Kyrie Irving's trade has been the most talked about topic this offseason. Irving's departure from Cleveland caught many by surprise, especially considering the success Irving had over the past six years in Cleveland. The 6-foot-3 point guard requested a trade from Cleveland earlier this offseason, in July to be exact, as he reportedly stated he no longer wants to play alongside LeBron James.

The news about his request went viral quickly, and his wish was granted a couple of days ago as the Cavaliers decided to trade him to the Boston Celtics. Many feel that this was a win-win situation for both teams, as both sides got exactly what they wanted.

It was one of the biggest moves and trades in recent years, and many former and current NBA stars have commented on it.

Draymond Green weighs in

The latest NBA star to comment on Kyrie Irving's departure from Cleveland is Draymond Green. Following the introduction of Rakuten as the new three-year partner of the Golden State Warriors, Draymond Green was also asked to give his take on the Kyrie Irving trade. The reigning Defensive Player of the Year said that he wasn't surprised by the move: "I wouldn’t necessarily say it surprised me. That’s tough to do."

Green also mentioned the amount of pressure Kyrie will face next season, playing without a superstar like LeBron James.

Many believe that he will not have the same success he had playing alongside James, but Green seems to think otherwise as he saluted Kyrie's wish of being the focal point on a new team: "He’s basically saying, ‘I’m ready to deliver.’ That says a lot.”

Green 'blames' LeBron for Kyrie's departure?

As we all well know, LeBron James was probably the first NBA superstar who took matters into his own hands when it comes to switching teams in pursuit of greatness.

James left Cleveland in 2010 to join the Miami Heat, and he went on to win two NBA championships with the Heat.

Green believes that LeBron's decision in 2010 might've helped Kyrie Irving bring his in 2017. "LeBron made it OK. He gave guys a voice and willing to use that voice,” said Green. Obviously, Green and Irving have had their fair share of battles in the NBA Finals over the past few years with Green and his Warriors winning the most recent one in the 2017 NBA Finals.

The way things are looking right now, it might be a while before Draymond and Kyrie meet in the NBA Finals again. Green is a two-time NBA champion, and last season with the Warriors he averaged 10.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game.