Vice Sports’ Michael Pina joins Sam Vecenie for an emergency episode of the Game Theory Podcast to discuss yesterday’s shape-shifting trade. Michael and Sam take a deep dive into what the trade means for the Celtics in 2017 and beyond.
2:15 Gut reactions to the deal
12:38 Opportunity cost of trading for Kyrie Irving vs. another star down the road
20:20 Was this Celtics trade for the present, the future, or perhaps both?
27:54 Trade value of 2018 Nets pick for Cleveland?
30:38 Eastern Conference ranking following trade