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Cavaliers, Celtics Complete Kyrie Irving Trade in Exchange for an Extra Second-Round Pick

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Irving will be wearing Celtic green while Isaiah Thomas joins the Cavaliers.

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Kyrie Irving is headed to the Boston Celtics after extended negotiations in which the Cleveland Cavaliers will receive a second-round draft pick in addition to Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and a first-round pick originally belonging to the Brooklyn Nets. The trade stalled when Thomas’ physical revealed questionable results. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN gives the details.

The 25-year old Irving moves on from Cleveland, who drafted him with the first overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. He averaged a career-high 25.2 points last season, 21.6 overall in six seasons with the Cavaliers.

The 28-year old Thomas is coming off a career year with 28.2 points and 5.9 assists, and was named to the All-NBA Second Team. The 27-year old Crowder averaged 13.9 points and 5.8 rebounds last season. The pick from Brooklyn is unprotected.