Celtics/Cavs Blockbuster: Irving for IT

The Celtics and Cavaliers pulled off a blockbuster trade Tuesday night sending Kyrie Irving to Boston and Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland. 

The full deal has Irving, who requested a trade from Cleveland, headed to Boston for Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the 2018 Brooklyn first round pick.  Irving has 3 years left on his contract (2 years and a player option) while Thomas will be a free agent at the end of the 2017-18 season. 

The Vertical first reported the deal. 

The Celtics and the Cavs open the NBA season October 17th in Cleveland.