Even a non-NBA fan knows what happened yesterday. The biggest sports news of the day centered around Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving being traded to the Boston Celtics.
Left, right and center, the news was everywhere. And with it came the inevitable reactions on social media. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest.
Some big-time emotions
How LeBron James reacted to Kyrie Irving being traded to the Celtics. ?
— NBA SKITS (@NBA_Skits) August 23, 2017
Steph Curry and the Warriors? In fo. Uh… four.
Kyrie Irving, Michael Irvin, hell they can bring back Steve Erwin… Warriors in Fo pic.twitter.com/j0n8lRj4RF
— TotalProSports (@TotalProSports) August 23, 2017
LeBron had nothing but nice things to say.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) August 23, 2017
But LeBron don’t care. He goin’ to his ninth final anyways.
Kyrie Irving, Michael Irvin, Irvin Fryor, the whole damn city of Irving, Texas…it don't Matta, I'm going to my 9th final pic.twitter.com/73VzT3PQSy
— Jay Gatsby (@Leach__) August 23, 2017
Kyrie can’t get to Boston fast enough.
— Pittsburgh Phil?? (@NolimitNunu) August 22, 2017
A reminder of what he’ll leave behind though.
Trump supporters are saying this pic is the #PhoenixRally
— Red T Raccoon (@RedTRaccoon) August 23, 2017
Woop! Boston wins twice in a day…
The two most popular athletes in Boston right now are Kyrie Irving and Doug Fister. What a weird day
— Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) August 23, 2017
‘Dear Kyrie, you’re still awesome. Love, the Cavs.’
A big THANK YOU from the entire organization & we wish you well in the next chapter of your career. pic.twitter.com/7PDqLJgMQ9
— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) August 23, 2017
by Yvonne Hew – contributor