This is so sad, Chyna Thomas, sister of Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics has died… According to reports and Washington State Patrol spokesman Nick King, the 22-year-old veered off the Washington state Interstate-5 freeway at around 5 am PST on Saturday morning.
According to other reports Chyna may have fallen asleep at the wheel. The NBA All-Star was informed of his sister’s death during practice on Saturday afternoon (April 15), before his scheduled Sunday playoff-opening game against the Chicago Bulls, according to ESPN. Since the tragic news, the Boston Celtics and NBA have issued statements, while teammates, other basketball teams, and fans shared their condolences.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement regarding the passing of Chyna Thomas, sister of Isaiah Thomas of the Celtics. pic.twitter.com/iPOFte2jzM
— NBA (@NBA) April 16, 2017