Just a few days ago, the NBA world was hit with a massive trade between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics. Four players changed their teams in this trade, and one of them was Kyrie Irving, who expressed his desire to be traded to another team. Irving got his wish as the Cavaliers traded him to Boston, and they received Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder and Ante Zizic in return. Furthermore, they received the first-round pick from the Brooklyn Nets.

While Cleveland lost their second-best player in Irving, they got much better with this trade as they got a lot of valuable pieces for him. However, they might void the trade and get Kyrie Irving back.

Cavaliers want more pieces from Boston?

The reason why the Cavaliers are considering voiding the trade is Isaiah Thomas' injury which he suffered in the playoffs against them. Apparently, Thomas hasn't fully recovered from the injury and it could affect his value and playing time next season. The Cavaliers didn't like what they saw during the physical, and there is a big chance they end up voiding the trade.

However, multiple sources reported that the Cavaliers will complete the trade if they get additional pieces from the Celtics. Specifically, the reigning Eastern Conference champions are interested in Jaylen Brown and rookie Jayson Tatum. Considering that the Celtics have already given up too many valuable pieces for Kyrie Irving, it is very unlikely they will add more players to the trade.

It is even more unlikely they would add Brown or Tatum since they are amazing young players.

On the other side, it will be awkward if the Cavaliers void the trade. Bridges have been already burned as the Celtics decided to trade Isaiah Thomas against his will.

The trade is fine

Despite reports that the Cavaliers are looking for additional pieces from the Celtics, Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com reported that it's not true.

Vardon said that Cleveland made no such request, which means that they will either finalize the trade in its current form or they will simply void it.

Isaiah Thomas would most likely miss first two or three months of the season, which isn't too bad.

After all, the Cavaliers won't have too many issues during the regular season and they will most likely be the first seed in the conference. However, Thomas should be ready for the playoffs, and that's when Cleveland will need him the most. After all, their goal is to win a championship, not to be at the top of the regular-season standings.

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