Isaiah Thomas Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Isaiah Thomas :

NameIsaiah Jamar Thomas
NickNameIsaiah Thomas
Date of BirthFebruary 7, 1989
Age (2024)35 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTown Tacoma, WA
Height5ft 9in
ProfessionAmerican professional basketball player
SpouseKayla Wallace
ParentsTina Baldtrip, James Thomas
Net Worth20-30 Million Dollars

Who is Isaiah Thomas ?

Isaiah Jamar Thomas, born on February 7, 1989, stands as a testament to the indomitable spirit and resilience of a professional basketball player. Rising from humble beginnings in Tacoma, Washington, Thomas’s journey to becoming a household name in the NBA is a narrative marked by determination, talent, and unwavering dedication to the sport. Standing at just 5 feet 9 inches tall, his stature belies his immense impact on the court, earning him accolades and admiration throughout his career.

Isaiah Thomas
Isaiah Thomas

Thomas’s basketball prowess first gained attention during his collegiate years at the University of Washington, where he distinguished himself as a dynamic point guard. His remarkable performances earned him recognition as a three-time all-conference selection in the Pac-10, showcasing his ability to lead and excel at the highest level of collegiate competition.

Upon forgoing his senior year of college, Thomas embarked on his professional journey, initially drafted by the Sacramento Kings as the final pick in the 2011 NBA draft. Despite being selected last, Thomas swiftly proved his worth, defying expectations and leaving an indelible mark as a rising star in the league.

Facts about Isaiah Thomas :

  • Born February 7, 1989, in Tacoma, Washington.
  • Named after Isiah Thomas (another NBA player) due to a pre-birth bet.
  • Nicknames: “Bighead” (from his father) and “Zeke” (from his mother).
  • Attended high school in Washington and Connecticut.
  • Averaged 31.2 points per game as a junior in high school.
  • Committed to play college basketball at the University of Washington.
Isaiah Thomas
Isaiah Thomas
  • Wore #2 jersey at Washington, previously worn by Nate Robinson.
  • Pac-10 Freshman of the Year (2008).
  • First-team All-Pac-10 selection (2010, 2011).
  • Led Washington Huskies to victory in the 2011 Pac-10 tournament championship.
  • Declared for the NBA draft in 2011, forgoing his senior year.
  • Drafted 60th overall by the Sacramento Kings in 2011 (last pick).
  • Won NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month twice in 2012.
  • Named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2012).
  • Scored a career-high 38 points (at the time) in 2014 with the Kings.
  • Recorded the first career triple-double by a player under 6ft in NBA history (2014).
  • Became very popular with Sacramento Kings fans for his loyalty during relocation issues.
  • Traded to the Phoenix Suns in 2014.
  • Participated in the NBA Skills Challenge in 2015 (shortest player ever to do so).
  • Currently plays for the Phoenix Suns (as of March 2024).

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