Date: 5/26/1987
Matchup: Game 5 EC Finals, Celtics @ Pistons
: Isiah Thomas
Career years: 1982-94
Career stats: 926 G, 17.6 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 3.0 APG, 1.1 SPG, 0.7 BPG

Isiah Thomas' cost them a chance to take a 3-2 lead back to Detroit. They would go on to lose the series, but it was a stepping stone to the Pistons eventual back-to-back championship run led by Thomas. After his retirement in '94, Thomas moved on to relatively unsuccessful stints as an executive with the Raptors and the Knicks and a coach with the Pacers. The Hall of Fame point guard is currently an analyst for NBA TV.