David Ortiz Tweets Support For Isaiah Thomas After Celtics Star’s Sister Dies

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Isaiah Thomas likely will suit up for the Boston Celtics’ first-round playoff series opener against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday night. If he does, he’ll be playing with a heavy heart.

Thomas’ sister, Chyna, was killed in a single-car crash in Washington on Saturday morning. She was 22 years old.

The Celtics point guard has received a lot of support from the sports world, including former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who tweeted his support Sunday.

Boston is a close-knit community, and it will give any support Thomas needs during this difficult time for him and his family.

Thumbnail photo via Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Oct 10, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) as seen on the field before game three of the 2016 ALDS playoff baseball series against the Cleveland Indians at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

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