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Adrian Wojnarowski ESPN 

Key to deal for Cleveland: No lottery protections on the 2018 Brooklyn Nets draft pick.

Adrian Wojnarowski ESPN 

Sources: Boston, Cleveland on trade call now with league office. Deal is done.

Field Yates @FieldYates

Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, Al Horford, Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Marcus Morris, another top pick in 18 or 19. That works.

Adrian Wojnarowski ESPN 

Boston has agreed to a deal to acquire Kyrie Irving, league sources tell ESPN. Thomas, Crowder, Zizic, '18 Nets pick unprotected to Cavs.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

The Cavaliers would accomplish the goal they set forth when entertaining Kyrie Irving trade packages. A top 15 PG (Thomas), wing on a controllable contract (Crowder) and a draft asset (2018 BKN 1st). All 3 assets keeps the Cavaliers a championship level team now with an eye also towards the future.

Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

Cavs and Celtics on verge of a deal: Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and 2018 Nets pick unprotected, sources say

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Isaiah Thomas will have 7 years of service next summer as a FA. Cleveland would inherit his bird rights and could pay him a max salary starting at $30.6M. The Cavaliers a likely tax team next summer if LeBron James returns can exceed the cap/tax to bring back Thomas based on his bird rights.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Jae Crowder has one of the friendliest cap #'s in the NBA: $6.8M, $7.3M and $7.8M. Will not enter FA until the summer of 2020.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

In NBA.com's survey of 39 rookies, Dallas Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr. was named most likely to win Rookie of the Year. This is sure to motivate Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rockets will play the Knicks at MSG on Oct. 9 in the preseason. Just a guess: Carmelo Anthony will be playing for NYK that night.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks announced their preseason schedule: