In addition to Thomas, whose statistics from last season match up very well to Irving's, the Cavaliers received a first-round draft pick in 2018, Ante Zizic and Jae Crowder.
The Cs were the No. 1 seed in the East, hosting James and the Cavs in a best-of-seven for the right to head to the Finals.
"Between Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe and Isaiah Thomas, Phoenix had more point guards than it could handle".
Acquiring Kyrie Irving gives them a star that they can build around for years to come if they can get Irving to commit as they hope that he will after playing in Boston.
Cleveland is also getting Crowder who is a solid perimeter defender. We can talk about the issues that Kyrie had with LeBron and when you have two stars on a team, and both believe they should be franchise guys, you will have a lot of tension. Not to mention, Boston soon could be adding more young talent in the 2018 draft, as it will own the Los Angeles Lakers' first-round selection if the pick falls between the No. 2 and No. 5 spots. As Stephen A Smith said on SportsCenter on Tuesday evening, if the Cavaliers lose LeBron James to free agency next summer then the pieces should already be in place to start the rebuild. As gifted a scorer as Irving is, he has yet to prove he's capable of being the Number One option on a contender team.
Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum expressed excitement at the news of Irving joining his team. Thomas missed the last three games of last year's Eastern Conference with a hip injury, and Pluto said he's hearing "whispers" the player may still struggle with the injury early in Training Camp to the early season.
So, when Kyrie Irving was traded to Boston on Tuesday night after word leaked he wanted to be moved, James tried to make sure his now-former teammate landed softly with his new squad. Getting Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and Lauri Markkanen for Butler and the 16th pick is straight up bad when compared to what Cleveland was able to do.
He has given the Warriors plenty of problems, especially in the Finals the past two years. The Cavaliers were a much better team with him on the court, but Irving still struggled when James was on the bench.
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Lathem had described the killing as the biggest mistake of his life, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Upon arrival, authorities said detectives interrogated the men, who were then formally charged with first-degree murder .
Huddersfield couldn't have made a more impressive start to their debut Premier League season with a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace . However, Wagner was quick to remind everyone where his side have come from in reaching the Premier League last season.
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