Isaiah Thomas could make his Cavs debut vs. Celtics

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas

On Tuesday, Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reported Thomas is likely to lace it up for five-on-five practices in the "immediate future". This report indicates that a late-December return is on the table, while Shams Charania of The Vertical reported on Sunday that Thomas would be back for the first week of the January. Thomas has yet to practice with the Cavs in a full-court, 5-on-5 setting, but McMenamin said that's because the Cavs rarely practice.

The Cavaliers will have some extra practice time in between Thursday's game and Monday's Christmas Day showdown against the Golden State Warriors.

LeBron James, in his 15th season in the National Basketball Association, said what he is achieving on the court has not been done a lot in league history, adding that he wants to "break the mold" and stereotype that older players can not dominate the game as much as younger players.

Isaiah has had a lot to say about Boston's decision to trade him and it will be an emotional occasion if he suits up on that night to face his former team as he's determined to gain some level of revenge.

He re-aggravated his hip injury during the Celtics' playoff run last season, and has yet to return to the court.

In the months since he joined the Cavs, Thomas has repeatedly referenced his motivation to get vengeance against Boston.

Thomas, 28, is coming off a career season in which he averaged 28.9 points for the Celtics before his injured hip forced him to miss the final three games of their loss to the Cavs in the Eastern Conference finals.

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