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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum on Kyrie Irving deal: "I was just as surprised as everybody else. I saw my name came up and I didn't know if I was going to get traded."


ESPN @espn

The Celtics have only 4 players left from last season. Are they now better than the Cavs? Are they better at all?

david b. thorpe @coachthorpe

5. Cavs did well, maybe very well. Everyone sees that. But when Lebron leaves does anyone predict they get back to relevancy in a decade?

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Celtics posted on Instagram that newly acquired Kyrie Irving will wear No. 11 for the team. Irving's familiar No. 2 is retired in Boston for Red Auerbach.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Cleveland will also generate a $5.8M trade exception from the trade. The Cavaliers will have until next August to use.