The Nets, with much of their top talent unavailable for the upcoming NBA restart, recently added forward Lance Thomas. Here’s the New York Post reporting:
The 32-year-old Thomas is thrilled to have the opportunity. The defensive-minded forward spent training camp with the Nets, but he was waived on Oct. 18. Nobody picked him up following four seasons with the Knicks. He stayed mostly at home in his New York City apartment due to the virus until June, but stayed in shape and had recently been working out at the NBAPA’s gym…
“Me, personally, I’m going to just be tenacious,” Thomas said. “Make open shots, do whatever the team needs me to do, probably guard the other team’s best player, do things that got me into the league, things that I enjoy doing. … I play the hand I’m dealt. I think myself being a player who’s been in the league you learn how to quickly adapt to any situation. Again, I’m ready for whatever comes my way.”
Thomas helps add depth, but the team’s likely biggest need may be scoring. But points may be hard to come by. Look for Nets shooting guard Caris LeVert, by far the best bucket-producer on the team who will be active during the league restart, to have a serious green light.