Celtics

Celtics

BOSTON – Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas, a standout at the University of Washington, is among the 12 former Pac-12 players to be inducted into the conference’s Hall of Honor.

The induction ceremony will be March 12 prior to the championship game of the Men’s Basketball Tournament which will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

There’s a very good chance that Thomas will be able to make it to the induction in Las Vegas and not have it interfere with missing a Celtics game.

Boston will host Houston on March 11, but don’t return to the floor until March 15 at Indiana.

That means Thomas might miss one day of practice (that time of the season, it wouldn't be all that surprising if the Celtics had the day off), but still rejoin the club in plenty of time for their next game.

Thomas' name is littered throughout the Huskies' list of all-time great players.

He finished his career seventh on the school's all-time scorers list with 1,721 points. The 5-foot-9 guard also was among the Huskies' top-5 all time in 3-pointers made (fourth, 164), assists (fourth, 415) and was top-10 in steals (eighth, 122).

An Honorable Mention All-American, Thomas was named to the conference’s first-team twice and in 2009 he was the conference freshman of the Year.

After his junior season, Thomas entered the NBA draft where he was the last player selected, 60th overall, in the 2011 NBA draft.

The other 11 inductees are Salim Stoudamire (Arizona), Art Becker (Arizona State), Brian Hendrick (California), Scott Wedman (Colorado), Luke Ridenour (Oregon), Jim Anderson (Oregon State), Kim Belton (Stanford), Keith Erickson (UCLA), Sam Clancy (USC), Vern Gardner (Utah) and Keith Morrison (Washington State).