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At what point (playoff milestone) would you consider trading Irving? (poll)

If the Celtics make it to the finals
1 (2.2%)
If the Celtics win 2-3 game at the finals
0 (0%)
If the Celtics win the Championship
9 (20%)
Even if the Celts win the championship, Irving starts next season
35 (77.8%)

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Not advocating to trade Irving. This unit still has a few big hurdles to overcome.  I just want to see what is the "ticking point"

IF and its a big if,this Celts squad can do the incredible and win it all.... I do believe the Celts could entertain the idea of trading Kyrie (Even possibly Hayward , though with his devastating injury his value would be at its lowest). Depending on how good the return is.   Then extend Rozier, Smart, Morris, Baynes. Prepare to max out Brown and Tatum

 

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I would keep Irving regardless of what happens in the playoffs.
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As always... what’s the return?

If we got an offer that made us better, I’d trade him, regardless of any milestone.
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There is no one we can feasibly get that is as good as Irving in a trade for him. Hence any trade would make no sense. There is no scenario where this is a better team next October with Terry Rozier starting and Irving playing elsewhere. No idea why this foolish notion keeps coming up in threads.

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I would keep Irving regardless of what happens in the playoffs.
Yep, my thoughts exactly
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I would keep Irving regardless of what happens in the playoffs.
Yep, my thoughts exactly

I just want to be clear

In your point of view, even if the Celts win the championship (without Irving), Kyrie starts next season.

It doesn't matter if 2-3 of Smart, Rozier, Morris, Baynes can't be brought back
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I would keep Irving regardless of what happens in the playoffs.
Yep, my thoughts exactly

I just want to be clear

In your point of view, even if the Celts win the championship (with Irving), Kyrie starts next season.

It doesn't matter if 2-3 of Smart, Rozier, Morris, Baynes can't be brought back
I see zero reason they all can't come back as long as Smart and Baynes are realistic in their demands for a contract.

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I would keep Irving regardless of what happens in the playoffs.
Yep, my thoughts exactly

I just want to be clear

In your point of view, even if the Celts win the championship (with Irving), Kyrie starts next season.

It doesn't matter if 2-3 of Smart, Rozier, Morris, Baynes can't be brought back

Why the focus on Irving? Why not have the same conversation about Hayward?

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I would keep Irving regardless of what happens in the playoffs.
Yep, my thoughts exactly

I just want to be clear

In your point of view, even if the Celts win the championship (with Irving), Kyrie starts next season.

It doesn't matter if 2-3 of Smart, Rozier, Morris, Baynes can't be brought back
How does trading Irving mean we keep the others?  Are we going to trade him in a salary dump?

And yo answer the question, Irving should be back and start no matter what.  He’s the teams best player.

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I would keep Irving regardless of what happens in the playoffs.
Yep, my thoughts exactly

I just want to be clear

In your point of view, even if the Celts win the championship (with Irving), Kyrie starts next season.

It doesn't matter if 2-3 of Smart, Rozier, Morris, Baynes can't be brought back
I see zero reason they all can't come back as long as Smart and Baynes are realistic in their demands for a contract.

If the Celts win the championship....none of these players will be realistic in their demands for a contract.  And i wouldn't blame them.  Guessing  15 million a year for Smart/Rozier, 10 for Morris, 7 for Baynes

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why trade Irving at all?  not seeing the point.  even if the C's win the title, having Kyrie and Hayward added to the active roster next year makes this an even better team. 

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why trade Irving at all?  not seeing the point.  even if the C's win the title, having Kyrie and Hayward added to the active roster next year makes this an even better team.

who starts/who finishes the games?  keep players egos in check?

Cap issues.  keep most or all of Smart, Rozier, Morris, Baynes or pay Kyrie 35 million a season?

I don't think it will be as easy as you think
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As always... what’s the return?

If we got an offer that made us better, I’d trade him, regardless of any milestone.
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I would keep Irving regardless of what happens in the playoffs.
Yep, my thoughts exactly

I just want to be clear

In your point of view, even if the Celts win the championship (with Irving), Kyrie starts next season.

It doesn't matter if 2-3 of Smart, Rozier, Morris, Baynes can't be brought back
I see zero reason they all can't come back as long as Smart and Baynes are realistic in their demands for a contract.

If the Celts win the championship....none of these players will be realistic in their demands for a contract.  And i wouldn't blame them.  Guessing  15 million a year for Smart/Rozier, 10 for Morris, 7 for Baynes
First off, Rozier and Morris are still signed through next year. It makes zero sense to trade them now, especially after a championship which would need to be defended. Second, 7 for Baynes is doable with the MLE. And lastly, good luck to Smart finding someone to pay him 15 million a year

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why trade Irving at all?  not seeing the point.  even if the C's win the title, having Kyrie and Hayward added to the active roster next year makes this an even better team.

who starts/who finishes the games?  keep players egos in check?

Cap issues.  keep most or all of Smart, Rozier, Morris, Baynes or pay Kyrie 35 million a season?

I don't think it will be as easy as you think
Its called going into the luxury tax. The owners have said they have no problem paying it if the team is contending. Coming off a championship, they will pay that tax.