Isaiah Thomas' sister killed in car accident
Chyna Thomas, sister of Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas, died in a one-car accident on Interstate 5 in Federal Way, Washington Saturday morning. Thomas, 22, died at the scene of the accident, according to the Tacoma News Tribune.
Reports out of Boston Saturday night say that the Celtics guard is in shock after hearing the news. No word yet if he will play in the team's opening round playoff game Sunday vs. Chicago in Boston.
The Celtics released the following statement Saturday night:
We are terribly saddened by the tragic loss of Chyna Thomas. The thoughts & prayers of the entire organization are with Isaiah & his family.— Boston Celtics (@celtics) April 16, 2017
The NBA released the following statement:
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement regarding the passing of Chyna Thomas, sister of Isaiah Thomas of the Celtics. pic.twitter.com/iPOFte2jzM— NBA (@NBA) April 16, 2017