 78 13 0 1 0 0 0 .372 2.22 0.47 0.30 44 34 .564 2.14 3.21 5.36
1992-93 DET 79 79 30 0 3 0 0 0 .380 2.36 0.43 0.30 40 39 .506 1.25 2.50 3.75
1993-94 DET 58 56 12 0 0 0 0 0 .318 1.98 0.34 0.34 14 44 .241 -0.27 0.43 0.16
CAREER   979 971 396 2 10 0 9 0 .386 2.46 0.51 0.33 567 412 .579 39.55 39.55 79.11

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NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1981-82 DET 72 72 .487 .432 2.49 7.07 4.71 32.63 19.22 2.84 0.39 24.97 141.63 3.09 1.15 97.9 106.8 14.60
1982-83 DET 81 81 .525 .483 3.46 7.66 5.51 30.29 15.59 2.92 0.50 26.10 147.01 3.04 1.21 105.2 105.2 18.96
1983-84 DET 82 82 .520 .470 3.51 8.24 5.79 41.55 15.44 3.14 0.61 25.45 153.39 9.82 1.21 110.7 107.0 21.04
1984-85 DET 81 81 .529 .468 3.69 8.71 6.09 47.89 15.66 2.77 0.45 23.96 152.41 14.06 1.22 114.6 106.7 22.24
1985-86 DET 77 77 .554 .498 3.12 7.47 5.25 40.82 16.61 2.83 0.40 24.44 158.75 9.27 1.29 112.7 107.3 21.04
1986-87 DET 81 81 .528 .470 3.01 8.22 5.69 39.35 17.82 2.41 0.40 25.92 142.43 6.59 1.24 107.4 106.9 18.71
1987-88 DET 81 81 .521 .474 2.51 8.00 5.32 34.94 15.27 2.36 0.34 25.47 154.65 6.19 1.18 107.6 107.0 18.12
1988-89 DET 80 76 .528 .477 1.98 8.25 5.26 34.36 17.74 2.28 0.42 24.59 155.41 5.18 1.19 106.2 106.1 17.11
1989-90 DET 81 81 .501 .454 2.83 8.85 5.85 39.39 17.79 2.37 0.40 26.11 152.13 6.54 1.13 103.7 104.6 17.19
1990-91 DET 48 46 .507 .449 2.43 8.76 5.58 42.91 19.46 2.35 0.38 25.22 150.86 7.14 1.17 102.6 104.9 16.99
1991-92 DET 78 78 .505 .456 2.66 6.88 4.79 31.52 14.98 2.14 0.32 25.53 150.94 4.40 1.14 104.7 108.1 16.04
1992-93 DET 79 79 .488 .442 2.58 6.36 4.39 35.56 16.63 2.18 0.40 25.15 146.36 5.80 1.11 102.6 110.1 15.39
1993-94 DET 58 56 .488 .442 2.87 7.27 5.04 36.44 18.73 1.99 0.22 26.90 142.79 3.67 1.12 97.4 113.4 14.99
CAREER   979 971 .516 .465 2.91 7.84 5.35 37.67 16.79 2.54 0.41 25.32 150.14 6.66 1.18 106.3 107.1 18.07

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NBA Transactions

Jun 9, 1981 - The Detroit Pistons selected Isiah Thomas in Round 1 with Pick 2 in the 1981 NBA Draft.
Aug 1, 1981 - Isiah Thomas signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons.
Aug 1, 1984 - Isiah Thomas signed a veteran extension with the Detroit Pistons.
Jul 1, 1985 - Isiah Thomas, previously with the Detroit Pistons, became a free agent.
Jul 11, 1988 - Isiah Thomas signed a veteran extension with the Detroit Pistons.
May 2, 1994 - Isiah Thomas retired from professional basketball.
Jul 1, 1994 - Isiah Thomas, previously with the Detroit Pistons, became a free agent.
Jul 18, 1994 - The Detroit Pistons renounced their free-agent exception rights to Isiah Thomas.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Top 50 Greatest Player
Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP - 1990
All-NBA First Team - 1984, 1985, 1986
All-NBA Second Team - 1983, 1987
Player Of The Week - 12/19/1982, 1/01/1984, 4/01/1984, 1/06/1985, 1/11/1987, 3/12/1989
All-Rookie First Team - 1982
Rookie Of The Month - Nov. 1981
J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award - 1987

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1983-84 DET 5 0 39.6 7.80 16.60 .470 0.40 1.20 .333 5.40 7.00 .771 1.40 2.40 3.80 11.00 2.60 1.20 4.40 4.60 21.40
1984-85 DET 9 9 39.4 9.22 18.44 .500 0.67 1.67 .400 5.22 6.89 .758 1.22 4.00 5.22 11.22 2.11 0.44 4.33 3.33 24.33
1985-86 DET 4 4 40.8 10.25 22.75 .451 0.00 1.25 .000 6.00 9.00 .667 2.00 3.50 5.50 12.00 2.25 0.75 4.25 4.50 26.50
1986-87 DET 15 15 37.5 8.93 19.93 .448 0.67 2.20 .303 5.53 7.33 .755 1.40 3.07 4.47 8.67 2.60 0.27 3.40 2.80 24.07
1987-88 DET 23 23 39.6 7.96 18.22 .437 0.57 1.87 .302 5.43 6.57 .828 1.13 3.52 4.65 8.74 2.87 0.35 3.09 3.70 21.91
1988-89 DET 17 17 37.2 6.76 16.41 .412 0.47 1.76 .267 4.18 5.65 .740 1.41 2.88 4.29 8.29 1.59 0.24 2.29 2.53 18.18
1989-90 DET 20 20 37.9 7.40 16.00 .463 1.60 3.40 .471 4.05 5.10 .794 1.05 4.40 5.45 8.15 2.15 0.35 3.25 3.60 20.45
1990-91 DET 13 11 33.5 4.62 11.46 .403 0.46 1.69 .273 3.85 5.31 .725 1.00 3.15 4.15 8.54 1.00 0.15 3.15 3.15 13.54
1991-92 DET 5 5 40.0 4.40 13.00 .338 0.80 2.20 .364 4.40 5.60 .786 0.60 4.60 5.20 7.40 1.00 0.00 3.60 3.20 14.00
CAREER   111 104 38.0 7.43 16.86 .441 0.73 2.10 .348 4.77 6.21 .769 1.21 3.51 4.72 8.89 2.11 0.34 3.27 3.33 20.37

NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1983-84 DET 5 0 198 39 83 .470 2 6 .333 27 35 .771 7 12 19 55 13 6 22 23 107
1984-85 DET 9 9 355 83 166 .500 6 15 .400 47 62 .758 11 36 47 101 19 4 39 30 219
1985-86 DET 4 4 163 41 91 .451 0 5 .000 24 36 .667 8 14 22 48 9 3 17 18 106
1986-87 DET 15 15 562 134 299 .448 10 33 .303 83 110 .755 21 46 67 130 39 4 51 42 361
1987-88 DET 23 23 911 183 419 .437 13 43 .302 125 151 .828 26 81 107 201 66 8 71 85 504
1988-89 DET 17 17 633 115 279 .412 8 30 .267 71 96 .740 24 49 73 141 27 4 39 43 309
1989-90 DET 20 20 758 148 320 .463 32 68 .471 81 102 .794 21 88 109 163 43 7 65 72 409
1990-91 DET 13 11 436 60 149 .403 6 22 .273 50 69 .725 13 41 54 111 13 2 41 41 176
1991-92 DET 5 5 200 22 65 .338 4 11 .364 22 28 .786 3 23 26 37 5 0 18 16 70
CAREER   111 104 4216 825 1871 .441 81 233 .348 530 689 .769 134 390 524 987 234 38 363 370 2261

NBA Playoff Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1983-84 DET 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .450 2.39 0.57 0.42 2 3 .400 0.30 0.20 0.50
1984-85 DET 9 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 .451 3.37 0.63 0.37 5 4 .556 1.00 0.30 1.20
1985-86 DET 4 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 .476 2.67 0.50 0.40 1 3 .250 0.15 0.15 0.29
1986-87 DET 15 15 6 0 0 0 0 0 .408 3.10 0.93 0.37 10 5 .667 1.05 1.02 2.07
1987-88 DET 23 23 9 0 1 0 0 0 .435 2.36 0.78 0.36 14 9 .609 0.93 2.14 3.08
1988-89 DET 17 17 4 1 0 0 0 0 .398 3.28 0.63 0.34 15 2 .882 0.70 1.12 1.82
1989-90 DET 20 20 6 0 0 0 0 0 .403 2.26 0.60 0.32 15 5 .750 1.46 1.62 3.08
1990-91 DET 13 11 4 0 0 0 0 0 .339 2.71 0.32 0.46 6 7 .462 0.15 0.35 0.49
1991-92 DET 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 .373 2.31 0.31 0.43 2 3 .400 -0.29 0.34 0.05
CAREER   111 104 44 2 1 0 0 0 .411 2.67 0.63 0.37 70 41 .631 5.44 7.23 12.57

NBA Playoff Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1983-84 DET 5 0 .544 .482 3.73 6.94 5.27 42.34 18.95 3.13 1.73 24.56 157.46 6.96 1.29 109.4 107.0 20.79
1984-85 DET 9 9 .567 .518 3.15 11.18 7.00 40.04 13.44 2.49 0.62 24.57 165.81 10.40 1.32 118.7 112.3 23.43
1985-86 DET 4 4 .496 .451 5.01 10.09 7.37 43.68 14.42 2.64 1.07 30.34 111.72 8.64 1.16 106.7 112.3 21.81
1986-87 DET 15 15 .520 .465 4.21 9.11 6.67 35.04 10.79 3.49 0.44 29.42 150.57 8.35 1.21 113.9 106.1 23.87
1987-88 DET 23 23 .519 .452 3.33 10.32 6.84 37.73 14.90 3.82 0.58 28.13 156.69 5.90 1.20 107.7 100.7 21.44
1988-89 DET 17 17 .481 .427 4.44 9.10 6.77 36.66 11.81 2.31 0.45 26.41 141.84 9.14 1.11 108.3 105.3 19.45
1989-90 DET 20 20 .560 .512 3.25 13.34 8.35 35.62 16.48 2.96 0.63 25.51 172.72 5.16 1.28 112.8 100.7 21.58
1990-91 DET 13 11 .491 .423 3.17 10.81 6.85 38.27 18.61 1.61 0.30 22.06 140.00 8.22 1.18 104.9 113.9 15.86
1991-92 DET 5 5 .453 .369 1.80 12.69 7.48 34.59 17.15 1.42 - 22.88 148.78 4.92 1.08 92.9 106.9 11.08
CAREER   111 104 .520 .463 3.58 10.59 7.06 37.48 14.54 2.88 0.58 26.33 155.78 7.37 1.21 109.8 105.7 20.57

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection - 1987
All-Star MVP - 1984, 1986

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Game Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1982 East 1 1 17 5 7 .714 0 0 .000 2 4 .500 1 0 1 4 3 0 1 1 12
1983 East 1 1 29 9 14 .643 0 0 .000 1 1 1.000 3 1 4 7 4 0 0 5 19
1984 East 1 1 39 9 17 .529 0 2 .000 3 3 1.000 2 3 5 15 4 0 4 6 21
1985 East 1 1 25 9 14 .643 3 4 .750 1 1 1.000 1 1 2 5 2 0 2 1 22
1986 East 1 1 36 11 19 .579 0 1 .000 8 9 .889 0 1 1 10 5 0 2 5 30
1987 East 1 0 24 4 6 .667 0 0 .000 8 9 .889 2 1 3 9 0 0 3 5 16
1988 East 1 1 28 4 10 .400 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 1 1 2 15 1 0 1 6 8
1989 East 1 1 33 7 13 .538 1 3 .333 4 6 .667 1 1 2 14 4 0 2 6 19
1990 East 1 1 27 7 12 .583 1 1 1.000 0 0 .000 1 3 4 9 3 0 0 1 15
1992 East 1 1 28 7 14 .500 1 3 .333 0 0 .000 0 1 1 5 3 0 0 3 15
1993 East 1 1 32 4 7 .571 0 1 .000 0 2 .000 0 2 2 4 2 0 2 2 8
TOTAL   11 10 318 76 133 .571 6 15 .400 27 35 .771 12 15 27 97 31 0 17 41 185
AVERAGES   11 10 28.9 6.91 12.09 .571 0.55 1.36 .400 2.45 3.18 .771 1.09 1.36 2.45 8.82 2.82 0.00 1.55 3.73 16.82

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NCAA

College: Indiana (1981)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1979-80 Indiana Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1980-81 Indiana So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Season Stats - Totals

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1979-80 Indiana Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1980-81 Indiana So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season School Class GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1979-80 Indiana Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1980-81 Indiana So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season School Class GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1979-80 Indiana Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1980-81 Indiana So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American First Team - 1981
NABC All-American First Team - 1981
AP All-American First Team - 1981
USBWA All-American Second Team - 1981
UPI All-American First Team - 1981
NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player - 1981
NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP) - 1981

High School Basketball

Prep/High School: St. Joseph High School [Westchester, Illinois]

High School Special Event Stats

Year Event GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1979 McDonalds All-American 1 00:00 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 19