Cavaliers Traded Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas, But the Celtics Man Wasn’t Cleveland’s First Choice

Tom Roddy
Newsweek
Cavaliers Traded Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas, But the Celtics Man Wasn’t Cleveland’s First Choice
Cavaliers Traded Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas, But the Celtics Man Wasn’t Cleveland’s First Choice

The basketball world saw another sensational trade this week when Kyrie Irving got his wish, to leave Cleveland for Boston, while Isaiah Thomas went the other way. Irving issued a trade request earlier this summer, with reports that the point guard wanted to escape the giant shadow of LeBron James, to be the star of a team. Many saw Cavs as getting a good deal.

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