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Kyrie Irving trade to Celtics finalized with Boston adding 2020 second-round pick - SB Nation

The Kyrie Irving trade for Isaiah Thomas is now official. The sides renegotiated the original offer after the former Celtic failed his physical in Cleveland on Aug. 25. In addition to Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and Boston's 2018 first-round pick, the ...and more »

Kyrie Irving Is the New Kobe Bryant - The Ringer (blog)

He's mastering the craft of basketball and the self-serious press conference in a way his one-time idol would recognize. By Juliet Litman Sep 1, 2017, 5:00pm EDT. Share Tweet Share. Share Kyrie Irving Is the New Kobe Bryant. tweet share Flipboard Email.and more »

Kyrie Irving says trade request was about his potential — not LeBron James - Chicago Tribune

Kyrie Irving says his decision to ask the Cavaliers to trade him was not about LeBron James but a desire to maximize his potential. Irving and Gordon Hayward were introduced as members of the Boston Celtics on Friday, two days after the blockbuster ...and more »

Celtics and Cavaliers complete Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade - The Boston Globe

After several days of uncertainty, the Celtics and Cavaliers on Wednesday night completed the trade that brought All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to Boston, a league source confirmed. In return, Cleveland will get All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas, forward ...and more »

Finally finished: Kyrie Irving headed to the Celtics, Isaiah Thomas goes to the Cavs - Chicago Tribune

The blockbuster trade, delayed and in jeopardy of dying, is done: Kyrie Irving is headed to the Celtics, Isaiah Thomas is coming to the Cavaliers and the NBA can take a well-earned, late-summer break. For a minute. Concerned with medical findings after ...and more »

Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade is back on as Celtics agree to give up another draft pick - Business Insider

The blockbuster trade between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers that was in danger of falling apart is back on, with the Celtics agreeing to give up a second draft pick as compensation for Isaiah Thomas' injured hip. According to Adrian ...and more »

Why the Celtics held onto one of the NBA's most coveted assets until Kyrie Irving became available - Business Insider

Ronald Martinez/Getty For months, perhaps no team outside of the Golden State Warriors were in a better position than the Boston Celtics. The Celtics owned a young, cheap, talented core with a treasure trove of draft picks to package into any deal to ...and more »

Cavs, Celtics Complete Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas Trade - SLAM Online

Joint Statement from the #Cavs and @celtics: https://t.co/8M5y70cmlB pic.twitter.com/XiLpTBKECf. — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) August 31, 2017. The Celtics agreed to sweeten the deal by sending the Cavs a 2020 second-round draft pick. Per ESPN:.and more »

Why the Kyrie Irving trade makes sense for Boston - ESPN

The Cleveland-Boston standoff over Isaiah Thomas's health also signaled the rest of the league: The bidding for Kyrie Irving is still open. It looks unlikely the Cleveland Cavaliers will pry a better haul than the Boston Celtics' standing offer of ...and more »

Our Long Cavaliers-Celtics Trade Nightmare Is Over - The Ringer (blog)

After a long week of rumors, reports, and reactions to the blockbuster deal involving Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas, we're back to where we started. Except everyone involved looks worse in the process. By Kevin O'Connor Updated Aug 30, 2017, 10:34pm ...and more »