Boston is sending Cleveland a 2020 second-round pick to complete the Kyrie Irving-isaiah thomas trade. Irving has been wanting out of Cleveland for weeks, and there have been talks about where he might be traded. The deal is done and the ordeal is over. Kyrie Irving is officially a Celtic and will wear No. 11.

Irving's new home

The Cavaliers have officially agreed to send Kyrie Irving to Boston for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Zizic, and the Nets pick.

Kyrie Irving is set to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Oct. 17, which will definitely be interesting and no doubt this game will attract a lot of viewers online and at the game itself. Many fans hope that he will live up to the hype placed on him. But both Boston and Irving share a special connection after all. It is as if Boston was made to be his home. Interestingly enough, Boston University offered Kyrie Irving a basketball scholarship when he was in the 5th grade.

His dad played at Boston University and his number is now retired. Some things are just meant to be and happen for a reason. The new NBA 2K18 preview has Kyrie Irving balling out for the Celtics against the Lakers. This 2017/2018 NBA season will definitely be interesting to watch.

Durant believes Irving is perfect for Boston

Durant commented and had a few words to say on the big trade and why he is perfect for Boston.

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When Irving was in Cleveland lets face it, it was the Lebron show. Irving wants to be on a team where he can be a leader. Irving claimed that he is ready for a new challenge in his career.

He is a perfect fit for Boston because he is a 6 foot 3 Isaiah Thomas basically. Irving will also have teammates Gordon Hayward and Al Horford alongside him. Many are seeing them as clutch players for Boston. Durant believes it will be interesting to watch Irving and that the deal and trade was a sweet one. At the end of the day, Irving wants to be on a team where he can focus and not get swept up in the Lebron drama.

Don't underestimate Irving

It's important to note that Kyrie Irving just turned 25 this past March. He is still in his prime and being so young he has a lot of athleticism, passion, drive and focus to his name, which he will bring to the game. Many fans are happy to welcome him to Boston and hope he will put up 50 points against Cleveland if both teams find themselves in the playoffs, which is a likely scenario.

He is the type of player that can be a game changer and this is why Boston picked him up.

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