Well so much for a quiet NBA August. The Kyrie Irving trade rumors had died down considerably since back in July. And then ... well ...
Boy, that escalated quickly. The trade talks went from nearly non-existent to an NBA world was understandably shocked, and the emotions (mostly disbelief and confusion) were out in full force. Here are some of the best reactions.involving the two best teams in the Eastern Conference and two of the league's best point guards. It happened so quickly that the
Kyrie-for-Isaiah the strongest evidence yet we live in a simulation— Dylan Scott (@dylanlscott) August 22, 2017
Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas would mean trading the No. 1 pick for the 60th pick from the 2011 draft.— Chris Martin Palmer (@ChrisPalmerNBA) August 22, 2017
It's going to be freaking AWESOME to watch Cleveland and Boston fanbases immediately 180 on their opinions of Isaiah and Kyrie. Here for it.— Chris Towers (@CTowersCBS) August 22, 2017
Even Dwyane Wade, who, got in on the act.
👀— DWade (@DwyaneWade) August 22, 2017