Retired or not, there are times when David Ortiz still speaks for the Boston athletic community . . . and, indeed, for Boston itself.
- Report: Thomas plans to play in Game 1
- Isaiah Thomas's 22-year-old sister killed in one-car accident
- Report: Thomas 'in state of shock'
- With Game 1 at hand, Celtics dealing with issues bigger than the game
On Sunday, a day after Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas's sister was killed in a one-car crash, the former Red Sox slugger Tweeted out condolences to Thomas: