Kyrie Irving trade

Kyrie Irving
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John Tomase
March 05, 2018 - 9:55 am
Actor Lil Rel Howery is best known to movie fans as the relentlessly loyal TSA agent who steals every one of his scenes in the Oscar-nominated "Get Out." But he played a role far more relevant to Celtics fans last August -- witness to the Kyrie Irving trade. Howery co-stars in "Uncle Drew," the...
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Kyrie Irving
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John Tomase
February 23, 2018 - 5:04 pm
Kyrie Irving so quickly and completely made the Celtics his team, it feels like he's been here forever. But in reality, it's only been half a year. Thursday marked the six-month anniversary of the stunning deal that brought Irving to Boston and sent Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, and the last precious...
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Jae Crowder
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John Tomase
September 07, 2017 - 2:05 pm
The blockbuster that brought Kyrie Irving to Boston focused understandably on the inclusion of All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas, who had led the Celtics to the conference finals just weeks after the death of his sister. But it turns out the deal was no less emotional for forward Jae Crowder, who...
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Kyrie Irving
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John Tomase
August 22, 2017 - 10:51 pm
CLEVELAND -- Remember what it felt like when the Red Sox acquired Pedro Martinez, the Patriots got Randy Moss, and the Celtics acquired Kevin Garnett? The Celtics just blew them all out of Lake Erie. For years, Danny Ainge told us he couldn't win without a transcendent player, and on Tuesday his...
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