Since basic cable has given way to myriad channels up to and including NBA TV, we've lost some of the splendor that comes with the odd showing of something seemingly ancient on basic cable.
YouTube helps, though. And in the case of a forgotten legend like Isiah Thomas, whose playoff (if not career and/or statistical) accomplishments have been rightfully overshadowed by his pathetic turn as a broadcaster, league owner, coach, and team executive, YouTube is necessary.
It helps you remember instances like this: When CBS was in charge. More specifically, it's the time he badly sprained his ankle and still managed to drop 25 points in a quarter in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the defending (and eventual) champion Los Angeles Lakers: