Asked if he were excited about becoming the first Bull since Scottie Pippen in 1990 to participate in the event as part of All-Star weekend, Thomas barely looked up from untying his shoes.
"Not really," Thomas said. "I'm just going to go out there, get my check and call it a day."
Asked if an opportunity to rub elbows with some of the game's greats could be beneficial for a rookie, Thomas kept unlacing.
"I'm just into the free money," he said. "That's it. I'll just do whatever when I get out there."