NBA Twitter is ablaze after the blockbuster deal sending Kyrie Irving to the Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, along with role players:
Celtics are sending Thomas, Crowder, Ante Zizic and Brooklyn’s 2018 first-round pick for Kyrie Irving, league sources tell The Vertical. https://t.co/gdaT9UjVGl
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 22, 2017
This gives the Celtics a starting lineup featuring Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, Jaylen Brown (getting a lot better), along with Marcus Morris & Al Horford.
Still no match for a healthy LeBron, but at least things are getting interesting.
Here are some of the best reactions on Twitter: