Celtics news: Isaiah Thomas lauded as Best Clutch Performer by NBPA
Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas received the Best Clutch Performer award by the National Basketball Players Association during the Players’ Voice Awards. These awards are a direct result of voting by the players of the league, as the motto reads: “the only awards voted on BY the players, FOR the players.”
— NBPA (@TheNBPA) August 18, 2017
At 5-foot-9, Thomas was one of the most dangerous scorers in the league in the fourth quarter, leading the NBA in fourth-quarter points and making several game-winners throughout the season and postseason.
The All-Star point guard also finished third in the league in scoring at 28.9 points-per-game clip and an unbelievable efficiency, shooting 46.3 percent from the field, 37.9 percent from deep, and a massive 90.9 percent from the stripe.
Head coach Brad Stevens has consistently relied on Thomas an put the ball in his hands, as he’s delivered time and time again — now proven by his peers with this award.