A Final Farewell
After taking a while to digest the blockbuster Isaiah Thomas-Kyrie Irving trade, things are becoming more and more clear.
As much as everyone wants to rush to crown a winner and loser, trades of this magnitude cannot be judged in the moment. Both teams gave up great talent and both teams received great talent.
Several factors will determine the winner of this trade.
For Cleveland to win this trade, they need a healthy (big question mark) and motivated (IT lives with a chip on his shoulder) Thomas to click perfectly with LeBron James, convince him to stay with him for years to come and hopefully lead the city to more NBA titles.
Another factor in this trade could be the Brooklyn Nets. Another bad season in Brooklyn could land a young star in “The Land.”
Boston is taking a huge chance with this trade, a chance that many fans were…
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