The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics have agreed to a bombshell trade which sends Kyrie Irving to Boston for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets unprotected 2018 first-rounder.
This certainly makes the Eastern Conference interesting.
[Related: Reason Kyrie Irving is so sick of Lebron James revealed.]
Twitter has opinions and jokes about the trade.
"Why Kyrie 3 feet shorter" pic.twitter.com/FRLFvoDHQI— ainge pls (@MPleasing69) August 22, 2017
Knicks fans what y'all going to do with all these photoshopped images of Kyrie? pic.twitter.com/BIXzBCfKAg— Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) August 22, 2017
Cavs: We traded KyrieLeBron: For who??? Cavs: Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder LeBron: pic.twitter.com/TCgmuhCHv8 — Legends (@LegendsofCH) August 22, 2017
pic.twitter.com/klK8uDJfuL— Agent of NBA Chaos (@World_Wide_Wob) August 22, 2017
— DWade (@DwyaneWade) August 22, 2017
PG13 traded. ✅ Butler traded. ✅ Paul traded.✅ Kyrie traded. ✅Melo trapped. pic.twitter.com/lpCDdKhD00 — Matt Sawyer (@MattSawyer21) August 23, 2017
Kyrie to Gordon Hayward when he not chasing down blocks OR finishing at the rim like Bron... pic.twitter.com/CE0yQFW4LM— Souf Sil Fa Lil (@Nicktheegr8) August 23, 2017
LeBron called up Kyrie yesterday to ask him how he thought the eclipse worked and that was the final straw— Rodger Sherman (@rodger_sherman) August 23, 2017
*First day of Cavs practiceJR: "Yo Bron, when did Kyrie become a lefty?" Bron: "That's Isiah Thomas bro" pic.twitter.com/xPHMJFDcfU — TotalProSports (@TotalProSports) August 22, 2017
Wizards are gonna pull up to Christmas rematch game heated as hell and Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving gonna be like "wat we do"— r/flatearth (@r_BostonCeltics) August 23, 2017
LeBron's phone has been blowing up since the Cavs traded Kyrie Irving to the Celtics for Isaiah Thomas: pic.twitter.com/MiNLEaQ4rh— NOTSportsCenter (@NOTSportsCenter) August 23, 2017
Celtics fans when Kyrie Irving misses an open Gordon Hayward to take a contested 360 layup pic.twitter.com/J6TH8PQw3i— Wenger In (@BasedChasen) August 23, 2017
Isaiah Thomas drafted #60 is traded for Kyrie Irving drafted #1 and will start over Derrick Rose drafted #1. That's a cool story.— Josh Eberley (@JoshEberley) August 23, 2017
What is going on?! Isaiah Thomas is a Cavalier. Kyrie Irving is a Celtic. Jon Jones is stripped of his title again. pic.twitter.com/MaNOjngdQC— Samuel Brunson (@Sam_Brunson) August 23, 2017
No pair of 25 PPG scorers have ever swapped teams the following season ... until now
Isaiah Thomas/Kyrie Irving
via @EliasSports pic.twitter.com/T1KCH1gPPe— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) August 22, 2017
What do you think of the trade?