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Fear The Sword 5 hours ago
Cavaliers working to get physical for Isaiah Thomas

Cavaliers working to get physical for Isaiah Thomas

The Cavs are looking to examine Thomas’ hip as soon as possible. As the world reacts to the blockbuster trade of Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics, there is still work to be done for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In receiving three players and only sending out one, they will need to make roster moves in order to get back to 15 players. In addition to that, there are still some lingering questions regarding the health of Isaiah Thomas. Thomas had hurt his hip in the playoffs last season and was unable to remain in the Conference Finals for the Celtics. While the questions remain, we will...
Plain Dealer 6 hours ago
Cleveland Cavaliers, Koby Altman rescue lousy summer, get exactly what they wanted in Kyrie Irving deal

Cleveland Cavaliers, Koby Altman rescue lousy summer, get exactly what they wanted in Kyrie Irving deal

Yes, somehow in a deal involving a three-time All-Star, where other executives failed to receive equal value for their stars (looking at you, Chicago and Indiana), Altman won his first trade.
Plain Dealer 5 hours ago
Kyrie Irving trade, why the Cavs won the deal: Joe Vardon and Chris Fedor analysis

Kyrie Irving trade, why the Cavs won the deal: Joe Vardon and Chris Fedor analysis

Break down the Irving deal to Boston, what it all means for LeBron James, what the Cavs will do with the draft pick they received, how new GM Koby Altman handled himself in his first deal and more in our latest cleveland.com sports podcast.
Plain Dealer 7 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.
Fear The Sword 8 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...
News-Herald 8 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.
Plain Dealer 8 hours ago
Kyrie Irving and LeBron James: Important moments in their relationship

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James: Important moments in their relationship

Irving signed on for a long extension before James announced his return. The decision to play with James may never have been a part of Irving's calculus in staying in Cleveland long-term. And along the way, they haven't always gotten along.
Fear The Sword 9 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...
Plain Dealer 9 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.
Fear The Sword 14 hours ago
Facebook Live Chat: Cavs’ closing lineups, Kevin Love’s fit and more

Facebook Live Chat: Cavs’ closing lineups, Kevin Love’s fit and more

Catch yesterday’s chat in case you missed it. Welcome to this Fear the Sword Facebook Live Chat. In this edition, I answered questions about what the Cavs' closing lineups could look like with and without Kyrie Irving, how Kevin Love factors into those plans, if the Cavs need to add a big man this summer or via a trade and more. Each week, we'll do at least one of these, so make sure to like Fear the Sword's Facebook page and sign up alerts so you never miss a chat. To submit questions head of time, send them to lockedoncavs@gmail.com, to @LockedOnCavs or @FearTheSword on Twitter on on...
Fear The Sword Aug 21, 2017
Podcast: Picking must-watch League Pass teams for the 2017-18 season

Podcast: Picking must-watch League Pass teams for the 2017-18 season

Where do the Cavs fall, and how could a Kyrie Irving trade impact this? Welcome to Locked on Cavaliers, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast of the Locked on Podcast network. On today’s episode, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) is joined by CBS Sports’ Chris Barnewall to run through the teams he’s looking forward to watching on League Pass this season. You can read Barnewall’s full rankings here. For those who were wondering, every episode of ‘Locked on Cavaliers’ is now available on iTunes and on Stitcher. And as always, you can listen or download any episode on the...
CSN New England 9 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
CSN Bay Area 9 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 9 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.
The Republican 9 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.
Sun Herald 8 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 …
The Republican 8 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.
Sun Herald Aug 22, 2017

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 8 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.
NBA 7 hours 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.
CSN New England 7 hours 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
CSN Washington 8 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 9 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 6 hours 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,
philly.com 6 hours ago

Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to Boston for Isaiah Thomas

The Sixers' home opener will be against Kyrie and the Celts.
CSN Chicago 5 hours 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.
Chicago Tribune 8 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,...
CSN Philly 7 hours ago

NBA Notes: Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, more in blockbuster

The Cavs granted Kyrie Irving's trade wish and shipped him to the Celtics for a package that includes Isaiah Thomas. That and other news from around the NBA.
NBA 9 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.
Times-Picayune 7 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 New England 4 hours ago

Winners and losers of the Kyrie Irving trade

The Celtics and Cavaliers went absolutely crazy and traded their good players to each other. Here are the winners and losers of the Kyrie Irving trade. 
Chicago Sun-Times 8 hours ago
Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas

Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas

The Cavaliers agreed to trade Kyrie Irving to the Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Nets' 2018 first-round pick.
CSN New England 3 hours ago

Looking at when the Celtics and Cavaliers will play this year

Following the blockbuster trade between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers, here's a look at when the two teams will play this year. The two teams won't have to
Sun Herald 5 hours ago

On Basketball: Kyrie gets a new address, but Cavs win trade

It's not the principals that will define the blockbuster trade between Cleveland and Boston. Great point guard leaves one city for another. That seems fair. All the other parts, they …
CSN Washington 6 hours ago

Will the Cavs-Celtics trade involving Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas affect the Wizards' chances at all?

The Cavaliers and Celtics pulled off one of the biggest NBA trades in years, if not decades, on Tuesday night, one that features two All-Star
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...
Pippen Aint Easy 11 hours ago

Rumor: LeBron James’ camp expects Dwyane Wade to sign with Cleveland Cavaliers

According to a report from Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com’s Wine and Gold Talk Podcast, Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade is expected by LeBron James and his camp to be bought out and then sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers at some point. The Jimmy Butler trade started an instant rebuild for the Chicago Bulls, which is […] Rumor: LeBron James’ camp expects Dwyane Wade to sign with Cleveland Cavaliers - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
CelticsBlog 9 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...
Canis Hoopus 8 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 8 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...
CelticsBlog 8 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...
Hot Hot Hoops 8 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 6 hours 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 6 hours 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...
Chowder and Champions 6 hours 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!
Chowder and Champions 5 hours ago

Forget Cavaliers, Boston Celtics think they can beat Golden State

As many already know, The Cleveland Cavaliers traded All-Star Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for All-NBA second team Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and the 2018 unprotected first round Brooklyn Nets pick. I hate this trade. With all of my Boston Celtics fandom, I hate this trade. I know that is not what we […] Forget Cavaliers, Boston Celtics think they can beat Golden State - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Chowder and Champions 4 hours ago

Boston Celtics lineup and rotation following the Irving trade

By now you’ve heard the news, Kyrie Irving is a member of the Boston Celtics and Isaiah Thomas is packing his bags. So, how will Boston’s lineup look with Kyrie? The Boston Celtics have acquired Kyrie Irving in a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and the Nets 2017 1st […] Boston Celtics lineup and rotation following the Irving trade - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Bullets Forever 4 hours ago
The extremely optimistic case for why the Cavaliers - Celtics trade helps the Wizards more than anyone else

The extremely optimistic case for why the Cavaliers - Celtics trade helps the Wizards more than anyone else

Tuesday’s blockbuster trade between the Cavaliers and Celtics is unlike anything we’ve ever seen in NBA history. Boston gave up an All-Star point guard, another starter, and a potential lottery pick for the chance to acquire another All-Star point guard. It took a perfect storm of bizarre circumstances to get here, but there’s a good case for why the move helps both teams long-term. Cleveland gives themselves much-needed flexibility on how to approach life without LeBron if he leaves next summer, and Boston finally gets a foundational star they can build a long-term future around. In...
Hoops Hype 10 hours ago
Marreese Speights says joining hometown Orlando Magic is 'a dream come true'

Marreese Speights says joining hometown Orlando Magic is 'a dream come true'

Marreese Speights is finally heading home. After playing for five NBA teams in nine years – the Philadelphia 76ers, Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers – the Florida native signed with the Orlando Magic this summer. Speights was born and raised in St. Petersburg, FL, playing the majority of his high school ball at Gibbs High School and Admiral Farragut Academy. He decided to stay close to home when making his college decision, committing to the University of Florida. As a freshman with the Gators, he won an NCAA championship and played...
Hoops Hype 9 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 8 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 7 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...
Hoops Hype 6 hours 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

Grade the Trade: Cavs make out like bandits in Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas deal

The Cavs were up against a wall and came out with assets now and for the future
Hoops Hype 4 hours ago
Tony Allen, Gerald Green, more rumored to Celtics after Kyrie Irving trade

Tony Allen, Gerald Green, more rumored to Celtics after Kyrie Irving trade

The Boston Celtics suddenly have an open roster spot after trading Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder and Ante Zizic to the Cleveland Cavaliers. If Boston keeps their team as is, they can add an available free agent. Here are some free-agent candidates who could join the Celtics for the upcoming season. Gerald Green Cs have at least one open roster spot now. Barring another trade, my first call would be to Gerald Green. Huge locker room presence. — Adam Himmelsbach (@AdamHimmelsbach) August 23, 2017 Why He Works — He played for the Celtics last season and was drafted by the team as a...

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