Thomas tallied five points (2-8 FG, 0-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT), six rebounds, three assists, one steal and one block during Monday's loss to the Pacers.
The rookie logged a season-best 34 minutes of action and responded by posting a tally in every major statistical category despite a rough shooting outing. In addition, Thomas' six rebounds were a new career high, breaking his previous mark of four set back on March 29 against Utah. Thomas has totaled at least five points in 13 games so far this season.
Thomas is averaging 3.2 minutes, 0.5 points, 0.5 rebounds and 0.3 assists in six games during April.
Thomas hasn't played more than five minutes since March 29. With Collin Sexton (35.7) playing the seventh-most minutes in the NBA and Darius Garland (33.3) not far behind, it's nearly impossible for the guard to find time on the court. Making things more difficult is Matthew Dellavedova, who made his season debut April 1 and is averaging 21.0 minutes over the last three games.
Thomas will come off the bench Monday against the Jazz, Joe Gabriele of the Cavaliers' official site reports.
Thomas drew his first NBA start Saturday against Sacramento, finishing with seven points, two steals, two blocks, one rebound and one assist in 31 minutes. He'll retreat to the bench for Monday's matchup with the Cavs electing to provide Dean Wade with an opportunity to start.
Thomas will start Saturday's game against the Kings, Chris Fedor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
The 24-year-old played a season-high 20 minutes Friday against the Lakers and will receive the first start of his career Saturday. Thomas is unlikely to have fantasy relevance but should see significant playing time in Sacramento.
Thomas did not score (0-1 FG, 0-1 3Pt) during Monday's loss to Sacramento.
Thomas missed his only three-point try in two minutes off the bench. It was his second appearance over the past three games. Against the Spurs last Friday, Thomas dropped a career-high seven points in 16 minutes.
Thomas posted 25 points (10-21 FG, 5-12 3Pt), six rebounds, three assists, one steal and one block over 34 minutes in Saturday's 116-107 loss to Long Island.
Thomas was quite productive during his six games after joining the Charge, and he topped 20 points in three of his last four appearances of the season. Across 14 games with the Charge and Vipers during the G League campaign, Thomas averaged 18.5 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists over 33.5 minutes per contest.
Thomas recorded 18 points (5-15 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 2-3 FT), five assists, four rebounds and one steal over 34 minutes in Wednesday's 103-97 loss to the Blue Coats.
Thomas wasn't particularly efficient from the floor Wednesday, but he tied for the team lead in scoring during the narrow loss. He's now averaging 17.2 points, 7.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists over 33.5 minutes per contest this year.
Thomas recorded 18 points (7-17 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 10 rebounds, three steals, two assists and one block over 35 minutes in Saturday's 113-112 loss to the Ignite.
Thomas returned to the starting five for Saturday's matchup and led the Charge in playing time. He was the only player on the team to record a double-double in the narrow loss, and he's now averaging 16.4 points and 8.0 rebounds over 33.1 minutes per game this season.
Thomas posted 15 points (6-14 FG, 3-7 3Pt), eight rebounds, five assists, three steals and two blocks over 29 minutes in Friday's 120-102 loss to the Vipers.
Thomas came off the bench Friday, but he had plenty of playing time and led the team in scoring, rebounds and assists. The 24-year-old has had plenty of run in the G League and could see NBA minutes after the Charge conclude the season.
Thomas agreed to a two-way contract with the Cavaliers on Wednesday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Thomas has been seeing action in the G League bubble with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, averaging 16.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks in 33.4 minutes. Now that he's on a two-way deal, he could end up seeing NBA minutes this season, especially once the G League campaign concludes.
Thomas signed a G League contract with Rio Grande Valley on Sunday, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Thomas was waived by the Rockets on Friday after the team signed Ray Spalding to a two-way contract. However, he'll now return to the G League going forward.
Thomas was waived by the Rockets on Friday, Alykhan Bijani of The Athletic reports.
Houston signed Ray Spalding to a two-way contract Friday, resulting in Thomas being let go from his own two-way pact. Thomas appeared in four games this season before getting assigned to the G League in late January.
Thomas was assigned to the G League on Friday, Alykhan Bijani of The Athletic reports.
Thomas has only seen 24 minutes in the NBA, totaling 10 points, four rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block. The rookie will presumably see more action in the G League bubble, which lasts four weeks.
Thomas (ankle) was active for Friday's game against the Pistons, but he went unused off the bench in the Rockets' 103-102 win.
Thomas has been available for both of the Rockets' last two games following six straight absences due to a sprained ankle, but he hasn't cracked head coach Stephen Silas' rotation in either contest. The fact that Thomas didn't see the floor with five players ruled out Friday (Christian Wood, John Wall, Danuel House, Kevin Porter and Dante Exum) illustrates his low standing on the depth chart.
Thomas (ankle) isn't listed on the injury report for Wednesday's game against the Suns.
The 23-year-old has been sidelined by an ankle sprain since Jan. 8 but he's now recovered from the injury. Thomas saw infrequent playing time prior to the injury, which is unlikely to change now that he's healthy.
Thomas (ankle) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Bulls, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Thomas continues to be unavailable due to a right ankle sprain, and it's unclear how long he's expected to be sidelined.
Thomas (ankle) is out Saturday against the Spurs, Alykhan Bijani of The Athletic reports.
Thomas will be sidelined for a sixth straight contest due to the right ankle sprain. It's unclear when the 23-year-old is expected to retake the court.
Thomas (ankle) has been ruled out for Thursday's game at San Antonio.
Thomas will be sidelined for a fourth straight contest due to the right ankle sprain. It's unclear when the 23-year-old is expected to retake the court.
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