About Isiah Thomas
It has been calculated that the current amount of Isiah Thomas net worth reaches 20 million dollars. However, some other sources have stated that his net worth has increased slightly in the recent years and now reaches a sum of 22 million dollars. Isiah Thomas has become well known because of his career in professional basketball, although today he is no longer playing this sport professionally.
Isiah Thomas was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1961. In the period of 1981-1994 Isiah Thomas was known as a professional basketball player. During this time, a huge part of Isiah Thomas net worth was also accumulated. In 1981 he participated in the NBA Draft, where he was chosen by the Detroit Pistons as the team’s second pick. He played in this team for his whole career, which is quite surprising knowing the fact that a lot of basketball players move from one team to another.
Before he became a professional basketball player, he was studying at Indiana University in the period of 1979-1981. Later, he proved to be a successful basketball player. His most successful season financially was the 1991-1992 season, when he was paid 2.96 million dollars by the Detroit Pistons. After inflation that sum equaled to 5.15 million dollars. Thus, in that season a huge part of Isiah Thomas net worth was also accumulated. Isiah Thomas became a winner of the NBA Championships two times as a player for the Detroit Pistons, in 1989 and in 1990. Isiah Thomas has been named as the NBA All-Star twelve times.
After his retirement, Isiah Thomas still decided to stay in basketball industry, as he got involved with the Toronto Raptors team in 1994, when he became its EVP and co-owner. Thus, he stayed involved with the team for four years. After that, he started to work as a broadcaster for NBC. Thus, these involvements have also increased the overall sum of Isiah Thomas net worth.
In 2000, Isiah Thomas started to work as a coach of the Indiana Pacers team. He worked as such for three years. In the period of 2006-2008 Isiah Thomas was working as a coach of the Knicks team. In the period of 2009-2012 Isiah Thomas coached the basketball team of Florida International University. Therefore, his career as a coach has also increased the overall size of Isiah Thomas net worth. Currently, he is working as a broadcaster for NBC TV.