By all accounts, Thomas did not want to leave Boston. But that didn’t stop some Celtics fans from burning Thomas’ jersey shortly after the trade became official.
Boston fans nonsensically burning Isaiah Thomas' jersey… pic.twitter.com/r35v9Gumk5
— NBA Central (@TheNBACentral) August 23, 2017
Not my Point Guard pic.twitter.com/TVTI1Qu0aD
— Kyle Gordon (@kylegordon28) August 23, 2017
Brown called it “pathetic,” while Williams tweeted, “Na. They not burning my guy I.T jersey.”
This is pathetic https://t.co/ldJ4Mypd0q
— Jaylen Brown (@FCHWPO) August 24, 2017
Na. They not burning my guy I.T jersey. Na. No way
— Lou Williams (@TeamLou23) August 24, 2017
LeBron James also took to twitter to defend his new teammate, then went on a rant about how fans burning jerseys is becoming all too prevalent.