3 other thingsIsaiah Thomas deserves your attentionThe Celtics are heading to the playoffs and there's no greater reason for that than their undersized star guard. Thomas was fantastic yet again Wednesday with 32 points to lead Boston to a 104-97 win over the Pelicans and seems to be finding his groove heading into the playoffs.SB Nation's Paul Flannery recently wrote a fantastic profile on Thomas, and it shows how perfect the fit


between him and Boston has proven to be. The guard has thrived with the responsibility given to him by young coach Brad Stevens. For one of the smallest players in the league (5'9), his success is nothing short of astonishing.Thomas uses a dizzying array of ball skills and quick bits of footwork to constantly keep his opponents guessing. The Pelicans, who were playing with an undermanned roster, struggled to stay in


front of him as he shot 10-of-19 from the field and 9-of-12 from the free throw line.It's the 10th time that Thomas has scored 30-plus points in a game this season, and the 56th time he's topped 20. He also recorded eight assists, four rebounds and two steals in the win. The playoffs are going to Buy NBA Live Coins give Thomas a chance to do his thing on center stage, and it's going to be fun to watch.Detroit is pulling away for the East's last playoff spotThe Bulls and Wizards mathematically still hold out hope of sneaking into the playoffs, but the Pistons' 108-104 win over the Magic on Wednesday is a blow. Detroit (42-37) is now 2.5 games ahead of Chicago (39-39) and 3.5 games ahead of Washington (38-40) for the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Co


nference.The Pistons got a major favor Tuesday when the Cheap NBA Live Coins Bulls fell to a seriously shorthanded Grizzlies team. That should've been an easy, much-needed win for the Bulls, but instead the team got smacked around in a 108-92 loss. Now Detroit has further nailed the coffin on Chicago's playoff hopes in its first year under head coach Fred Hoiberg.Reggie Jackson led the way against Orland