TAG: Mr. Irrelevant

NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 24, 2011 / 5:00 pm

Isaiah Thomas Is Not Irrelevant

Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas (photo. University of Washington)

Mr. Irrelevant is more of a story than a player. He’s a novelty item, a person to be celebrated but ultimately forgotten. It’s an accepted reality of being the last pick, because that’s what history has taught us. In truth, nothing separates these men from the hoards of undrafted prospects that try to scrap and claw their way onto NBA rosters. It’s a battle royale, and being drafted last provides little to no guarantee that you won’t be kicked to the curb. Read More »