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Isaiah Thomas Is Negotiating A Deal With A New Team

Isaiah Thomas wearing a green celtics t-shirt.

BOSTON, MA - MAY 19: Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics looks on prior to Game Two of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at TD Garden on May 19, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

After the 2016-2017 NBA season, it looked like then-Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas was going to be one of the biggest free agents in the 2018 class. Thomas had just come off an MVP-caliber season, leading Boston to the Eastern Conference Finals. A year later, he's in a much different situation.

Thomas, after a hip injury, was traded to the Cavaliers as part of the Kyrie Irving deal. After a brief stint with LeBron & Co., Thomas was then traded to the Los Angeles Lakers.

Now, he's a free agent, and none of those three teams seem to be interested in his services.

However, there is at least one team interested in bringing on the talented guard - the Orlando Magic. It's starting to look like he could be heading to Orlando very soon.

Monday, Thomas followed the Magic on Twitter - making it pretty clear that he was at the very minimum interested in playing for the franchise. Now, we've got a report from Alex Kennedy that the two sides are talking about a "potential" deal.

In all likelihood, the deal with be for one or two years - and it won't cost the team a ton of money. Thomas is in a situation where he's going to need to prove himself again before a franchise spends a good chunk of change on him long-term.

We'll keep you updated here - but this makes almost too much sense for it not to happen.