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Cleveland Cavaliers Trade Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics

Cleveland Cavaliers Trade Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics

Kyrie Irving Has Been Traded to the Celtics
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Ask and you shall receive.

The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded star point guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for guard Isaiah Thomas, small forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic, and a 2018 first-round pick, which the Celtics will be getting from the Brooklyn Nets from a previous trade.

READ: Kyrie Irving Wants To Be Traded Out Of Cleveland

The trade officially ends the relationship between Irving and James, which lasted three seasons, and, in 2016, ended with the two stars bringing Cleveland its first championship. From the outside, the relationship seemed like it was strong, but apparently that wasn’t the case. In July, Irving asked ownership to trade him, a request that got leaked to the media soon after.

Things became more dicey when,  earlier this month, a video of Irving laughing as Golden State Warriors rival Stephen Curry was seen mocking James.

WATCH: Steph Curry Roasts LeBron James As Kyrie Irving Co-Signs

It was clear that the Cavs couldn’t start the season with Irving on the team. Irving hasn’t publicly talked about the trade, but LeBron sent out a farewell on his Twitter page:

LeBron has good reason to be positive; most people think that this was a fleece for the Cavs. 

 

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