Isaiah Thomas says he 'might never' talk to Celtics president again after they traded him to the Cavs

Friday, 13 October 2017, 10:50:37 AM. Isaiah Thomas said the Celtics, like teams past teams, will regret trading him to the Cavaliers.
that Jason Miller/Getty Images In an NBA offseason filled with blockbuster moves, no trade was more shocking or league-changing than the deal that swapped Celtics All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas with Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving. The trade brought significant changes to the two teams that competed for the Eastern Conference Championship last season. While Irving was surely comfortable with the move — he had asked to be traded and ended up on a proven winner — Thomas was confused when he first heard about the star-studded trade. In a profile by Sports Illustrated's Lee Jenkins, Thomas expressed his shock when he heard the news that he was moving. "None of it made any sense," Thomas said. "It still doesn't make any sense. I'm still asking, 'What the hell happened?' It's a trade you make in NBA2K. It's not a trade you make in real life." Thomas' disbelief is understandable. He had the best year of his career with Boston last season, leading the Eastern conference in scoring and helping the Celtics along to a top seed in the playoffs. Further, after the tragic death of his sister in an automobile accident just a day before the Celtics first playoff game against the Bulls, Thomas rallied to play and the city rallied around him. Thomas also made clear that he still has love for the city of Boston, and that his relationship with the city would be positive, save for one person — Celtics president Danny Ainge. "I might not ever talk to Danny again. That might not happen....Read more
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