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Cavaliers: Isaiah Thomas to play Tuesday night at the Q

Isaiah Thomas practicing at Cleveland Clinic Courts. (Source: WOIO) Isaiah Thomas practicing at Cleveland Clinic Courts. (Source: WOIO)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

The Cleveland Cavaliers say injured point guard Isaiah Thomas will make his debut with the team Tuesday night and no one is happier for him than LeBron James.

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The announcement comes about a week after "I.T." was assigned to their Canton G-League team so he could practice.

 Thomas has been sidelined all season with a hip injury.

The All-Star guard has said he wants to be "special" when he returns to the floor and not "just another body."

The Cavs acquired him in a summer trade from Boston.

Cleveland faces Portland Jan. 2 at the Q. Tip off is at 7 p.m.

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