Thomas Drops Another 47, Keeps Doing Stuff

When Suns guard Isaiah Thomas isn't talking to the media, he's doing work on a court or for the community.
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by Matt Petersen

Remember when Isaiah Thomas dropped 47 points in his Seattle Pro-Am debut in late July?

He did it again.

After three hectic weeks of offseason travels, camps and community functions, Thomas was back at it in Seattle. The Suns’ new guard poured in another 47 points on 17-of-28 shooting, including 7-of-12 from downtown.

Thomas, a Tacoma native and formerly of the University of Washington, spends much of his offseason in his home state. The locals are especially appreciative since they’ve no NBA team of their own to root for. Thomas’ frequent appearances have made him an NBA favorite in the area.

The big scoring day in the Pro Am apparently didn’t wear out Thomas too much. The following morning he tweeted out an open invite to play with him and some of his long-time hoops friends at a local YMCA.

Does Thomas do anything besides play basketball? Why yes, yes he does. In fact he'll be back in the Valley on Wednesday for his backpack giveaway and school supply drive.

The only question now is whether Thomas is ever not doing something