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Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'Mentally and emotionally I'm not here'

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas during warmups before Game 1 of his team's playoff series against the Chicago Bulls. One day earlier, his sister, Chyna Thomas, was killed in a car accident.

Story highlights

  • Chyna Thomas died in a single-car accident on April 15
  • Isaiah Thomas hasn't missed a playoff game since her death

(CNN)Isaiah Thomas' shoulders heaved. He sat on the Boston Celtics sideline at TD Garden, sobbing.