Welcome to Book of Isaiah II, a documentary series that chronicles the life of Isaiah Thomas as he faces the challenges of playing for a new team. The series, produced in partnership with Slow Grind Media, will feature never-before-seen personal footage that traces Thomas’s personal and professional journey since the beginning of the 2017 NBA playoffs. For more from Isaiah Thomas, visit isaiahthomas.com.

Chapter 7: Emerge

In Chapter 7, Isaiah reflects on the past two months acclimating to life in Cleveland: taking his kids to a new school, finding a house, starting injury rehab and, finally, returning to the game he loves. His transition hasn't come…

Chapter 6: Limbo

In Chapter 6, Isaiah dives deeper into the complexity of his trade, driven largely by his injury. He finds himself at the center of the national sports conversation, and explores how the business of basketball affects his transition to Cleveland. 

Chapter 5: Dealing

In Chapter 5, Isaiah reveals the exact moment he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Chapter 4: Essence

In Chapter 4, Isaiah looks back on his time in Boston. Remembering the incredible feeling of belonging through the strength of the Boston sports community, he explains how the love and support from fans has driven him to give back.

Chapter 3: Ascent

In Chapter 3, Isaiah looks back on his exit meeting with the Boston Celtics, and forward as he recovers from his hip injury. Isaiah explains why he opted out of surgery, and the feeling of working with a new trainer…

Chapter 2: Excavate

In Chapter 2, Thomas balances two states: the emotional toll of being away from the game he loves due to injury, and taking care of his body by taking a break. Thomas also explores the importance of his greatest job yet:…

Chapter 1: Hindsight

In Chapter 1, Thomas looks back on his journey through the 2017 NBA Playoffs, including his final game with the Boston Celtics. From injury to personal loss, Thomas opens up about the unexpected obstacles he's worked to overcome both on…


Welcome to Book of Isaiah II, a documentary series that chronicles the life of Isaiah Thomas as he faces the challenges of playing for a new team. Watch Chapter 1 now.

Book of Isaiah II

Watch the trailer for Book of Isaiah Chapter 1, premiering today on The Players' Tribune.