Tuesday night, Isaiah Thomas had the most memorable performance of his career, dropping 53 points in a Game 2 victory over the Wizards.

Apparently, the Celtics star has been getting help from recently retired Kobe Bryant, who nicknamed Isaiah “Mighty IT”:

Specifically, Bryant has assisted Thomas with his film prep before and after games:

Whatever he’s doing, it’s clearly working.

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