Isaiah Thomas didn't want to be traded, and boy did he NOT get his wish. IT is on the move again, and now he's certainly going to regret talking a ton of trash on his new team.
The Cavaliers are looking to bolster their roster, not tearing it down. Cleveland is
And their first move before the trade deadline will certainly help that cause.
Lakers sending Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance to the Cavaliers, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 8, 2018
Woj tweeted minutes before that the two sides were in serious discussions on a trade and then dropped that bomb. And then these HUGE details came out minutes after.
I'm hearing it's Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye, and the Cavs first to Lakers for Clarkson and Nance.— Kevin O'Connor (@KevinOConnorNBA) February 8, 2018
Bye bye, IT! Cavs fans will undoubtedly be PUMPED about this.
Los Angeles had a number of players on the trade block, including Julius Randle, Clarkson, Nance Jr. and possibly others, and now two of those three are on the move to Cleveland.
Source: The Cavaliers 2018 first-round pick is protected.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 8, 2018
The Cavaliers now shore up their backcourt and their frontcourt with this deal, and ship Thomas out of town, who has been nothing but a distraction ever since coming over from Boston.