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Isaiah Thomas Mourns Death Of Little Sister; Celebrities Show Their Support

The Boston Celtics point guard held his head high!

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Early Saturday morning, Isaiah Thomas' 22-year-old sister Chyna died in a one-car collision in their home state of Washington. Her car reportedly veered off of Interstate 5 into a jersey barrier and pole.

The Boston Celtics point guard held is head high as he made the difficult, yet courageous, decision to play in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs on Easter Sunday.

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The NBA player didn't learn about his sister's horrific crash until Saturday afternoon, after the team's practice.

Overwhelmed with emotion, Isaiah tried his best to cope with loss of his little sister while preparing for the big game.

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Isaiah wrote Chyna's name and the words "I Love You" on his sneakers for good luck.

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When he did step onto the TD Garden court on Sunday, Isaiah was welcomed with a roaring standing ovation from fans and peers.

The love didn't stop there! Countless celebrities took to Twitter to send condolences, prayers and support his way:

Kevin Hart couldn't help but admire Isaiah's strength.

Nothing but respect & admiration for @Isaiah_Thomas .The strength that he is displaying right now is unreal!!! My prayers go out 2 him & his

Kevin Durant wanted Isaiah to know the entire NBA family will be there to lift his spirits.

Kevin Durant's message to Isaiah Thomas: The #NBA family is behind you

JR Smith couldn't believe the news.

The Denver Broncos announced they'd be standing behind Isaiah during this tragic time.

We'll always be a fan of yours, too, @isaiah_thomas. We're right there with you.

Wale wanted nothing but blessings to surround Isaiah and his family.

God Bless you and your family Good Brother πŸ™πŸΎ @Isaiah_Thomas

Joe Santagato was blown away by Isaiah's ability to play through the pain.

I hope Isaiah Thomas drops 100 tonight for his sister. Can't believe he's playing. Amazing.

Michael Vick wanted Isaiah to know he'd be praying for his entire family.

Deepest condolences out to @Isaiah_Thomas and his family...praying for you bro

David Ortiz also kept Isaiah and his family close in his prayers.

Prayers up for my lil bro @Isaiah_Thomas ... keep ur head up, all of Boston is behind u!! RIP Chyna. πŸ™πŸΏ

Plies hoped everyone visiting a church for Easter, would send their love to Isaiah and his family.

Whoever Going 2 Church 2day Do Me Da Biggest Favor. Send A Extra Prayer Up 4 @Isaiah_Thomas πŸ™πŸΎStay Strong! #GodDontMakeMistakes

Dwight Howard also had his back.

@Isaiah_Thomas Prayers & Much Love 4 Ya Brother πŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎ

Rudy Cobert realized what's most important in life.

All my condolences to @Isaiah_Thomas ...makes me realize that there's way more important than a knee...

Karl Anthony-Towns announced his support for the player.

Prayers sent up for @Isaiah_Thomas and his family πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½

Jared Sullinger almost didn't know what to say.

My heart goes out to you bro @Isaiah_Thomas I'm at a lost of words!!! Prayers to you and your family.

I hope Isaiah Thomas and his family are continuously surrounded by positivity and loving arms during this devastating time.

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