The Los Angeles Lakers were "strongly considering" signing Isaiah Thomas until Rajon Rondo became available with his buyout with the Memphis Grizzlies.

Thomas averaged 7.7 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 16.0 minutes over three games last season with the New Orleans Pelicans. 

Thomas has appeared in just 87 games since the end of the 16-17 season.