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Chowder and Champions 30 mins ago

Three thoughts on Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving blockbuster deal

The Boston Celtics sent ripples through the NBA Tuesday night, completing a blockbuster deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving. So, it finally happened.  Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge finally created fireworks in an unexpected way. Just over a month after landing prize free agent Gordon Hayward, the Celtics have landed […] Three thoughts on Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving blockbuster deal - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
CSN New England 1 hour ago

Twitter reaction to trade ranges from shock to ridiculous

The mega-deal that brings Kyrie Irving to the Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas and more going to the Cavs ranged from shock from NBA players to some ridiculous memes. 
CSN New England 1 hour ago

Bean: Bless the Cavaliers and Celtics for making this trade

[Jim Rome about to take credit for a universally accepted thought with which no one disagrees voice] This is why I always say the NBA

VOTE! Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas -- and more -- trade is done, so who won the deal?

VOTE! Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas -- and more -- trade is done, so who won the deal?
CSN New England 1 hour ago

Blakely and Draper break down the 2017-2018 Celtics roster after blockbuster

The Kyrie Irving trade shipped two of the Boston Celtics' starting players. So, of course, the trade will shake up Brad Stevens' starting five for the season's start.
CelticsBlog 2 hours ago
Report: Celtics trade Isaiah Thomas, Nets Pick, Jae Crowder and Ante Zizic to Cleveland Cavs for Kyrie Irving

Report: Celtics trade Isaiah Thomas, Nets Pick, Jae Crowder and Ante Zizic to Cleveland Cavs for Kyrie Irving

The Celtics have pulled off another blockbuster trade, receiving Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and the Brooklyn Nets pick per The Vertical’s Shams Charania. The Boston Celtics have traded Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 unprotected first-round pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving, The Vertical’s Shams Charania reports. The Celtics complete their third significant trade of the offseason, after trading the first pick in this year’s draft to Philadelphia for the third pick in the...
The Republican 2 hours ago
Boston Celtics trade for Kyrie Irving: Why did Celtics include the 2018 Brooklyn Nets pick?

Boston Celtics trade for Kyrie Irving: Why did Celtics include the 2018 Brooklyn Nets pick?

Here are a few reasons why the Boston Celtics included the Brooklyn Nets pick in the deal for Kyrie Irving.
CelticsBlog 4 hours ago
Report: Celtics and Cavaliers talk Kyrie Irving trade

Report: Celtics and Cavaliers talk Kyrie Irving trade

Per reports Boston’s package is centered around Isaiah Thomas Per Shams Charania of The Vertical the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers are “actively engaged in trade talks centered on Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas”. Cleveland and Boston engaged in active trade discussions centered on Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas, league sources tell The Vertical.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 22, 2017 Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN later followed up with: Cleveland and Boston have moved into serious talks on a trade centered on All-Star guard Kyrie Irving, league sources tell...
The Republican 3 hours ago
Kyrie Irving traded to Boston Celtics, Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland Cavaliers in enormous trade (report)

Kyrie Irving traded to Boston Celtics, Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland Cavaliers in enormous trade (report)

The Cleveland Cavaliers dealt Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder and more, according to reports on Tuesday.
CSN New England 4 hours ago

Report: Cavs and Celtics talking Thomas-Irving trade

A quiet summer night is quiet no longer  . . . Cleveland and Boston engaged in active trade discussions centered on Kyrie Irving
The Republican 4 hours ago
Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors 2017: Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers in 'active' discussions (report)

Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors 2017: Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers in 'active' discussions (report)

The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers are in "active" discussions involving Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas, per a report.
CelticsBlog 13 hours ago
Brad Stevens discusses defensive potential of star Celtics prospects Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum

Brad Stevens discusses defensive potential of star Celtics prospects Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum

Celtics coach Brad Stevens joined The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix to discuss the defensive potential of his major prospects Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. The Celtics have been forced to revamp their roster this offseason as an acceptable consequence from signing Gordon Hayward. As they continue to build through the draft and free agency simultaneously, maintain roster spots and payroll for their current team has become increasingly difficult. The Celtics entered last season with a perfectly managed cap outlook, maintaining enough space to sign Gordon Hayward to a max contract...
CelticsBlog Aug 21, 2017
Green-on-green round of 16: Gordon Hayward vs. Daniel Theis

Green-on-green round of 16: Gordon Hayward vs. Daniel Theis

In a battle of newcomers, can Theis edge out the newest max player on the Celtics roster? s Coming off his first All-Star selection and brand new max contract with the Celtics, top seeded Gordon Hayward will take on Daniel Theis in this round of 16 match up. While Theis (6-9, 243lbs) is a rookie, he has the size advantage over Hayward (6-8, 226lbs) and should be a handful down low. However, it will be hard to stop Hayward’s three level scoring ability and Theis will have a tougher time than some might think dealing with Hayward’s defensive versatility. So will there be a monumental...
CelticsBlog Aug 21, 2017
Green-on-green: who wins a Celtics king of the hill one-on-one basketball tournament?

Green-on-green: who wins a Celtics king of the hill one-on-one basketball tournament?

The Celtics’ roster makes them one of the most versatile teams in the league, but who’s standing alone when teammates are pitted against each other head-to-head? There is less than two months to go before the Celtics tip off the 2017-18 regular season against the Cleveland Cavaliers. At this point, the only news in the NBA besides Kyrie Irving and Carmelo Anthony trade rumors involves teams signing players to fill up their training camp rosters. For instance, the Celtics brought on Andrew White and Daniel Dixon this past week. This summer, the Celtics made a number of moves to give...
CelticsBlog Aug 21, 2017
CSNNE’s Mike Gorman on the Celtics’ chances at the NBA Finals

CSNNE’s Mike Gorman on the Celtics’ chances at the NBA Finals

Boston Celtics play-by-play announcer for CSNNE Mike Gorman appeared on Sunday’s episode of Celtics Beat to discuss the upcoming schedule, the Celtics’ biggest concerns heading into the season and Boston’s chances of landing Kyrie Irving from the Cavs. The fact that the Celtics find themselves – in whatever fashion – involved in the Kyrie Irving trade rumors is a testament to Danny Ainge’s calculated aggressiveness and only cements his reputation as one of the best GM’s in the league. It also doesn’t hurt that that “Trader Danny” have been sitting upon a treasure trove...
Inquisitr Aug 19, 2017
NBA Rumors: Cavs’ LeBron James To Celtics Or Lakers? Odds Released For NBA Free Agent’s Next Team

NBA Rumors: Cavs’ LeBron James To Celtics Or Lakers? Odds Released For NBA Free Agent’s Next Team

The NBA rumors revolving around LeBron James’ next team have reached a new height as it seems the Los Angeles Lakers or even the Boston Celtics may have a chance. Actually, all teams have a chance according to the latest sportsbook odds that have been released for LeBron’s next squad. Before fans get too excited, keep in mind that some teams have been given a much lower chance of landing the heralded NBA superstar. Fans of the Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic, Utah Jazz, and Brooklyn Nets shouldn’t get their hopes too high while it’s looking like Boston, Houston, and San Antonio...
Sun Herald Aug 20, 2017

Heat sign former Celtics forward Jordan Mickey

The Miami Heat have signed forward Jordan Mickey to a contract that will pay him about $1.5 million this season. Mickey spent parts of the last two seasons with the …
CSN Bay Area 4 hours ago

Report: Cavs, Celtics engaged in trade talks for Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving to the Celtics?Boston and Cleveland are engaged in active trade discussions, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania.Cleveland and Boston engaged in active trade discussions centered on Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas, league sources tell The Vertical.
Sports Illustrated 4 hours ago

Report: Cavaliers Talking to Celtics About Trade Involving Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas

The Vertical's Shams Charania is reporting that the East's top two teams are discussing a potential blockbuster.
Sun Herald 3 hours ago

AP Source: Cavaliers, Celtics discussing Irving-Thomas trade

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers are in serious trade talks with the Boston Celtics about swapping All-Star guard Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas. Irving asked …
Sun Herald 18 hours ago

Report: Cavs send Irving to Celtics for package that includes Isaiah Thomas

The Cavaliers reached agreement to trade disgruntled point guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics in a package headlined by point guard Isaiah Thomas, according to a league source. According …
CSN Bay Area 2 hours ago

What they're saying: Players react to reported Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas deal

The Cavs and Celtics are set to make a huge trade. Here's how the peers of Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas reacted to the news.
Chicago Tribune 3 hours ago

Cavaliers, Celtics reportedly discussing Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade

Kyrie Irving might get his wish.Cleveland's All-Star guard, who asked owner Dan Gilbert to trade him earlier this summer, could be on his way to Boston as the Cavaliers are in serious negotiations with the Celtics about swapping him for point guard Isaiah Thomas.Since Irving made his stunning request,...
News-Herald 2 hours ago
Report: Cavaliers trade Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, Crowder, Zizic, first-round pick

Report: Cavaliers trade Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, Crowder, Zizic, first-round pick

The Cavaliers have traded disgruntled guard Kyrie Irving to the Celtics for All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas and more, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.The Cavaliers have not confirmed the deal first reported Aug. 22 by Wojnarowski and his co-worker on The Vertical, Shams Charania.
Sports Illustrated 2 hours ago

Trade Grades: Cavs Send Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Package Including Isaiah Thomas

Long live the NBA offseason! In the biggest move of the summer, the Cavs and Celtics swapped point guards and changed the landscape of the East.
Plain Dealer 2 hours ago
Cavs trade Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics: What do you think?

Cavs trade Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics: What do you think?

What do you think of the Cavs action to trade Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics? Share your thoughts.
NBA 1 hour ago

Boston Celtics acquire Kyrie Irving from Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, others

BOSTON, MA –The Boston Celtics announced today that they have acquired four-time All-Star and 2016 NBA Champion Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and the rights to the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first round pick.
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago
Cavaliers, Celtics in discussion on trade for Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas

Cavaliers, Celtics in discussion on trade for Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas

The Cavaliers and Celtics are in serious negotiations on a trade that would send four-time All-Star Kyrie Irving to rival Boston for All-Star Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, and a No. 1 draft pick.
NBA 3 hours ago

Report: Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers discussing Isaiah Thomas-Kyrie Irving trade

The Cavaliers are reportedly discussing a trade that would send Kyrie Irving to Boston for Isaiah Thomas, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
CSN Washington 2 hours ago

Cavs trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas and others in blockbuster deal

The Cavs and Celtics have pulled off one of the biggest trades the NBA has seen in years, a blockbuster deal that will send Kyrie
CSN Washington 3 hours ago

Cavs and Celtics discussing trade involving Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas, report says

An already crazy NBA offseason just took a wild turn, as multiple reports have the Cavaliers and Celtics engaged in trade talks involving star point
CSN Bay Area 1 hour ago

Blockbuster official: Cavs trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, more

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers granted Kyrie Irving's request and traded the All-Star guard to the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night for star guard Isaiah Thomas,
Plain Dealer 47 mins ago
Celtics president Danny Ainge: Kyrie Irving's 'best years are ahead of him'

Celtics president Danny Ainge: Kyrie Irving's 'best years are ahead of him'

Celtics announce trade for Kyrie Irving, bid farewell to Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder.
Times-Picayune 2 hours ago
Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics: report

Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics: report

Irving averaged 25.2 points and 5.8 assists last year for the Cavaliers.
CSN Chicago 26 mins ago

Bulls Talk Podcast: How blockbuster trade between Cavaliers-Celtics impacts Eastern Conference

On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Kevin Anderson break down the blockbuster Cavs-Celtics trade and how it impacts both teams.
Sun Herald 18 hours ago

Marla Ridenour: First-round pick acquired from Celtics for Irving looms large in Cavs' uncertain future

A year from now, Tuesday's trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics might prove to be the move that kept LeBron James in Cleveland. But even if that's …
Pelican Debrief Aug 19, 2017

New Orleans Pelicans Schedule – How Tough is The Start?

The release of next season’s schedule has had every New Orleans Pelicans fan wondering how well they can really do. Getting off to good start is key for success this year. As we have all heard the rumors, a poor start could lose DeMarcus Cousins in free agency and the Boston Celtics are reportedly interested in putting […] New Orleans Pelicans Schedule – How Tough is The Start? - Pelican Debrief - Pelican Debrief - A New Orleans Pelicans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Welcome to Loud City Aug 21, 2017
Larry Legend 25-years later: A WTLC ode

Larry Legend 25-years later: A WTLC ode

WTLC pays its respects on the 25th year following Larry Bird’s NBA retirement Larry Joe Bird. Not only to Celtics fans, but among NBA faithful worldwide, those three words conjure images of enduring legacy. From Bird’s classic feuds with Magic Johnson, to his timeless games of commercialized horse alongside Michael Jordan, you’d be hard-pressed in finding a current or historical NBA figure who can match “Larry Legend’s” on-court acumen. While stretch-fours are hot currency in modern-NBA trade, Bird embodied the concept before it was universally embraced. However, make no...
The Dream Shake 14 hours ago
Rockets sign Demetrius Jackson

Rockets sign Demetrius Jackson

The Rockets added a young player to develop in the G-League. The NBA has expanded the team rosters up to 17 players this season, allowing for two additional spots for developing players who will spend the vast majority of the year in the NBA G-League (which used to be called the NBA D-League), and the Houston Rockets are taking advantage. According to the Houston Chronicle, the Rockets have signed guard Demetrius Jackson to a two-way contract. The 6’1” point guard was originally drafted by the Boston Celtics in 2016’s second round out of Notre Dame, and he spent most of last year with...
Fear The Sword 3 hours ago
NBA Trade Rumor: Cavaliers, Celtics working on Kyrie Irving trade

NBA Trade Rumor: Cavaliers, Celtics working on Kyrie Irving trade

Kyrie could be on his way to the Cavs’ biggest rival in the East. According ESPN’s Adrian Wojarnowski, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics have agreed to a deal that would send Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics. In return, the Cavs would get Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder and picks. Center Ante Zizic is also included in deal, according to Woj. Sources: Boston, Cleveland nearing deal on Kyrie Irving, but details still working to completion. Isaiah Thomas, Crowder, pick(s) in talks.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 22, 2017 Boston center Ante Zizic also expected to be...
Canis Hoopus 3 hours ago
Is Kyrie Irving on Way to Boston for Isaiah Thomas?

Is Kyrie Irving on Way to Boston for Isaiah Thomas?

Rumors that a deal is nearing completion have emerged this afternoon. As first reported by Shams Charania, it appears the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics are nearing a deal that would land Kyrie Irving in Boston in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and draft picks. Irving has of course been the subject of trade speculation since it became public that he asked out of Cleveland. The Timberwolves were seen as a possible and promising destination, but would have required the Wolves to give up Andrew Wiggins in exchange, something they were apparently unwilling to do....
NetsDaily 3 hours ago
The Glue Guys: Nets-Themed Cocktails

The Glue Guys: Nets-Themed Cocktails

The Glue Guys create cocktail recipes that represent certain Brooklyn Nets players. Also! Killer Komparisons makes a triumphant return - describing the NBA's off-season via words that have no English translation. Subscribe to the Glue Guys on iTunes Follow the Glue Guys on Stitcher Social Media - @BKGlueGuys on Twitter | Glue Guys on Facebook (Warning: Kyrie Irving may be traded to Celtics by the time you listen to this. We talked about the Cavs and Celtics before knowing about the trade {face palm}. So whatever, there's still other stuff, just skip around a bit when we talk...
Fear The Sword 2 hours ago
NBA Trade Rumors: Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving for Boston for Isaiah Thomas, 2018 Nets pick

NBA Trade Rumors: Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving for Boston for Isaiah Thomas, 2018 Nets pick

The Cavs have reportedly dealt Kyrie and gotten a huge haul in return. Kyrie Irving is headed to the Boston Celtics. And the Cleveland Cavaliers are getting a lot back from their biggest in-conference rival. According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, the Cavs are dealing Irving to Boston for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first round pick. Per ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, the 2018 pick in unprotected. And with the Nets likely be one of league’s worst teams next season, the Cavs are likely to have a pick near the top of the draft. Celtics are...
Hot Hot Hoops 2 hours ago
Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics

Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics

The Celtics’ inclusion of an unprotected 2018 pick from the Nets made them a better trade partner than the Heat. The Miami Heat/Kyrie Irving marriage wasn’t meant to be — at least for now. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported today that the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Kyrie Irving to the team they vanquished in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Boston Celtics. Sources: Boston, Cleveland nearing deal on Kyrie Irving, but details still working to completion. Isaiah Thomas, Crowder, pick(s) in talks.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 22, 2017 Sources: Boston, Cleveland...
NetsDaily 1 hour ago
Nets pick key to Boston - Cleveland trade

Nets pick key to Boston - Cleveland trade

Maybe Danny Ainge doesn’t think the Nets will be that bad next season. The 2018 Nets first rounder, the last payment in the ill-fated trade for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, was shipped off to Cleveland Tuesday alongside Isaiah Thomas, Ante Zizic and Jae Crowder. Kyrie Irving, the All-NBA point guard who wanted out of Cleveland, is now a Celtic. Ainge had been reluctant to trade away any of his draft hoard from the 2013, but the Cavaliers apparently demanded the Nets unprotected first in the talent-rich 2018 NBA Draft. (The Celtics also control the Lakers pick next year, but it's...
Brew Hoop 40 mins ago
Roundtable: A Milwaukee Perspective on the Irving-Thomas Trade

Roundtable: A Milwaukee Perspective on the Irving-Thomas Trade

The top two Eastern Conference teams just swapped their point guards. (How) does this affect the Milwaukee Bucks? In yet another installment of “The NBA Is Seriously The Best League,” the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers agreed on a resolution to one of the more head-scratching trading block stories of the summer (and this summer has been FULL of them). Celtics are sending Thomas, Crowder, Ante Zizic and Brooklyn's 2018 first-round pick for Kyrie Irving, league sources tell The Vertical. https://t.co/gdaT9UjVGl— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 22, 2017 The top two...
Purple and Blue 34 mins ago

Blockbuster trade will have major impact on former Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward

Former Utah Jazz All-Star Gordon Hayward’s Boston Celtics completed a blockbuster trade today that dramatically altered the team. One of the toughest pills for Utah Jazz fans to swallow this summer was without a doubt the loss of Gordon Hayward. He had become such an integral part of the team’s success and with little available […] Blockbuster trade will have major impact on former Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward - The J-Notes - The J-Notes - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Hoops Hype Aug 21, 2017
Trending stories: Kyrie Irving trade scenarios, Clippers' front office and more

Trending stories: Kyrie Irving trade scenarios, Clippers' front office and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! Sources: Clips offer GM job to OKC’s Winger – via espn.com August 20 11:36 AM The LA Clippers have offered Oklahoma City Thunder executive Michael Winger its general manager’s job, league sources told ESPN. Shares Jordan Mickey is following the new “3-and-B” archetype – via 2ways10days.com August 07 09:11 AM The Celtics simply didn’t have the roster space for Mickey, but his unique skill set should still land him on another NBA...
Hoops Hype 3 hours ago
Cavaliers, Celtics nearing deal for Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas swap

Cavaliers, Celtics nearing deal for Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas swap

The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly discussing a potential trade to swap point guards Isaiah Thomas and Kyrie Irving. Sources: Boston, Cleveland nearing deal on Kyrie Irving, but details still working to completion. Isaiah Thomas, Crowder, pick(s) in talks. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 22, 2017 Yahoo’s Shams Charania reported the two teams are actively engaged in talks and ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski added Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder and a draft pick are included in the discussions. Thomas will be a free agent at the end of the upcoming season. Thomas...
Hoops Hype 2 hours ago
NBA players react on Twitter to Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas trade

NBA players react on Twitter to Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for a package including Isaiah Thomas. NBA players were shocked. Dwyane Wade — DWade (@DwyaneWade) August 22, 2017 Wade, who is recently rumored to join the Cavaliers as well, was one of the first to emote after the trade. Larry Nance Jr. BLOCKBUSTER — Larry Nance Jr (@Larrydn22) August 22, 2017 Nance has an interesting perspective on this deal because he plays for the Lakers, who LeBron James is linked to when he becomes a free agent. Does this deal make James more likely to stay in Cleveland? CJ McCollum Wow —...
Hoops Hype 2 hours ago
Projected starting lineups for Cavaliers, Celtics after Kyrie Irving trade

Projected starting lineups for Cavaliers, Celtics after Kyrie Irving trade

The blockbuster Kyrie Irving trade between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics shook up the Eastern Conference on Tuesday evening. After the moves, here is what the starting lineups will look like for these two NBA Championship contenders for the 2017-18 NBA season: Boston Celtics PG — Kyrie Irving SG — Jaylen Brown SF — Gordon Hayward PF — Marcus Morris C — Al Horford However, it’s worth noting Boston does not have a traditional rotation for their starting lineup. Head coach Brad Stevens had made it clear his team has three, not five, position types. He breaks his team...
NBA News: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more

NBA News: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more

Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more
Hoops Hype 1 hour ago
How much will Nets draft pick help the Cavaliers after Kyrie trade?

How much will Nets draft pick help the Cavaliers after Kyrie trade?

The Cleveland Cavaliers received unprotected rights to the 2018 NBA Draft Pick for the Brooklyn Nets from the Boston Celtics in their trade. Last season, the Celtics also owned draft rights from the Nets and landed the No. 1 overall pick. They then traded down and grabbed Jayson Tatum with the third overall selection although they may have selected him with the first pick. Ainge on surrendering Nets pick: We still value that pick & it’s not going to change, but obviously we value Kyrie more. It’s that simple. — Jared Weiss (@JaredWeissNBA) August 23, 2017 Boston used the pick they...

NBA title odds for Cavs, Celtics following mega Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade

The Cavaliers and Celtics might look different next season, but Vegas sees them the same way

Cavs, Celtics make blockbuster trade involving Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas official

Cleveland gets an All-Star point guard and a bevvy of assets in return for Irving, including a first-rounder

Celtics trade for Kyrie Irving, continue to eye NBA supremacy in post-Warriors era

It's debatable whether Boston gets better right away with Irving, but the future is definitely brighter

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