Contact Us
Make My Homepage

C’s Do In Fact Land Irving In Blockbuster Deal

2017 NBA Finals - Game Five
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

After all the rapid reports about the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers potentially making a blockbuster deal that have come out in the past hour, it appears the deal is done. 

According to The Vertical’s Shams Charania, the C’s and Cavs have reportedly agreed on a deal that will send Kyrie Irving to Boston in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the unprotected, 2018, first round Brooklyn Nets pick.

The C’s now have a true superstar in the 25-year-old Irving, who could help to make young guns Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, newly acquired free agent Gordon Hayward and big man Al Horford all better.

While Boston snagged Irving, who is an elite talent, they also got him for somewhat of a bargain price.

Yes, Thomas has been a stud in Boston, but he has been dealing with a bad hip recently and there have been consistent questions about whether he could be the key cog of a legitimate championship contender. Also, he was due for a lofty pay raise, following the season.

From there, Boston shipped Crowder, who was relegated to a bench role with the additions of Hayward and Tatum this offseason, an unproven young big man in Zizic and an unfounded though expected high draft pick from Brooklyn.

That spells a win for Boston, plain and simple.

 

Best of WBSM

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for 1420 Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 1420 Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.