Bill Simmons assembles all of The Ringer's NBA experts to dissect the decision to trade Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics and discuss whether the Cavaliers became better heading into the 2017-18 NBA season.
Kyrie-Isaiah Emergency Trade Podcast
The Ringer’s NBA crew discusses the blockbuster deal
By Bill Simmons
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Logan and Raja also discuss the significance of a team enforcer
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By Ben Foster
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Jomi and Steve talk about the movie’s egregious product placement, confusing villain motives, and not-so-shocking cameo
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