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Khyri Thomas: Waived by Houston
The Rockets waived Thomas on Wednesday, Michael Scotto of USA Today reports.
The Rockets needed to open a roster spot to complete their trade for Sekou Doumbouya. However, Houston waived Doumbouya immediately after the trade was completed, so a return to the Rockets isn't out of the question for Thomas. The 25-year-old appeared in five games for Houston last year and averaged 16.4 points, 5.0 assists, 3.6 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.2 blocks in 30.6 minutes.... See More ... See Less
Rockets' Khyri Thomas: Out for finale
Thomas (lower leg) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Hawks.
Thomas suffered the injury Friday against the Clippers and won't be available for the season finale. The 25-year-old appeared in five games for Houston and averaged 16.4 points, 5.0 assists, 3.6 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.2 blocks in 30.6 minutes.... See More ... See Less
Rockets' Khyri Thomas: Won't return Friday
Thomas won't return to Friday's game against the Clippers due to a right lower leg injury, Cayleigh Griffin of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.
The forward suffered the injury sometime during the second half of Friday's matchup. Thomas posted 17 points across 8-of-11 shooting while dishing out five assists and grabbing three rebounds prior to his early exit. Thomas should be considered questionable for the Rockets' season finale Sunday against Atlanta.... See More ... See Less
Rockets' Khyri Thomas: Sticking with Rockets
Thomas agreed to a multi-year contract with the Rockets on Thursday, Kelly Iko of The Athletic reports.
Thomas has made a positive impression on the Rockets in just four games, though the contract is likely partially guaranteed for the 2021-22 season. In those four contests, he's averaged 16.3 points on 43.6 percent shooting, 5.0 assists, 3.8 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 2.0 triples per game.... See More ... See Less
Rockets' Khyri Thomas: Enters starting five
Thomas will start Wednesday's game versus the Lakers, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
The 25-year-old will make his first start of the season with the Rockets still extremely shorthanded. Thomas has averaged 20.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.7 steals in 28.7 minutes through three appearances since signing a 10-day contract last week.... See More ... See Less
Rockets' Khyri Thomas: Continues stellar bench production
Thomas produced 18 points (6-16 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 4-4 FT), five assists and four rebounds across 29 minutes in Monday's 140-129 loss to the Trail Blazers.
The Creighton product is making the most of his opportunity with Houston, and he's a perfect example of how teams out of contention can discover talent from the G-League ranks. The addition of Thomas has bolstered a fragile rotation that suffers without John Wall and Christian Wood.... See More ... See Less
Rockets' Khyri Thomas: Goes for 27 points off bench
Thomas recorded 27 points (10-21 FG, 4-12 3Pt, 3-3 FT), five rebounds, five steals, three assists and two blocks across 34 minutes in Saturday's loss to the Jazz.
Thomas signed a 10-day contract with the Rockets on Friday and has made a huge impact early on, scoring 15-plus points in his two outings and performing above the expectations so far. This might be enough for Houston to keep him on another 10-day contract, though his best fantasy-related scenario would make him a decent streaming alternative depending on the matchup.... See More ... See Less
Rockets' Khyri Thomas: Could debut Friday
Thomas (recently signed) could make his Rockets debut Friday against the Bucks, Adam Spolane of Sports Radio 610 Houston reports.
Thomas is one of eight players available for the Rockets. As a result, there's a good chance he plays Friday.... See More ... See Less
Rockets' Khyri Thomas: Officially signs 10-day contract
Thomas signed a 10-day contract with the Rockets on Friday.
Thomas appeared in seven games with the Austin Spurs in the G League this year and averaged 13.9 points and 3.4 rebounds in 18.6 minutes per contest. Thomas could see real minutes since the Rockets are dealing with injuries, but he's unlikely to be fantasy relevant.... See More ... See Less
Khyri Thomas: Expected to sign with Rockets
Thomas is planning to sign with the Rockets, Kelly Iko of The Athletic reports.
Thomas played eight games with the Pistons last season, and he averaged 2.1 points in 7.6 minutes. This season, he appeared in seven games with the Austin Spurs in the G League bubble, where he averaged 13.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 18.6 minutes. As the Rockets continue to deal with a myriad of injuries, Thomas may see real minutes, though it's unlikely he'll be fantasy relevant.... See More ... See Less
Khyri Thomas: Dealing with groin injury
Thomas didn't play in Monday's 124-103 loss to the Blue Coats due to a groin injury.
Prior to his absence during the G League quarterfinals Monday, Thomas had an inconsistent role for Austin this year and only appeared in seven games for the team. The 24-year-old averaged 13.9 points and 3.4 rebounds over 18.6 minutes per game during the G League campaign.... See More ... See Less
Khyri Thomas: Productive in win
Thomas (hamstring) logged 13 points (5-8 FG, 3-4 3Pt), two rebounds, one assist and one block over 13 minutes in Friday's 109-106 win over the Blue.
Thomas missed the team's last game due to a hamstring injury, but he returned to the starting five during Friday's narrow victory. He saw the least playing time of any starter against the Blue, but he could continue to ramp up his workload going forward.... See More ... See Less
Khyri Thomas: Dealing with hamstring issue
Thomas didn't play in Thursday's win over Iowa due to a left hamstring injury.
Thomas has appeared in just two games for Austin early in the G League season, but he started in each appearance. It's not yet clear whether his hamstring injury will prevent him from suiting up Friday against the Blue.... See More ... See Less
Khyri Thomas: Drops 14 in G League
Thomas put up 14 points (6-10 FG, 2-3 3Pt), two steals and one rebound in 19 minutes during Saturday's 115-108 G League win over Erie.
Thomas is averaging 18 points per appearance through two G League games with Austin this season. The 24-year-old has seen action in 34 NBA games with the Pistons over the previous two seasons but is currently a free agent.... See More ... See Less
Khyri Thomas: To play with Austin Spurs
Thomas was signed and waived by San Antonio earlier this week, Jeff Garcia of News 4 San Antonio reports.
Thomas will spend the season with San Antonio's G League affiliate (Austin Spurs) after he signed an Exhibit 10 contract on Friday and then was waived. Thomas appeared in eight games for the Pistons last season, averaging 2.1 points per game.... See More ... See Less
Khyri Thomas: Will be waived
The Hawks plan to waive Thomas, Sarah Spencer of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
This doesn't come as much of a surprise, as the Hawks have plenty of backcourt depth and couldn't offer much of a role to the newly acquired guard. Thomas will head into free agency and look to catch on with another team.... See More ... See Less
Hawks' Khyri Thomas: Heading to Atlanta
Thomas was traded to the Hawks on Thursday, along with Tony Snell, in exchange for DeWayne Dedmon, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
Through two NBA seasons, the Creighton product has only appeared in 34 total games, including just eight in 2019-20. Thomas is unlikely to find more opportunity in Atlanta, as the Hawks are considerably further along in their rebuild than Detroit.... See More ... See Less
Pistons' Khyri Thomas: Gets double-digit minutes in loss
Thomas played 13 minutes off the bench and contributed six points (2-6 FG, 2-4 3Pt) with one rebound Sunday in a 96-84 loss to the Knicks.
After returning in late February from the left foot surgery that sidelined him for most of the season, Thomas has occupied a minor rotation role for the Pistons. He's seen the floor in five of the team's last six games, topping out at 14 minutes. Thomas will likely be a prime candidate to lose out on playing time once the likes of Brandon Knight (knee) and Luke Kennard (knee) return to action.... See More ... See Less
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