Isaiah Thomas insisted it wasn’t a revenge game.
“I don’t need to show anybody, they know what I can do,” Thomas said. “I only played 15 games for them, so it’s really not about showing them what I can do, the world knows what I can do and what I bring to the table.
“I took it as another game and I just wanted to win and we did a helluva job as a team beating that really good team over there.”
Thomas was an integral part of the Lakers’ 127-113 win on Sunday over the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team that traded for him in August, then traded him away in February. He scored 20 points with nine assists and a rating of plus-18.
“He was great tonight,” Lakers coach Luke...