With the NBA having to take care of gamers repeatedly testing constructive for COVID-19, former NBA gamers are wanting on the G-League as a attainable path for a comeback to the NBA. Final week, the Grand Rapids Gold signed Mario Chalmers and Isaiah Thomas. Days later, Thomas subsequently scored 42-points in his G League debut with the Grand Rapids Gold to get back in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Isaiah Thomas was nothing in need of AMAZING tonight. 🙏 @isaiahthomas
42 factors | 8 assists | 6 rebounds | 5 3PT pic.twitter.com/qBO1IelI0f
— NBA G League (@nbagleague) December 16, 2021
In keeping with NBA insider Marc Stein, the Grand Rapids Gold added Shabazz Muhammad to the roster for the G League showcase towards the Ignite on Sunday.
It’s the extremely touted G League Ignite towards the @NBAGrandRapids Superteam starring Lance Stephenson, Mario Chalmers, Nik Stauskas and the freshly signed Shabazz Mohammad — and coached by Jason Terry — right here on the @nbagleague Showcase in Las Vegas. Let’s hoop … pic.twitter.com/QvHnPGNgyQ
— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) December 20, 2021
The Utah Jazz’s former 2013 first-round draft decide (draft proper traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves with the twenty first decide) is hoping the G League’s showcase occasion will spark an NBA comeback. It’s not the primary time Muhammad has performed within the showcase. In 2014, he was a part of the All-Showcase staff when the Wolves despatched him to the NBA Growth League to play with the Iowa Vitality.
Shabazz final appeared on an NBA courtroom in 2017-18, taking part in 43 video games with Minnesota and the Milwaukee Bucks. Since then, he has performed within the Chinese language Basketball Affiliation.