Ladies and gentlemen, it is official, Kyrie Irving is now a Celtic!
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics have agreed upon a trade of Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas. Celtics will send Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Nets' 2018 first round pick for Irving. Irving will waive his trade kicker to facilitate the trade to the Celtics.
From out of nowhere, the Celtics got this trade. They are nowhere in the top choices of teams as potential destinations for Kyrie, then suddenly this. Kyrie is bound to team up with Gordon Hayward, Al Hartford as the Celtics look really different now. With this move, the Celtics just declared that they are all-in and is ready to compete for the championship this season.
Celtics is the rival of Cleveland in the east and it will surely be a match-up to watch out for when they meet.
Celtics may now have the tool to beat the Cavs and the Warriors.
What do you think of this trade?