Isaiah Thomas en UW's Thomas and Locker: path to pros risky for both <p></p><p>Two of the University of Washington&#39;s most prominent athletes in recent years are planning to go pro. Point guard Isaiah Thomas recently announced he&#39;s leaving the UW a year early to enter the NBA draft. And quarterback Jake Locker is participating in the NFL draft this month.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says both athletes have taken risks in their paths to professional sports. Fri, 08 Apr 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 1156 at UW's Thomas and Locker: path to pros risky for both Friday morning's headlines <p>It&#39;s Friday, April 1st. Here&#39;s what&#39;s making headlines around the Northwest:</p><ul><li><strong>Work to Clear Avalanches on Highway 2 Continues</strong></li><li><strong>Flood Update: Snohomish River To Crest This Morning</strong></li><li><strong>WTO Ruling on Boeing: May Not Mean Much</strong></li><li><b>UW&#39;s Thomas Opts for NBA Draft</b></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><b>Stevens Pass Still Closed</b></p> Fri, 01 Apr 2011 14:41:51 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1123 at Friday morning's headlines