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Grand Rapids Gold Trade Isaiah Thomas' Returning Player Rights to Salt Lake City Stars

March 6, 2024 - NBA G League (G League)
Grand Rapids Gold News Release

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The Grand Rapids Gold, the official NBA G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets, have agreed to trade the returning player rights of Isaiah Thomas to the Salt Lake City Stars. In exchange, the Salt Lake City Stars have agreed to trade the returning player rights of MaCio Teague and Marcus Georges-Hunt to the Gold.

The Gold will face off against the Salt Lake City Stars at Van Andel Arena on Saturday, March 16th and Tuesday, March 19th. Notably, Isaiah Thomas will be joining the Stars' active roster, marking a reunion with his former team, the Grand Rapids Gold.

The former NBA Star was acquired by the Gold in December 2021 where he made his debut for the team in a game against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants where he scored 42 points, eight assists, and six rebounds. Thomas secured 10-day contracts with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Dallas Mavericks, followed by his return to the Gold in February 2022. Thomas capped off the 2021-2022 season with the Charlotte Hornets, signing for the remainder of the season in March 2022.

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