Cavaliers trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, Crowder, and more

According to the BleacherReport, the Boston Celtics announced Tuesday that they have finalized a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers that will send guard Kyrie Irving to Boston, In exchange, the Cavs will get guard Isaiah Thomas, small forward Jae Crowder, forward/center Ante Zizick and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first-round draft pick from Boston. BleacherReport notes that the Celtics had also pursued Pacers guard/small forward Paul George and Bulls guard/small forward Jimmy Butler. Both those deals fell through. Irving has played the entirety of his six-year career with Cleveland since the…

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Michael Jordan Finally Responds to LaVar Ball

Back in March, the father of Number 2 overall NBA Draft pick Lonzo Ball, LaVar Ball, announced his particular brand of outlandishness to the world when he said “Back in my day I would kill Micheal Jordan one on one”. Since then, LaVar has continued spouting off, with his comments ranging from amusing to nonsensical to patently offensive. His penchant for talking has allowed for him to appear on WWE Raw as well as drawn the ire of Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, and finally a response from His Airness himself,…

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Adam Silver Gives Sonics Fans Hope

On April 13, 2008 the Seattle Supersonics beat the Dallas Mavericks at the Key Arena 99-95. It was widely suspected at the time but nobody knew for certain then that they had just witnessed the last NBA game in Seattle as owner Clay Bennett with the blessing of then Commissioner David Stern ripped the Sonics away from Seattle to begin the Oklahoma City Thunder. Although there have been rumblings since and Sonics memorabilia is still popular among NBA fans there has never been an official confirmation that the league would…

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Report: Kyrie Irving wants out of Cleveland

The NBA received a bit of shocking news today when it broke that Kyrie Irving star point guard of the three time defending Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers was asking to be traded. The reports which have yet to be denied by Irving state that he is unhappy not being the focal point of the team due to the presence of LeBron James on the roster and that he wants to move to the Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, or the Miami Heat. The man nicknamed Uncle…

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