Isaiah Thomas’ emotional message

2017-04-20T01:48:17+00:00 2017-04-20T01:48:17+00:00.

Aris Barkas

20/Apr/17 01:48

The 22-year-old sister of Celtics star Isaiah Thomas died in a car accident Saturday morning, the day before Boston opened its playoff series against the Chicago Bulls.

By Eurohoops team/

Thomas has played through the pain in Games 1 and 2, but has yet to meet the media since the tragedy occurred.

He finally spoke on the incident, releasing a statement through the team Wednesday. Thomas will attend the funeral of his sister and then he will join the Celtics at Chicago.