Kyrie Irving

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Alex Reimer
September 01, 2017 - 1:57 pm
There may not be a lurid backstory behind Kyrie Irving’s desire to leave Cleveland. It doesn’t appear as if his stunning early-summer trade request was rooted in vengeance or spite. Instead, Irving seems like a man who wants to prove he can shine on his own. It’s a feeling most of us can relate to...
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Ty Anderson
September 01, 2017 - 1:26 pm
Introduced as a Boston Celtic today at TD Garden, Kyrie Irving is officially enemies with the Cavaliers’ LeBron James. But their relationship soured long before that, of course, as it was one of the reasons why Irving wanted out of Cleveland in the first place, and the 25-year-old put a positive...
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Alex Reimer
August 31, 2017 - 12:59 pm
Don’t place all of the blame for the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas drama on erratic Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. LeBron James may have been pushing the Cavaliers to back away from the deal as well. The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor published a detailed overview of the trade negotiations, which mercifully...
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Alex Reimer
August 31, 2017 - 12:05 pm
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is the most prolific and trustworthy NBA Insider out there. But when it comes to the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas saga, he was wrong pretty much every step of the way. The drama started last Friday night, when Wojnarowski reported the Cavaliers were dissatisfied with the...
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Ty Anderson
August 31, 2017 - 2:13 am
Give them credit for a valiant effort, but the Cavaliers most definitely made a mistake when they tried to hustle the ultimate hustler in Celtics president Danny Ainge. Under the guise of concerns over a lingering hip injury to Isaiah Thomas, the Cavs clearly tried to extort more out of the Celtics...
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Alex Reimer
August 30, 2017 - 10:58 pm
The Cavaliers held up the Celtics for eight days over a second-round pick. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Celtics will send a 2020 second-round selection to the Cavaliers in order to complete the blockbuster Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade that was agreed upon last Tuesday. In addition to...
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Ty Anderson
August 30, 2017 - 4:11 pm
It doesn’t appear that the Cavaliers will have to worry about what to do with the disgruntled Kyrie Irving if their trade with the Celtics does indeed fall apart. Still in search of ‘extra compensation’ from the Celtics -- the Cavs believe the Celtics sold them an Isaiah Thomas with a bum hip,...
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Ty Anderson
August 30, 2017 - 1:04 pm
It’s coming down to the 11th hour between the Cavaliers and Celtics and the finishing touches on their blockbuster trade that’ll send Kyrie Irving to Boston in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and the Nets’ first-round pick in 2018. It’s a trade that the Celtics seemingly need...
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WEEI
August 29, 2017 - 8:23 pm
It looks like a solution is nearing between the Celtics and Cavs following their blockbuster deal last week. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the two teams started to engage each other on a solution with the blockbuster deal on Tuesday. After Isaiah Thomas' physical, the Cavs reportedly...
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Alex Reimer
August 29, 2017 - 1:51 pm
The Celtics and Cavaliers are facing a Thursday deadline to either finalize their blockbuster trade or extend the negotiation window. But on some levels, it seems as if the deal has already gone through. Last Tuesday, the Cavaliers agreed to send Kyrie Irving to the Celtics in exchange for Isaiah...
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