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“I’m feeling good. I’m all right,” he said of the hip, per Ryan Ward of Clutch Points. “I’m not 100 percent, but I’m getting there each and every day is a positive day for me.”
“I mean, this is the first real practice I had all year,” he said, according to Ward. “Let’s see how my hip responds tomorrow with the soreness and things like that, but I’m here. I’m here and I’m happy. Got my joy back and I’m ready to put on a show for the Lakers.”
In January, while he was still with the Cavs, Thomas also mentioned Cleveland’s lack of practice while saying that he would have to play his way back into shape.
“That’s the only thing that’s gonna help me, because we don’t practice,” he told reporters after playing the Warriors on Jan. 15. “Only thing that’s gonna help me is getting reps, running up and down the floor, getting my h