There is no denying that Kyrie Irving has been one of the league’s best scorers over the last few seasons. The Celtics recently acquired Irving so he could be “the guy” in Boston. Finally out of LeBron’s shadow, Uncle Drew is ready to shine.
What should excite Celtics fans the most is Kyrie's ability to create his own buckets. Last season, Isaiah Thomas was practically the only Celtic who could do that. After the departure of Evan Turner, Isaiah was Boston's sole playmake
Being the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference last year was not good enough for Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge. “Trader Danny” pulled the trigger on a blockbuster trade that sent Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the highly-coveted 2018 Brooklyn Nets first-round pick for Kyrie Irving.* Kyrie Irving had been in trade rumors for weeks after he reportedly requested a trade from Cleveland to get out of LeBron James’ shadow. The Celtics gave up two starters from last