BOSTON (AP) – Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas plans to attend his sister’s funeral on Saturday without missing any games in Boston’s first-round playoff series against Chicago.
Thomas’ cousin, Johari Thomas, confirmed to The Associated Press that the Celtics star would fly to Tacoma for the funeral after Game 6 on Friday night. He would fly back to Boston by Sunday in time for Game 7, if necessary.
Chyna Thomas, 22, died in a car accident on April 15, the day before the Celtics began their playoff series against the Bulls. Isaiah Thomas played in Game 1 and each game since , leading Boston to a 3-2 victory heading into Game 6 on Friday night in Chicago.
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