Cleveland gets an All-Star point guard and a bevvy of assets in return for Irving, including a first-rounder
The and have agreed to a trade that will send to Boston in exchange for . Cleveland will also receive , and Brooklyn's 2018 first-round pick in the deal. The Celtics announced the deal Tuesday night.
Irving last month, but the Cavs new front office -- at least up until Tuesday -- had yet to find a deal that would satisfy what they were looking to gain in exchange for the All-Star point guard in the prime of his career.
Last season, Thomas averaged 28.9 points and 5.9 assists in leading the Celtics to the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Irving, only 25, averaged 25.2 points and 5.8 assists while playing second fiddle to -- one of the main reasons he reportedly requested to be traded in the first place.