Isiah Thomas net worth and salary: Isiah Thomas is a retired American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $30 million. Isiah Thomas was born on April, 30 1961 in Chicago, Illinois. Isiah played basketball professionally from 1981 – 1994. He was drafted as the second pick in the first round of the 1981 draft by the Detroit Pistons. He remained with the Pistons for his entire career. Prior to becoming a professional basketball player, Isiah attended high school at St. Josephs in Westchester, Illinois. He then attended Indiana University from 1979-1981. During his pro career, Isiah's highest earning season was 1991-1992 when the Pistons paid him $2.96 million, which is equal to $5.15 million after adjusting for inflation. He won the NBA championship with the Pistons twice, back to back in 1989 and 1990. He was also a 12 time NBA All-Star. After retiring as a player, Isiah became a part owner and EVP of the new expansion Toronto Raptors in 1994. He spent four years working with the Raptors then became an NBC broadcaster. In the year 2000, Isiah was named head coach of the Indiana Pacers. He stayed with the Pacers until 2003. He then coached the Knicks from 2006 to 2008 followed by Florida International University from 2009 – 2012. He is now back to being an NBA broadcaster for NBC TV.