Thomas was benched for the entire fourth quarter.
Boston says Thomas can't play back-to-back games right now.
The point guard had 17 points in 19 minutes.
The point guard has recovered from a hip injury.
This is good news for Cleveland.
Thomas is making progress towards a return.
The point guard left Boston for Cleveland in Celtics trade for Kyrie Irving.
The trade between the Celtics and the Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving got messy. Thomas insists there’s no problem, but it’s a rocky start to life in Cleveland.