Think Isaiah Thomas is ready to back off his “Brink's truck” talk? Think again.
The veteran point guard, who is entering the last year of his contract with the Celtics, posted a picture of what appear to be custom slides. The image on them? A Brink's truck and money.
It appears that Thomas had "Isaiah" written on the truck where it would typically say "Brink's."
Thomas has repeatedly said that the Celtics will have to back up the proverbial Brink's truck in order to keep him. It’s a message he’s been sharing since last summer, and his career year last season seemingly has only made him believe it more.
The Celtics currently have two players on max contracts in Al Horford and Gordon Hayward. Thomas clearly aims to be the third.
President Donald Trump's verbal attacks on NFL players and his tweeted dis-invite of NBA star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors led to some pointed reactions on Twitter from prominent athletes.
One of the most notable was from the Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, who backed Curry:
Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul also weighed in:
NFL players, including the Patriots' Devin McCourty, also chimed in on Twitter after Trump criticized players who have protested during the national anthem, most notably former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
President Donald Trump, in a tweet Saturday, rescinded the invitation to the White House for the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry after Curry had made it clear he didn't want to go for the traditional champions' visit.
It's unclear if Trump's tweet referred to just Curry not being invited or if the President meant the entire Warriors team was not welcome.
Curry had said Friday at Warriors’ media day that he planned to vote no when the team discussed visiting the White House as a team.
“I don’t want to go. That’s the nucleus of my belief. If it was just me, it would be a pretty short conversation.” Curry said of the team's meeting on the issue.
His teammate Kevin Durant also said he didn’t want to go. “I don't respect who's in office right now,” he said.
Curry, Durant, coach Steve Kerr and other members of the Warriors organization have been critical of Trump and team officials had told the White House they would vote as a team whether to go.
LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers defended Curry's stance and called out Trump in a tweet:
At a rally in Alabama Friday night, the President criticized NFL players - most notably former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick - who have been kneeling during the national anthem to protest police treatment of African-Americans.
Curry referred to the NFL players protests when talking to reporters on Friday.
“You can talk about all the different personalities that have said things and done things—from Kaepernick to what happened with [the Seattle Seahawks'] Michael Bennett to all sorts of examples of what has gone on in our country that has led to change,” Curry said. “We’re all trying to do what we can using our platforms, using our opportunities to shed light on that. That’s kind of where I stand on that. I don’t think us going to the White House will miraculously make everything better, but this is my opportunity to voice that.”