By Jim Campanini
Is that former NBA Hall of Fame great Isiah Thomas now wearing the Cheurlin Champagne polo jersey?
Yes, it is. And why not?
Thomas, 57, is no stranger to the French bubbly – even if in an odd way.
For years during his illustrious career with the Detroit Pistons (1981-94), Thomas said he enjoyed his share of wet, wild and elegant championship celebrations when “champagne was poured all over my head” – even if he didn’t drink it back them.
Later, however, Thomas learned to appreciate the refined, exquisite taste of champagne, as well as where it comes from, the people farming t...Read More