Former Washington Husky and current Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas has been lighting it up since he's seen an increase in minutes, taking his play to another level as a starter as well. Thomas is seen as likely candidate for Rookie of the Year honors along with guys like Cleveland's Kyrie Irving and even possibly Washington State Alum Klay Thompson.
Let's look a bit closer at some of Thomas' rookie resume and see why he is turning so many heads these days down in Sactown.
The Kings are 7-9 in games he Thomas has started, with two of those loses coming at the buzzer. Here is a closer look at some of his statistics:
Per the Sacramento Kings on Twitter
Isaiah Impact: In 17gms since @Isaiah_Thomas2 became a starter, Kings rank 2nd in NBA in Pts/Gm. #IsaiahROY— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) March 22, 2012
Isaiah Impact: In 17gms since @Isaiah_Thomas2 became starter, Kings rank 1st in NBA in Fastbreak Pts/Gm. #IsaiahROY— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) March 22, 2012
He is also averaging 10 points and three assists this season, but is averaging 13.5 points and 4.4 assists in his last 10 contests. Thomas is also second on NBA.com's rookie ladder, trailing only Irving for the top spot at the moment. Let's see if he can keep climbing in the final stretches of the season.
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