Chris Miller 🎥🎙🏀 (@cmillsnbcs) October 20, 2019
Originally expected to miss 6-8 weeks in recovery, Thomas is on track to play much sooner than anticipated. Wizards head coach Scott Brooks wouldn't go as far to say Thomas would be ready for Washington's season opener against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, but he did seem optimistic that he'd be playing in the near future.
Scott Brooks said @isaiahthomas "looked great" in his first full practice after his left thumb surgery on September 18. Initial timeline was 6-8 weeks. Season opener on Wednesday will be 5 weeks.— Hoop District (@HoopDistrictDC) October 20, 2019
Brooks: "I'd love to have him for the first game. Probably not, but we'll see."
Thomas signed a one-year minimum deal with the Wizards in July. Once healthy, he's expected to be the team's starting point guard with Ish Smith and Justin Robinson coming off the bench.
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Wizards Isaiah Thomas returns to practice days before season opener originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington