What Happened To Isaiah Thomas Sister – Chyna Thomas?

Isaiah Thomas’ 22-year-old sister, Chyna J. Thomas, passed away in a car accident on Saturday morning.  She died on the scene of the accident.  The incident occurred around 5 am in Tacoma, Washington.  Isaiah decided to play in Sunday’s NBA Playoff game against the Chicago Bulls.  The Boston Celtics point guard led the team to the number 1 spot in the Eastern Conference this season.

Chyna’s Camry ran into a barrier after drifting into the shoulder

Isaiah found out that his younger sister died on Saturday after practice.  Sadly, Chyna was not wearing her seatbelt.  Her vehicle was the only one involved in the accident.  It sounds like she fell asleep while driving.  After drifting off the roadway, Chyna’s 1998 Toyota Camry hit a Jersey barrier.  The collision vaulted the car into a sign post.

What Happened To Isaiah Thomas Sister Chyna Thomas?
What Happened To Isaiah Thomas Sister Chyna Thomas?

NBA players show their support

The NBA is competitive but it’s great to see players showing their support for Isaiah during this difficult time.  Sometimes we forget that professional athletes are normal people just like us.  They go through trails and tribulations like normal human beings.  Washington Wizards star, Brandon Jennings showed his support with the following tweet:

J.R. Smith shared the tweet below:

Kevin Hart’s not a professional basketball player but the NBA loves him.  Like Isaiah, he’s a little guy with a big heart.  Kevin posted the following tweet to show his admiration for Isaiah Thomas:

Do you think Isaiah should have played less than 24 hours after finding out about his sister’s fatal car accident? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

By Jason John

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