Sixers, LeBron James and More React to Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas Trade

The Eastern Conference was shaken up between powers on Tuesday night.

The end result: the Cavaliers and Celtics are still pretty darn good at the top.

Kyrie Irving got his wish as Cleveland traded the star guard to Boston for fellow star Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and a 2018 first-round draft pick (see story).

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The Sixers play both squads four times during the 2017-18 regular season, so Brett Brown's young and up-and-coming team will be tested in seeing how it stacks up against the East's favorites (see story).

The blockbuster trade sure had Twitter abuzz. Here is some reaction from current and former Sixers, NBA players and media outlets.

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