The Los Angeles Clippers formally waived former All-Star degree guard Isaiah Thomas, the group acknowledged.
Clippers president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank launched the roster switch Saturday. Thomas, 31, was acquired Thursday as part of three-team commerce with the New York Knicks and Washington Wizards.
The switch frees up a second roster spot for the Clippers as a result of the group’s eyes a playoff run. Los Angeles considers waiving Thomas as quickly because the settlement was finalized.
The Clippers’ backcourt consists of Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, and Landry Shamet, leaving Thomas as disposable.
Thursday’s three-team deal observed Marcus Morris and Thomas despatched to the Clippers, with Jerome Robinson going to the Wizards. The Knicks obtained Moe Harkless and a 2020 first-round draft resolve inside the commerce.
Thomas averaged 12.2 elements per sport with the Wizards this season. In his NBA occupation, he has averaged 18.1 elements and 5 assists in 28.9 minutes per sport.