Kyrie Irving trade could be voided by Isaiah Thomas' injury

Isaiah Thomas

David is the former editor to Fear the Sword and, using his experience covering the team, wrote an incredible piece exploring Kyrie Irving and his time in Cleveland.

News of Irving having demanded a trade broke weeks ago and since then, speculation has swirled around him, the Cavs organization and, of course, the future of LeBron James with the team.

"It's extremely rare to be able to trade for a 25-year-old player that's done what he's done in his career and the offensive weapon that he is".

One source suggested that Thomas getting clearance remains a very sensitive situation.

According to retired Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas, the other Isaiah Thomas was "hurt" by his trade from Boston to Cleveland.

The Cavaliers' area of concern centers on the results from the physical examination Friday of Isaiah Thomas' injured hip.

How can the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics adjust the deal in a manner that avoids it being revoked?

The teams have until Wednesday at 10 submit a physical of the players involved in the trade to the league, and the deadline to pass the physical is 10 a.m. on Thursday. With him on an expiring contract, they don't even necessarily need him to have great longevity - though he would certainly like to be healthy enough to cash in next summer, and they would ideally like to re-sign him (and LeBron James). Still, Cleveland rookie GM Koby Altman wouldn't be doing his job if he didn't try and squeeze the Celtics for additional compensation based on Thomas' health.

Cleveland found a deal that landed it an All-Star point guard, a three-and-D wing, a promising big man and Brooklyn's first-round pick in the 2018 draft.

Thomas was traded through no fault of his own - it was a decision made by the Celtics front office, and there was no word that Thomas had requested a trade, as there was with Irving in Cleveland. He has been growing a lot as an offensive threat, and I think that he can be a huge defensive asset for the Cavs as they look to get back to the NBA Finals this season. He played three years for the University of Washington and was selected by the Sacramento Kings as the 60th and final pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.

The Cavaliers are weighing their options on the recent trade if they will rescind and make it void.