Free agent point guard
is signing with the Grand Rapids Gold ahead the G League Showcase, according to Isaiah Thomas Shams Charania of The Athletic.
The Gold, coached by former NBA guard
, are the Nuggets’ minor league affiliate. As Jason Terry Charania noted, Terry and Thomas are close.
Thomas, 32, is 5-fooot-9 and appeared in just three games last season, all with the Pelicans. He spent 2019-20 with the Wizards, his best recent season, averaging 12.2 points and 3.7 assists.
A two-time All-Star, he most recently has been a member Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup Qualifying tournament.
During the offseason, he worked out with members of the Lakers, including
and LeBron James , though that was before LA brought back point guard Russell Westbrook . Rajon Rondo
Thomas also worked out with the Mavericks during the offseason, and had also been linked to the Celtics. He averaged an Eastern Conference-leading 28.9 points with Boston during the 2017-18 season before suffering a major hip injury in the playoffs.
He is eyeing a return to the NBA,
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