Remember when Isaiah Thomas played for the Cavaliers?
Yeah, that actually happened.
Cleveland traded the point guard to the Lakers just before the February deadline.
Unfortunately for him, he won't be suiting up for Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight.
But he does have a great sense of humor:
Thomas made his season debut with the Cavs on Jan. 2.
Over 15 games in a Cleveland uniform, he averaged 14.7 points and 4.5 assists but he shot just 36 percent from the field.
He appeared in 17 games for the Lakers before undergoing season-ending hip surgery in late March.
Back in early September, Thomas wrote the following in his story on The Players' Tribune:
I'mma just say this here, point-blank, to get it over with - and then you can go ahead and post it on whatever bulletin boards you want to: You are not going to want to mess with the Cavs this year. This is going to be a great year to be a Cavs fan, a great year. And I'm excited.
From a basketball perspective, me on the Cavs is a match made in heaven. If you've watched any Celtics games last year, then you know how many times I would have to go through double and even triple teams, just to get my shot off. It ended up working fine for us - guys played great, and my shot was falling. But this year … man, it's not even going to be a thing. You really going to throw three guys on me, when I'm sharing a court with the best basketball player on the planet? Nah, I don't think so.
And that's just LeBron. I look up and down this roster, and all I see is guys I can't wait to play with: Kevin Love (reunited with my old AAU teammate!), Tristan Thompson, JR Smith, Iman Shumpert … it's no accident to me that these guys have won the East three years running. And now add me to the mix, and D. Rose, and my guy Jae? This roster, man - it's just stacked. Cavs fans, let's get ready to rock and roll.
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Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller