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Herald  Celtics introduce Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward
Irving: Trade request was about his potential, not James
Bulpett: Must dig deep to analyze dramatic Celts-Cavs deal
Globe  Kyrie Irving says goodbye to Cleveland in a heartfelt video to fans
Kyrie Irving says joining the Celtics ‘was meant to be’
Kyrie Irving said he has not spoken to LeBron James since asking for a trade

The state police seem fairly confident that the Celtics are going to win it all

Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward say hello to Celtics fans in their new uniforms
Lakers hit with $500,000 fine for tampering
Kyrie Irving bids farewell to Cleveland, and says hello to Boston
Gary Washburn: How does Kyrie Irving fit into Celtics' game plan?
Kyrie Irving thinks joining Celtics ‘was meant to be’
Kyrie Irving said he has not spoken to LeBron James since asking for a trade

CelticsBlog  Kyrie Irving thanks Cleveland on social media, gives a nod to Boston
A Celtics fan’s guide to talking yourself into the Kyrie Irving trade
How the Boston Celtics can replace Jae Crowder’s minutes
The Kyrie Irving effect on the Boston Celtics -
Celtics Green  "Stagger Lee"

ESPN  Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving posts video thanking Cleveland Cavaliers fans
After trade drama, Boston Celtics to unveil Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward
Kyrie Irving praises LeBron James, says trade was motivational
Hayward and Irving bring the jokes to Boston
NBA - Despite fine, tampering a fact of life in the NBA
Lex Nihil Novi  Porchlight Still on for KG in Boston

The Sports Daily  Kyrie and Hayward look like best buds in introductory presser
CLNS Media  Kyrie Irving Thanks Cleveland Cavaliers Fans, Looks Ecstatic to Join Boston Celtics  Celtics Crossovers: Who Could Play Where?
Irving, Hayward Aim to Maximize Potential in Boston
Photos: Celtics Welcome Irving, Hayward to Boston

CSNNE  Hayward on Tom Brady: I'm still a Colts guy
CELTICS TALK PODCAST: Exclusive interviews with Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and Danny Ainge
Report: Isaiah Thomas could be out until All-Star break
Hayward explains relationship with Irving prior to Boston
Ainge: Always have place in my heart for Bradley, Thomas
Ainge on his new acquisitions, Irving and Hayward, and departures

NESN  Kyrie Irving Opens Up On Relationship With LeBron James, Why He Left Cavs
Isaiah Thomas Will Be Healthy And ‘Ready To Go’ For Cavs, Jason Terry Promises
Why Celtics Should Thank Brad Stevens For Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward
Kyrie Irving Once Tried Recruiting Gordon Hayward To Cavs — With Funny Result
Lakers Fined $500K For Tampering With Paul George, Still Can Sign Him In Future

WEEI   Kyrie Irving discusses his relationship with LeBron James
Danny Ainge refuses to comment on Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade drama
Gordon Hayward credits Brad Stevens as first person who made him realize he could play in NBA
Gordon Hayward recounts time he could've played with Kyrie Irving in Cleveland
NBC Sports  Trade No. 1 pick? Deal for Kyrie Irving? Celtics’ Danny Ainge bets big on his convictions

CBS Sports  Kyrie Irving Doesn’t Mention LeBron James In Farewell Message To Cleveland
Irving, Hayward Credit Stevens As Draw To Celtics During Introductions
Here’s Your First Look At Kyrie Irving In A Celtics Uniform
Gordon Hayward introduces himself to Celtics fans by praising their smarts
Report: Cavaliers' Isaiah Thomas could be out until All-Star break due to hip injury
Ranking 10 best offseason decisions as wild NBA summer starts to simmer
Celtics' wild summer, capped by Kyrie Irving trade, leaves their future wide open

Mass Live  Kyrie Irving thanks Cleveland Cavaliers, the city in video and Instagram farewell
The Basketball Hall of Fame Legends Podcast: Host Kyle Belanger introduces 53-episode interview series
Gordon Hayward: Isaiah Thomas gave 'tremendous' pitch to joinCeltics, Kyrie Irving 'unbelievable'
Gordon Hayward: Brad Stevens was first person to believe he could get to NBA

Kyrie Irving hasn't spoken to LeBron James, but opportunity to play with James was 'awesome'
Kyrie Irving: When Boston Celtics trade finalized, the moment 'really meant something'
Gordon Hayward on Boston Celtics fan base: 'It seems like they are pretty educated sports fans'
Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving is a 'big fan of MassLive,' loved the 2010 Hoophall Classic coverage

Hardwood Houdini  Brad Stevens Continues to be Boston's Best Asset
Gordon Hayward Takes Shot at LeBron James in First Press Conference
Kyrie Irving Will Become the Franchise Player Boston Hopes He Can Be
NBA Math  Underrated NBA Players You Want Taking Final Shot
Chowder and Champions  Boston Celtics: Kyrie Irving blockbuster deal finally official
Boston Celtics: Ante Zizic’s time in Boston over before it started

Boston Sports Journal  Takeaways from the Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward press conference
Cavs Nation  Cavs news: Addition of Jae Crowder may make Kevin Love expendable
What should the Cavs do with the Nets pick: The answer depends on LeBron James
SL Trib  Gordon Hayward, probably inadvertently, tweaks Utah Jazz fans during Boston interview -
Hoops Hype  Derrick Rose, not Isaiah Thomas, expected to start season for the Cavs
Gordon Hayward, Colts fan, received ‘welcome’ text from Tom Brady

TMZ  Isaiah Thomas' Hip is 'Good to Go,' Says BFF Jason Terry
Cavs' Iman Shumpert on Playing Boston: I Know All Kyrie's Moves!  Kyrie Irving introduced by Boston Celtics: Live updates, chat and analysis
Kyrie Irving finally addressed his relationship with LeBron James
Fox Sports  Skip says the Celtics humiliated the Cavaliers in Kyrie Irving/Isaiah Thomas deal

Hashtag Basketball  Boston Celtics: Loyalty is not a Business Model
Bleacher Report  Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward Talk Trade, LeBron James at Celtics Presser
LeBron James, Tyronn Lue Reportedly 'Cooled' on Isaiah Thomas Trade After Exam
Kyrie Irving Thanks Cleveland, Cavaliers in Goodbye Video After Trade to Celtics
Is Kyrie a Franchise Star? NBA Insiders Doubt Irving Worth What Celtics Paid

The Ringer  The Introductory Press Conference for Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward Was Almost Too Positive
Hoops Habit  Cleveland Cavaliers: 5 bold predictions for 2017-18 NBA season
Basketball Insiders  Loyalty Gradually Becoming Thing Of Past
Sources: Dan Gilbert Handled Cavs' Negotiations in Kyrie Trade
Shabazz Muhammad Considering Joining Lakers?

Fanrag Sports  Clutch Options For Celtics With Kyrie Irving And Gordon Hayward
Slam Online  Report: Kyrie Irving 'Ecstatic' to Join the Celtics
Give Me Sport  Former Cavs GM David Griffin says team might not be done trading
Sir Charles in Charge  Boston Celtics: Assistant Scott Morrison is one element to the new-look C's
NBA: 5 biggest sleepers to win the Rookie of the Year award in 2017-18

Clutch Points  Celtics news: Kyrie Irving did not mention LeBron James farewell video
US Blasting News  Boston Celtics NBA offseason grade
How the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade affected the Celtics and the Cavaliers?
Pelican Debrief  With Kyrie Trade Final, The Celtics Set Sights on Anthony Davis
Uproxx  The ‘NBA 2K18’ Cover Now Features Kyrie Irving In A Celtics Jersey

The Athletic  Friday Insider: Isaiah Thomas’ complicated hip issue muddies potential timeline for return
Art 19  August 31, 2017: Will Irving fit in with the Celtics?
The Roar  The Cavs future is a lot brighter now
WRUF  New Look And The Boston Celtics Aren't Looking Back  Knicks, Bulls top NBA's saddest rebuilding situations}
How the shot clock saved the NBA from extinction

Celtics Direct  Thank You I.T.
USA Today  Kyrie Irving says goodbye to Cleveland: ‘I’m truly grateful’  Shootaround (Sept. 1) -- Dan Gilbert reportedly led way in Kyrie Irving trade
ISportsWeb  The Boston Celtics will need big contributions from key role players this season
YouTube  (21) Kyrie Irving vs Isaiah Thomas: 'The Lost Episode'

Yahoo  Trade now official, Kyrie Irving says goodbye to Cavs fans
Dan Gilbert vows not to move the Cavaliers, but could reportedly sell them
Providence Journal  Irving says trade request was about his potential, not James
The NBA Auto-Fill Game: Answering the Internet's Biggest Kyrie Irving Questions
Celtics Hub  Celtics Introduce Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward to Boston

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