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He’ll be doing it for Team USA in the AmeriCup qualifying tournament taking place between Feb. 19 and 20 that will take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico according to ESPN senior writers Adrian Wojnarowski, who notes it will be an ideal “opportunity for Thomas to make a case for a return to the league after offseason procedure on his hip.” Thomas will be coached by former Milwaukee Bucks NBA head coach Joe Prunty.
Great opportunity for Thomas to make a case for a return to the league after offseason procedure on his hip.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 27, 2021
IT spent the pandemic lockdown getting his hip surgically repaired, which had dogged him ever since he hurt it playing for the Celtics in 2017, bouncing around the league while trying unsuccessfully to play through the pain.
Hopefully the King in the Fourth leverages the opportunity to another shot in the NBA — if anyone deserves one, it’s him.
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